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For their Poets of Colour Festival, Matwaala 2021 brings together five prize-winning African American women poets – Dorothy Randall Gray, Cynthia Manick, Loretta Diane Walker, Marsha Nelson and Anastasia Tomkin. Here, Lucy Writers showcases their brilliant, moving work, which ranges from a celebration of Black motherhood through to the final moments of George Floyd’s 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.
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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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Lucy Cavendish student Marion Beauchamp-Levet talks with fellow Erasmus scholars about the fears and formalities of Brexit.
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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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