Hello! Rife Magazine ceased publishing new work in July 2022.

We've kept the magazine online as an archive and hope you'll still continue to enjoy all of its contributions from the last 8 years.

The Rife Team

Kaja Brown

Kaja came to Rife Magazine as a writer and cat enthusiast. Throughout her internship she covered LGBT+ representation, lifestyle, and social issues.

She is now studying Creative Writing at university and enjoys spending her time writing poetry, short stories and editing her 85,000 word fantasy manuscript. The themes she often writes on are LGBT+ identity or mental health.

Kaja is also a contributor to the upcoming book, Rife: Twenty Stories from Britain’s Youth: https://unbound.com/books/rife/updates/guest-post-announcing-our-contributors

Greta Thunberg’s visit to Bristol was a message of hope

Everything about Friday’s Climate Strike was a sign of hope for humanity, says Kaja

What to do when you experience extreme PMS

Does your mental health plummet in the days before your period? Then you might have PMDD or PME - and...
Social Issues / / Kaja Brown


Kaja on the right to the city and how she found herself in the LGBT community of Bristol.
Social Issues / / Kaja Brown

A Rife Changing Experience

Kaja talks about her time at Rife and what it meant to her.  Funny story, about seven months ago I...
Lifestyle / / Kaja Brown

Beach Body Bother

Why do we feel so guilty about our bodies this time of year?
Lifestyle / / Kaja Brown

Laughter, Dancing and Outcasts: Why Bristol Needs THORNY

Kaja finds out about THORNY, the event that breaks the mould in the most fabulous, daring and inclusive way possible. ...
Events / / Kaja Brown

The Secret(s) To Confidence

In the final part of Kaja’s 3 Piece Project, Kaja reveals all the confidence advice she’s gathered, and whether...
Lifestyle / / Kaja Brown

Video: Things Awkward People Do

Here is the second part of Kaja's three-piece project on confidence, a video where Kaja looks at things awkward people...
Lifestyle / / Kaja Brown

Can You Con Confidence?

In this three-piece project, Kaja looks at confidence, whether us more awkward people can become confident – and how.
Lifestyle / / Kaja Brown

My Real-Life LGBT+ Heroes

History is filled with LGBT+ heroes who aren’t often talked about, so Kaja is taking a look at their...
History / / Kaja Brown