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The Chicken

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August 2021

RZ Baschir

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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...

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August 2021

Tiger

Sue Starling

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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...

Fiction

August 2021

Queen Victoria in the Basement

Farah Ahamed

Fiction

August 2021

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

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...

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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

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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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Issue No. 27

The Russian Man

Claire-Louise Bennett

Fiction

Issue No. 27

Many years ago a large Russian man with the longest tendrils of the softest white hair came to live...

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Issue No. 31

Ghost Story

Pip Adam

Fiction

Issue No. 31

There was a sound coming out of her. The stenographer was recording it. It was dark in the small...

Items That Have Gone Missing Inside the Lucy Temerlin Institute for Broken Shapeshifters Containment Room

Fiction

June 2021

Kuzhali Manickavel

Fiction

June 2021

ASSORTED BAKELITE STARS Placed in startlingly elegant nooks, these stars are meant to inspire and encourage the idea of ‘night’, even though residents incarcerated...

 

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