June 7, 2019

The Long Dark Tunnel by Rob True

Short Fiction by Rob True
June 7, 2019

Podcast: Rob True

In the seventh episode of the MIR Podcast, Peter J Coles talks to author Rob True about his debut collection of short stories, ‘Gospel of Aberration’. Rob talks openly about living with schizophrenia, learning to write stories at the age of 40, and gives his advice on writing good dialogue. […]
June 10, 2019

The Colour Pink by Diana Gittins

Short Fiction by Diana Gittins
June 10, 2019

MIRLive: Folk Tale Festival with Catherine Menon and Bity Booker

Our next event is going to be The Mechanics’ Folk Tale Festival – Live and will be held in the atmospheric basement bar of The Harrison, King’s Cross, at 7.30pm on Monday, July 8th. This event will be headlined by author Catherine Menon and we will also be treated to […]
June 12, 2019

Miki Lentin reviews Notes to Self: Essays by Emilie Pine

Miki Lentin reviews  Notes to Self: Essays by Emilie Pine
June 17, 2019

While We Were Sinners by Anietie Isong

Short Fiction by Anietie Isong
June 24, 2019

Murals by Rushika Wick

Short Fiction by Rushika Wick
June 28, 2019

Blog: MIR16 Poetry

In her next blog instalment, Elizabeth Lovatt talks to Nise McCulloch about poetry and its relationship with the MIR16 theme of climate
July 2, 2019

Zona Incerta by Sophie Hopesmith

Short Fiction by Sophie Hopesmith
July 5, 2019

Losing The Thread

Writing as a Non-Native English Speaker by Angèle Eliane 
July 8, 2019

Corn Running by Gilli Fryzer

Short Fiction by Gilli Fryzer – Winner of The Mechanics’ Summer Folk Tale Festival
July 10, 2019

Tabitha Potts reviews new novel by Lucie McKnight Hardy

Tabitha Potts reviews Water Shall Refuse Them by Lucie McKnight Hardy and published by Dead Ink Press.
July 15, 2019

Hikaru and the Whale by Adam Forrest

Short Fiction by Adam Forrest
July 17, 2019

…is my name by Sian Hughes

Short Fiction by Sian Hughes
July 22, 2019

Lavender Tea by Katie Young

Short Fiction by Katie Young
July 24, 2019

Crow Girl by Tabitha Potts

Short Fiction by Tabitha Potts
July 26, 2019

Podcast: Open Pen

In the eighth episode of the MIR Podcast, Peter J Coles talks to author Sean Preston and Joe Johnston about their literary magazine Open Pen. Sean and Joe explain how the magazine came about, why they’ll take a risk on new writers, and publishing the stories others might not.   […]
July 26, 2019

Blog: MIR16 Endorsements

In her next behind-the-scenes instalment, Elizabeth Lovatt looks at how endorsements for a book are acquired
July 29, 2019

Poetry by John Greening

Poetry by John Greening
July 31, 2019

Jupiter Jones reviews Lucy Ellman’s novel “Ducks, Newburyport”

Lucy Ellman’s novel “Ducks, Newburyport” was published this month by Galley Beggar Press and has been long listed for the Booker Prize.