Author Spotlight: Neda Zahraie

Neda Zahraie is an Iranian-American writer, musician and painter based in New York City. Her book of poetry, ‘Anamnèse’, a hybrid presentation of the female experience with wounds, recollections and recovery, is set for publication in 2021.  Her piece, ‘Old Man You Have a Lover’, can be found in EPOCH…

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The List: On the topic of blocklists …

Over the long weekend, our Twitter account participated in a conversation regarding independent publications, like ourselves, who choose to keep a running document listing individuals that have demonstrated predatory behaviour toward editorial staff. This subject is, frankly, neither novel to the publishing industry nor the social media accounts we have engaged with regarding this topic. Yet, after a curiously quiet four-day delay, we caught the attention of folks who are, shall we say, not keen.

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Author Spotlight: Nicola Sheppey

Nicola Sheppey is a writer based in London. She largely writes fiction and is currently working on a debut magic realism novel as part of Faber Academy’s class of 2020. Her piece, ‘George Town’, can be found in EPOCH Issue 01: Beginnings, available to purchase here. Where do you find…

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Author Spotlight: Sameen Ahmad-Wing Quan

Sameen is an educator. As a child, her grandfather inspired a love for teaching and writing. She also enjoys cooking and kicking – great food and martial arts are her long-time passions.  Her piece, “Say Goodbye”, can be found in EPOCH Issue 01: Beginnings, available to purchase here. Where do…

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Author Spotlight: Bradley David

Bradley David is a writer living in California. His work appears in Dispatches from the Poetry Wars, Beyond Queer Words, Stone of Madness, Seisma Magazine, and Porridge Magazine. His piece, ‘Tides of Isolation’, can be found in EPOCH Issue 01: Beginnings, available to purchase here. Where do you find inspiration?…

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Author Spotlight: Matt Biundo

Matt Biundo is a writer and educator residing in the Bay Area, California. His writings have appeared in publications in the United States and Europe. His piece, “Missing the Cure”, can be found in EPOCH Issue 01: Beginnings, available to purchase here. Where do you find inspiration? My inspiration comes…

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