Litro: Literary Magazine – Stories Transport You

  • Hope and Terror: <em>Revolution: Russian Art 1917-1932</em> at the Royal Academy Hope and Terror: Revolution: Russian Art 1917-1932 at the Royal Academy
  • Litro 159: First Dates | Photography Litro 159: First Dates | Photography
  • A Stone Fox A Stone Fox
  • Choosing Regret in the Season of Resolution Choosing Regret in the Season of Resolution
  • <em>Fences</em>: How Do You Adapt A Play By August Wilson? Fences: How Do You Adapt A Play By August Wilson?
  • Litro 159: First Dates Litro 159: First Dates
  • Litro 159: First Dates | Letter from the Editor Litro 159: First Dates | Letter from the Editor
  • Friday Flash: Burrs Friday Flash: Burrs

 

 

     

 #flashfriday

  • Her

    Fancies herself a Murakamian woman, which means that as we're lying in bed after sex she'd hold my testicles in the palm of her hand and ask me existential questions.

#Story Sunday

  • Vibrations

    Vibrations of everything we’ve ever done are all around us, energy that never disappears but just gets smaller with time. Déjà vu is when one of those vibrations pass through your brain.

 Back Issues

#Essay Saturday

  • The Snicket Effect

    The best children’s books create their own world, and make it so ridiculous and rich that we have no choice other than to believe in it, subscribe to its newsletters, and even research the process of applying for citizenship

 #Arts & Culture

#On Writing

  • Celebrate the Unexpected

    Women who defy conventional definitions of “likeability” have a certain unforgettable quality. In literature as in life, they are far more memorable than their bland counterparts.

Litro Lab

#Tuesday Tales

  • At Zettl’s with the Steppenwolf

    The ear-piercing screech of brakes. I spin round, throw up a hand to shield my eyes from the blinding double headlights. The black Lincoln Continental’s grill crumples into twisted shards when it slams into the tree. Two men clamber

#Lunch Break Fiction

  • Litro 159: First Dates | Role Models

    Now I’ve been thinking about this recently, how I’ve always thought it was a funny story, an anecdote of a drunk girl’s cynicism, or proof that women could enjoy anonymous, heartless sex....

Latest Posts

  • Boris Mikhailovich Kustodiev's Bolshevik, 1920, one of the works on display as part of the Royal Academy's Revolution exhibition. Oil on canvas. 101 x 140.5 cm. State Tretyakov Gallery Photo © State Tretyakov Gallery. Hope and Terror: Revolution: Russian Art 1917-1932 at the Royal Academy (2/22/2017) - Don’t be fooled by the red banners and the iconic agitprop: this exhibition is more of an ossuary for failed utopias than a May Day parade.
  • Photo by Philip Asbury From Sri Lanka… With Love (2/21/2017) - I’d gone to bed in Hong Kong. A night full of regrets. And a do-not-disturb sign left swinging grimly from my hotel room door-knob like the newly hoisted frame of Read More
  • At Zettl’s with the Steppenwolf (2/21/2017) - The ear-piercing screech of brakes. I spin round, throw up a hand to shield my eyes from the blinding double headlights. The black Lincoln Continental’s grill crumples into twisted shards Read More
  • Litro 159: First Dates | Photography (2/20/2017) - Louis Dazy is a 27 year old photographer French photographer based in Melbourne. He shoots mainly on film using multiple exposures.
  • Vibrations (2/19/2017) - Vibrations of everything we’ve ever done are all around us, energy that never disappears but just gets smaller with time. Déjà vu is when one of those vibrations pass through Read More
  • The Snicket Effect (2/18/2017) - The best children’s books create their own world, and make it so ridiculous and rich that we have no choice other than to believe in it, subscribe to its newsletters, Read More
  • Her (2/17/2017) - Fancies herself a Murakamian woman, which means that as we're lying in bed after sex she'd hold my testicles in the palm of her hand and ask me existential questions.
  • Jaipur Diary: A Personal View of the Jaipur Literature Festival (2/16/2017) - Perched on a ledge that might give way at any time. Ironic – such is the structure of debate in this place.

Fiction

  • Photo by Philip Asbury

    From Sri Lanka… With Love

    I’d gone to bed in Hong Kong. A night full of regrets. And a do-not-disturb sign left swinging grimly from my hotel room door-knob like the newly hoisted frame of a young Southerner who had been seen cavorting with

Interviews

  • Interview with Annabel Abbs

    Abbs’ powerful portrait of Lucia Joyce’s struggle to free her artistic passion for movement from her father’s shadow can’t fail to grip anyone with a dream in their head.

Travel & Lifestyle

  • A Pilgrimage To Dennis Hopper

    The first time I saw Dennis Hopper in Easy Rider I didn’t think he was acting. I thought he was some stoned-out freak shoved in front of a camera to see what he’d do. When I realized

Book Reviews

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