Sammy Wright, This is not the piece I was commissioned to write

This commission explores the subject of racism and in doing so employs the use of very strong language and racist terms which may cause shock and offense to readers. Please take this into consideration before reading and read at your own discretion.

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About the Artist

Sammy Wright is a teacher. He was brought up in Edinburgh, worked in London for twelve years, and now lives in Newcastle. He has served on the Social Mobility Commission and is currently vice principal of a large secondary school in Sunderland. His short stories have been published in a variety of anthologies and his novel Fit, which won the 2020 Northern Book Prize, is his first book-length publication.