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Gatehouse New Fictions #1: ‘Kumkum Malhotra’ by Preti Taneja

Gatehouse New Fictions #1: ‘Kumkum Malhotra’ by Preti Taneja Gatehouse press are pleased to announce the publication of Preti Taneja’s novella Kumkum Malhotra. Taneja’s story was one of two selected winners in the Gatehouse New Fiction’s Prize in 2014. Look how we disappear : from a family, from a life, from a story. In a small house in Nizamudin, Kumkum Malhotra prepares herself for...

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Lighthouse: The Art Editor

Lighthouse: The Art Editor In his recent post New issue, new editors: looking forward to Issue 7, Meirion Jordan outlines the recent shuffling of Lighthouse keepers, noting the departure of Laura Elliott for her new project para·text and my appointment as ‘art editor’. Since our first issue Lighthouse has reproduced some fine artworks on our pages though we have...

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Lighthouse #7 & UEA MA Literary Translation Anthology 2014 – Official Launch Party Gatehouse Press invite you to attend the launch of Lighthouse #7 and the UEA MA Literary Translation Anthology 2014 at The Bicycle Shop on St Benedict’s St, Norwich on Sunday 22nd February (Starts 8pm). Lighthouse #7 features a wealth of poetry and short fiction, plus feature essays from Moniza Alvi (Bloodaxe Books) and Dan Richards...

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New issue, new editors: looking forward to Issue 7

New issue, new editors: looking forward to Issue 7 It’s cold here in Dundee. Not frozen or snowy as it is to the north, nor blowy and wild like it is in the west, but still a grey cold creeping in at all angles on the houses and flats. Glenshee out of sight still under snow, the Tay big and dull like the piece...

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Lighthouse short story makes The Sunday Times EFG Prize Longlist

Lighthouse short story makes The Sunday Times EFG Prize Longlist Gatehouse are thrilled to announce that Julianne Pachico has been long listed in The Sunday Times EFG Prize for her story Lucky, which was published in issue #5 of Lighthouse Literary Journal. This is the second year in a row for Gatehouse, after Anna Metcalfe was shortlisted in the same prize in 2014. The prize...

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A New Year in Pamphlets

A New Year in Pamphlets Gatehouse Press is delighted to announce that they will be producing two new poetry pamphlets in 2015, following on from Edwin Kelly’s remarkable work in And After This I Saw. Continuing from the New Fictions publications scheduled for the spring and summer, poets Eleanor Rees and Thomas Clark have been selected to continue the poetry pamphlets...

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Happy Christmas from Gatehouse!

Happy Christmas from Gatehouse! Gatehouse Press are now shutting down for the holidays and we will return the first week of Jan. We will still be picking up orders and will post out whenever the post office is open. However, before we expertly pack our suitcases with toothbrushes and surreptitious yew trees, we have the Lighthouse Issue #7 submissions to go...

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Gatehouse Press – New Fictions Prize Announcement

Gatehouse Press – New Fictions Prize Announcement Gatehouse Press are pleased to announce the winners of the New Fictions Prize. The prize was set up to solicit work from emerging writers and offer them a novella/novelette/short book. Gatehouse will promote the writers in various ways, such as booking festival slots and entering the books for eligible prizes. We will also select writers...

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Cabaret Gatehouse Gatehouse Press and Lighthouse Literary Journal cordially invite you to the Cabaret Gatehouse. With live music from Emily Winng and her band, and support from Grin by Growl, Cabaret Gatehouse invites readers, singers, clowns and performers of all stripes to step up to the mic. With homemade hot cider to warm your bones, we hope...

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And After This, I Edited

And After This, I Edited A long time ago, in a small bookshop in Brecon, I came across the first volume in Peter Lord’s magisterial work on the visual culture of Wales. Its subtitle was Medieval Vision, and its cover was inset with a picture of an early medieval stone-carving. I bought the book, and I hold the cover in...

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