LISTING: ARTS EVENTS MOVED ONLINE (JULY 2020) The COVID-19 pandemic has not yet gone away, and so continues the challenges of making sure arts events go ahead. Social distancing needs to continue to keep infection rates as low as possible. Galleries, cinemas...
The HCE team have created another list of some literary open mics, events and workshops, to help you plan for the weeks ahead. Let’s stay safe and STILL enjoy our favourite gigs!
Tom McColl’s second collection Grenade Genie was recently published by Fly on the Wall Press in April 2020. He also writes short stories and flash fiction. On 4th June 2020, Tom was the special guest poet at Fire & Dust, our monthly open mic event.
Reviewed by Stella Backhouse | At the heart of Bobby Parker’s Working Class Voodoo is the affecting story of a sensitive man who, in large part because of abuses perpetrated by others against his body and against his will […]
Open mics. Slams. Gigs. Festivals. Workshops. HCE magazine team have created another list of some literary/arts events, to help you plan for the weeks ahead. Let’s stay safe and STILL enjoy our favourite gigs […]
By Eve Volungeviciute Whether or not you’re a fan of the horror genre, you’re probably at least somewhat familiar with the story of Frankenstein – a man wishing to play God by bringing the dead back to life with […]
List of Mental Illness-Themed Book Recommendations By Eve Volungeviciute In my humble opinion, depicting various states of a human mind in fiction is a delicate matter, one that must be done with appropriate respect and integrity. That does not mean that it can’t go to some dark places of our psyche […]
Tina has won more than 20 poetry slams and published six books, most recently her poetry collection Everything Wrong With You Is Beautiful. She is currently working on a new show: REST. Most of all, she wants to live in a world where people laugh with each other, not at each other. […]
Reviewed by Stella Backhaus | Whatever you’re reading in this strange spring of 2020, the temptation to interpret the writer’s message in the light of coronavirus is almost overwhelming. And indeed, viewed though the lens of now-daily exhortations to embrace ‘the new normal’, ‘What we don’t know we do not know’ from Tania Hershman’s 2017 debut collection […]
We are facing a new challenge amidst the coronavirus crisis. Social distancing has been helping to flatten the curve. But it has also left some people feeling lonely and anxious, stuck at home and unable to […]