Where are you from?

Epoch Press is Delighted to share the featured story from issue 3, Roots, by Scheherazade Khan.

“You are not from here, right?”

I realise I’m staring at you blankly by the way you’ve slowed your speech when I did not respond to your first question, emphasising the ‘here’ as if you are holding back the urge to point at the ground that has me wanting to roll my eyes. After five minutes of conversation, do you really think the issue here is a language barrier?

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Author Spotlight: Linda Presto

Linda Presto holds an MFA in writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She is a freelance writer, business owner, and adjunct English professor in northern New Jersey. Her piece, ‘The Lingering of May 21st’, can be found in EPOCH Issue 02: Aftermath, available to purchase here. What books did…

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Artist Spotlight: Sapira Cheuk

Sapira Cheuk is an ink painter and installation artist interested in proprioception, ways of knowing through the body, and how these modes of knowledge reflect or internalize external experiences. Her piece, “Pas De Deux, in the Time of Quarantine”, can be found on the cover of EPOCH Issue 02: Aftermath,…

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Author Spotlight: Sam Hall

Sam Hall writes plays and short stories. Stories and CNF widely published including in The Blue Nib, The Medusa Project, Dark London vol 1, Emerging Worlds, Litro. Her piece “Matryoshka’ can be found in EPOCH Issue 02: Aftermath, available to purchase here. What books did you grow up reading? I…

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Author Spotlight: Donovan Burton

Donovan Burton is a perpetually tired computer science student and writer from South Carolina. He likes classic literature, pro wrestling, and proving people wrong. His piece, “Stages”, can be found in EPOCH Issue 02: Aftermath, available to purchase here. What books did you grow up reading? Growing up I read…

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Artist Spotlight: Grace Netanya

Grace specializes in pulling the magical and surreal out of the ordinary and banal.  She has won multiple awards, such as The Copic Award Grand Prize 2019, and has been published with magazines such as Infected By Art. Her piece, “Narcissus”, can be found in EPOCH Issue 02: Aftermath, available…

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