Stories

The Gadgey by Alan Campbell

A brand new story by writer Alan Campbell, author of the Deepgate Codex and Gravedigger Chronicles series. ‘The spaceship had punched a hole through the biggest tree in Boakle Woods and now lay off-kilter at the bottom of a crater, wreathed in orange smoke.’

Charlie Taylor, Artist-in-Residence: Be Happy, 1/28

In the first of a series of artworks exploring the queer experience for LGBT History Month, Artist-in-Residence Charlie Taylor presents a subversive look at happiness.

52 Poems for 2013, 5/52: Time Acts Mean

Douglas Thompson shares with us his poem ‘Time Acts Mean’, the fifth poem in his 52-poem sequence for 2013.

52 Poems for 2013, 4/52: City of Sleepwalkers

The latest of his series of 52 poems, Douglas Thompson presents ‘City of Sleepwalkers’.

52 Poems for 2013, 3/52: Man and Myth

In the latest of his weekly poems for 2013, Douglas Thompson explores Greek myth and philosophy. Read on to discover the author’s own thoughts on the poem.

To Market, To Market

As part of To Market, To Market, four young writers responded to the theme of movement in Europe’s busiest indoor marketplace. Those writers were Adam Lowe (who was also the producer), Afshan Lodhi, Zodwa Nyoni and Onyi Ekebuisi. Here you can see their finale on video.

52 Poems for 2013, 2/52: A Nightmare on Argyle Street

Read the second instalment in Douglas Thompson’s epic 52-poem sequence (one a week) for 2013. Have you ever had ‘A Nightmare on Argyle Street’?

52 Poems for 2013, 1/52: I Throw a Stone by Douglas Thompson

Throughout 2013, Dog Horn Publishing author Douglas Thompson will be publishing a poem a week for your delectation. The first poem in his 52-poem sequence is presented here and new poems will be published weekly from the 1st January 2013, at both the author’s blog and here.

Video: Charlie Taylor

Anarchic animator, illustrator and all-round creative psychopath Charlie Taylor unleashes some of the darker figments of his imagination upon us.

Tom Bradley Learns from The Beatles

If you and your pals are still youngish enough to tout yourselves as being in a state of psychosexual flux, there’s a whole rigmarole of complex depravity you’ll want to engage in. These are disorienting sorts of extravagances, such as, for example, certain advanced forms of the game of “chicken.”