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Poetry, prose, creative writing and literary performance from the brightest and best, from the stage to the page.

Extract from ‘Offcomers’

Shortlisted for the Benedict Kiely Award and given a special mention in the Galley Beggar Prize, Rosanna Hildyard's 'Offcomers' takes you back 20 years, to the Foot & Mouth epidemic in Yorkshire.

Helen Mort Behind Every Image is a Person

Violence against women is nothing new, but as new forms emerge, the law must evolve to protect victims. Acclaimed writer Helen Mort shares her experience of ‘deepfakes’ – and the poem she wrote in response.

Helen Mort Black Car Burning

Helen Mort is best known as an acclaimed poet, who had won the Foyles Young Poet of the Year Award five times by the age of 18. Climbers…

Tim Etchells Endland

Endland is the latest release from Sheffield-based publisher And Other Stories. Tim Etchells is better known as the artistic director of…

Chuck Palahniuk Adjustment Day

Chuck Palahniuk ramraided the late-90s lit scene with an uncompromising mix of Swiftian satire, Burroughsian surrealism and enough…