About: Petra McQueen

Petra McQueen Petra McQueen is a writer and teacher. Her writing has appeared in The Guardian, You Magazine, Cabinet des Fées, Page and Spine, and Earthlines among other publications. She has won several prizes for her prose, including first prize in the National Association of Writers’ Groups’ Short Story Competition. She lives close to the mud flats of North East Essex, U.K., with her large, lively family. In addition to running her own writing workshops, and working on a novel, she is currently teaching creative writing at the University of Essex.

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Returning to the home of his abusive childhood, a man discovers the terrifying truth about the mother who abandoned him. New horror story by Petra More