by Alex Wardrop || A bright red quilt, red riding
by Chloe Weare || There is glitter in the bathtub.
by Sheila Kinsella || On a rainy Sunday afternoon in October, I pour myself another glass of red wine. Whiskey miaows and shifts on my lap, settling down as I sit back, glass in hand. The quizmaster on the TV prattles on in the background, a backdrop to my thoughts. Cocktail hour arrives earlier by the day.
by Jo Lennan || With fox sightings up in cities, Jo Lennan examines why the animals captivate us in literature and in urban life.
by Elodie Barnes || She's reading Proust
Reviewed by Charlotte Duff || I don’t think I have ever loved a cookbook quite as much as I love Midnight Chicken.
Reviewed by Terri-Jane Dow || Performance artist Jenny Hval’s second novel, Girls Against God, is described as part manifesto, part time-travelling fever dream.
Reviewed by Juliano Zaffino || Tamás’ writing is defiantly hopeful – radically so – and yet unflinching, aware at all times of the inhumanity of both the human and nonhuman.
Reviewed by Claire Thomson || How can we care about it all? And where to begin to describe what ‘all’ might encompass? The pandemic? Democracy in crisis? Climate change? The sensible answer might be that we can’t.
by Anna Maconochie | One cold evening, a woman was stopped on the street by a fortune teller.