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Unlocking with left-hand writing

It might be slow and awkward but if you let your left hand do the writing, you may access parts of your mind that have not been freely active since you learned to read. Rosie Jackson explains
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A Woman In Your Own Right

40 years ago, in 1982, Anne Dickson’s no-nonsense assertiveness guide – A Woman In Your Own Right – galvanised a generation of women to say ‘no’ to unreasonable demands on their behaviour, and push for reasonable demands for change. As the book is reissued as an anniversary edition, Dickson explains why the lessons and techniques that were so important 40 years ago are still relevant today
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Interview: Alice Oseman

Laura Steven catches up with the YA author/illustrator who’s achieved more by the age of 26 than most writers do in a lifetime
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The sunflower

The March edition of Mslexia went to press before the invasion of Ukraine, but by coincidence it contained this poem by the award-winning poet Hannah Lowe, from her ‘Editing a Poem’ series in the magazine
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