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Contents – Issue 1

Click on any of the titles below to be taken to that page in Issue 1. You can skip to the next piece in the magazine from each page by pressing the Next Page button at the bottom of the page.

The Seven Dwarves (featuring Snow White) – Anand Singh-Nagra
The Bridge – Eve Hodgson
WW1 and WW2 – Keir Shearsmith
Dulce et Decorum est Pro Patria – Lauren Howitt
Tolpuddle Martyrs – Mollie Davidson
Angel – Nicole Allen
The Infantile Terror – Ross Madison
The Black Mare Extract – Amelia McCarthy
Young Heroes: Reunited – Ashley Clarke
Black Widow – Eve Hodgson
In my Defence – Joe Pickles
Train Stations – Elise Jones
What’s Inside the Box? – Jordan Raisbeck
The Sky – Emily Baker
The Initiation – Nicole Allen
Cellular Memories – Charis Smith
Riches in the Waiting Room – Lily Dooner
The… – Keir Shearsmith
Appearance – Hayley Edwards
Midnight – Ashley Clarke
Part of Your World – Isobelle Evans
The Call – Joe Heathcock
Old Tree – Sonora Hills
Voice – Lana Woodall
Don’t Answer The Door – Clodagh Delahunty-Forrest
The Man Really Loved his Wife – Aimee Hughes
Confidence – Joe Pickles
The Whys of a Child’s Innocent Mind – Sonora Hills
Armageddon – Kamran Aftab-Hall
Sick Christmas – Ross Madison
Goodbye – Amelia McCarthy
Mission: Ancient Escape – Emily Baker

Get Writing

If you’d like to submit a piece of your writing for possible inclusion in the magazine, please see the Get Involved page to see more details. This magazine is published online three times a year: summer (June/July), winter (October-December) and spring (February-April) terms.

Our Spark Young Writers groups for September 2024-June 2025 will soon be available to book. 

Check back soon for details, including news of groups which are brand new for September 2024.

Spark Young Writers can submit up to 500 words of their writing for inclusion in this year’s Anthology. The deadline for submissions is 22nd July 2024. Full details can be found here.

Submissions for the 29th edition of the Spark Young Writer Magazine are also being accepted. The deadline is 29th November 2024.


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