January 10, 2022

Good Vibrations by Philip A. Suggars

Short Fiction: "You are tied to an ancient rattan chair. Your guts are full of splintered wood..."
December 15, 2021

Christmas Eve in Paris by Mary Mulholland

Poetry: "unsure about her arrangement: I have / never seen him in a suit in bed. Thinner, / longer, he looks so serious with his halo..."
December 13, 2021

The first time I saw Brentford by John Saul

Short Fiction: "The first time I saw Brentford I was thinking about the Roman invasion."
December 8, 2021

Embankment Gardens by Mary Cunningham

Poetry: "His shirt side-pulled, her rosy palm creams whipped egg-white and eggplant flesh..."
December 6, 2021

A Train Tour Through Texas by Camille Lewis

Short Fiction: "Born early, writhing and screaming at 11.17am."
December 1, 2021

The Waters of the Zambezi by Graham Clifford

Poetry: "In the basement we found his tools for separating Siamese Twins..."
November 29, 2021

Pretend Reading by Andrew Kauffmann

Short Fiction: "A shock of sunlight pierces into the cabin, turning his eyes the colour of polished timber. The eyes that tell me, I need you; told me this last night."
November 17, 2021

6am by Nicholas McGaughey

Poetry: "She studied the braille / of his back in the / grey before morning..."
November 15, 2021

The Sperm Bank by Sian Bride

Short Fiction: "The vial of semen in the breast pocket of David’s denim jacket bounced against his chest as he walked down Harley Street. The heat pack next to it warmed his heart."
November 3, 2021

My people by Mark Chamberlain

Poetry: "My people are people who still smoke cigarettes in bed..."
November 1, 2021

LET ME GO, FOR THE DAWN IS BREAKING by Arianna Reiche

Short Fiction: " ...angel was back, fighting Dad in front of the flat, just really kicking the shit out of him."
October 27, 2021

Your heart is very open by Sophia Nicholson

Poetry: "i love to see you. i want to see you. Sorry, i don’t watch 18 movies. i don’t want that kind of imagery going into my consciousness. "
October 20, 2021

this language is / nothing by Mark Chamberlain

Poetry: "nothing is where it’s at / hurry-up i said to the delivery guy / who said urry-up nuffin / & it’s been mine ever since"
October 20, 2021

Interview: Valentine Carter

Alice-Louise MacGillivray interviews Valentine Carter
October 14, 2021

Interview: Fran Lock

Matt Bates interviews poet, Fran Lock
October 13, 2021

The Long Weekend and other poems by Fran Lock

Poetry: "in the dream i swallow the bedclothes, drawing them into me like a reverse spirit medium..."
September 20, 2021

The Beginning of the End of Bad Men in the World by JL Bogenschneider

Short Fiction: "The body was clearly a body, although it didn’t look like a person; a formerly alive thing."
September 13, 2021

My Dirty Weekend by Anne Goodwin

Short Fiction: "I’ve practised with a dildo and a tube of KY jelly. If my mother knew, it would disgust her."
August 30, 2021

Off The Runway by David Plans

Short Fiction: "The endless chorus of middle-aged men trying to understand and keep up, eating from plates of carved fruit, hoping sugar will break their desperation."
August 23, 2021

On the Phone While Blackberry-Picking by Georgie Evans

Short Fiction: "I found the fruit bushes, by smell as much as by sight, because they grew in front of a strew of Himalayan balsam."