‘You’ve seen I’m sure a performer on stage stock-still – during which time he waits for his ovation. This is how I am these days.’ New fiction from Diane Williams.
‘Nobody bothered him when he was playing tennis. No matter how long he stayed out there, the door never took breaks.’ Fiction by Rob Magnuson Smith.
An extract from This Time of Dying by Reina James.
‘What a thing it must be to lose your marbles on your own, with not even enough milk in the fridge for a proper brew.’ Fiction by James Clarke.
Nathalie Léger, translated from the French by Natasha Lehrer.
‘I have heard there is a city of pigs thirty miles from our city. I imagine it is only a farm. I cannot imagine a city of pigs.’ New fiction by David Hayden.
An extract from Madeleine Bunting’s first novel.
‘Never was a man so deep in thought.’ An extract from Mark Blacklock’s new novel.
Winner of the Disquiet Prize for Fiction 2020.
An extract from Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli, nominated for the Rathbones Folio Prize.
A story from Zadie Smith’s collection Grand Union, which has recently shortlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize 2020.
A novel exploring the terrible logic of the US egg industry.
‘I wanted her to see me as a real man, with a little swagger, cool as this fall evening.’ An excerpt from Ingrid Persaud’s Love After Love.
New fiction from Golnoosh Nour’s debut collection about the lives of young, queer Iranians.
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