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Contents – Issue 23

Click on any of the titles below to be taken to that page in Issue 23. 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. Happy Reading!

  1. Another Bite
    Ari Nicholl
  2. Making Waves
    Laurie Archer
  3. At the Museum
    Iona Mandal
  4. Worlds from Home
    Jay Krishnamoorthy
  5. Silence
    Roshni Quddus
  6. The Funeral
    Jeya Sandhar
  7. Darkness
    Isabel Garcia Arnold
  8. The Human Mechanism of Dancing
    Sadeen Mahmood
  9. If Nothing was a Crime
    Fanni Doroti Polgar
  10. From 2013: The Seven Dwarves (featuring Snow White)
    Anand Singh-Nagra
  11. From 2014: The Happening
    Clodagh Delahunty-Forrest
  12. From 2016: The Perfect Cake
    Maryam Alatmane
  13. From 2018: The Secret
    Ina Ross
  14. From 2019: Five a Day
    Iona Mandal

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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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