Welcome to the second anthology of the Madrid Writers’ Club. This volume investigates the themes of Madness and Riddance. The Madrid Writers’ Club was founded in 2012 with the mission of helping writers achieve their writing goals. The club has run over 200 writing workshops and formed a vibrant community of English language writers in the heart of Spain. More
In this collection we witness one passenger’s reaction to rising panic in the subway written by Sue Burke, a young boy's experience of sharing his home with his ageing grandmother by Christopher W. Nelson, a drug aided caper of a failing band by Joseph Candora before visiting Thailand in the midst of wartime bureaucracy by Douglas Clark. Four poems of sensuous frustration and want by Celia Wilde bring us to a short story of sex without attachment by Cath Lyle followed by the film script this short story inspired written by Clive Hiley. Patricia Fox relates a story of maternal struggles with strained relationships, and in “Sam at 42”, Tony OG shares a tale of disconnection and disappointment. In the final story in our collect Anne McMillan writes of marital breakup and unseen outcomes.
David Nevin is an Irish born writer living in Valencia, Spain. In 2012 he founded the Madrid Writers' Club and upon moving to Valencia in 2016 founded the Valencia Writing Factory. He is currently writing his third novel.