online launch of spring issue

The Spring issue of Razz My Berries Magazine is now available free to download! Click the link below to view. (For best viewing we recommend right clicking ‘save-as’ and saving as a pdf.  When opening on your computer, right click, select ‘page display preferences’ and choose ‘Two-Up Continuous’ for amagazine format.) Razz Issue 6: Love and Lost Continue reading online launch of spring issue

calling all female poets!

Mslexia Poetry Competition… The deadline is fast approaching for the annual Mslexia women’s poetry competition. Think you have what it takes? 1st Prize: £2,000 plus a week at the idyllic poets’ retreat of Cove Park and a mentoring afternoon with the editor of Poetry Review. 2nd Prize: £400 3rd Prize: £200 20 other finalists receive £25 each All winning poems will appear in issue 51 of Mslexia, published in … Continue reading calling all female poets!

missing artist

Transport for London finds almost 200,000 lost items on the tube each year. Books are the most misplaced item, shortly followed by umbrellas, coats and half eaten sandwiches etc. Strangely, amongst the sea of commonplace items lost by our capital’s commuters, many aspiring artists have also left their artwork on London’s public transport. This lost and unclaimed artwork is now being exhibited in London in … Continue reading missing artist

picture this?

  The Waterstones’ Picture This competition for the best new picture illustrator is making another comeback this year! One lucky unpublished illustrator will get to illustrate the award winning Michael Morpurgo’s remake of the nation’s most loved fairytale… So what is the nation’s favourite fairytale? Are you stickler for the Three Little Pigs? Maybe you’ve got a soft spot for Cinderella and her prince charming? Perhaps … Continue reading picture this?

Monday Hearts for Madalene – beautiful art with a beautiful story.

For my birthday I was bought the above poster, it has now hung in my room since the beginning of term and has become somewhat of a talking point for our house. We’ve hovered around it frequently, attempting to pick our favourite heart (or set of hearts… we’re an indecisive bunch). But having settled on a favourite I wondered if there was actually more choice … Continue reading Monday Hearts for Madalene – beautiful art with a beautiful story.

cottage by the hillside

Here is poem written by next year’s Creative Editor, Greg Hoare. A cottage by the hillside; Thatched roof and the polished doorframe Set in chiselled walls; White in the afternoon sunlight. Baking bread and the smell Of Italian spices hanging in the drawn Brown curtains; The chimney like a cancer patient Coughing black into the Clear sky. The man’s leather hands groping A brass doorknob, … Continue reading cottage by the hillside