Four new short stories by UEA Creative Writing graduate Andrea Mason have recently been accepted for publication. ‘Black Dog’ is this week’s featured story in the American online literary journal Necessary Fiction. ‘Like The Toad, Ugly and Venomous’ will appear later this month in the UK online journal Notes From the Underground. ‘Po(i)nty Tongues’ will be published in Bartleby Snopes, both print and online, also this month. ‘Shrink’ will appear in issue 8 of Spilling Ink Review later this summer. Andrea (pictured) graduated from the Creative Writing MA (Prose) in 2004. She is currently working on a collection of stories called ‘Year of the Rabbit’ and is the organiser of the London-based creative writing enterprise Literary Kitchen.