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

 

March 1, 2017

March Reads

The MIROnline team have chosen the books they are enjoying this month.
February 28, 2017

K J Orr Headlines MIRLive

BBC National Short Story Award Winner KJ Orr headlines our International Women’s Day event. 
February 23, 2017

Fishing by Alexandra Melville

Poetry by Alexandra Melville
February 20, 2017

Saturday’s Soup by S.A. Edward

Short Fiction by S.A. Edward
February 13, 2017

The Meme

Short Fiction by Toby Litt
February 6, 2017

Afters by Stella Klein

Short Fiction by Stella Klein
January 23, 2017

Leila Segal Headlines MIRLive

Leila Segal reads from her debut collection, Breathe. MIRLive’s Alison Hitchock shares work from her letter writing project, From Me To You. Leila and Alison are joined by five more wonderful women reading poetry and short stories.
January 16, 2017

A Long Way Through by Matt Hutchinson

Short Fiction by Matt Hutchinson
January 13, 2017

Luca’s Trip to Havana by Leila Segal

Leila Segal shares a story from her debut collection; Breathe: Stories from Cuba (flipped eye, 2016). Leila also talks to Melanie Jones about her writing, Cuba, and small publishers in this interview. You can buy a copy of Breathe here. Leila will be reading at MIRLive on January 30th and copies of Breathe […]
January 12, 2017

January Reads

The MIROnline team have chosen the books they are enjoying this month.
December 10, 2016

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.
November 1, 2016

Recommended Reads November

The first of our monthly book recommendations. The MIROnline team have chosen the books they are most enjoying this month.
October 25, 2016

MIRLive December 5th

Our next MIRLive takes place on December 5th at the Harrison, 28 Harrison Street, King’s Cross, WC1H 8JF. This will be a Christmas Special and we are looking for work inspired by folk tales, fairy tales and magic. The deadline for Submissions is November 18th.
October 24, 2016

Writers Wanted

Nomads writing group recruiting for new members.
October 20, 2016

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 9, 2016

Sowing Seeds by Melanie Jones

A short story by Melanie Jones first published in MIR11
October 3, 2016

Pretty in Pink: MIR13 Launch Party

On Tuesday we celebrated the launch of our thirteenth anthology in the Keynes Library at Birkbeck.
September 29, 2016

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

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 3, 2016

Birkbeck Arts Week

Birkbeck Arts Week, 2016 runs from Monday 16 to Saturday 21 May and the Creative Writing department will be hosting two events during Arts Week. These events will be complimented by MIRLive on May 13th and Birkbeck Poets on May 22nd.