Tendai Huchu. The Worshipful Company of Milliners. (Interzone #257, Mar-Apr 2015)

interzone257A look at the nature of the writers’ muse – in the shape of strange, feline creatures making hats for writers in an unseen factory in Harare, from whence they are despatched daily to make several trips across the globe to furnish their unknowing customers with headgear to help with their writing.

Kitsi is a new milliner, she knows nothing else but her life in the sweatshop, and we thus know little about her, or about the setting. We do get glimpses into the minds of writers, and into Kitsi as she struggled to make the grade.

More from this issue here.

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