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August 21, 2017
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Cecília by Nara Vidal

Short fiction by Nara Vidal, first published in A Loucura Dos Outros (The Madness Of Others) in Brazil.
August 14, 2017
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Some Words of Advice to the Young by Mike Snelle

Short fiction by Mike Snelle. 
August 12, 2017
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Interview with Nara Vidal from Capitolina Books

Specialist Brazilian bookshop owner Nara Vidal, talks to Mari Vindis about her new on-line bookshop, Capitolina Books.
August 9, 2017
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Continuing to Write Post-MA with London Lit Lab

On keeping the momentum going after the MA, by Zoe Gilbert
July 19, 2017
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Sorrows of the Sun by Sogol Sur

Sogol Sur talks to Aisha Phoenix about her poetry collection Sorrows of the Sun.
July 17, 2017
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Roots by Divya Ghelani

Short fiction by Divya Ghelani.