L. P. HARTLEY: A CRITIQUE

L. P. HARTLEY: A CRITIQUE

By Stella Backhouse || The hidden world of LP Hartley began to reveal itself when I was reading The Hireling. Published in 1958 but set shortly after World War One, the novel ostensibly tells the tragic tale of […]

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Henrietta – Judy Upton

Henrietta – Judy Upton

As Seema surfaced, she wondered how much nearer to the turtle she could get. If she scared it, it would probably dive or swim swiftly away, and […]

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“Water Jelly O” – Jayne Marek

“Water Jelly O” – Jayne Marek

Jayne Marek is a writer and photographer who has provided color cover art for Silk Road, Amsterdam Quarterly 2018 Yearbook, Bombay Gin, and The Bend as well as for her two full-length poetry books, In and Out of Rough Water (2017) and The Tree Surgeon Dreams of Bowling […]

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EMPEROR OF IDIOMS – RICK BLUM

EMPEROR OF IDIOMS – RICK BLUM

Envy, how like a carnivorous tide you erode contentment, / unashamedly dragging the color green / (an otherwise pleasant hue) into your toxic […]

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Henrietta – Judy Upton

ANIMALS – ROBERT STONE

I heard that 110 wood sandpipers had appeared at Cley. A bird I like to see. The largest group I had ever seen, I am reluctant to call it a flock, was 6. So, 110 was a draw. Was this climate change? Dunno. It is possible to […]

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“Water Jelly O” – Jayne Marek

SELF PORTRAIT – LIESKE WEENINK

“I am a newly graduated artist based in Brighton. My practice currently focuses upon the themes of human relationships, health, psychological boundaries and time. The importance of storytelling and the power of an individual voice […]”

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