Rachel Crowther’s second novel, Things You Do For Love, will be published in August this year by Bonnier Zaffre, with her third novel (as yet untitled) scheduled for publication in August 2017.
Matthew Perryman, a snake-keeper, has had a piece of fiction, Into the Pit, chosen for publication by LabLit. LabLit is the world’s leading scientific fiction journal run by Dr Jennifer Rohn, who coined the now-popular term in defining scientific fiction. Into the Pit follows a group of ophiologists who descend into the Malaysian jungle to synthesise the venom of the rare mangrove pit viper.
Matthew Perryman, has had a sestina, The Boat Party, chosen for publication by MISO Magazine, a bi-annual publication featuring the work of students and graduates of creative writing degrees. The Boat Party employs the sestina poem form in presenting the farcical opening night of a steamer converted into a zoo.
Miranda Ward grew up on a ranch in California and lives in Oxford. She’s particularly interested in the intersections of place, technology, and creativity. She is currently undertaking a PhD. F**K The Radio, We’ve Got Apple Juice (Unbound, 2013) is her first book.
John Vickers, recent graduate of the MA Creative Writing at Brookes, has had three poems accepted by the literary journal Under the Radar. They are entitled Pre-empting a world disaster, Motorway Orange and Caravan and the Curlews and are concerned with a psychiatric hospital, a police cell and a childhood holiday.