In the fifth episode of the MIR Podcast, Peter J Coles talks to author Lily Dunn about ‘A Wild and Precious Life: A Recovery Anthology’. They discuss how the anthology came about, writing addiction, and the ups and downs of alternative forms of publishing.
A Wild and Precious Life: A Recovery Anthology
Shadowing the Sun by Lily Dunn
This podcast was produced and edited by Peter J Coles
Lily Dunn is a published author of fiction and creative nonfiction, teacher and PhD student. She has recently finished a hybrid memoir about the legacy of her father’s various addictions, and has had essays published by Granta, Litro, the Real Story and Aeon. She is co-founder of London Lit Lab, and a lecturer at Bath Spa University. She is leading a crowdfunding campaign with Unbound to publish an anthology of recovery stories by people who have suffered from addiction and mental illness. You can pledge for a copy here: https://unbound.com/books/recovery/