Transportation will soon be announcing our print program for 2018-19. In the meantime we will be posting anonymous quotes from novels we like. The first person to pick the novel will receive a free copy of one of our publications, of your choice. 'Our hands touch just as Dad crashes through the door, and golden … Continue reading Anonymous Manuscript #3
Transportation will soon be announcing our print program for 2018. In the meantime we will be posting anonymous quotes from novels we like. The first person to pick the novel will receive a free copy of one of our publication (until we run out!), and if they already have a copy we will give them … Continue reading Anonymous Manuscript Extract # 1
We recently launched our first collection of microfiction, Smoke One. It contains the best entries from our inaugural international competition. Susan Lloy is a writer who lives in Montreal, Canada. Her story 'Wishful Thinking' is included in the collection, which is available for puchase here. You can hear her reading from another of her recently … Continue reading Where there is Smoke
Akis Papantonis is an Assistant Professor at the University of Cologne. He has published prose in English and Greek literary magazines, and has translated Miroslav Penkov's short stories and Raymond Carver's poems into Greek. For his first book, the novella Karyotype (Kichli, 2014), he was awarded the Anagnostis 2015 First Book Award. We are really please to have Akis's … Continue reading Akis Papantonis
First prize - Dalian Blood Futures by Daniel Young Runners Up Zoo by Robbie Arnott and What is a Hornet by Patrick Lenton Highly Commendeds A Transformation by Peter Timms A World by Jasmine Searle Lights That Never Go Out by Akis Papantonis Green by Miriam McGarry Wishful Thinking by Susan Lloy Hope Floats by … Continue reading Who Won Smoke One?
There were, at last count, almost four and half billion indexed web pages on the Web. Even my smartphone’s Kindle app holds more texts than a Renaissance princeling could have accumulated over a lifetime. We all sense it, don’t we: words marching across every surface and every screen in serried rows, enclosing our attentional commons. All … Continue reading On Microfiction, by Geordie Williamson
The Big Smoke is what people who are not from London call London. Tadhg Muller is not from London, yet altogether a Londoner. For now that is true geographically, and forever in another way, whether he likes it nor not. I wonder if he ever called us the Big Smoke? If he did, he probably … Continue reading The Big Smoke – Sean Preston