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Review: Two Pamphlets from The Emma Press

Review: Two Pamphlets from The Emma Press Ikhda, by Ikhda (Ikhda Ayuning Maharsi) (ISBN 978-0-9574596-6-3, The Emma Press, £6.50) Raspberries for the Ferry (Andrew Wynn Owen) (ISBN 978-0-9574596-5-6, The Emma Press, £6.50) These two pamphlets from the Emma Press, by a pair of new writers, open windows onto two distinct vistas of language. Ikhda, by Ikhda takes us towards a recognisably cosmopolitan space, where...

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Lighthouse 5: A Taste of the Summer Issue

Lighthouse 5: A Taste of the Summer Issue Lighthouse Issue 5 is here! Fresh from some serious critical acclaim in the Best British Short Stories 2014 anthology, we’re turning up the heat with a full 80 pages of stories, poems and essays on our theme of translation. With brilliant contributions from George Szirtes, Edwin Kelly, Julianne Pachico, Madeleine Kruhly and many more, you...

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Writing Tutorials No. 1: Avoiding Sentiment The first in our series of writing tutorial videos from Gatehouse Press, we have Gatehouse director and award-winning novelist Ian Nettleton discussing how we can let our readers find the feeling in our writing, rather than overloading things with sentiment and vague, abstract emotion. He also draws a beautiful rabbit.

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Announcement: Gatehouse’s Open Submission, 2014

Announcement: Gatehouse’s Open Submission, 2014 Gatehouse Press is excited to announce the opening of submissions for their new short fiction series. With a word limit of between 10,000 and 13,000 words, the open submission process seeks to encourage new writers to explore the possibilities of length within the short fiction genre. The winning stories will be published as part of...

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Pax Vobiscum

Pax Vobiscum Entertaining as Jeremy Paxman’s stance on contemporary poetry is, it’s nice to see real poets come out and attack the issue from the other side. George Szirtes’ unpicking of the strands of Paxman’s rhetoric is a particularly good place to start: it points to a much more detailed map of what poetry is, one that...

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