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Lick the Dust

Fiction

September 2021

Leon Craig

Fiction

September 2021

When you misplace something in the library here, it stays lost for a very long time. The eighteenth-century catalogue that alerted me to the...

Fiction

Issue No. 31

Sleep

Elias Rodriques

Fiction

Issue No. 31

On the evening flight on my way to the 2016 annual gastroenterology conference, I am the only one with...

Fiction

August 2021

Tents, Brittas Bay, 1976

P Kearney Byrne

Fiction

August 2021

The last fella was baby-faced with tufty brown hair and it was Majella’s turn to sit in front. He’d...

Fiction

August 2021

The Chicken

RZ Baschir

Fiction

August 2021

I’ve always lived with Aunt and Uncle. They’re the only sisterfuckers I’ve ever had, and I’ve always lived with...

Fiction

August 2021

Tiger

Sue Starling

Fiction

August 2021

I know the tiger is here. If I listen carefully, I can sometimes hear it panting on the other...

Fiction

August 2021

My Brain is Boiling with Ideas

Claire Carroll

Fiction

August 2021

It’s Sunday, after lunch. The sun hovers, full up. The houses – the tarmac, the lampposts, the cars in...

Queen Victoria in the Basement

Fiction

August 2021

Farah Ahamed

Fiction

August 2021

Dear Mr Chairman,   Sir,   Yesterday, after I switched on the spotlight so that you could see the Queen properly, you covered your...

Fiction

August 2021

Eggs

K Patrick

Fiction

August 2021

H is already awake and worrying. She is dealing with a new problem. I am in love with her...

Fiction

August 2021

What Remains

Arenike Adebajo

Fiction

August 2021

There is no better distillation of the rich history of this sceptred isle than the English country house. Foxgrove...

After the Harvest

Fiction

August 2021

Isha Karki

Fiction

August 2021

When they sprout, their flesh is the colour of bruises. The sun beats down and they cook and seep and split open.    The...

 

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