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Mslexia Magazine - Issue 95

Mslexia Magazine - Issue 95

Full of creative inspiration, practical advice and original poetry, fiction and memoir

Key-themed poems and stories, how to work with book influencers, writing fat characters in fiction, taking a month off from writing, steps to self-publishing your writing

In this issue

Breaking the class ceiling Natasha Carthew looks at the barriers for working class writers – and how to overcome them.

The knowledge Julie Vuong talks to the agents and editors involved in 'witcherature'.

Month on, month off Sophie Williamson explains why she takes every other month off from writing.

Bedside table Countryfile favourite Michaela Strachan tells us what's on her bedside table.

Interview Julie Vuong interviews award-winning writer Yiyun Li.

Self-publishing ALLi founder Orna Ross starts the first in a new series looking at how to self-publish your writing.

PLUS: Clare Pollard introduces your key-themed poems and stories, Anna Vaught looks at how to navigate the world of publishing as a vulnerable writer, Lily Dunn explores the healing powers of memoir.

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