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  • The First to Leave The First to Leave
  • Coda Coda
  • Litro #166: After Dark | Editor's Letter Litro #166: After Dark | Editor's Letter
  • The Beautiful Coffin The Beautiful Coffin
  • Black Moons Black Moons
  • Todo es de Color - Children of Catalunya Todo es de Color - Children of Catalunya
  • In the Penal Colony: <em>Inside Pussy Riot</em> at the Saatchi Gallery In the Penal Colony: Inside Pussy Riot at the Saatchi Gallery
  • Starting Again Starting Again

 

 

     

 #flashfriday

  • Sostenuto

    And so once a month he remembers when he fell in love, when he just played piano. And, the woman? She sweats his drink, slides beside wispy sheets of music, waves around his head, a sound riding on perpetual

#Story Sunday

  • Rescue Me

    “I’m not an actress. Hello out there—” rapping my knuckles on my head “—anybody listening? I dropped out of acting school. Can you hear me?”

 Back Issues

#Essay Saturday

  • Unrefined

    The first time that my mother went into morphine withdrawal, none of us knew what was happening. It was Christmas Eve.

 #Arts & Culture

#On Writing

  • The Art of Black Humour

    It seems a fitting time to declare that there is nothing out there as potent as black comedy to capture the absurdity of life in our time.

Litro Lab

#Tuesday Tales

  • La Revolución

    The cafe owner handed over a slip of paper with all the names of the good spots, just like he promised me.

#Lunch Break Fiction

Latest Posts

  • Unrefined (12/16/2017) - The first time that my mother went into morphine withdrawal, none of us knew what was happening. It was Christmas Eve.
  • Sostenuto (12/15/2017) - And so once a month he remembers when he fell in love, when he just played piano. And, the woman? She sweats his drink, slides beside wispy sheets of music, Read More
  • A Cry in the Dark: Parliament Square at the Bush Theatre (12/14/2017) - James Fritz's new play is bold, fresh and acutely observed - but also an incredibly uncomfortable theatrical experience.
  • La Revolución (12/12/2017) - The cafe owner handed over a slip of paper with all the names of the good spots, just like he promised me.
  • Leap Year (or a Wet Half-Week in Donegal) (12/10/2017) - I spied some kind of hawk as we landed in the dark green of Derry. I nudged my secret fiancé: Yes, secret fiancé, like in a nineteenth century novel (we’re Read More
  • Rescue Me (12/10/2017) - “I’m not an actress. Hello out there—” rapping my knuckles on my head “—anybody listening? I dropped out of acting school. Can you hear me?”
  • I’ve Heard The Mermaids Skyping (12/9/2017) - ‘My life has been a constant journey of pushing the boundaries of what is possible,’ Fraser said.
  • A Whim (12/8/2017) - Two dreams, an ancestral voice, a swan dive that leaves the wind in its wake.

Fiction

  • Black Moons

    “It’s so nice to feel good,” she said, and touched herself while she sucked his cock. Strewn over the table were the implements of their game, which had been her game first, and was now his too. Nothing kinky.

Interviews

Travel & Lifestyle

  • Leap Year (or a Wet Half-Week in Donegal)

    I spied some kind of hawk as we landed in the dark green of Derry. I nudged my secret fiancé: Yes, secret fiancé, like in a nineteenth century novel (we’re eloping, the day after April Fools, following a whirlwind

Book Reviews

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