The Quarantine Hotline #14 — Bonny Brooks

For the fourteenth episode of no longer new Quarantine Hotline series, we speak to Bonny Brooks, from Dorset, UK.

Some of the topics discussed are social media and everyday life, so-called cancel culture, and Good Choices, her forthcoming novelette with Open Pen.

Listen below.


Bonny Brooks is a fiction writer, commentator and researcher. Her short fiction has been shortlisted for prizes like Fish and she has won Arts and Humanities Research Council Awards. She has appeared on the BBC World Service and her poetry has been broadcast on BBC Radio 4. Her commentary has appeared in outlets such as The Independent and The Huffington Post, and she is Associate Editor for Arc Digital, a digital pluralism project. Her work has been published in Japanese. @Brooks_Bonny

Fernando Sdrigotti is one of the members of the Minor Literature[s] cargo cult. His latest book is JOLTS. Twitter: @f_sd

Music: opening credits, Aerosilla, Charlie Egg; closing tune, Oriente, Gina Valenti. Both songs licensed under Creative Commons and available from PXVA 2020, a compilation of music from Rosario, Argentina, by arts collective and label Planeta X.

Featured image: HotlineGrant HutchinsonCreative Commons.