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November 20, 2018
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Sandra Brown-Springer talks about her debut play Seb’s Soles

Sandra Brown-Springer’s debut play Seb’s Soles was shortlisted for the Nick Darke Award for Playwriting, 2018. Sandra, who studies MA Creative Writing at Birkbeck, talks to Aisha Phoenix about the gentrification in Brixton that inspired the play, disruptive poetry and tokenism in the literary world.
November 14, 2018
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Rebecca Rouillard on winning Mslexia’s Novel Competition

Katie Baldock spoke to Rebecca Rouillard about writing after winning Mslexia’s 2017 Novel Competition.
November 9, 2018
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1. Through the Laneway

In the first episode of the MIR Podcast, MIR 15 editor Lauren Miller talks to author Arhondia about her short story “Tom Corridan.” They discuss the influence of music on her writing, the power of drawing on real experience in prose, and how to develop convincing dialogue. Arhondia also gives her short story recommendation. […]
November 8, 2018
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November Reads

Long winter nights = more reading time (for me, at least). Here are some suggestions from the MIROnline Team on how to spend it. We hope you enjoy them. – James
October 18, 2018
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MIRLive: The Mechanics Institute Review special!

Elinor Johns rounds up MIRLive.
September 26, 2018
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Cannes Film Festival 2018 reviewed by Mari Vindis

Mari Vindis reports on her summer spent at Cannes Film Festival 2018
September 25, 2018
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October Recommended Reads

A new school term brings some more reading suggestions from the MIROnline Team. We hope you enjoy our selections. James
September 8, 2018
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Louise Lee talks about her new novel A Whole Lotta Love

Silvia Rucchin interviews Louise Lee about her new novel A Whole Lotta Love
August 28, 2018
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August Recommended Reads

Still selecting your Summer holiday reading? Here are some suggestions from the MIROnline Team. Enjoy.
August 25, 2018
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Martin Nathan talks about his new book A place of safety

A place of Safety, published by Salt, is a novel about family, relationships and all things left unsaid. Martin Nathan discusses his new book with Laura Volpi.