Her mother left them the year before and went back to Martinique. Her daddy’s name is William and he served in Korea. He risked his life for his country, was stationed in Biloxi where they made him sit at the back of the city bus when he left the base, still in his crisp air-force uniform. He’s …
Isis in Darkness
Margaret Atwood presents a man pining for his lost love over decades.
Do Not Say We Have Nothing
An extract from Madeleine Thien‘s Man-Booker shortlisted novel.
Zulu Romeo Foxtrot
Douglas Coupland on rock-star font Helvetica.
In Sight of the Lake
A women looks for control in a story by Alice Munro.
A mildewed dystopia from Camilla Grudova.
‘She was Some Pig. Her eggs easily incorporated the human genetic code. All her piglets were star patents.’
Webs of Fiction
‘The complexity of stories is not singularly reliant on an abundance of words.’
‘This writer does not write among these men who are here because they have lost the plot, lost the thread of their own lives.’