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Fiction | The Online Edition

Scattered All Over the Earth

Yoko Tawada

‘You don’t understand. The country where I used to live is now gone.’

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Overture

Janice Galloway

‘To catch an octopus needs stillness.’

Fiction by Janice Galloway.

Fiction | The Online Edition

Violets

Alex Hyde

‘There was the enamel pail of blood. She couldn’t think what she had done with it.’

An excerpt from Alex Hyde’s debut novel.

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

Earthlings

Sayaka Murata

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

News, Prizes & Events

Prize

The Dangers of Smoking in Bed and Wars of the Interior Shortlisted for the Premio Valle Inclán

The Dangers of Smoking in Bed by Mariana Enriquez and Wars of the Interior by Joseph Zárate are shortlisted for the Premio Valle Inclán prize, which celebrates translations into English from Spanish.

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Nick Laird Wins Forward Prize for Best Single Poem

Nick Laird has won the 2022 Forward Prize for Best Single Poem for his elegy ‘Up Late’, first published in Granta 156.

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Stephanie Sy-Quia Wins Forward Prize

Stephanie Sy-Quia’s Amnion is the winner of the Felix Dennis Prize for Best First Collection at the 2022 Forward Prizes.