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From the blog Weekly round-up and open thread

This week's selection of interesting links from around the web chosen by the F-Word team

By Lusana Taylor
11 December 2017

From the magazine War stories

Huma Munshi is viscerally moved by the depiction of the effects of war in a new play at the Royal Court in London

By Huma Munshi
6 December 2017

From the magazine Making music outside the mainstream

Punk, singer-songwriter and academic Helen McCookerybook talks to her former student and award winning British/Polish singer Katy Carr about song writing, blackbirds, Eric Ravilious and why a loaf of bread is not just a loaf of bread. Jane L North is on hand to observe

By Jane North
3 December 2017

From The Magazine

Why are bisexual TV characters such complete jerks?

Bisexual characters remain rare on our TV screens, but D H Kelly notices that when they do appear, they are overwhelmingly sketchy and occasionally villainous

By D H Kelly
29 November 2017

The Sycamore Gap: women filmmakers who tell their stories themselves

Meet the all-women team behind The Sycamore Gap, a student film that breaks with the period drama conventions

By Josie Deacon
28 November 2017

The power of the wind

Kirsty Folan hails Karine Polwart’s theatre and music project A Pocket of Wind Resistance as a modern classic

By Kirsty Folan
26 November 2017

From The Blog

Pregnancy should be about birth, not body hair

There’s enough pressure on pregnant women to have the perfect birth without the worry of ‘embarrassing’ body hair, writes Laura Cooke

By Guest Blogger
9 December 2017

Weekly round-up and open thread

This week's selection of links from around the web chosen by the F-Word team

By Lusana Taylor
5 December 2017

Want a monthly blogging residence at the F-Word?

The F-Word are recruiting monthly guest bloggers for 2018. Have something to say? Say it as an F-Word writer

By Monica Karpinski
2 December 2017

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