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Julia Armfield | First Sentence

Julia Armfield

‘A first line is a threat, I think.’ Julia Armfield on the first sentence of her story ‘Longshore Drift’.

Julia Armfield

Julia Armfield is a fiction writer from London, author of the story collection salt slow. Her work has been published in Lighthouse, analog magazine, Neon and The Best British Short Stories 2019. She was commended in the 2017 Moth Short Story Prize, longlisted for the 2018 Deborah Rogers Foundation Writers Award and was the winner of the 2018 White Review Short Story Prize.

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