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Mslexia Magazine - Issue 85

Mslexia Magazine - Issue 85

Issue 85

In this issue

  • This bloody business: Caroline Sanderson on the pain of writing memoir
  • Irenosen Okojie and Kathy Fish introduce the winners of our Short Story and Flash Fiction Competitions
  • Upcycling and recycling your writing

Featured Writers

  • Sophie Hannah
  • Jenny Alexander
  • Sara Holland

Issue 85 of Mslexia features Caroline Sanderson on the difficult art of self-reflection and analysing the past, alongside introducting our 2019 Short Story and Flash Fiction Competition winners. Plus:

  • Craft: Margaret Wilkinson offers her hot tips to get readers extemporising on subject of ‘wildlife’ and all things animal related
  • Interview: Mslexia Editor Debbie Taylor speaks to poet Kate Clanchy about her latest book Some Kids I Taught and What They Taught Me
  • Analysis: What should you do with your research? Jenny Alexander encourages the writerly practice of upcycling and recycling ideas
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