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Our short story of the week is a historical fiction story by Nick Cooke. Nick Cooke was born in London in 1961 and attended Christ’s College Cambridge, where he graduated in English Literature. He spent six years in Turin, Italy, as a teacher and translator, before returning to London in 1989, since when he has worked in Further Educ

Our short story of the week is a dreamlike story by Mulix. Mulix is a Latin American writer who is studying theatre, creative writing and performance arts. She wants to explore alternative forms of narrative as well as raw human behaviour. The origins of her writing are in competitiveness. When she was in primary school her older br

Our short story of the week is a folk tale by David Calcutt. David Calcutt lives in the West Midlands and is a playwright, poet, and author of several books for young people. He is currently working on a new performance piece in collaboration with fellow writer Sarah Sayeed and director David Allen. The Willow Tree follows a man wh

Our short story of the week is a story about stalking by Stephen Hargadon. Stephen Hargadon’s writing has appeared in various places, online and in print, including Black Static, Tales from the Shadow Booth, Crimewave, Confingo, Structo, Popshot, Litro, Thresholds and LossLit. He was a runner-up in the 2018 Dinesh Allirajah

Our short story of the week is a story about hospitality by Andrew Edgeworth. Andrew Edgeworth is a former journalist who has been writing short fiction since 2013. He was awarded the 2017 Origins flash fiction prize by Creative Industries Trafford and was runner up in the 2019 Splash Fiction competition run by Victoria Baths. He lives

Our short story of the week is a story about adolescence by Bronwen Griffiths. Bronwen Griffiths is the author of two novels, A Bird in the House (2014) and Here Casts No Shadow (2018), plus two collections of flash fiction, Not Here, Not Us – Stories of Syria (2016) and Listen with Mother (2019). Her work has been shortliste

Our short story of the week is a story about creativity by Anna Appleby. Anna Appleby was born in Newcastle upon Tyne in 1993 and tragically lost her Geordie accent in a collision with the South. She floated around looking for a voice but eventually gave up and wrote things down instead. Anna now lives in Greater Manchester where she c

Our short story of the week is a story about escape by Sam Reese. Hailing from Aotearoa, New Zealand, Sam Reese is an insatiable traveller who is currently writing and teaching in the UK. An award-winning short story writer, his first collection, Come the Tide, was published in 2019 with Platypus Press, and his stories have appeared i