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Julia Armfield
Julia Armfield is the author of the short story collection SALT SLOW and the novel OUR WIVES UNDER THE SEA. Her work has been published in GRANTA, LIGHTHOUSE, ANALOG MAGAZINE, NEON MAGAZINE and BEST BRITISH SHORT STORIES 2019 and 2021. She was longlisted for the Deborah Rogers Prize 2018 and was the winner of The White Review Short Story Prize 2018. In 2019, she was shortlisted for the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year award. SALT SLOW was longlisted for the Polari Prize 2020 and the Edge Hill Prize 2020 and was shortlisted for the London Magazine Prize for Debut Fiction 2020. She won a Pushcart Prize in 2020.  

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Guts

Essay

October 2022

Julia Armfield

Essay

October 2022

In Alexandra Kleeman’s 2015 novel You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine, we are presented with the image of a man who, coughing...
The Great Awake

Prize Winner

April 2018

Julia Armfield

Prize Winner

April 2018

When I was twenty-seven, my Sleep stepped out of me like a passenger from a train carriage, looked around my room for several seconds,...

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Art

March 2013

Strangely Ordinary: Ron Mueck's art of the uncanny

Anouchka Grose

Art

March 2013

Since the Stone Age, people have been concerned with the problem of how to represent life.   Cave paintings...

poetry

January 2015

Litanies of an Audacious Rosary

Enrique Vila-Matas

TR. Rosalind Harvey

poetry

January 2015

FEBRUARY 2008   * I’m outraged, but I’ve learned a way of reasoning that quickly defuses my exasperation. This...

Prize Entry

April 2016

Seasickness

David Isaacs

Prize Entry

April 2016

‘How would you begin?’   She puts a finger to her lips, a little wrinkled still from the water,...

 

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