Author Spotlight: Blake Parrish Carpenter

You can follow Blake Parrish Carpenter on Twitter. Their piece, ‘What Makes a Question Necessary’, is in Epoch’s Issue 4, Transitions.  ‘Transitions’ is such an evocative theme, what compelled you to submit for this issue?  When I saw that “transitions” was the theme of this issue, I knew it would…

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Author Spotlight: Gargi Shivanand

Gargi Shivanand is an aspiring researcher and poet based in Hyderabad, India. When not pursuing research, she spends her time divining the stories behind people’s smiles by trying to put herself in their shoes because she regularly loses/breaks her own. She also enjoys gabbing with her father and discovering how…

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Artist Spotlight: Mohamed Tonsy

Mohamed Tonsy is a queer Egyptian writer and a recent PhD graduate of Edinburgh University. Mohamed has a ceramics practice that runs parallel to his writing, occasionally blending both forms. In 2019, he took part in Talbot Rice GallerysTrading Zoneexhibition. The ceramic pieces created were made to reflect on trauma, physical…

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Author Spotlight: Lisa Molina

Lisa Molina is a writer/educator in Austin, Texas USA, where she earned her BFA in Theatre/English Education. She has two chapbooks forthcoming in 2022, published by Fahmidan Publishing & Co and Sledgehammer Literary Journal. She has twice been chosen as a winner of the Beyond Words Magazine 250-Word Creative Writing…

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Author Spotlight: Sally Gander

Sally Gander is a writer and Creative Writing teacher. Her work has appeared in Hinterland, Litro, Backlash Press, Porridge, and The Lincoln Review. She has taught on the prestigious Creative Writing program at Bath Spa University, and currently teaches at the Open University and Advanced Studies in England. Sally can be found on her…

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Author Spotlight: Mandira Pattnaik

Mandira Pattnaik’s work has received nominations for the Pushcart Prize, Best Microfictions and Best of the Net and appears in Best Small Fictions 2021, Passages North, Watershed Review, Press 53, among others. Her nonfiction prose has found homes in Timber Journal, Hypertext Magazine, Fragmented Voices and others. You can find Mandira on Twitter and on…

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