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Amwaj

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April 2022

MK Harb

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April 2022

When the water first left us, so did the birds. Manzour, the great white pelican, no longer flew over our disappeared shores. His excessive grunt...

Fiction

January 2022

Carmen

Nara Vidal

TR. Emyr Humphreys

Fiction

January 2022

— Stay, Carmen! There’ll be cake! We bought it just for you! Stay!   It was twenty past seven...

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October 2021

Marble

Sara Mesa

TR. Martha Sprackland

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October 2021

At that time our experience with death was very limited. Sometimes someone’s grandfather or grandmother would die, like a...

Fiction

September 2021

Lick the Dust

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...

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...

The Chicken

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August 2021

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 them. The house is cold...

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...

 

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