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Rosemary Appleton’s short poem, ‘Boudica’, vividly brings to life the final moments of the legendary rebel queen.
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Tript Kaur’s poem, ‘Grandmothers’, tenderly depicts the relationship between a granddaughter and her grandmother; between past pain and the hopes and fears of the next generation.
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Keeley is one of the few hairdressers left in the kingdom when the resident dictator requires a new hair cut. Terrified of saying no, three guards whisk her off to the palace to trim his ‘Eminence’s’ hair. Victoria Smith’s witty and deftly told short story is one for Angela Carter fans everywhere.
Read More “‘Snip Snip’ by Victoria Smith, Joint Second Place in the Lucy Writers Flash Fiction Competition”
A knock at the door reawakens Professor Spencer from her reveries over the ancient Greek poet, Sappho. In this lush & poetic fragment of flash fiction, Kate Ellis celebrates the heated passions of women
for women in literature and throughout history. Read More “‘Anactoria’ by Kate Ellis, Joint Second Place in the Lucy Writers Flash Fiction Competition”
Dad just wants a quiet night in front of the tele, but when next-door starts playing loud music the evening takes a nasty turn. Emily Slade’s short story, ‘A Very British Rebellion,’ unites sharp dialogue with jolting images in an off-kilter tale about un-neighbourly hostilities.
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Lucy Writers announces the winner of its first ever Flash Fiction Competition in collaboration with Retreat West and Byte The Book, and with sponsorship by My Ly.
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Acclaimed poet Rebecca Tamás talks to our arts contributor, Maz Hedgehog, about her highly anticipated book
WITCH, female Christian mystics, vulnerability and the writers who’ve influenced her work. Read More “Interview with Acclaimed Poet, Rebecca Tamás – ‘No-one is ‘not a poetry person’; you just need to find the right writers who speak about things that interest you’”
Poet Rebecca Tamás’ casts a spell over our contributor, Maz Hedgehog, at the launch of her highly anticipated poetry collection,
WITCH. Read More “Rebecca Tamás’ WITCH – Confrontational feminism from a place of love”
Poet and performer, Maz Hedgehog, discusses the making of her debut poetry collection,
Vivat Regina, and tells us why she chose the world of the fae as her inspiration. Read More “Maz Hedgehog: ‘Faeries are a little wild, a lot strange & almost entirely unknowable’”
Florence Hazrat gives us the highlights of this year’s Fiction Prize Festival and offers invaluable advice to budding writers on how to get published.
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Our editor-in-chief, Hannah Hutchings-Georgiou, looks ahead to some of the highlights of the first ever Lucy Cavendish Fiction Prize Festival, taking place this Saturday.
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Poet and Lucy Writers’ Poetry editor, Usha Akella, writes of the South Asian Diaspora Poets’ Collective festival, Matwaala, which she founded several years ago.
Read More “Matwaala: Intoxicated by Poetry and to Intoxicate with Poetry”