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Belly by Sonia Hope

Vanessa couldn’t believe her luck when Reggie asked her out. I’ll treat you to a Nando’s, he said. He drove her to the West End in a silver Volkswagen Golf GTi. Vanessa didn’t dare ask where he’d got it. They abandoned the car down a side street off Charing Cross Road and ran laughing towards …

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A Sense of Commotion on the Sixth Floor by Hannah Sutherland

It’s her voice you hear first. A high-pitched shriek that brings up your skin in pimples. You’ve been sitting at your wobbly-legged desk, mindlessly nibbling a cinnamon swirl that bloats you, sipping lukewarm tea on your swivel chair which is stuck at one disappointing level and makes the rope of your spine crooked and painful …

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Skinny Joe by Abi Hennig

Staring from the photograph, he almost winked: Skinny Joe, cross-legged in the front row, squinting up at the flash – Joe of the razor-sharp one-liners and the dirty jokes; Joe who taught us how to inhale cigarette smoke and hold it in our puffed-out cheeks without coughing once; Skinny Joe who showed me how to …

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Published Authors: H – M

A – G | H – M | N – T | U – Z Sophia Haddad: Heart on your SleeveAlexa Hailey: The Taste of Everyone Who Ever Failed You – Or Did You Fail Somehow?Agnes Halvorssen: Singing For No-oneLee Hamblin: And From Somewhere Far Away, The Mother Watched On | Cold, Black, and Bitter …

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Caught by Anna Souter

The mother-moon bent down and kissed her sleeping child on the forehead. Her lips were hard and cracked and a little spongey, as if a fungus had grown behind the huge bark-like façade of her face and softened its cratered depths. The tide, the tide, she whispered, and blew a thread of sea air into …

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