Litro: Literary Magazine – Stories Transport You

  • Dark Matters Dark Matters
  • The Diffraction of Light on the Fibres The Diffraction of Light on the Fibres
  • Taxed on Affection Taxed on Affection
  • Oasis Oasis
  • Night on the Hill Night on the Hill
  • They're Just ... Here They're Just ... Here
  • Taiki-chū no chinmoku (The Silence of Waiting) Taiki-chū no chinmoku (The Silence of Waiting)
  • Letter from the editor: Litro #164: Senses Letter from the editor: Litro #164: Senses

 

 

     

 #flashfriday

  • Almost There, and Back Again

    Behind her, she hears him call, but lets his voice float away and mingle with the noise of the evening, the distant tinkling of cutlery, laughter, an owl hooting somewhere above her in the dark.

#Story Sunday

  • Good Little Awakenings

    I’ve always hated sleep. Don’t get me wrong, I know the value of it. I know that I need it. It’s just become more of a necessary medication: when I’m tired

 Back Issues

#Essay Saturday

 #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

  • Early to Decay

    Her eyes are drawn outside to the only interesting thing to watch—the people passing by, far below, on the bustling sidewalks.

#Lunch Break Fiction

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  • Almost There, and Back Again (8/18/2017) - Behind her, she hears him call, but lets his voice float away and mingle with the noise of the evening, the distant tinkling of cutlery, laughter, an owl hooting somewhere Read More
  • Early to Decay (8/15/2017) - Her eyes are drawn outside to the only interesting thing to watch—the people passing by, far below, on the bustling sidewalks.
  • Litro #156: India: Why My Father Hated India (8/15/2017) - This rage is what makes it impossible to reduce Pakistan's obsession with India to matters of security or a land dispute in Kashmir. It can heal only when the wounds Read More
  • Here Where I Was (8/14/2017) - The green turns grey again. I find a bus stop bench and take out my notes. Oh leave me alone, he howls down the road, just leave me alone. It’s Read More
  • Good Little Awakenings (8/13/2017) - I’ve always hated sleep. Don’t get me wrong, I know the value of it. I know that I need it. It’s just become more of a necessary medication: when I’m Read More
  • CommComm: Inside The Dizzying Mind Of George Saunders (8/12/2017) - I came across CommComm while trawling the internet for amusement during a particularly tedious day in my job as an editor at a daily newspaper in Thailand.
  • Dark Matters (8/11/2017) - Beth’s dreams of late have taken on a dark, apocalyptic urgency. She finds herself in a place she describes as the isle of the dead, where she converses with demons,

Fiction

  • Here Where I Was

    The green turns grey again. I find a bus stop bench and take out my notes. Oh leave me alone, he howls down the road, just leave me alone. It’s been a long day and I’ve got to go

Interviews

Travel & Lifestyle

  • A Tale of Michelin Stars and Time Travel

    The Crown at Burchett looks unassuming from the outside: the old brewery owned sign still hangs by the road belying its idiosyncratic and independent existence, wilfully not quite anywhere and unassuming to outsiders.

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