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Judy Birkbeck

Judy Birkbeck

Judy Birkbeck has an MA in Creative Writing from Exeter and has stories published in Litro online, The Red Line, The Lampeter Review, Liars’ League and Unthology 9. A debut novel, Behind the Mask is Nothing, is published by Holland House Books in the UK, the USA and Canada. She was born and bred in London, but lives in Yorkshire.

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In thirty-eight years my writing on the labels had changed from big and wonky to neat and tiny.