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,...

New Release: Tara Campbell, ‘TreeVolution’

  Tara Campbell is a recent HCE contributor whose new  novel, TreeVolution, has just been released today. Campbell’s poem ‘How to be a Hero’ was published in last quarter’s Transition Issue of the magazine. Her website describes TreeVolution as...

Fire & Dust at Big Comfy Lit Fest

This coming weekend (9th-11th September), The Big Comfy Bookshop is holding a literature festival up in Coventry’s Fargo Village. There’s going to be lots of interesting stuff going on over the three days, including guest writers, book talks, book signings...

Look Out for…The Blood House (review)

Featuring in the Blood and Water Issue: a review of ‘The Blood House’.     Keep an eye out in the upcoming issue of HCE for a review of this new collection from feminist poet Sarer Scotthorne. Adam Steiner explores his response to this pamphlet, described...