The Cardigan The cardigan was very basic: black cotton fine knit, long length, buttons, a masculine cut but bought in Top Shop – I wore it for years. Then the pockets developed holes and runs. My line of work, teaching and running long-term textile projects, meant that I often had sharp embroidery scissors on my person, and the blades broke through the knitted threads. Other areas of the cardigan began to unravel. Thin areas on the elbows went to holes,Read more
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Mauricio Montiel Figueiras
Mauricio Montiel Figueiras (Guadalajara, México, 1968) es narrador, ensayista, editor y traductor. Parte de su obra ha aparecido en medios de Argentina, Brasil, Canadá, Chile, Colombia, Estados Unidos, España, Inglaterra e Italia. Entre sus libros más recientes se encuentran Paseos sin rumbo. Diálogos entre cine y literatura (2010), Señor Fritos (2011), La mujer de M. (2012), Ciudad tomada (2013) y Los que hablan. Fotorrelatos (2016). Desde 2011 trabaja en el proyecto novelístico titulado El hombre de tweed a través de la plataforma electrónica Twitter, dondeRead more
Ben Walter is the author of What Fear Was (Puncher & Wattmann, 2022). He is a writer of lyrical fiction and poetry who has been widely published in Australian journals, including Meanjin, Island, The Lifted Brow and Griffith Review. He has twice been shortlisted in the Tasmanian Premier’s Literary Prizes, and was guest editor of Overland’s special anti-/dis-/un-Australian fiction issue. Consistencies My writing has a texture, but it is the texture of a material that can be woven in various ways. This is perhaps true ofRead more
Laline Paull studied English at Oxford, screenwriting in Los Angeles and theatre in London. Her new novel, The Ice (4th Estate), is out now. Her award-winning debut, The Bees (4th Estate) was published in May 2014. She has written screenplays and for the theatre; two of her plays, Boat Memory and Show and Tell, were produced at the National. She lives in England with her husband, photographer Adrian Peacock, and their children. The Bees As they descended over the treetops Flora strained for any trace ofRead more
Andreas Loizou was born in London and grew up in the seaside resort of Margate. Summers spent working in the ice-cream hut on rainy Margate Beach lead to copious amounts of time reading everything, and reading everything lead a highly driven person from finance to linguistics to travel to writing fiction. Andreas studied English Literature and Linguistics at Leeds and holds an MPhil in Modernist Literature from Cambridge. He has worked in finance and is a director of The Client Academy, anRead more
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