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Recalling several occasions where her native tongue has been criticised, Juliane Beck became conscious not only of the sound, but the cultural and socio-political history attached to the German language. Here, she writes about learning to accept and appreciate how language is embedded in life.
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Our Poetry editor, Usha Akella, recalls her time studying for an MSt. in Creative Writing at Cambridge and considers how the flora and fauna of the city inspired her writing and helped her navigate and connect with a new place.
Read More “‘This is Lime, this is Gul Mohar, this is Mountain laurel’ by Usha Akella”
Lucy Writers are proud to announce that Gabriela Frost, a regular arts writer for the platform, has been shortlisted for the BBC Radio 4 Today Programme Student Journalism Awards 2019, under the category of ‘Criticism’.
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Initially termed as ‘a minor producer of charming still lifes’, the late artist Mary Fedden OBE went on to sell her work for six figure sums. Our arts contributor, Julia Bagguley, reflects on Fedden’s journey from mural maker to internationally known painter.
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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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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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