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Fiction | The Online Edition

From Another World

Evelina Santangelo

An excerpt from the novel From Another World, translated from the Italian by Ruth Clarke.

Fiction | The Online Edition


Sayaka Murata

An excerpt from Earthlings, translated from the Japanese by Ginny Tapley Takemori.

Essays & Memoir | The Online Edition

Notes on Craft

Sara Freeman

Sara Freeman, author of Tides, on writing while seeing the wood for the trees.

In Conversation | The Online Edition

In Conversation

Will Alexander & James Goodwin

‘I may have mentioned this at a prior time but there are around 250,000 words in the English language, yet within the utilitarian scale they seem consumed according to advertising and profit.’

Essays & Memoir | The Online Edition


A. K. Blakemore

‘I often had head lice as a child. Outbreaks circulated around my primary school on a seasonal basis.’

A new essay from the author of The Manningtree Witches.

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News, Prizes & Events


The Manningtree Witches Shortlisted for the Ondaatje Prize

The Manningtree Witches by AK Blakemore is shortlisted for the Ondaatje Prize 2022.


Violets Longlisted for the Desmond Elliot Prize

Violets by Alex Hyde has been longlisted for the Desmond Elliot Prize 2022.


A Passage North Shortlisted for Dylan Thomas Prize

A Passage North by Anuk Arudpragasam is on the shortlist for the Dylan Thomas Prize 2022.