Review: ‘Act of God’ by Jill Ciment

“When God came to Noah and told him a great flood would come and cover the earth, Noah had forewarning according to tort law, […] Did Noah take any actions to prevent the flood? […] He never prayed for the wicked as Abraham did. He never warned...

Untranslatable: Waldeinsamkeit

We’re kicking off an irregular blog series of artists’ illustrations of untranslatable words. If you would like to illustrate an untranslatable word or if you have a favourite untranslatable word, send an email to matthew@structomagazine.co.uk. First up:...

Issue 17 now online

It’s been a few months since Issue 17 was published and so here it is online to read for free over at Issuu. This one features 104 pages of outstanding fiction and poetry, an essay on the unknown side of Jerome K. Jerome, and interviews with Vera Chok and Oscar...

Review: ‘Counternarratives’ by John Keene

John Keene’s Counternarratives is a story collection quite unlike anything I have read before. It spans centuries and explores both American continents. At first the prose seems overly dense—initially I had to wade through quite astonishing levels of detail to uncover...

Power of the Press Fest

On Sunday, April 9, Signal-Return hosted Power of the Press Fest at Detroit’s Eastern Market. The festival tied together print-makers, text and visual artists, bookbinders (including Structo alum Christine Darragh), literary journals, and small presses. It was a fun...