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Mslexia Magazine - Issue 71

Mslexia Magazine - Issue 71

In this issue:

  • Female crime fighters
  • Male subject matter
  • Writing with refugees

Featured writers:

  • Lisa McInerney
  • Liz Lochhead
  • Sarah Crossan

Issue 71 is stuffed to bursting with writerly challenges – from writing a novel entirely on Twitter, experimenting with “masculine themes”, to inventing your own literary award, or stereotype-busting female crime fighter. Alongside editor Debbie Taylor’s agenda on the pains and perils of plagiarism, you can find:

  • Liz Lochhead introduces the winners of our Women’s Poetry Competition 2016
  • Interview: Biographer Paula Byrne talks to Caroline Sanderson
  • Fair cops: Laura Wilson on female crimefighting archetypes
  • YA: Laura Steven on writing real-world issues
  • The discomfort zone: Jemma Wayne on writing about ‘masculine’ topics
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