Autumn 2014

Sara Baume  January blood

A funny thing happened on the way to the hospital … [short story]

Joshua Burns  Up the hill

A father and son talk about home and the night sky [short story]

Gwen Burnyeat  Two rivers

Searching for the body of a murdered activist – and remembering an old friend [short story]

John Butler  Falling

A visit from the author’s elderly aunt [essay]

Rob Doyle  Paris story

An old betrayal comes back to haunt a writer [short story]

Andrew Fox  Are you still there?

A mismatched couple grapple with a pregnancy [short story]

Nick Holdstock  Blind dating in Bishkek

Adventures with OkCupid in Kyrgyzstan [essay]

Darragh McCausland  The blow-in

A young girl negotiates an awkward friendship [short story]

K.J. Orr  The Lake Shore Limited

Strangers on a train to nowhere in particular [short story]

Maggie Russell  What it’s like

A Somali refugee in Uganda [essay]