Tag: Ruth Brandt

Alumni News: March 2016

It’s been over a year since I last caught up with past contributors to the magazine. In that time many of them have been busy publishing books, collections, stories and poems – sometimes in magazines, and sometimes on the walls of buses and trains! Quite […]

News: 2016 Write Well Award Nominations

Following on from my last update about my nominations for the 2016 Forward Prize For Best Single Poem, I’ve also put forward several pieces for the 2016 Write Well Award, run by the Silver Pen Writers Association. This relatively new award seeks to recognise excellence […]

News: 2015 Pushcart Prize Nominations

As December approaches once again, I’ve looked back over the fiction and poetry that has appeared in Neon during 2015, and made six selections to be nominated for the annual Pushcart Prize. This prestigious award collects the best work published by small presses each year. […]

Interview: Ruth Brandt

We speak to Ruth Brandt (whose story “Happy Ever After” appeared in issue forty of Neon) about fairytales, social media and the teaching of writing. I noticed that your story started and ended like a fairytale, but the wrong way around. The final line begins […]