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Simon Middleton
Simon Middleton’s work has previously featured in IOTA, Envoi, The Cadaverine, Firewords Quarterly and Eyewear’s Best New British and Irish Poets 2017. His poetry and fiction have been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize, Winchester Prize 2020, and in 2018 his poem ‘Space was a material’ won the Dorset Award.

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If I Could Just Bring Myself

Prize Entry

February 2022

Simon Middleton

Prize Entry

February 2022

to run a damp cloth along every surface of that room, it could be different.   Instead I’m in the kitchen gathering all the...

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November 2014

Every Night is Like a Disco: Iraq 2003

Paul Currion

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November 2014

That day at Kassim’s, there was no music. There was almost no sound at all, not even the echoes...

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January 2015

The Vegetarian

Han Kang

TR. Deborah Smith

fiction

January 2015

Originally published as three separate novellas, the second of which secured the prestigious Yi Sang prize, The Vegetarian has...

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March 2013

Celan Reads Japanese

Yoko Tawada

TR. Susan Bernofsky

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March 2013

There are some who claim that ‘good’ literature is actually untranslatable.  Before I could read German, I found this...

 

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