Category: In the Spotlight

'In the Spotlight' interview with Abi Hynes for Lucent Dreaming

Abi Hynes in the Spotlight

Abi Hynes, whose piece ‘The Welcoming’ is published in issue 7 of Lucent Dreaming, is a drama and fiction writer. Her short stories have been widely published in print and online, including in Litro, Interzone, minor literature[s] and Neon, and she was shortlisted for the Bath Flash Fiction’s ‘Novella-in-flash’ Award in 2017. Her plays have been performed in venues across the UK. She

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'In the Spotlight' interview with Cara L McKee for Lucent Dreaming

Cara L McKee in the Spotlight

Cara L McKee, whose poem ‘She Does’ is published in issue 6 of Lucent Dreaming, is from Yorkshire, but she’s now ditched England, and lives with her young family on the West Coast of Scotland. She currently gets to work in her local library, but Westminster’s austerity measures mean it’s hard to know how long that’ll last. Cara’s poetry has

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'In the Spotlight' interview with Holly Peters for Lucent Dreaming

Holly Peters in the Spotlight

Holly Peters, whose poem ‘The Rose Tower’ is published in issue 6 of Lucent Dreaming, currently lives in Plymouth and studies English Literature with Publishing at university. She currently holds the position of Plymouth Young Laureate for 2019/20. Her favourite writing companions are her bow-tie-wearing spaniels: Dotty and Booby. You can usually find her curled up with a book, listening

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'In the Spotlight' interview with Helen Rear for Lucent Dreaming

Helen Rear in the Spotlight

Helen Rear, whose poem ‘Buzzwords’ is published in issue 7 of Lucent Dreaming, is an English Literature and Creative Writing student at Bangor University. Her work has been published by Agenda, Popshot and Scrittura Magazine, among others; she has also been short-listed for the Poetry Space Competition (2018) and the Barren Press Poetry Contest (2019). During her free time, she makes bookish and

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'In the Spotlight' interview with David Hartley for Lucent Dreaming

David Hartley in the Spotlight

David Hartley, whose poem ‘Silver Birch’ is published in issue 6 of Lucent Dreaming, is the scribe of many a strange tale that have burrowed their way into various delicious publications. His oddments and curios can be found in Ambit, Black Static, Structo, The Shadow Booth and BFS Horizons, among plenty of others. His most recent collection of flash fiction Spiderseed came out in

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