November 30, 2020

Dagonism by Ashley Bullen-Cutting

December 1, 2020

Blog: Landing Smiles (Pt. 2)

Continuing her series, Lizzie Hubbard writes about studying a creative writing degree remotely during a pandemic.
December 1, 2020

I’ll Never Have Another by Chris Simpson

December 3, 2020

Blog: Dungeons and Dragons and Stories

Ethan Northey on collaborative writing.
December 7, 2020

Us by Syeshia Sweeny

December 10, 2020

Blog: Reading

Jess Sturman-Coombs shares her reading journey and the stories that have stayed with her.
December 17, 2020

Blog: reading journey

Miki Lentin shares how he came to enjoy reading and the books that forged this relationship.
January 22, 2021

Podcast: Alice Haworth-Booth and Kate Ellis

In the fourteenth episode of the MIR Podcast, Peter J Coles talks with the winner of the Bricklane Bookshop short story prize, 2020 Alice Haworth-Booth, and the head of the prize, Kate Ellis. They discuss writing climate change and what it takes to run a big prize.     Show Notes: Bricklane Bookshop […]
February 1, 2021

10 Things…with Charlotte Levin

Feature: Debut author Charlotte Levin, whose novel If I Can't Have You is now out in paperback, answers our questions.
February 25, 2021

Blog: Landing Smiles (Pt. 3)

Continuing her series, Lizzie Hubbard writes about studying a creative writing degree remotely during a pandemic.
February 26, 2021

Author Not Present: The Entertainer

Author Not Present is a podcast in which Louise Hare, Christina Carè, and Peter J Coles critique anonymous submitted pieces. In the sixth episode, Louise, Christina, and Peter discuss ‘The Entertainer’. Listen to find out what they liked and what they thought could be improved as they deal with structure […]
March 1, 2021

Blog: Meet Our New Creative Non-fiction Editor

Blog: Creative nonfiction demands a balance between factual information and literary technique.
April 2, 2021

Author Not Present: Sacaran Nights

Listen: In this episode of ANP, Louise, Christina and Peter critique Sacaran Nights
April 21, 2021

Blog: Landing Smiles (Pt. 4)

Blog: Before starting my MA, I’d never felt the pressure of an expectant blank page...
May 7, 2021

10 Things…with Tom Benjamin

Feature:Tom Benjamin, whose second Bologna-set novel, The Hunting Season, is due out this May, answers our questions.
March 10, 2022

In Praise of the Short Novel by Craig Smith

Blog: "Shorter fiction allows me to range wider and to experiment more in my reading..."