Response to Covid-19: A Statement

The Covid-19 pandemic has affected everyone and everything. Both Alan and I at The Broken Spine are no different. As individuals we have lost work and are finding 2020 a particularly tough year financially. Therefore we are having to adapt with the times and find new...

Neon Ghosts by Alan Parry

Alan Parry reads from his debut chapbook, Neon Ghosts, in association with Indie Author Week UK. Alan Parry is a poet, playwright and poetry editor from Merseyside, England. He is an English Literature graduate and English teacher. Alan enjoys gritty realism, open...

Playdate by Eliot North

Eliot North is a writer, doctor and educator who lives and works between the North East of the UK and Valencia, Spain. She won the EuroStemCell Imaginative Non-Fiction Poetry Competition in 2013 and was commended for the Hippocrates Poetry Prize 2014. Eliot was also...

Youth Poet Feature

Greetings all. Just a quick note from us to point out that due to both Alan and Paul coming from a background in education, The Broken Spine Artist Collective, will always seek to publish one youth poet or artist in each issue. In the first issue, Elvis Muñoz...

Good Luck Sigmund by Jay Rafferty

Poem from issue #1 of The Broken Spine Artist Collective Jay Rafferty is a redhead, a godfather and an eejit. He is an MA English Lit student at Ulster University and his work has previously been featured in Gravitas, Sage Cigarettes and the Alcala Review. When not...