City Voice 2020 features creative work written by students on the Creative Writing and Publishing MA: the class of 2020. In it you will find short stories and novel extracts in a range of genres, from comedy to coming-of-age narratives, literary fiction to high and urban fantasy. Click on the cover to read the anthology, or discover the writers below. Happy reading!
Meet the Writers
Her past was a wrecking ball, swinging back and forth. She thought she’d left it behind. It crashed back, full-force.
Millennial struggles to find her work-life balance.
There are Six of them. One wants it all. One has no idea.
A refugee family looks for freedom through the seven ages of life.
Two girls. One childhood. But growing up is going to change their lives for good.
Haunting memories, endless grey; Steph knows exactly why she left. But now something, or someone, has called her back home.
Sudden tragedy. Life of escape, searching, raw and unexpected love.
A bizarre family takes turns being cosmically punished for killing a sacred bird.
A ghost escapes her prison to haunt a young soldier.
‘Two women navigate the aftermath of a political sex scandal
Migrating to New York, Mara was thrown into the deep end of a life she wasn’t prepared for.
Eneida bears Death’s eyes, Bion wears Life’s skin. Neither should exist.
A man admired a young woman on his train ride to work and musters up the courage to speak to her.
Partonia seems happy, but is Zee’s destiny inside an egg?
Poor Annie needs so much more than a haircut.
#MeToo Bildungsroman Comedy Coming-of-age Contemporary fiction Creative non-fiction Dark fantasy Fantasy Ghost story High fantasy Historical fiction Horror Life-writing Literary fiction Magical realism Melodrama Memoir New adult Non-fiction Romance Sci-fi Short story Supernatural Urban fantasy Women's fiction Young adult