June, 2010. South Africa vibrates with football fever.‘Feel it, it is here’ goes the slogan. South African flags adorn cars across the city, flying from antennae and covering wing mirrors. If you … Read article
‘You might try something about the sea?’ said Carstairs, although I wasn’t really listening. ‘What's that about the sea?’ ‘You know, how it... looks in this light,’ he clenched his… Read article
Over Eid al-Adha in September 2015 the Turkish-Syrian border opened to allow around 50,000 Syrians to cross to spend the holiday with their families. It had been closed for nine months. Some travelled… Read article
From What I Remember I snag out each fingernail, deflate my hand to a surgical glove, roll my arms to the elbows like there’s work to be done. I am, it turns out, a reluctant ghost. I am leaving … Read article
March After all of our readying and careful preparation, the hive sits outside with a What Now? feeling about it, an unnaturally bright near-tangerine beside all of the stripped-down grey… Read article
Riding to Ronda What can be remembered, what made up— The unsure eye slips this to that in landscape past the bus-glass. Trees stream into olive ceiling / sky flipped into ground. A pond… Read article
‘Your old house was haunted,’ my girlfriend said to me. She had sensed it whenever she had passed the place, before she knew I had ever lived there. It was a curious hybrid, a rustic townhouse tha… Read article
List of Contributors
Holly Corfield Carr is a poet and PhD candidate at the University of Cambridge. She received an Eric Gregory Award in 2012 and the Frieze Writer's Prize in 2015. @hollycorfield
Jonathan Gharraie lives in Derbyshire and is working on his first novel.
Nick Haslam is a public policy adviser and travel writer. He currently lives in Istanbul.
Helen is a writer, beekeeper and writing tutor currently based in Oxford. helenljukes.wordpress.com
Sam Kitchener is an author. Published works include War and Peace (different one). @sam_kitchener
Jennifer Upton is working on a doctorate at the University of Cambridge, researching contemporary South African non-fiction. She is an editor for Review31.
Elana Wolff is a Canadian writer, editor, translator, and designer and facilitator of social art courses. Her fifth collection of poems is forthcoming with Guernica Editions in 2017.