Dagestan is a place we go to fight for money. A place where we are paid to be filmed, and perhaps be killed.
Dagestan is an thrilling new play by poet and martial artist SJ Fowler, set in the shadowy world of global security. 32 more words
Esther’s class have a competition. Who can force themselves to faint the fastest? But long after her classmates have forgotten the craze, Esther has mastered the art and through university and her first job in London seeks the perfect moment to execute the ultimate swoon – echoing her mother’s last act. 425 more words
Full Disclosure: Ryan is a close friend, one of the first poets I met in Edinburgh and a ceaseless source of care and encouragement. I also did a little editing work with him on this manuscript a couple years back, and I’m in the acknowledgements. 1,517 more words
Lucy Lepchani, Ladygardens, (Burning Eye Books, 2013), 69pp., £10, ISBN 978 1 90913 612 0; Melissa Lee-Houghton, Beautiful Girls, (Penned in the Margins, 2013), 76pp., £8.99, ISBN 978-1-908058-03-4… 1,425 more words