Home #Blue Nib Issues Issue 40 | December 2019 |

Issue 40 | December 2019 |

this hall of several tortures’ by Reuben Woolley -Reviewed

this hall of several tortures’ by Reuben Woolley -Reviewed by Emma Lee

small inheritances’ by belinda zhawi -Reviewed

small inheritances' by belinda zhawi -Reviewed by Emma Lee

Tea with Cardamom’ by Warda Yassin -Reviewed

Tea with Cardamom' by Warda Yassin -Reviewed by Emma Lee

In Nearby Bushes’ by Kei Miller -Reviewed

In Nearby Bushes' by Kei Miller -Reviewed by Emma Lee

Collision’ by Claire Walker -Reviewed

Collision’ by Claire Walker -Reviewed by Emma Lee

Boys’ by Daniel Edward Moore -Reviewed

Boys' by Daniel Edward Moore -Reviewed by Emma Lee

Skin Memory’ by John Sibley Williams -Reviewed

Skin Memory’ by John Sibley Williams -Reviewed by Emma Lee

Demolition in the Tropics by Rogan Kelly -Reviewed

Demolition in the Tropics by Rogan Kelly -Reviewed by Ada Wofford

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