Litro: Literary Magazine – Stories Transport You

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 #flashfriday

#Story Sunday

  • The Empty Quarter

    We’ve seen films of the desert, we’ve seen that vast expanse of sand, and that moment when the shimmering haze on the horizon turns into a human figure, but when you see it for yourself, that’s when you start

 Back Issues

#Essay Saturday

  • Pointless Friends

    No one watches a game show, not if it’s any good. We get involved, we play: frowning, groaning, we bark our answers at the indifferent screen.

 #Arts & Culture

#On Writing

  • Facts and Fiction

    She is right; research can be a double-edged sword. Too little of it and you are left with sketchy facts and errors that weaken your plot’s credibility.

Litro Lab

#Tuesday Tales

  • Privation

    In America you were a teaching assistant, and you were officially poor. They paid you in biweekly checks, and you know now what a good thing that was. You spent the first on rent and frozen food; with the

#Lunch Break Fiction

Latest Posts

  • Rough Gem (6/20/2017) - You may think it's rural, wild or too slow, but Newfoundland is a rough gem; miles and miles of virgin lands, fir trees that surround the small towns sprinkled around Read More
  • Privation (6/20/2017) - In America you were a teaching assistant, and you were officially poor. They paid you in biweekly checks, and you know now what a good thing that was. You spent Read More
  • The Empty Quarter (6/18/2017) - We’ve seen films of the desert, we’ve seen that vast expanse of sand, and that moment when the shimmering haze on the horizon turns into a human figure, but when Read More
  • Pointless Friends (6/17/2017) - No one watches a game show, not if it’s any good. We get involved, we play: frowning, groaning, we bark our answers at the indifferent screen.
  • Manna (6/16/2017) - A downpour of frogs surprises in the Mediterranean
  • A Genealogy of Trauma: Anatomy of a Suicide at the Royal Court Theatre (6/16/2017) - I saw Anatomy of a Suicide the night of the election. As it turned out, it could have described the results.
  • One Hit (No) Wonder… (6/15/2017) - The careers of the German filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder and the Japanese writer Yukio Mishima were relatively short in terms of years. Fassbinder self-destructed at the age of thirty-seven after Read More
  • Book Review: Petite Fleur, by Iosi Havilio (6/15/2017) - Written in one unbroken paragraph, Petite Fleur accumulates detail until it torques, taking on the rhythm of nightmare.

Fiction

  • The Storyteller

    A world where we are not truly free to make our own stories, but must tell the stories we were taught to tell...

Interviews

Travel & Lifestyle

  • Rough Gem

    You may think it's rural, wild or too slow, but Newfoundland is a rough gem; miles and miles of virgin lands, fir trees that surround the small towns sprinkled around the Peninsula.

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