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A collection of essays, poems and other writing that explores the repetitive, revelatory, grim, comforting, stressful, nostalgic, familiar and strange ways that play and games have fit into our lives during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Some of the essays are also available online at the New Rules website.

Available as a DRM-free ebook (pdf, epub and mobi, suitable for desktop, tablet or ereader), and as a 224-page 14.8cm by 21cm perfect-bound paperback (scroll down for paper options).

The paper book is not currently available, but there are some copies left will be available again in the UK towards the end of the year. 

New rules is edited by Holly Gramazio, and includes writing from Aaron Lim, Adefoyeke Ajao, Aga Serugo-Lugo,  Anna Kate Blair, Ariane Parry, Ava Wong Davies, Catherine Bennett, Danny Hawk, Elspeth Wilson, Gabrielle de la Puente, Hannah Nicklin, Joy Frank-Collins, Krishan Coupland, Lu Oulton, Matt Turner and Steph Watts, Maz Hamilton, Miriam Oudin, Nadia Bailey, Orla Foster, Pema Monaghan, Phoebe Whitlock, Raquel Motta, Romie Stott, Samuel Barker, Sedera Ranaivoarinosy, Stephanie Boluk and Patrick LeMieux, Toussaint Egan, Violet Adele Bloch, Zainab Ismail and Zainabb Hull. 

Cover image “Kaubamaja playground shut down” by Mana Kaasik, under a CC-BY-SA 4.0 license.

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AuthorNew Rules
Tagsbooks, collection, coronavirus, covid-19, essays, pandemic, poetry


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