The Junket was an online quarterly featuring essays, short fiction, and poetry, published between 2011 and 2016. Refresh the page for new junkets.
From the Archive
‘Every shade of color they were - straw, lemon, orange, brick, Irish-setter, liver, clay; but, as Spaulding said, there were not many who had the real vivid flame-colored tint.’ (‘The Red-Headed… Read article
I live in the Autonomous Republic of Karakalpakstan. You probably will not have heard of Karakalpakstan. It is considered ‘the world’s most obscure ’Stan’. It took me about two months of livi… Read article
Plea for a flotation Magnus’s melon seeds floaton dark and weightytomes of pond. Only a sampan built to withstanda resurrection(that troubling symbol) will do. We have pilchards at tea-time,w… Read article
‘If you’re gonna spew, spew into this.’ Wayne’s World (1992) It was one of the first times I’d flown, and my delight in the mountain tops and puffs of cloud through the window was disrupte… Read article
From the Current Issue
I drove past Fung’s a few days ago. Of course, it isn’t Fung’s now. It’s an empty building surrounded by weeds, an ugly breezeblock shell. There’s plywood over the sliding doors, and a spind… Read article
One of the most iconic amateur films of the last century was Abraham Zapruder’s footage of the JFK assassination. At only 26.6 seconds it has grown to become a visual touchstone of 1960s America, sp… Read article
The Famennian Age Extinction Last night I saw the Famennian Age Extinction in an off-licence in Camberwell Green. It was dressed in hospital sandals and soiled hospital slacks. Holding a leather ho… Read article
RT @amalab: Camera Obscura:I'd like to ask my father about a photograph he took of Bob Dylan in 1965..But I can't~Emma Bielecki https://t.c…
1st December 2016 08:24am
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26th November 2016 08:30pm
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