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Fortnightly Fiction | V

Harley got out of bed and shone the torch into the car park. V sat up straight, switched on her lamp, then waited, like a hospital patient. ‘Can you see anything?’ Harley moved the light over to the trees, seeing the man moving like an…

Feature | The Self-Conscious Reader

Whenever you read anything, you are made conscious of your class. This is especially true if you have a working-class background. I was struck by this recently while reading Alberto Manguel’s essay collection Into the Looking Glass Wood in…

Preview Ledbury Poetry Festival

The Malvern Hills are known for their beautiful views, long hikes and bike trails but Ledbury the small town at the heart of these hills is the venue to one of the biggest poetry festivals in the UK. Every year thousands of people descend…