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Curated by Amy Riley and Tim Lay, Grit Lit began in 2009 as a vehicle to promote writing with an edge. Based in Brighton (UK), we are interested in showcasing writing that resonates with a certain grittiness. A level platform for writing, emerging talents sit beside established writers. Pieces can be fictional or factual and Grit Lit nights are curated to present programmes that are varied in style and content. Each writer gets an approximately fifteen minute slot, ensuring Grit Lit nights keep their audience stimulated the whole night long…

Currently a bi-annual affair, Grit Lit is part of the Brighton Festival Fringe programme. Its sell out show was voted Best Literature Event at the Latest 7 Festival awards in 2010.