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Maggie Harris with The Short Story

The Short Story Interview: Maggie Harris

  Maggie Harris was born in Guyana and emigrated to the UK in 1971. She has a BA in African/Caribbean Studies and an MA in Post-Colonial Studies from the University of Kent. Her poetry career has spanned the UK, Ireland, Europe…
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Jo Mazelis

Jo Mazelis, The Art of Short Fiction No. 1

The first time I had the pleasure of encountering the short fiction of Jo Mazelis was through her short story ‘Levitation, 1969’ which appeared in the anthology New Welsh Short Stories released by Seren Books (reviewed here). Eight months later,…
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Ben Okri at the London Short Story Festival, 2015

The London Short Story Festival 2015, Day One

Review by Rupert Dastur I’ve just got back from the opening launch of the London Short Story Festival (LSSF) and I’m still buzzing; the diversity of events and writers means that this isn’t just a festival for short story lovers,…
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TSS Flash Fiction Interview: Meg Pokrass

Meg Pokrass has authored four collections of flash fiction and an award winning book of prose poetry. Her work has appeared in 220 literary journals and anthologies (W.W. Norton, 2015). Meg won the Blue Light Book Award in 2015.    …
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The Short Story Interview: Kate Cayley

Kate Cayley’s short story collection, How You Were Born, won the 2015 Trillium Book Award and was a finalist for the Governor General’s Award for Fiction. She has also written a collection of poetry, When This World Comes to an…
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