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Contents – Issue 27

Click on any of the titles below to be taken to that page in Issue 27. 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. My Nanny is Forgetful
    Maggie Bartlett
  2. Acceptance 
    Simran Kaur
  3. Waiting for an Interview
    Toby Garside
  4. Confession of a Lonely Giant
    Petra Rihan
  5. Misunderstanding 
    Madeleine Sudlow
  6. A Tudor Court
    Chloe Pick
  7. Accepted 
    Caitlin Lawrence 
  8. When the sea meets the horizon
    Anya Allden-Howells
  9. Suffocating Gaia
    Zoe Davies
  10. A Wooded Winter
    Simran Kaur
  11. Telephone of the Wind
    Sadeen Ahmad
  12. Summertime is Over
    Aaliyah Hickman
  13. October 24th
    Ruby McKie
  14. Remembrance Day Poem
    Abigail Higgott
  15. A Nonsense Poem
    Petra Rihan

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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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