I like to experiment with a variety of styles in my writing. Symbolic, esoteric, subversive – the main thing that I try to achieve as a writer is to offer the reader a didactic story or poem as a bit of food for thought (with a lot of salt thrown on top!). When I read a story myself, I prefer it to have ambiguity in meaning. A reader should be be able to take away their own interpretation of the art – the food may be there for thought, but it shouldn’t be offered up so readily on a silver platter!

About Leilanie Stewart

Leilanie Stewart is an author and poet from Belfast, Northern Ireland. Her writing centres around protagonists who are on a journey of self-discovery and who explore their identity by overcoming adversity. She began writing for publication while working as an English teacher in Japan, a career pathway that has influenced themes in her writing. Her former career as an Archaeologist has also inspired her writing and she has incorporated elements of archaeology and mythology into both her fiction and poetry. In addition to promoting her own work, Leilanie runs Bindweed Magazine, a creative writing ezine, with her writer husband, Joseph Robert. Aside from literary pursuits, Leilanie enjoys spending time with her husband and their lively literary tot, a voracious reader of construction vehicle books. CONNECT WITH ME ON SOCIAL MEDIA: https://mailchi.mp/17e6ca162ff3/leilanie-stewart-author

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