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22
SEP
6am

Lockdown by Nozizwe Cynthia Jele

Nozizwe Cynthia Jele's short story, titled "Lockdown", imagines the hell of being trapped all alone in a hotel room for weeks on end in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

At the beginning of lockdown we asked eight storytellers to pen a work of fiction inspired by the Covid-19 pandemic. Now we have asked them to record the story that they wrote for us during the first few days of lockdown. Some brave authors have read it themselves, and some have got their talented friends to do it. So take a listen to the wonderful tales of Writing the End... Coronavirus, written by some of our very best authors.
21
SEP
2am

A Late-Modern Fairy Tale by Fiona Melrose

Fiona Melrose's short story is inspired by the modern plague. In "A Late-Modern Fairy Tale", the author draws a parallel between the current outbreak and the Black Death that ravaged Florence, Italy.

At the beginning of lockdown we asked eight storytellers to pen a work of fiction inspired by the Covid-19 pandemic. Now we have asked them to record the story that they wrote for us during the first few days of lockdown. Some brave authors have read it themselves, and some have got their talented friends to do it. So take a listen to the wonderful tales of Writing the End... Coronavirus, written by some of our very best authors.
20
SEP
6am

New World, Old Tricks by Fred Khumalo

Fred Khumalo wonders whether we will have learnt any lessons from the coronavirus pandemic in his story, "New World, Old Tricks".

At the beginning of lockdown we asked eight storytellers to pen a work of fiction inspired by the Covid-19 pandemic. Now we have asked them to record the story that they wrote for us during the first few days of lockdown. Some brave authors have read it themselves, and some have got their talented friends to do it. So take a listen to the wonderful tales of Writing the End... Coronavirus, written by some of our very best authors.
19
SEP
6am

Open Wide and Speak, Memory by Ken Barris

Ken Barris's short involves the very moment a man contracts the coronavirus in his story, "Open Wide and Speak, Memory".

At the beginning of lockdown we asked eight storytellers to pen a work of fiction inspired by the Covid-19 pandemic. Now we have asked them to record the story that they wrote for us during the first few days of lockdown. Some brave authors have read it themselves, and some have got their talented friends to do it. So take a listen to the wonderful tales of Writing the End... Coronavirus, written by some of our very best authors.
18
SEP
6am

Toni's Touch by Karina M Szczurek

Karina M Szczurek imagines how the coronavirus pandemic will play out in her story, "Toni's Touch".

At the beginning of lockdown we asked eight storytellers to pen a work of fiction inspired by the Covid-19 pandemic. Now we have asked them to record the story that they wrote for us during the first few days of lockdown. Some brave authors have read it themselves, and some have got their talented friends to do it. So take a listen to the wonderful tales of Writing the End... Coronavirus, written by some of our very best authors.
17
SEP
6am

Themba by Ekow Duker

Ekow Duker puts a face to the masses of medical professionals who are having to leave their families in order to save yours in "Themba".

At the beginning of lockdown we asked eight storytellers to pen a work of fiction inspired by the Covid-19 pandemic. Now we have asked them to record the story that they wrote for us during the first few days of lockdown. Some brave authors have read it themselves, and some have got their talented friends to do it. So take a listen to the wonderful tales of Writing the End... Coronavirus, written by some of our very best authors.
16
SEP
6am

Turn to Page 173 by Paige Nick

Paige Nick in "Turn to Page 173" envisages the coronavirus pandemic unfolding as a choose-your-own-adventure story.

At the beginning of lockdown we asked eight storytellers to pen a work of fiction inspired by the Covid-19 pandemic. Now we have asked them to record the story that they wrote for us during the first few days of lockdown. Some brave authors have read it themselves, and some have got their talented friends to do it. So take a listen to the wonderful tales of Writing the End... Coronavirus, written by some of our very best authors.
15
SEP
5am

Waiting for the Bounce by Mark Winkler

Mark Winkler's tale "Waiting for the Bounce" imagines how the coronavirus pandemic will play out in South Africa.

At the beginning of lockdown we asked eight storytellers to pen a work of fiction inspired by the Covid-19 pandemic. Now we have asked them to record the story that they wrote for us during the first few days of lockdown. Some brave authors have read it themselves, and some have got their talented friends to do it. So take a listen to the wonderful tales of Writing the End... Coronavirus, written by some of our very best authors.

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