Tomorrow Poem: ‘But Did’ by William Waters

Tomorrow Poem: ‘But Did’ by William Waters

But Did William Waters You did not want to but did   not say until you had. William Waters is an associate professor, in the Department of English at the University of Houston Downtown. Along with Sonja Foss, he is coauthor of Destination...

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Interview: Fire & Dust Meets Alice Short

Interview: Fire & Dust Meets Alice Short

Interview: Fire & Dust Meets Alice Short On 3rd May 2018, 21-year-old rapper and poet Alice Short was one of our headliners at Fire & Dust. HCE magazine caught up with Alice after the gig, to ask a few questions…   HCE: Do you prefer to be called a poet, a performance...

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INTERVIEW: FIRE & DUST MEETS SKYE BEBBINGTON

INTERVIEW: FIRE & DUST MEETS SKYE BEBBINGTON

Interview: Fire & Dust Meets Skye Bebbington While living in Coventry for her studies, Skye Bebbington was a regular at our Fire & Dust open mics. Sadly for the F&D crowd, she moved to Leicester around a year ago so we hadn’t seen much of her for a while – but we...

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INTERVIEW: FIRE & DUST MEETS ANDREW BUTTON

INTERVIEW: FIRE & DUST MEETS ANDREW BUTTON

MELTING CHEESE ON THE COSMIC PIZZA BY ANDREW BUTTON erbacce-press ISBN 978-1-907878-94-7 £10.00/96 pages Andrew Button’s first Fire & Dust headline set was back in December 2016, when he was promoting his poetry pamphlet, ‘Dry Days in Wet Towns’. In April 2018, he...

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REVIEW: BEN PARKER’S ‘THE AMAZING LOST MAN’

REVIEW: BEN PARKER’S ‘THE AMAZING LOST MAN’

THE AMAZING LOST MAN BY BEN PARKER Eyewear Publishing ISBN 978-1-911335-39-9 £9.99/ 70 pages   Reviewed by: Raef Boylan   When it comes to poetry, Ben Parker is amazing. And he’s far from lost. Consequently, he had been receiving a lot of praise and respect on the...

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Review: Paul Sutherland’s ‘New & Selected Poems’

Review: Paul Sutherland’s ‘New & Selected Poems’

  NEW & SELECTED POEMS BY PAUL SUTHERLAND Valley Press ISBN 978-1-908853-77-6 £20.00 / 380 pages   Reviewed by: Antony Owen   Upon reading Paul Sutherland’s masterful New & Selected Poems by Valley Press, an extract from the poem Where Are You by Jean-Louis N-Tadi...

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‘Writer’s Block? Stranger Things!’

‘Writer’s Block? Stranger Things!’

Stranger Things Will Help You Through Your Writer's Block! by Aarushi Shetty   Do you keep staring at the white screen whilst your brain plays dead? Have you lost the will to write anything? Then it is time for you to delve into the world of Stranger Things... Now...

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‘You Just Don’t Come Here’ by J. Ryan Sommers

HCE received a lot of high-quality submissions for The Brutal Issue – sadly, too many to fit inside the magazine! So we offered some of our shortlisted contributors the chance to be published on our website. Check out our social media as we've posted more great...

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‘Seal Cub’ by Ion Corcos

HCE received a lot of high-quality submissions for The Brutal Issue – sadly, too many to fit inside the magazine! So we offered some of our shortlisted contributors the chance to be published on our website. Check out our social media, as we've posted more great...

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‘Diplomacy’ by Wesley O. Cohen

HCE received a lot of high-quality submissions for The Brutal Issue – sadly, too many to fit inside the magazine! So we offered some of our shortlisted contributors the chance to be published on our website. Keep an eye on our social media for more great writing like...

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