Author Spotlight: Natasha Griffin

Natasha Griffin is a Creative Writing senior at Agnes Scott College. Post-graduation, she will attend graduate school to become a youth librarian and YA author. Her piece, “32 oz.”, can be found in EPOCH Issue 02: Aftermath, available to purchase here. What books did you grow up reading? Growing up,…

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Author Spotlight: Alan Kissane

Alan Kissane works as an English teacher in the Midlands, UK. His poetry has appeared in Allegro, Dissonance Magazine, Dust Poetry, Emerge Literary Journal, Kindling Magazine, and Neologism amongst others. His piece, “Stockyard”, can be found in EPOCH Issue 02: Aftermath, available to purchase here. What books did you grow…

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Author Spotlight: Carlene Fraser Harris

Originally from Trinidad and Tobago, Carlene Fraser-Harris is a writer continuously navigating the realms of identity, womanhood and success. She is a BAME advocate and hopes to be a catalyst for the progression of colour in the publishing arena. Her piece, “Afternoon Tea”, can be found in EPOCH Issue 02:…

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Author Spotlight: Inanna Tribukait

Inanna Tribukait was born in the Black Forest in Germany. Her poetry is primarily concerned with themes of ecology, ecological crisis and our connection to the natural world. Her piece ‘Somnambulism’ can be found in EPOCH Issue 02: Aftermath, available to purchase here. What books did you grow up reading? …

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Author Spotlight: Lorraine Thomson

Lorraine Thomson was born in Glasgow, grew up in Cumbernauld, and now lives in Ullapool. She is the author of seven published novels. Her piece, “skinscape”, can be found in EPOCH Issue 02: Aftermath, available to purchase here. What books did you grow up reading?  The first book I remember…

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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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