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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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feature

Issue No. 1

(Un)timely considerations on old and current issues

Donatien Grau

feature

Issue No. 1

Criticism has not been doing well lately. The London Review of Books, Europe’s biggest-selling literary publication, would no longer...

poetry

April 2017

Two Poems

Fady Joudah

poetry

April 2017

EUROPA AND THE BULL   The boat was loaded on a truck. The truck took me to the border....

poetry

October 2012

Bacon’s Friends

Stephen Devereux

poetry

October 2012

Always got caught out by their shadows: Stuck to their soles like monkeys on trapezes, Cellophane fortune tellers curling...

 

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