Laurence Sullivan

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Runner-up in the Wicked Young Writer Awards: Gregory Maguire Award, Laurence Sullivan's creative writing has appeared in such places as Londonist, The List, NHK World-Japan, Popshot Quarterly and Literary Orphans. He has also had his fiction featured in literary festivals like the Birmingham Literature Festival, Bristol Storyfest and the Wise Words Festival.

Sullivan studied Drama at the University of Kent, Comparative Literature at Utrecht University, Shakespeare and Theatre at the Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham, and is currently studying a PhD at Northumbria University in 18th Century Medical Humanities. He became inspired to start writing during these university studies, after being saturated in all forms of literature fr
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The Literary Hatchet #15

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Arthur Golden
“At the temple there is a poem called "Loss" carved into the stone. It has three words, but the poet has scratched them out. You cannot read loss, only feel it.”
Arthur Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha

Oscar Wilde
“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
Oscar Wilde

Christopher Marlowe
“Mephistopheles: Why, this is hell, nor am I out of it.
Think'st thou that I, who saw the face of God
And tasted the eternal joys of heaven,
Am not tormented with ten thousand hells
In being deprived of everlasting bliss?”
Christopher Marlowe, Dr. Faustus

Edgar Allan Poe
“I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.”
Edgar Allan Poe

William Shakespeare
“All the world's a stage,
And all the men and women merely players;
They have their exits and their entrances;
And one man in his time plays many parts,
His acts being seven ages.”
William Shakespeare, As You Like It

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