Litro: Literary Magazine – Stories Transport You

  • Humans of the Serengeti Humans of the Serengeti
  • Slippery Spaces: The State of Indian Modernity Slippery Spaces: The State of Indian Modernity
  • Mystery and Poetry: <em>Paul Nash</em> at Tate Britain Mystery and Poetry: Paul Nash at Tate Britain
  • A Socially Conscious Curio?: <em>An Inspector Calls</em> at the Playhouse Theatre A Socially Conscious Curio?: An Inspector Calls at the Playhouse Theatre
  • A Womb With a View: Three Novels Narrated By A Foetus A Womb With a View: Three Novels Narrated By A Foetus
  • Misnamed Misnamed
  • A Hell of a Punch: <em>Where Do Little Birds Go?</em> at the Old Red Lion Theatre A Hell of a Punch: Where Do Little Birds Go? at the Old Red Lion Theatre
  • Why We Fight: <em>The Acedian Pirates</em> at Theatre503 Why We Fight: The Acedian Pirates at Theatre503

 

 

     

 #flashfriday

  • THE PLAYER

    I drift into the shady joint, nothing else to do, and watch a few sharks perform their torque on green felt. Not my game though.

#Story Sunday

  • Careful

    He sees into minds. That’s what he tells you. He sees people’s fantasies. He sees your fantasies, even the ones you don’t admit to yourself. Especially those ones. He says he can make them come true for you.

 Back Issues

#Essay Saturday

  • Humans of the Serengeti

    By branding the entire landscape as forever natural and unchanging, we are recreating it in the conservationist ideal. What we are actually conserving, however, is a mere figment of modern imagination.

 #Arts & Culture

#On Writing

  • A Reader in Mind

    Whether you pound away at the keys with an imaginary reader in mind or not, the stories you write will eventually find their way in the world. For every book, there is a reader out there.

Litro Lab

#Tuesday Tales

  • The Tajreesh Incident

    Rojin wants to dance. She feels light, the same levity she’d experienced after she was liberated from the burden of marriage.

#Lunch Break Fiction

  • Trip to India

    I looked out the taxi window at the pouring rain. Monsoon season was never fun. We always came to India in the winter so as to avoid the scorching summer heat.

Latest Posts

  • Humans of the Serengeti (12/3/2016) - By branding the entire landscape as forever natural and unchanging, we are recreating it in the conservationist ideal. What we are actually conserving, however, is a mere figment of modern Read More
  • THE PLAYER (12/2/2016) - I drift into the shady joint, nothing else to do, and watch a few sharks perform their torque on green felt. Not my game though.
  • The Chandigarh College of Architecture, a central plank of Le Corbusier's modernist vision for the city. Photo courtesy of Urban Ghosts Media. Slippery Spaces: The State of Indian Modernity (12/1/2016) - Skye Arundhati Thomas discusses Indian art and architecture's ongoing grapple with the modern.
  • The Tajreesh Incident (11/29/2016) - Rojin wants to dance. She feels light, the same levity she’d experienced after she was liberated from the burden of marriage.
  • The Tinder Game, one half of Michelle Sewell's diptych Love, Sex and Apps at the Bread and Roses Theatre. Photo courtesy of Lydia Parker. Love or Convenience?: Love, Sex and Apps at the Bread and Roses Theatre (11/27/2016) - Has the digital era of Facebook and Tinder destroyed the game of love? B.L. Sherrington reviews a pair of plays by an award-winning Australian playwright.
  • A Reader in Mind (11/27/2016) - Whether you pound away at the keys with an imaginary reader in mind or not, the stories you write will eventually find their way in the world. For every book, Read More
  • Careful (11/27/2016) - He sees into minds. That’s what he tells you. He sees people’s fantasies. He sees your fantasies, even the ones you don’t admit to yourself. Especially those ones. He says Read More
  • Nathan Brown's January is published by the Berlin-based Broken Dimanche Press. The Irreducible Materiality of Words: January by Nathan Brown (11/26/2016) - Tom Lordan on a rich and innovative avant-garde poetry collection - if poetry is the right word - from Berlin-based Broken Dimanche Press.

Fiction

  • Litro #157: Nightmares: Sweet Marrow

    Sometimes, the knowledge of what is coming keeps me awake. I slide out of our bed and walk into the bathroom. I lock the door, stand before the long, wall-bound mirror and let my mask drop.

Interviews

Travel & Lifestyle

  • Humans of the Serengeti

    By branding the entire landscape as forever natural and unchanging, we are recreating it in the conservationist ideal. What we are actually conserving, however, is a mere figment of modern imagination.

Book Reviews

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