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Contents – Issue 24

Click on any of the titles below to be taken to that page in Issue 24. 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. Dear Writing
    Fanni Polgar
  2. 1,800 Seconds
    Sadeen Ahmad
  3. Knife Edge
    Chloe Pick
  4. After Sylvia
    Iona Mandal
  5. My Brother and Me
    Uthaymin Ahmed
  6. The Lonely Dragon
    Ari Virk Nicholl
  7. Stranded in the Sea
    Kevin Ge
  8. The Prison Cell
    Liang Zi Zhao
  9. The Last Time I Saw Him
    Sophie Nock
  10. Blue and Yellow
    Abigail Higgott
  11. Reminiscence
    William Tingley
  12. Accident
    Flo Sharples
  13. The Feather’s Journey
    Isla Hinton
  14. The Deceased
    Amelie Baker
  15. Before the War
    James Crowe
  16. Bullets
    Sophie Nock
  17. When Shall I Begin Mourning
    Iha Kishore
  18. My Insidious State of Mind 
    Laurie Archer
  19. Unlocking the Lockdown
    Adarsh Madhan
  20. I Always Say Sorry Before I Kill Them
    Petra Rihan
  21. The Last Apple
    Eva Maltby
  22. The Fragments He Left Behind
    Jeya Sandhar
  23. The Symphony of Death
    Florence Bradbury

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 2023-June 2024 are now available to book, including three new junior groups for Staffordshire, starting in January 2024.


Young Writers can submit up to three pieces of writing to our online magazine. The deadline for submissions for Issue 29 is 11th November 2024. Full details can be found here.

Spark Young Writers will soon be invited to submit a piece of writing for inclusion in the 2024 Anthology – more on this soon.

Check out all our ideas for writing prompts at our Get Writing tab. A wide selection of images, videos and funsheets for young writers to complete.