Monday 15 July 2019

MA Student Publications 2019

It's been a great year on the MA in Creative Writing at the University of Leicester. Students are now in the middle of their final Dissertations, which are handed in at the end of September. So it seems like a good time to celebrate the publishing successes students have had during their course. Here below is an incomplete list of some of the publications by students on the MA in Creative Writing, 2019. I've linked as many of the pieces as possible, so there's lots of wonderful writing to read and enjoy. 

Rosie Anderson's story 'Just a Cat' is published by Fairlight Books here

Louise Brown's poem 'The Deep Blue' has been published by Acumen Magazine, May 2019. She has also had reviews published on Everybody's Reviewing here, here and here.

Colin Gardiner has a flash story, 'The Stick Man,' published by Ink Pantry here. His reviews for Everybody's Reviewing are published here and here.  

Kathy Hoyle's flash fiction 'Blank Space' is published in Virtual Zine here. Her poem 'Cabin Crew' is published by Ink Pantry here. She's also had great success in a number of competitions: in 'Crossing the Tees' Short Story Competition, her story 'Nancy' was longlisted, and subsequently published in the competition anthology; her story 'Licking the Toad' was shortlisted in the Exeter Short Story Competition; her flash fiction 'Baby Dolls' was longlisted in the TSS Flash Fiction Competition; her flash fiction was also shortlisted in the Ellipsis Zine Flash Fiction Competition; and her memoir piece 'Hometime' was shortlisted in the prestigious Short Memoir Competition run by Fish Publishing. 

Karen Rust's flash fiction 'A Parting Gesture' is published by Ellipsis Zine here, and she has another piece of flash, 'Deliverance,' published by Ink Pantry here

Sally Shaw has had various reviews published on Everybody's Reviewing - for example, here, here and here. Her story 'A School Photograph' was published by New Mag in February. You can read another story by Sally, 'Cherry Scones,' which was published in March on Ink Pantryhere

Lisa Williams has reviews on Everybody's Reviewing here and here.  

Lee Wright's flash fiction 'Father' is published by Flash Flood here. His short story 'We Can Have You There by Noon' is published by Fairlight Books here. You can read his poem 'The Safe Cracker,' published by Burning House Press, here, and 'The People v. Sid Vicious' here. He has written extensively for Everybody's Reviewing, and interviewed many authors for the site. See here for a selection of these. 

.... And there are more publications forthcoming in the next few weeks and months. Congratulations to all!

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