“The truth was dawning on me of how terrifying it was not to be numb, but to be aware, to have facts, retain facts, be present, be adult.” – Anna Burns

Pick of the month: July

Read the review of Milkman

  • Milkman

    21st Jul 2020 by

    “At the time, age eighteen, having been brought up in a hair-trigger society where the ground rules were – if no physically violent touch was being laid upon you, and no outright verbal insults were being levelled at you, and no taunting looks in the vicinity either, then nothing was happening, so how could you be under attack from something that wasn’t there? At eighteen I had no proper understanding of the ways that constituted encroachment.”

  • Soho

    9th May 2020 by

    Poetry on love, abuse, healing, sex, shame, and the stolen history of the queer community.

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