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:…

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? …

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…

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?

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…

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,…