The Sugar Hotel:

A short story by Amy Jardine

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Mentoring for new writers:

Revise and perfect your story for publication this autumn

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Every mouth needs filling:

Lilly Markaki on why Hilton Als’s White Girls still matters

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How to make friends:

A poem by Maxine Rose Munro

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Fire Escape in the sky:

Did a percipient Scouse maverick secure Scott Walker’s place in pop history? asks Neil Cooper

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Was it Shakespeare or Dorothy Parker:

A poem by Ben Mitchell

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Idiot Wind:

A former UK ambassador to the EU lays out the clusterfuck that follows a retreat from reality, writes Ronnie McCluskey

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Sasha:

A short story by Lisa Locascio.

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