Writer Interview: Marvel Chukwudi Pephel

When and why did you first start writing? Sam, this is a tricky question. The when seems not to be well-defined, but I remember writing captions for my cartoons when I was around nine. I wrote my first meaningful poem when I was in secondary school (SSS 1 to be precise). The particulars of the […]

What’s Your Local Library Like?

I recently visited my local library for the first time in many years. I wrote some short prose about it here (also includes poached eggs and being approached by a creepy guy). The library felt the same in some ways, but very different in others. It struck me how sparse it seemed – it wasn’t the wonderland […]

Book Review: How To Stop Time by Matt Haig

This summer, thanks to an awesome, eagle-eyed friend, I was lucky enough to get a signed copy of Matt Haig’s latest novel, How To Stop Time. I’ve been a big Matt Haig fan ever since I read The Humans, which is a novel about an alien who comes to earth and takes over one particular […]

July Issue Out Now!

Buy Issue 27 print copy Download free PDF The July 2017 issue of Peeking Cat Poetry Magazine is out now! We’re a little bit early this month because I’m off to Sweden on Friday to visit sunny (hopefully) Stockholm for a week! So the editor won’t be around from 30th June until 7th July, but […]