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Jen Calleja
Jen Calleja is the author of I’m Afraid That’s All We’ve Got Time For (Prototype), Goblins (Rough Trade Books), Hamburger in the Archive (if a leaf falls) and Serious Justice (Test Centre). Her writing has appeared in Best British Short Stories 2021 (Salt), Spells: 21st Century Occult Poetry (Ignota), The London Magazine, 3:AM, Somesuch Stories, Another Gaze, Ambit, Inque, and regularly in the Brixton Review of Books. She was shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2019 for her translation of Marion Poschmann’s The Pine Islands and was the inaugural Translator in Residence at the British Library. Alongside Kat Storace, Jen is co-publisher at Praspar Press, which publishes contemporary Maltese literature in English and English translation. She lives in Hastings, UK.

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Dust Sucker

Poetry

January 2022

Jen Calleja

Poetry

January 2022

 Dustsceawung (Old English): contemplation of the fact that dust used to be other things – the walls of a city, the chief of...

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feature

October 2012

Crown of Thorns Starfish

Caspar Henderson

feature

October 2012

If you look into infinity what do you see? Your backside!  –Tristan Tzara   The drug-addict, drunk, wife-shooter and...

poetry

August 2017

From The Dolphin House

Richard O’Brien

poetry

August 2017

Note for the following three poems: In 1965, a bottlenose dolphin christened Peter was the subject of a scientific...

Art

Issue No. 1

The Idea Machine: Brion Gysin

Marina Cashdan

Art

Issue No. 1

Painter, performer, poet, writer and mystic Brion Gysin (1916-86) was an early prophet of our age. He was a...

 

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