Autumn 2017

Niamh Campbell  Flesh light

A young woman, ‘suspended in a state of schoolroom boredom’, goes out in London [short story]

Brian Dillon  L’autre moi

Claude Cahun’s austere dandyism [review-essay]

Nicole Flattery  End days

‘Angela and her suitors conducted all their encounters underground …’ [short story]

Eileen P. Keane  Burying my father

‘We were forever picking stones that existed only in my father’s mind’ [personal history]

Colm Tóibín  The Philosophers’ Walk

After the death of his father, a writer goes in search of the truth about the universe – and his old notebooks [short story]

Nicola White  A narrow soul

The story of Marina Abramović, the Newcastle snake-handlers, and the missing python [personal history]