About

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MW Bewick is a poet and fiction writer, journalist, editor and publisher. He has taught literature at the University of Essex, and talks on creative and professional writing, journalism and content marketing.

He is the co-founder of independent book publisher Dunlin Press and has been an organiser at Poetrywivenhoe in Essex, as well as literary manager at the Blue Elephant Theatre, London. 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 lives in Wivenhoe, Essex, with his wife, the artist and illustrator Ella Johnston.

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

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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.