Dostoyevsky Wannabe Cities: Sheffield, edited by Emma Bolland

Dostoyevsky Wannabe Cities: Sheffield (book cover, cropped)
Title:Dostoyevsky Wannabe Cities: Sheffield
Series Title:Dostoyevsky Wannabe Cities
Publisher: Dostoyevsky Wannabe
Emma Bolland, C3RI PhD Candidate
Author(s):Helen Blejerman, Angelina D'Roza, Daniel Eltringham, Tim Etchells, Louise Finney, Rachel Genn, Pete Green, Linda Kemp, Sharon Kivland, Joanne Lee, Elise Legal, Brian Lewis, A. B. G. Murray, and Rachel Smith.
Publication date:October, 2019
Print ISBN:1692062948
Format: 5 x 8 inch
Number of pages:242 pages


Sheffield is the latest in Dostoyevsky Wannabe’s series of ‘Cities’ anthologies, alongside Paris, Los Angeles, Berlin, and more. This anthology, edited by writer, artist and C3RI PhD candidate, Emma Bolland. The collection moves between fiction, poem and essay form: an experimental coming together of writing and the city.

The book was launched at the Off The Shelf festival in Sheffield on 9 October 2019.











Emma Bolland is a doctoral student in the Art & Design Research Centre (ADRC) where she is pursuing a practice-led PhD. Her PhD project entitled Truth is Structured Like a Fiction: Auto-fictive Practice and the Expanded Screenplay interrogates screenwriting materiality and process as a space for Fine Art practice.  Emma’s supervisors are: Dr Sharon Kivland (Reader in Fine Art and Director of Studies) and Dr Peter Jones (Reader in Language and Communication).