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Farah Ahamed
Farah Ahamed’s short stories and essays have been published in PloughsharesThe Mechanics’ Institute Review, and The Massachusetts Review, amongst others. Her non-fiction anthology Period Matters, on menstruation experiences in South Asia, is forthcoming from Pan Macmillan, India. She is currently working on a novel, Days without Sun which is about friendship and survival and follows Amanullah, a traditional maker of sweets in the backstreets of Lahore.

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Queen Victoria in the Basement

Fiction

August 2021

Farah Ahamed

Fiction

August 2021

Dear Mr Chairman,   Sir,   Yesterday, after I switched on the spotlight so that you could see the Queen properly, you covered your...

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fiction

August 2013

How to Be an American

Will Heinrich

fiction

August 2013

Begin with a man on the beach. The sea is strangely iridescent, lighter in its lights and blacker in...

poetry

April 2012

Jules & moi

Heather Hartley

poetry

April 2012

80% of success is showing up. —Woody Allen   A morning of tiles, park benches & sun, green, un-...

Interview

January 2017

Interview with Barbara T. Smith

Ciara Moloney

Interview

January 2017

Californian artist Barbara T. Smith (b. 1931) is something of a performance art legend. It was in the 1960s...

 

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