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Interview with Kristina Olsson.

You’ve said in the past that you felt writing chose you. Where did it all begin for you and what motivated you to pursue writing? As a...

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Patrick Stack

Patrick Stack lives in County Clare, in Ireland’s mid-West region where he works as a part-time Adult Education teacher and Web...

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Anne Elvey

Anne Elvey’s publications include White on White(Cordite 2018), Kin(FIP 2014), and five chapbooks, most recently Il ricordo: six days in...

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Jenny Blackford

Jenny Blackford lives in Newcastle, Australia. Her poems and stories have appeared in Australian Poetry Journal, Westerly, Going Down...

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Review of Columbine’s Tale by Rachel Nightingale

 by Savannah White “…Swayed by her passion, the Creator granted her wish. The star was born in human form and lived a human life. All...

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Book Review of Carol Lefevre’s The Happiness Glass

Reviewed by Angela Wauchop “For years she had imagined these plants belonged to the animal kingdom: hippopotamus; rhinoceros; agapanthus....

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Frida Kahlo Visits Ballinasloe

By Nuala O’Connor   First published in The Juno Charm (Salmon, 2011)....

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Marley Stuart

Marley Stuart is an Assistant Editor of Louisiana Literature and a graduate of the Bennington Writing Seminars. His stories and poems...

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Michael Aiken

Michael Aiken is a parent of four, living and working in Sydney. His first book, A Vicious Example, was shortlisted for the Kenneth Slessor...

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The Darmstadt Year

by Cynthia D. Nelson   The Darmstadt Year               I read out the sign at our new base:            ...

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Calcium

by Anne Elvey   baíte tipiche         typical huts formaggio            cheese taleggio   ...

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An Afterlife of Stone

by Jenny Blackford The lumpy wrinkled flesh of some great ancient beast a woolly mammoth or elasmothere lies mummified beside the Hume...

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Goldie Alexander

My first four books for Young Adults were ‘Dolly Fiction’ novels published under the pseudonym of Gerri Lapin. My first book under my...

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Sandra Renew

Sandra Renew’scurrent project is on the interrogation of gender presentation and the LGBTIQAA gender discourses. Her published poetry...

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NINETY SECONDS!

By Goldie Alexander.   Brett is setting himself up in the middle of Station Street where anyone driving past will see him. He’s brought...

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Samhain

by Patrick Stack     This poem is from Patrick Stack’s first collection, The Parting (ADA, 2013), available on...

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Mr Brown Goes Out

by Vashti Farrer     It was a fella at work gave Joe the name and an address in Kings Cross. ‘Ask for Mick.’ Joe planned on...

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HOW TO MAKE SAND

By Natalie D-Napoleon    ...

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Fifty-five days

By Denise O’Hagan   We shrugged at bomb scares at school Locked our doors, watched our bags and our steps And skirted any lone bag...

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Memory Box

by Fiona Perry   A collection of mementoes to stimulate long term memory and a sense of identity in dementia patients.   Inside:...

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Some slight redemption

by Jenny Blackford Coventry Cathedral had been bombed, I knew, during the last great conflagration of the world, had lost some of its roof...

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Black Saturday: 7th of February, 2009

By Wendy J. Dunn...

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Brian Jerrold Koester

Brian Jerrold Koester is a Pushcart Prize nominee and a Best of the Net Anthology nominee. His chapbook, Bossa Nova,is published by River...

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Nuala O’Connor

Nuala O’Connor lives in Ballinasloe, Co. Galway, Ireland. Her fifth short story collection Joyride to Jupiter was published by New...

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Samantha Pena Roshier

Samantha is an Australian-born writer from a Latino family. She typically writes fantasy, however, she occasionally tackles other areas of...

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Trial

By Cheryl Pearson  ...

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Fiona Perry

Fiona’s short stories and poetry have been published in The Irish Literary Review, Spontaneity Magazine, Into The Void, Dodging The Rain...

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A Review of Kristina Olsson’s Shell

Reviewed by Angela Wauchop. “But tonight the air was precarious. All sandstone shadow, smudgy. She thought that time was like this too, a...

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Book Review of Stephanie Parkyn’s Into the World.

Reviewed by Angela Wauchop “The murky water stretched out between her and the shore, the gap becoming further than she could leap. The...

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Book Review of Helen Juke’s A Honeybee Heart Has Five Openings

Reviewed by Angela Wauchop “It felt like slipping through a hidden side-door, stepping slightly outside the flow of things and into a...

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