Tag Archives: Michael Alan

Where do atheist writers go when they die?

I first met Michael Alan (his pen name) in 2007 on a British Arts Council–funded writers’ site when his work was randomly assigned to me for review. In those days YouWriteOn attracted real talent; writers of high calibre along with … Continue reading

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Sheltered From the Sky: the challenge of choice in a bubble

Around the 1992 northern winter solstice, my partner and I arrived in Cairo, having just made a pilgrimage to Mt Sinai, and with no plans to stay longer than needed to see the Cairo Museum. But on the first evening … Continue reading

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