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Witches, women, words: the authors reclaiming history to imagine feminist futures

The void of female representation in history is an ongoing narrative. Giving a voice to the persecuted and silenced individuals of our past is essential if we want to develop a more equal and just society. By researching the history of women and witchcraft, authors Kiran Millwood Hargrave and Rebecca Tamás have attempted to repopulate […]

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‘A diverse array of local voices’: Haunted Voices review

Haunted Voices is an exciting project. An anthology of Gothic short stories by a diverse array of local voices, it is an opportunity to explore the wealth of the Scottish storytelling tradition, as well as Scotland’s rich folklore. The editor has also prioritised giving a platform to marginalised voices, including members of the LGBTQ+ community […]

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‘An intensely dark, delicious, somewhat depraved account of the human condition’: Things We Say in the Dark review

It is no coincidence that Kirsty Logan’s latest novel, a collection of short stories titled Things We Say in the Dark, has been released just as Halloween has begun to loom. An intensely dark, delicious, somewhat depraved account of the human condition gone awry, it will make you believe there are far more than just […]