Wildly Unmothered by Daisy Lafarge

Dear Rachel, I hope this finds you well and you don’t mind my getting in touch. We met briefly in February in Tucson – I was visiting with my partner …

An Epidemic of the Heart by A K Blakemore

Three seductive, political first collections Richard Scott Soho Faber £10.99 Abigail Parry Jinx Bloodaxe £9.95 Leah Umansky The Barbarous Century Eyewear £10.99 Sometimes when I feel like punishing myself I …

The mother dream by Rebecca Perry

Daughter, the door is open. For once leave the raincloud outside. Learn how to get along with offal for the sake of your iron levels. Squeamishness will get you nowhere …

Cakewalk by Jericho Brown

My man swears his HIV is better than mine, that his has in it a little gold, something he can spend if he ever gets old, claims mine is full …

Pivot by Andrea Brady

The light that pivots away from us at your point in this year makes you gorgeous and sleep and always returns to you, through the ellipse coloured red for winter. …