FIRE & DUST MEETS: HOLLY WATSON

FIRE & DUST MEETS: HOLLY WATSON

FIRE & DUST MEETS: HOLLY WATSON We don’t want to pigeonhole you, so – in your own words, can you tell our readers what you do and what you’re about. I write a blog called The Coventry Conch about growing up on the outskirts of the city in the 90s and early 00s....
RITUALS POETRY: ‘ALL SOULS’ BY RACHEL BURNS

RITUALS POETRY: ‘ALL SOULS’ BY RACHEL BURNS

All SoulsRachel Burns Collecting leaves for the compost heap, and flat-capped mushrooms on your knees in the wet grass. Stripping elderberries from branches at the roadside to make red ruby wine that will bubble in tall plastic vats in the airing cupboard. Time to...
RITUALS FICTION: ‘THE MOP MARTINI’ BY HANK KIRTON

RITUALS FICTION: ‘THE MOP MARTINI’ BY HANK KIRTON

The Mop MartiniHank Kirton “Before we start – I’m sorry, toots – what’s your name again?”“Beekeeper.”“Okay, Mavis. I just want to tell you that I’m not gonna talk about my marriage. Y’know. To you-know-who…”“Banana?”“Because I’m not here to provide material for...
INTERVIEW: HCE MEETS FOOD COVOLUTION

INTERVIEW: HCE MEETS FOOD COVOLUTION

HCE MEETS FOOD COVOLUTION   Have you been looking for well-written articles and reviews that explore and promote your city’s restaurants, cafes, bars, events and news? Food Covolution – a website on the rise – features exactly that, and describes itself as a...

‘A Reason for Alice’ by Laura Campbell

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...