Terry Hetherington Young Writer’s Award

By Megan Thomas This year, my short story was published in Cheval 12, an anthology published in 2019 for the Terry Hetherington Young Writer's Award by Parthian Books. I’m no longer eligible to submit a story or poem in 2020’s award (in spite of the name “Megan Thomas”, I’m not actually Welsh), but it was…

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Operation Sustainable Human

"[This book] is a straight-talking, clearly referenced, scientific guide. It will not pretend that the climate crisis is not all that bad nor will it propose that simply remembering to turn off the lightbulb is sufficient climate action. It will tell it like it is. And it will only offer action items that make a highly significant difference. No speculative theories. No time-wasting. No BS."

Heartburn: Book of the Month (October 2019)

"That's the catch about betrayal, of course: that it feels good, that there's something immensely pleasurable about moving from a complicated relationship which involves minor atrocities on both sides to a nice, neat, simple one where one person has done something so horrible and unforgivable that the other person is immediately absolved of all the low-grade sins of sloth, envy, gluttony, avarice and I forget the other three."