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Two Dystopian Fantasies: Forthcoming

in Bellingham Review:  ICE

  • What food, what a fool. There’s no food on the ice. Not on top, not under.

In Quarterly West:  FIRST CAUSES… 28 more words


Sandlands by Rosy Thornton

Sandlands by Rosy Thornton was our chosen book for this week.  A mixed bunch of stories set in Suffolk  – all well-written and interesting for their plot variety. 440 more words

Book Review

Review: Elif Shafak on 'Writing in a World of Political Unrest'

Deeply poignant and relevant to current global discussions of ultra-nationalism and freedom of speech, Elif Shafak’s talk was an auspicious launch for Oxford Writers’ House… 639 more words

Literature & Poetry

Book Reviewlet: Maddaddam trilogy, Margaret Atwood

Need a break from the election? Let Margaret Atwood take you to an apocalyptic near-future where biotech companies have taken over all civic functions and disaffected young nerdlingtons plan to destroy all of Earth’s stupid, stupid people.   675 more words


"No Sweetness Here" by Ama Ata Aidoo

Ama Ata Aidoo’s “No Sweetness Here” is a pint-sized collection of short stories full of cutting phrases and cunning characters through which Aidoo cracks a window into life in Ghana. 217 more words


Tin House, By Way of UTNE READER

.At one time, self had a subscription to the Utne Reader.

And even though that subscription has long expired, she hangs on to her back copies. 107 more words


Clapham Fringe 2016

Now in its second year, the Clapham Fringe is a Performing Arts Festival taking place at The Bread & Roses Theatre from 20th October to 6th November 2016. 145 more words

Women Playwrights