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…
"[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."
“It is very wrong to kill any one." "Oh, I hate the cheap severity of abstract ethics!”
Two ghost stories from the often-underrated voice of Celia Fremlin
The UK are in full swing of the Extinction Rebellion protests at the moment, and this is the time (though it should’ve started much earlier) to educate ourselves and start putting pressure on those who can actually make a difference.
"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."
“Ayoola summons me with these words—Korede, I killed him.”
Flash fiction imaginings of the alternate lives of Jeff Goldblum.
"I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it."