The Curse


4th October 2023

‘As I write the curse, my daughter turns inside me like a root shifting underground, carving a path through tonnes of soil and rock, cracking the paving stones. I send the curse speeding through the ether to its target. I feel, for the first time in a long time, emptied of hornets.’

The Afterlife


‘It is the day of my execution. From where I have been positioned on the stage, I cannot help admiring all the work that has gone into decorating the assembly hall.’

The Baby


16th November 2021

Diana in a lonely place


19th August 2021

An archaeology student's chance encounter on a summer dig in Greece brings a private obsession full circle and provokes a reckoning with past occurrences.

Boys, Crying


18th August 2021

An essay concerning the experience of crying as a trans masculine person, and the ways in which our gender and character are scrutinised based on our most instinctive, unstoppable expressions.

Poem for Bobby Kendall


17th August 2021

A poem from the featured poet in our Summer 2021 issue.