Francesca Brooks

Francesca Brooks

Francesca Brooks is a peripatetic writer with a passion for travel, books, art, coffee and rocks. She has short fiction published and forthcoming with Firewords Quarterly, Cabbages and King’s, and the Writing Maps Journal, and has also written arts and culture pieces for publications as diverse as Garageland, Collage Magazine, Revolver Chile, and Jotta. Although currently a postgraduate student at King’s College London in Medieval Literature, in a previous life Francesca worked with art galleries, rare book dealers, frozen food companies and even a circus.

Edge and Shift: Brighton Festival and HOUSE

Agnes Varda, the legendary eighty-six year-old Belgian filmmaker and artist, is putting the finishing touches to an installation. Towers of lurid plastic buckets and baskets, the pleasing wordplay of “Ping-Pong…

Liverpool Biennial

A Needle Walks into a Haystack

Sound carries. And it is the sounds of political and social unrest that offer one of the most interesting threads for navigating this year’s Liverpool Biennial – a constellation of…

Orford Ness

The Story of a Single Rock

Like many stories, this one begins with a rock, in fact one rock amongst many: the shifting shingle which geographically defines and continually redefines the salt marshes of Orford Ness….