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New Writing

October 21, 2019

The Legend of Freydis by Arielle Lentin

Short fiction by Arielle Lentin, selected by students at Treasure House School as part of the MIROnline Youth Takeover. 
October 14, 2019

Demolition by Roger Robson

Creative Non-Fiction by Roger Robson
October 7, 2019

On a Limb by RD Mouton

Short Fiction by RD Mouton

Writing Life

October 9, 2019

Jess Sturman-Coombs reviews Kia Abdullah’s novel “Take It Back”

  Kia Abdullah is an author and travel writer from London. She has contributed to The New York Times, The Guardian, BBC and Lonely Planet, and is the founding editor of outdoor travel blog Atlas & Boots, read by 250,000 people a month. Her latest novel, Take It Back, was […]
October 5, 2019

October Reads

The temperature has dropped, and the nights are getting shorter. It’s been non-stop rain for most of the country. Super Thursday has been and gone (the book trade’s name for the hottest release day of the year, which saw over 400 hardbacks hit the shelves. Including, Zadie Smith’s Grand Union, […]
October 3, 2019

Miki Lentin reviews Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli

Miki Lentin reviews Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli, published by 4th Estate and long-listed for the Booker Prize 2019.

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