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We had the honour of chatting with Natasha Bowen on her West African mythology-inspired story Skin of the Sea.
"Some think the grandfather paradox forbids it (i.e. you could go back in time and kill your grandad, he wouldn't have slept with your nan, which means you wouldn't have been born, which means you wouldn't have gone back to kill your…
"Being an ally is both simple and difficult, and I think You Can Trust Me acknowledges that, which I hope makes it an effective guide."
"Queer people are still people, it's not a magic wand of unique moral perfection... At the end of the day, queer people are not automatically nor exclusively able to be 'kind' or 'accepting'!"
"eenagers experience profound loss and love and stress and anguish in the same way adults do and a lot of the time alongside adults."
"I also find not thinking about what I’m writing often helps new expressions to flow."
"Hope is knowing that there is always another day, another minute, another second to make things right."