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The Thicket 2024 Spring issue.

I am delighed to announce that The Thicket is relaunching with its second issue on the theme of ‘Wintering‘, with submissions opening 1st December 2023

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Chose from ay or all of these prompts, either as a freewrite prompt or take it and run! -You are the first flower to bud.

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Brief hiatus

Whilst we have been on haitus, I owe you all an explanation! On 3rd feb I fell into A and E with some serious symptoms:

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A Couplet of Poets

This week we will be announcing our Pamphlet Series Poets, the poets who we have signed to publish this Spring! I have been thinking for

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PROMPT: Endings

As the year draws to a close, often we find ourselves contemplating the year that has gone before, and how we might start the year

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Why Do Pre-orders Matter?

You may have heard the great news that our pre-orders are now available to purchase from our shop! Hurrah! But what IS a pre-order? Why

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Fawn Press Mentorship Scheme

We are absolutely delighted to announce the launch of the Fawn Press Mentorship Scheme, in partnership with Beatfreeks, made possible by the FUEL funding. What

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Prompt: List Poem

List poems are fun because they help the reader process the world in a familiar format. The repetition can really drive home a point, build

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Long green grass blows bending to the side

Prompt: “Air”

You might want to approach these as freewrite exercise, setting a 3-minute timer on your phone and exploring wherever internal monologue takes you, or you

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National Writers’ Conference 2021

Saturday 4th September, Writing West Midlands hosted The National Writer’s Conference at The University of Birmingham, hosting a wide range of keynote speakers, panels, and

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Prompt: Perception

We can tell various different stories through various items. The objects we gather around us in our domestic environment often tells a story about who

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Get To Know Our Editors

We launched on the 1st September, finally unveiling the team behind Fawn Press over on social media, so get to know a little more about

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