Literary Workshop


The veld

MADDALENA POLEGGI I met Olive at the library, she was strange but familiar. At the time I couldn’t know that we were going to spend a few months together, sharing our deepest thoughts and so many intimate details of our…

From the Diary of a Kitchen Hand


SILVIA PIO I got myself hired because I wanted to be close to him, to hear him swiftly swirl only ten steps away from me. I cheated on my education to get this job, the only one available in his…

My Boobs and I


FADWA AL QASEM They just don’t let me be. And so, I’m ever alone; they’re always with me. If I try to forget, to be oblivious to their presence, I don’t succeed. For the slightest movement causes them to wriggle,…

A stroll in the city


CATHERINE LONIE Thanks to Irvine Welsh and “Trainspotting”, the ancient port of Leith is infamous. Even before Welsh’s novel, my grandmother had a low opinion of the place and would have been horrified to know any of her kin, however…

Kallerbay Storytelling


FRANCES FAHY Kallerbay is a five-year English reading and drawing project for 6 – 11 year-olds. We intend to publish weekly short stories in written and audio form on the website over the next five years. Stories written in…

“Ascoltando Mondovì” – Drops of Scenery


“Ascoltando Mondovì”, Listening to Mondovì, is a writing project by the Creative Writing Workshop at the cultural association La Meridiana Tempo. Margutte has published the first piece here and will publish the others from time to time. Drops of Scenery was…

From My Mother’s Diary


A mother finds out that her diary has been published online by her daughter. In the Italian section Margutte has already published “From the Diary of an Aspiring Writer”  and will publish pages from other diaries.