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Goldsmiths' Official Student Magazine

In a mesmerizing mix of creative writing, illuminating essay work and urgent call to action, Katrina Nzegwu's piece touches on many vital yet nuanced of the current moment, including the relation of collectivism and individuality to race, colonialism, and class.
by Adam Morby   I was conceived at an orgy, it’s online if you know where to look, My mum is the one with the mullet, and the massive bush, And the only thing I know about my dad, is that he had a mullet too.  
by Adam Morby   I am to poetry what Adolf Hitler was to the birds in the trees To the soil under foot as his jackboot squashed down the earth and the earthworm looked up and thought Oh, another one of them.  
By Emma Levy   His friends call him “The Cold Fish” But I’ve felt the warmer waters. Under the surface you taste alkaline/ Above you taste temporary. Come to me, Baby   His friends at home call him “Tiger”, He growls, I lick, he grins. Night time imaginings replace sleep, Lucid dreams of the night…
Writer_Will Jameison You’ve seen it on your facebook feed, perhaps you’ve clicked it yourself: ‘What Would I Say?’ We’ve all smirked at the nonsensical phrases cobbled together by ‘bigram and unigram probabilities’, outwardly dismissing the frivolous gibberish but secretly pleased that even on the level of pure chance we’re capable of a curious phrase here…
Marcia Hibberd reflects back on the opportunity to hear her tutors creative work at the recent staff reading evening hosted by Goldsmiths’ English Society. With the launch of The Goldsmiths Prize, tipped as the successor to the Man Booker; our resident writers publishing new poetry and prose, and at least two of our students being…
Writer__ Lilian Hess   With eyes still too sensitive to meet the light I feel my way along the round edge of the kitchen counter. A slight queasiness creeps up my throat when the door shuts with a silent slam and the quiet pattering of a thousand little feet is audible. Attached to their owners’…