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In this magazine
Featuring… RUTH PADEL ◊ CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE ◊ SARAH WATERS ◊ AMANDA CRAIG ◊ JEN HADFIELD
YA author and journalist Lili Wilkinson argues the importance of reading for the young, whatever the format.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie talks to Daneet Steffens
Urban Words directory Sarah Butler examines writing's intrinsic and developing role within the area of public art.
The Insider: Grainne Reidy
Can You Judge...
..a book by its cover? Novelist Amanda Craig explains why, ultimately, this can be a make-or-break aspect of publishing.
NEW WRITING: 2009 Women's Poetry Competition
winners chosen by Ruth Padel
MAKING A POEM
Colette Bryce talks to Jen Hadfield
What Lesley Lokko never published
What Jane Bussmann likes to read
Joy of, Lowdown, Dear Danuta
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