Know Your Place is a book of essays on the working class by the working class.

The story of Know Your Place started shortly after Brexit and a conversation on Twitter, you can read about it here. Nearly a year later, here we are! We’ve got the book ready and now we’re raising for funds to pay the authors for their contribution, pay the cover designer, and, of course, print the book.

So, here’s a look at some of the writers we have involved:

  • Adondance Matanda – The First Galleries I Knew Were Black Homes
  • Andrew McMillan – One of Us: Some Thoughts on Sexuality and the Working Class
  • Catherine O’Flynn – Heroes
  • Gena-Mour Barret – Living on an Estate Gave me a Community I Never Knew I Needed
  • Rebecca Winson – Disguised Malicious Murder: The Working Class and Mental Health
  • Sam Mills – The Benefits Cut
  • Sylvia Arthur – My Jobs, My Lives
  • Wally Jiagoo – Glass Windows and Glass Ceilings
  • Kate Fox – The Wrong Frequency
  • Yvonne Singh – More Than Just a Dream Land: Why the British Seaside Means So Much to the Working Class
  • Lee Rourke – Forging a Path
  • Laura Waddell – The Pleasure Button: Low Income Food Inequality
  • Kit De Waal – What Happened to Working Class Writers?
  • Alexandros Plasatis – The Immigrant of Narborough Road
  • Ben Gwalchmai – Where There’s Shit, There’s Gold
  • Cath Bore – The Housework Issue (The Other One)
  • Dominic Grace – The Death of a Pub
  • Sian Norris – Growing Up Outside Class
  • Peter Sutton – Education, Education, Education
  • Rym Kechacha – What Colour is a Chameleon?
  • Durre Shahwar – Navigating Space
  • Kath McKay – Reclaiming the Vulgar

The book is crowdfunding on Kickstarter now and it has already been selected as one of their ‘Projects We Love’. Head over to our project page now to help us fund it.