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In this magazine
Featuring… JENNY COLGAN ◊ CHARLOTTE MENDELSON ◊ KATE NASH ◊ JEAN SPRACKLAND ◊ JULIA BELL
Behind the Iran Curtain
Heather Falconer on the recent flowering – and subsequent stifling – of writing by Iranian women.
Author Helen Simpson talks to Daneet Steffens
Writing mentor Jill Dawson weighs in on the pluses, productivity and delights of one-to-one mentoring.
How to promote your book
Published author and self-promoter extraordinaire Marion Husband on getting your book noticed.
Like daughter, like mother
Keris Stainton looks at the rise and rise of the Young Adult novel – and the writers who are embracing it.
NEW WRITING: MIRROR, MIRROR
poetry and prose selected by Gillian Allnutt
Charlotte Mendelson on her writing process
MAKING A POEM
Jean Sprackland talks to Kate Clanchy
What Jenny Colgan never got published
What Kate Nash likes to read
Joy of, Lowdown, 10 top tips, Money matters
Writing workshops with Bernadine Evaristo
Making a poem, Write your self, Keep going
How to write a bestseller, Books for Young Adults, Writers' Bookshelf, Literary Landmarks, Independent press profile, Mslexia book reviews
Everything a writer needs to know: competitions, submissions requests, grants, courses, events, contacts, venues
THE Mslexia ARCHIVE
You can browse back issue contents year by year below, or click to view the full archive list.
Features on the website
What to read, what not to read: Mslexia readers & reviewers give their verdict on the latest books, plus our celebrity guest reveals what's on her Bedside Table. Explore Books
THE Mslexia INTERVIEW
We find out what makes a successful author tick in this in-depth one-to-one on the highs and lows of writing and getting published. Read from the current Mslexia Interview
Sample the best freshly-picked writing as chosen by our guest author and read her essay; plus - we announce the new submission theme. Go to New Writing