1. Lily Evans

Poetry | Karma by Jane Zwart

Poetry

‘Of justices, karma is the most poetic— / a magistrate who makes us wear / our wrongs: albatrosses, ugly charms.’

New poetry by Jane Zwart.

Essay | One Hundred Years of Nijinska

Essays

‘Both contemporary pieces seek to build on this revolutionary choreography rather than imitate it perfectly, yet both acknowledge that Nijinska’s work marked key developments in the world of choreography, bridging the gap between one century and the next in the world of classical dance. So how did it come to pass that now she is known primarily as a keeper of her brother’s career?’

Esmee Wright on Bronislava Nijinska.

Fiction | Baa by Lilia Salammbô Fetini

Fiction

‘You grow up in poverty. You are told you are lucky, and that luck is why you are the only child in the family who gets an education. You have a natural sense for numbers, and feel that luck is a question of numbers. It is a question of the number of years separating you and your siblings from the source of luck.’

New fiction by Lilia Salammbô Fetini.

Fiction | People Who Can Love by Sarah Turner

Fiction

‘I’d heard about the surgery even before Cathy reminded me of it. They’d discussed it on the radio one morning, and I’d half listened as I was making coffee, but it seemed experimental – outlandish, even – and I assumed the idea would flicker, smoke, and then go out, like the time they talked about finding volunteers to go to space forever.’

New fiction by Sarah Turner.

Review | Intellectual Property by Katrina Nzegwu

Reviews

‘Whilst approaching the prosaic in terms of length and division, Warmelo’s disregard for grammatical conventions pays homage to, yet disrupts and furthers a poetic legacy.’

Katrina Nzegwu reviews Aea Varfis-van Warmelo’s Intellectual Property.

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