F WORD (2017)
AN OPEN LETTER TO THE MEN THAT FRIGHTEN ME – Short piece included as part of Issue 2 of 404 Ink's literary magazine. (404 Ink)
Fission. Fraught weather. F-Word machines. Bloody Jessica Fletchers. Flim-flam. We face (alternative) facts of the future, fatigue, feminism, feces, f*%king fancy dress, ferocity and, finally, farewells through fiction, non-fiction, poetry and comics.
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LIFESPANS & STYLES (2017)
GOIN’ HOME: THE ROLE OF VOWEL RAISING IN INDEXING AN ETHNIC IDENTITY – Academic paper included as part of Vol 3 No 1 of Lifespans & Styles journal. (University of Edinburgh)
Vowel height can be seen as a feature indexing a particular ethnic identity or indicating a style shift between two such identities. This paper focuses on Bradford-born South Asian musician Zayn Malik, an interesting subject given his prominent status as one of the most influential Asians in Britain today (Parveen 2016). I consider the role of vowel raising in the GOAT lexical set (Wells 1982) over the period of 2010 to 2016 and in style-shifting between casual, interview, and performative styles. The results of my study indicate significant differences in F1 and F2 values between particular years, and differences in F1 values between performative and interview speech. I explore these shifts in relation to the hostility Malik has faced and study the causes of his shifting, particularly in terms of speaker agency and audience design (Bell 1984).
During the height of the Prohibition era recent Yale graduate Heath Johnson falls for Art, the proprietor of a unique speakeasy tucked away beneath the streets of Manhattan where men are free to explore their sexuality. When Art’s sanctuary is raided, Heath is forced to choose between love and the structured life his parents planned for him. (Interlude Press)
"Ingold writes both collegial masculinity and the generation gap well, and her text is peppered with just enough period slang to give flavor without feeling contrived."
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SUMMER LOVE (2015)
THE WILLOW WEEPS FOR US – At the dawn of World War II, Jack, the young son of a grocer, falls for a charming piano teacher. (Duet Books)
"Suzey Ingold's "The Willow Weeps for Us," about two English young men who fall in love on the brink of WWII, is a particularly tender tale with many dreamy scenes."
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WHO WANTS TO MARRY A MILLIONAIRE?(2014)
Growing up, Clara was sure of only one thing: absolutely nothing. Finally cast off into the world by herself, with a mildly useful degree and a hefty amount of loans, she finds solace in the little things. However, 'little things' for Clara tends to cost money which she doesn't have to spare. Until, one day, her mother provides her with the most foolproof solution she's sure she's ever heard. She is going to find her a millionaire, and marry him. What she doesn't bargain on is that causing more problems than solving them.
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