About

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MW Bewick is writer of poetry and fiction, and the co-founder of independent publishing house Dunlin Press. He lives in Wivenhoe, Essex, with his wife, the artist and illustrator Ella Johnston. He is an organiser at Poetry Wivenhoe, where he regularly reads. He also works and is widely published as a journalist and editor.

Scarecrow, his first full collection of poetry, is out now and available here. His writing can also be found in The Migrant Waders and Est: Collected Reports from East Anglia, available from Dunlin Press and independent bookshops. For more published work see the Publications page.

He has previously worked as literary manager of the Blue Elephant Theatre, London, and as a singer and songwriter he released a self-titled EP and 7-inch single on Hard Graft records, as well as an EP with Acertone. He works as a journalist and editor.

Along with recent news, this site also contains an archive of MW Bewick’s long-running Possible Fictions project, a weekly short piece of flash fiction that ran for more than six years up until September 2016. Each entry is precisely 100 words long and was inspired, however loosely, by real events occurring in the world that week.

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