All posts tagged short story

Review: There Ain’t No Rest For The Wicked by Gina Gambetta

There Ain’t No Rest For The Wicked by Georgina Gambetta: A fun, suspenseful rush of crime, sex and scandal. In her short story There Ain’t No Rest For The Wicked, […]

Women’s History Month in London.

Women’s History Month is an annual event that celebrates the achievements of pioneering women in history and contemporary society. It occurs in the same month as International Women’s Day which […]

Cat Person: A Different Story of Consent

Once in a while we get a short story going viral. With ‘Cat Person’ I was quite sceptical at first. It was published in The New Yorker by Kristen Roupenian, […]

A Corpse’s Shadow

The body was in the boot, but its smell had crept through the car and sat down on the passenger’s seat. Frank thought it must have been a day old […]

With Child

In an aisle at the supermarket’s centre was a shelf of too-large-to-be-true Perspex boxes. In every box was another box: a little white one, and in every little white box […]

The Red Horse: Part One

Old Mama was a bay mare standing at fifteen-two hands. She was also the best horse that Pearson Michaels had ever gotten.  Given to him by an uncle on his […]

Lamia

Unravelling herself from the Gordian Knot that is sleep, Lamia, who has eyes like a peacock, stared nervously at her reflection in the adjacent mirror. Her vermillion-spotted body felt endless […]

For Sale: Baby Shoes, Never Worn

It’s funny how things can catapult you back in time. A song from the summer, a particular face, or a jumble sale. Memories resurface, like uncovered artefacts that are distant […]

A Threshold

The room is neither bright nor dark, with its dim light lingering in the air like a rotting, transparent mist. The cobwebs pressed against the ceiling appear to be shimmering […]