Dark Matter

I spent every lesson trying to touch her arm with mine. Finally it became habit, my chair moved closer, our desk seemed smaller. Our arms lay next to each other, just touching. The flesh under my sleeve electric.

Amber Lee Dodd is a writer and playwright whose work has been performed around the country and published internationally. Recently she was a writer in residence for The Expansionists and a playwright for the young playwrights programme at Chichester Festival Theatre, where her short play was chosen for performance. Her writing has been selected and shortlisted for national competitions and published in both print and online with The View From Here, Litro Magazine, Cleaver Magazine,.Cent, Liar's League and many others. As a commissioned writer she recently worked on 'You, Me and Everyone' the largest crowd sourced story project in the UK.