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Sol B River – Founder, Dream Reality Radio Drama

Sol is a writer, film-maker and producer. He has served as a writer in residence at various regional theatres and companies and enjoys crossing media and genre. His first collection of Plays, River Plays 1 made him the first Black writer to have a collection published by Oberon books/Bloomsbury. Oberon/Bloomsbury also published, River Plays 2. He has contributed to various anthologies and won a number of awards for his radio, film and theatre work. The Guardian described his writing as being ‘like Beckett on amphetamines’. For the Royal Literary Fund he has been a Peripatetic Fellow and Advisory Fellow. He was Associate Director at Contact Theatre, Manchester. His work for BBC Radio 4 and the BBC World Service includes both drama and documentary. Sol founded Dream Reality Radio Drama in 2014 to help introduce new writers to radio. @SolBRiver

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