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Recent Work

September 26, 2016

Three Singers

Short Fiction by Kavita A. Jindal. This story appears in the anthology ‘Love Across A Broken Map‘ which is available from Dahlia Publishing and features stories from the The Whole Kahani collective. The collective will be appearing at The Manchester Literature Festival in October.
August 5, 2016

No New Music

Poetry by Stephen Philip Druce
July 27, 2016

An Imperial Typewriter

Short fiction by Divya Ghelani