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Richard O’Brien
Richard O’Brien’s pamphlets include The Emmores (Emma Press, 2014) and A Bloody Mess (Valley Press, 2015). His work has featured in Oxford Poetry, Poetry London, and The Salt Book of Younger Poets. His first children’s play – an adaptation of The Selfish Giant – was produced at the Arcola Theatre in December 2016. He is a teaching fellow in Creative Writing at the University of Birmingham. In 2017, he won an Eric Gregory Award from the Society of Authors.

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December 2011

Egyptian Revolution: Bloody Wednesday (2 February 2011)

Omar Robert Hamilton

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December 2011

Almost one year on from the first battles in Tahrir Square, Egypt’s future remains uncertain. Many Egyptians believe that,...

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April 2015

The Incidental

Luke Melia

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April 2015

The automatic rifle fire was followed by an unnerving whistle at Ti’s ear. He gripped the shopping bags, grabbed...

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October 2015

Licence to Play

Thirza Wakefield

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October 2015

In his 1992 essay ‘In Search of the Centaur’, the writer and critic Phillip Lopate described the essay-film as...