Three poems from Madeline Cross

March 18, 2016

Madeline Cross Poetry

Three poems from Madeline Cross
March 18, 2016
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The Writers’ Hub becomes MIR Online

Melanie Jones talks through the features of our brand-new website.
March 14, 2016

Roundabout

Short fiction by Federica Lugaresi, shortlisted for the 2015 Fish Publishing Short Story Prize.
March 13, 2016
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Birkbeck Poets

Birkbeck Poets join the events for Arts Week 2016.
March 13, 2016

Run, you Mother, Run!

Running, ageing and motherhood. Creative Non-Fiction by Elinor Johns.
March 11, 2016

Lost and Found

Poetry by Christina Baum
March 7, 2016

See Emily Play

Short fiction by Jamie West.
March 7, 2016
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Goodbye Hubbub. Hello MIRLive.

Alison Hitchcock gives a round up of our last ever Hubbub.
March 6, 2016

How Was The Party?

Extracts from How Was The Party? by Laura Bridgeman
March 4, 2016

I Approve This Message: Gov. Rick Perry ‘Strong’

Poetry by Madeline Reeves
February 29, 2016

A Jailor

A new short story by James Wise.
February 29, 2016
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Kit de Waal Scholarship at Birkbeck

A fully funded scholarship opportunity for a budding writer to hone their skills has been created at Birkbeck, University of London.
February 29, 2016
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James Mitchell Wins Newcomer Prize

Birkbeck Alumnus, James Mitchell, has been awarded The Fiction Desk’s Newcomer Prize.
February 1, 2016

Paddy and Agatha

A short story from Toby Litt’s new book, Life-Like, published by Seagull Books.
December 2, 2015
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MIR13 Call For Submissions

    Once again we’re looking for high-quality writing to publish in The Mechanics’ Institute Review (MIR), Birkbeck’s critically acclaimed literary anthology.
November 17, 2015

Kavita A. Jindal

‘Katra’ – a poem by Kavita A. Jindal, written in reaction to an apparent ‘honour killing’ of two teenaged girls in India.  
November 2, 2015
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Red Meat by Kate Whiteside

‘Red Meat’, by Kate Whiteside, was first published in MIR11, Kate also has a story in MIR12.
August 20, 2015

The Authenticity of Ash Creek

A short story by James Mitchell, first published in MIR11.
August 20, 2015

Olivia in 4 Parts

A short story by Jacquelyn Shreeves-Lee, first published in MIR11.
August 20, 2015

People Watching

A short story by Julia Gray, which was first published in MIR11.