Creative Writing


This poem by Pan Edward negotiates an elusive sense of trust that escapes through the speaker's fingers.

Mansa Musa Money

As part of feature with Durham spoken word artist Fahad Al-Amoudi, we are publishing two of his works. 'Mansa Musa Money' dreams of abundant wealth as a hazy symbol with a vertiginous effect.

I Could’ve

As part of the joint Books and Creative Writing feature with Durham spoken-word artist Fahad al-Ahmoudi, we are publishing two of his spoken word pieces. ’I Could’ve’ plays with possibilities, potential, and the power of poetry.


How much do we internalise sexism? In 'Baseball', a feminist activist guiltily faces their own subconscious.

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