Skip navigation

The Edge Magazine

The Edge is Northumbria's magazine for poetry, art, interviews and stories. Edited by Creative Writing and English Literature students in the Department of Humanities, it showcases some of the brilliant creative work undertaken by students at Northumbria.

The Edge 11 (Spring/Summer 2018) is now available in print and as a PDF!

If you would like a PDF copy of the current issue and/or if you are interested in getting involved with editing the next issue, please contact Dr Fiona Shaw.

Editorial Team: 

  • Editor-in-Chief: Lucy Twist
  • Art Editor/Designer: Becky Norrington
  • Literature Editors: Lucy Twist, Sara Alhawaj and Shaun Wilson


  • Barry Marshall / Alma scratches an Itch
  • Robyn Benham / Every day
  • Studio Visit: Chloe Randall 

  • Amber Unsworth / Tea and Biscuits
  • Helen Searle / The Emotional Tree 
  • Adam Adamson / The Battle of the Somatist
  • Eileen Wharton / Remember, remember
  • Ferdousi Begum / Innocent Lass
  • Makeda Yasmin Phillips / Bittersweet and Homesick
  • Jimmy Ryan / Cabin
  • Lucy Twist / Fred
  • Ryan Shanley / The Aftermath
  • Shaun Wilson: Book Review 

  • Artwork by Becky Norrington, Megan Morrison, Tommy Keenan, Catherine Thompson, Ed Lawrenson and Melody Sproates
  • Interviews with Tracey Iceton and Guy Mankowski

Explore Campus Facilities

Get an insight into life at Northumbria with videos and 360 panoramas of the Department of Humanities.

Research at Northumbria

Research at Northumbria

Research is the life blood of a University and at Northumbria University we pride ourselves on research that makes a difference; research that has application and affects people's lives.

a book shelf filled with books
a clock tower lit up at night

London Campus

Northumbria's London Campus offers students our academic quality and outstanding experience in the UK's capital city.

Latest News and Features

More news

Back to top