The Year that Stood Still: Instagram’s …

In the first coronavirus lockdown of 2020, we became obsessed with washing our hands, sanitising our groceries, and arranging each and every individual petal in a stunning swell of blooming flowers into still life photographs, dabbing on dewy jewels of water with an eyedropper and balancing taxidermied insects precariously on…

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Author Spotlight: Dee Richards

Dee Richards is a bold feminist and award-winning essayist, new to publication. Dee studies English and Gender/Sexuality in Southern California, deriving inspiration from her/their experiences as a survivor. Her piece “The Static” (the title and focus of the work was inspired by John Cheever’s “The Enormous Radio”) can be found…

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REFUWEEGEE X EPOCH PRESS

We are proud to proclaim that for Issue 02: Aftermath, Epoch will be collaborating with the Glasgow-based initiative Refuweegee!  Since their conception in 2015, Refuweegee has endeavoured to extend a warm welcome to all refugees arriving in Scotland, endorsing the aphorism ‘We’re all fae somewhere’. As a result of the…

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PALADIN X EPOCH PRESS

In celebration of our Spring Issue; Aftermath, the Epoch team are delighted to announce that we will be partnering with Paladin.  As the National Stalking Advocacy service, Paladin operates as a trauma-informed charity aid established to assist high-risk victims of stalking in England and Wales. As well as advocating for…

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Author Spotlight: Saoirse Ibargüen

Saoirse Ibargüen is a Floridian writer and performer with a BA in literature from the University of South Florida, and an MSc in creative writing from the University of Edinburgh. Her piece ‘The World Turns’ can be found in Epoch Issue 01: Beginnings, available to purchase here. Where do you…

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Questions on Writing About People, Where I …

When people begin their foray into nonfiction, I feel like the first line of questioning is almost always something like this: Could someone sue me? Should I use their real name? How much do I have to reveal about them? What about dialogue – can I make up a conversation? What about someone who is dead? What about someone who is alive?

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