Stories for our not so distant future
21 great storytellers, including Joanne Harris, Toby Litt, Laurence Norfolk, Liz Jensen and A L Kennedy bring their best writing to one of our biggest issues.
Throughout history, writers have been spokespeople for social change, and with global warming a real threat to our planet, now is no different. With specially commissioned stories, many of the UK’s foremost writers address our most pertinent problem.
From Joanne Harris’ techno-dystopia, where parks and bees are no more, to the soldiers paroling the ravaged Welsh landscapes of Jem Poster’s ‘Visitation’, we’re shown our world, altered. Toby Litt uses the analogy of a knickerbocker glory to explain what we’re all about, and Nick Hayes tells the tale of a mysterious woodland hart through striking illustrations in his graphic story.
This is a stunning collection of writing that will shock, amaze and entertain in equal measure. Royalties from sales of the book were donated to Stop Climate Chaos Scotland and our sister coalition in England.Buy a copy of Beacons