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Moonlighting in the 21st Century – an Interview with Toby Lichtig

My appearance fee was a pair of slippers, hand-knitted by the producer’s mother. I still have them. Toby Lichtig is a journalist, critic and commissioning editor at the Times Literary Supplement. He writes for a range of publications, including the TLS, Wall Street Journal, Telegraph, New Humanist and Literary Review, and has appeared as an arts commentator on television and radio. He […]

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Two Poems by Kristin Chang

taipei everything i see can be reduced to a certain taste of thigh. that three year old is touching himself on the subway. he leaves a thumbprint on the pole. his mother leaves an ashtray next to his right hip. i am carrying. a breakfast of two hard-boiled eggs and i put one egg in […]

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There’s this kid. Poor guy. He’s stuck to a wall. David is his name I think. He’s only fourteen or so. Nobody knows how he got stuck there, but it looks like he’s going to be there for the rest of his life. His back is pressed right up against it. Doctors say they’ve never […]

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Poems by Alan Dunnett

Then He Kissed Me And then he hit me. He hit me in a way that I’d never been hit before followed by the others. Fist and boot then silence. All this because the Orient had lost. We had to get clear only the train hadn’t stopped. ‘Let the poor bastards go’ came at a […]

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