Vanishing Act by Cheryl Pearson

Cheryl Pearson is a poet and story writer from Manchester, England. Her poems have appeared in publications including The Guardian, Frontier, and Poetry NorthWest, and she has twice been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Stories are forthcoming in Fictive Dream, TSS, and Confingo. Her poetry collection, “Oysterlight”, is available now.

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The Therapist and The Drunk by Penny Shutt

Dr Penny Shutt is a poet and psychiatrist who writes in secret between patients on her NHS laptop and runs poetry therapy workshops in her spare time. She won the Psychiatry Research Trust poetry competition in 2013 and has received several shortlistings for her collection about becoming the guardian to her brother’s child.

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