Posts Tagged ‘cecile’s writers’

  • Editorial: Family Knots

    December 21, 2017 • News & Events
    Editorial: Family Knots

    December is a time when the importance of family is emphasized.  Albeit most families may not be as picture perfect as depicted in movies or in adverts.  That’s the beauty of writing — authors are able to show that beauty lies in the intricacies and flaws of family bonds. In the past four months, we received a [&hellip... Read on...

  • Editorial: Elements of Literature

    On a dry and windy day in January 2012, Cecile, Samir, Sofia and Vanessa walked out of the notary’s office in Rotterdam, nervous and excited at having registered officially as a foundation.  Now more than five years later, we are still up and running and barely managing to cope with the influx of submissions. We [&hellip... Read on...

  • Insights of an Upcoming Writer

    Vyvyan Fox (1987) studied English at Leiden University and the University of Liverpool.  She specialised in Gothic literature and creative writing.  She currently teaches the English IB diploma programme at a boarding school in the Lake District, UK.  When she is not teaching or marking, she likes to read, write, draw, sing, run and take [&hellip... Read on...

  • Cultural Exposure in Ibrahim’s Fiction

    An interview with Abubakar Adam Ibrahim Abubakar Adam Ibrahim’s debut novel Season of Crimson Blossoms has just been published in Nigeria by Parresia Publishers and is scheduled for a UK release in June, 2016 by Cassava Republic.  It follows on the success of his short story collection, The Whispering Trees published in 2012, which was [&hellip... Read on...

  • Editorial: Flavours of the World

    The focus on intercultural writers is definitely a small niche in the literary market and during the first few months, it kept us preoccupied with questions like:  Are we not too specific?  Who is going to submit their stories to us?  Will there be interested readers?  Luckily, our worries turned out to be unnecessary.  The [&hellip... Read on...