Announcement: Contributors to The Brutal Issue

In The Brutal Issue (December 2017), “everyone” was…       CHARLES JOSEPH ALBERT – A Deity’s Brutality Charles Joseph Albert is a physicist and owner of a metallurgy shop in San Jose, California, where he lives with his wife and three boys. In the...

‘London Bridge’ by Scott Manley Hadley

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...

‘Breathed In’ by Mark Tucker

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...

Interview with: DrayZera

An interview with DrayZera – by Aarushi Shetty We followed up on our July F&D headliner, DrayZera, for an interview.  We wanted to catch up on his writing practice and performance poetry. He has loads of genuine advice for upcoming poets and writers.  Read...

Review: Fire & Dust – the Return of DrayZera

Fire & Dust – the Return of DrayZera: a review by Aarushi Shetty   After being shut for a few weeks for expansion, The Big Comfy Bookshop reopened at the perfect time to host the Fire & Dust open-mic in July.  The newly renovated shop was bigger,...