The MIROnline team have chosen the books they are enjoying this month.

 

January 12, 2017
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January Reads

The MIROnline team have chosen the books they are enjoying this month.
January 11, 2017
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Creative Writing by Maggie Womersley

Short fiction by Maggie Womersley. This story was originally published in The Mechanics’ Institute Review: Issue 10. The Mechanics’ Institute Review is an annual collection of fiction now open for submissions to all UK authors. While submissions are open, we will be posting some of favourite work from past collections. Creative Writing was selected by […]
January 9, 2017
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Poetry by Vida Mikalcius

Vida Mikalcius
December 22, 2016
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Holding On To Nothing by Cassandra Passarelli

Short Fiction by Cassandra Passarelli
December 19, 2016
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Chart Poems by Margot Wilson

Margot Wilson’s visual poetry
December 11, 2016
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Leila Segal to Headline MIRLive

Our next MIRLive takes place on January 30th at the Harrison, 28 Harrison Street, King’s Cross, WC1H 8JF. This event will be headlined by Leila Segal. The deadline for Submissions is January 15th.
December 11, 2016
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Julia Bell interviews Kit De Waal

“Value your experience, value your voice, value where you come from. So that you can look at your work and say this is good, this is important.” – Kit De Waal discusses setting up the Birkbeck scholarship and the importance of inclusivity in writing and publishing.
December 10, 2016
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Books for your Christmas List

The MIROnline team have chosen the books they are most enjoying this month, just in time to for you to add them to your Christmas List.
December 9, 2016
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MIRLive: An Evening of Festive Fun

Alison Hitchcock rounds up our MIRLive Christmas Special
December 8, 2016
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Short Fiction by Ed Cottrell

Short Fiction by Ed Cottrell
December 1, 2016
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MIR14 Call For Submissions

November 21, 2016
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The Air Con Queen by Shanna Streich

Short Fiction by Shanna Streich
November 2, 2016
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Stephen Morrison-Burke Feature

Stephen Morrison-Burke shares High Dust and Donkeys, an extract from his novel in progress. He also talks to Alison Hitchock about winning the Kit De Waal Scholarship and his plans for the future
November 2, 2016
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Diamonds and Ashes by Tamar Hodes

Creative Non-Fiction by Tamar Hodes
November 1, 2016
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Recommended Reads November

The first of our monthly book recommendations. The MIROnline team have chosen the books they are most enjoying this month.
October 20, 2016
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Stefanie Seddon wins the 2016 Bristol Short Story Prize

The 2016 Bristol Short Story Prize has been won by Stefanie Seddon, who has just completed an M.A. in Creative Writing at Birkbeck, University of London. The Prize is a prestigious international writing competition open to writers worldwide which is now in its 9th year, and received 2,160 entries this year. […]
October 7, 2016
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186000 Miles A Second by David Martin

Short Fiction by David Martin
September 29, 2016
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Elizabeth Fremantle to read at MIRLive

MIRLive returns  on October 24th 2016 for an anthology special. We are joined by Elizabeth Freemantle, Melanie Jones, Aliyah Keshani, Melody Razak, Chris Lilly, John Forde and Claire Montell.
May 21, 2016
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Being Dad Interviews

Melanie Jones speaks to authors Dan Powell, Toby Litt, Nikesh Shukla, and Courttia Newland  about Being Dad and the effects fatherhood has had on their writing
May 16, 2016
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Sarah Alexander discusses The Art of Not Breathing

Sarah Alexander’s debut novel, The Art of Not Breathing was released on April 1st and is available to purchase here. She shares her first chapter with us as part of our published alumni series. Sarah talks about the novel and her writing experiences in  interview which you can read on the Birkbeck Website.