Black Holes

At only 20 years old, Alexander Lound is relatively new on the writing scene.  Studying History at the University of Kent, he finds what time he can in between heaps of reading to escape into another world, to put pen… Read More ›

Poetry & Identity

I have been struggling with this concept for nearly 3 years now. I’m unhappy as an individual when my life revolves solely around my child – don’t get me wrong, I love him dearly but I’m not the kind of… Read More ›

Day 315 – Crawl If I Have To

A walking stereotype, Charlotte Cuevas is exactly what you’d expect from a children’s librarian and freelance writer- most days you’ll find her bustling about here and there, balancing coffee and a stack of books, fingers stained with ink and pearls… Read More ›

Bad Poetry

The notion of ‘bad poetry’ has been on my mind since I listened to some last night. Insert “sigh” here. It is always difficult to critique poetry and it’s even harder for someone to take you seriously if you’re not… Read More ›

Poised Underdog, a poem

~ by Joseph Avers ~ We did not expect this. Being braver than wise and wearing the arrogance of youth’s season we took the qualification quite unquestioningly and run without looking back even once. It was of course the wrong… Read More ›

Poetry: The Lost Ones

One of the incredible things Therin does with her poetry is open up new worlds for her readers, just as her full-length novels do. Sometimes we see and understand ideas and notions better when we’re given a new or arms-length… Read More ›