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Georgie is a first year English and Creative Writing student at the University of Birmingham and edits the poetry and creative writing sections of The Student Review. She sometimes attempts to write articles outside her usual interests and always eats kiwis with the skins on.

Poetry bites – Memory

Memory It is not what you think it is. Not a half-formed, fleeting, unfurling bird…

How to Win Free Festival Tickets – No catches, I promise

To be honest, I wouldn’t normally promote competitions, but this one looked like it could…

Poetry bites – The Sea

Conch In the soft shell of your ear Mediterranean waves lap gently like the whispers…

Jobs for Life – an outmoded idea?

With the rise of zero hour contracts and the economically driven cuts to many workforces, the…

Poetry bites – The City

Underbelly Nightwalkin’ Blues Clerk in his Daylife, office wretch, money-talker Now he’s fighting the City,…

Poetry of the Week – creation

Miller-Urey Experiment The landfill smell of methane mixed with ammonia. The volatility of hydrogen and…

Poetry of Week – space

Asteria I capture nebulae with my deft fingers. I pluck them from the sky, then…

The Bridge – A new film by Cassiah Joski-Jethi

The Bridge is a student film which follows the life of Lynn (Stephanie Rendall), a…

Poetry of the Week – global

Tooth telling Tongue stuttering against front row of teeth, for that perfect ‘th’ sound, never…

Poetry of the Week – waiting

“…Hey kid, why you standin’ in the rain for so long?” Wet scarecrow in too-tight…