June 2012

ONLINE ISSUE

Our June online issue includes two newly translated poems by Nicaraguan poet and novelist Gioconda Belli, ‘At Night, The Wife Makes Her Point’ and ‘Menopause’. Belli, an ex-Sandinista, appeared at the Poetry Parnassus at Southbank Centre this month. Following on from our successful event at Maggs Bros. last month, we’re also running an interview with William Burroughs’ friend and collaborator Malcolm McNeill, illustrator of Ah Pook is Here; and an expanded version of Charlie Fox’s captivating reading on Burroughs from said event. Also online this month we’ve got an excerpt from a novel in progress by Susana Medina and an essay on state-use of forensic speech analysis, inspired by Lawrence Abu-Hamdan’s The Freedom of Speech Itself.

ISSUE CONTENTS




Interviews

June 2012

Interview with Malcolm McNeill

Features

June 2012

Nothing Here Now But The Recordings: Listening to William Burroughs

Fiction

June 2012

Spinning Days of Night

Art

June 2012

'The Freedom of Speech Itself', or the betrayal of the voice