THUMBS IN SPACE: A STORY ABOUT OPENING THE DRUNK TEXT
by Seabright D. Mortimer
'I’m thinking about a story about thumbs and love, I say to my friend. He’s sitting across from me on a houseboat in Amsterdam. We are eating boiled eggs and soldiers. We are hung over. The eggs are both over done. ‘Thumbs and love,’ he says staring beyond me. ‘Ok’.'
'This dictionary seeks to address the lack of a Welsh feminist vocabulary, proposing alternative uses of the Welsh language which allow for expression beyond a binary of male/female, and for the articulation of a uniquely Welsh feminist identity, so that everyone, and not just their fathers, may find themselves in the Welsh language.'
THE JUDE POEMS
by Matthew Halliday
'If you've come to offer Jude your sympathy please leave immediately.
This encomium must be read with absolute disdain.
It's about decline and fall.'
POSTCARDS FROM BERLIN
by Bec Miles
'I hope you find these one day — but if you do, don’t tell me.'
'In its use of sound and its conversational energy, it feels more like something written in the twentieth century than in rural Northamptonshire in the early 1830s. There’s nothing (or almost nothing) high-flown about it. It feels like a complete original.'