Fall Ball: an interview with John Glass

For this interview, we looked all the way back to issue seven, to talk to one of its fiction contributors, John Glass. Your short story, ‘Fall Ball’, uses as a backdrop a 1988 Atlanta Braves baseball game. It’s gritty, dusty, nostalgic end-of-summer: a great read this...

Review: The Room by Andreas Maier

The novel The Room by Andreas Maier got me thinking about the relationship of authors to readers, specifically about the amount of effort that the audience is expected to make when engaging with a piece of art. Samuel Butler was fairly unequivocal on this matter: “I...

Some magazine recommendations

Ever since our current call opened, we’ve had a great collection of magazines submitted alongside an especially strong set of short stories and poems. There will be a full post-mortem of the experiment once we decide on the content for the issue but, if...