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Editors & Readers


Claire Harrison
Founder & Managing Editor

Claire is a commercial copywriter and author. She has a first-class honours degree and a Masters (distinction) in Creative Writing and has published three children’s books. Her prose and poetry have appeared in print anthologies and short story collections. Her plays have been performed at the Stroud Shakespeare Theatre Festival and script in hand at The Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham. Claire is a part time lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of Gloucestershire and is currently writing a novel. You can find her at on Twitter and on Instagram; @ClaireHWriter 


Rebecca Klassen
Fiction Editor

Rebecca Klassen is an editor from Gloucestershire. Her work has been published in Mslexia, The Phare, Superlative, Popshot, The Drabble, Shorts Magazine, and Stroud Short Stories. She has won the London Independent Story Prize for flash fiction, and prizes with Gloucestershire Writers' Network, and Dean Writers' Circle. Rebecca has performed her work at Stroud Book Festival and Cheltenham Literature Festival.

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Maura High
Poetry Editor

Maura High was born in Wales. As a child, she moved often, as her father transferred from one overseas military posting to another. She taught in secondary schools in Nigeria before emigrating to the United States. She now lives and works, as an editor and translator, in North Carolina. Maura won the Terrain annual poetry prize in 2002. A chapbook, The Garden of Persuasions, was published by Jacar Press, and other poems have appeared in online and print journals and anthologies. Her website is

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