Emma Lee Reviews ‘Mojave in July’ by Angela M. Brommel

Emma Lee reviews ‘Mojave in July’ by Angela M. Brommel, former contributor to The Blue Nib

It Is What It Is by Patrick Nevins

In this beautifully written story, Patrick Nevins' protagonist faces a past that might easily overwhelm her.

4 Poems by Brian Johnstone

Johnstone uses the architecture of history and nostalgia to interrogate the trust we place in our eyes and ears. Vowel by consonant his poetry reveals a passion for language that captures light and reflects life.

We Stand On Guard by Alison Frank

Alison Frank reminds us that, however spotless our record, we all quail a little while waiting in line at passport control.

Sample Category Title

Sample post title 4

Sample post no 4 excerpt.

Sample post title 5

Sample post no 5 excerpt.

Sample post title 6

Sample post no 6 excerpt.

Sample post title 7

Sample post no 7 excerpt.

Sample post title 8

Sample post no 8 excerpt.

North America Time, Poetry from the USA and Canada with Felicia McCarthy

Felicia McCarthy on the five outstanding poets selected for issue 43

The Write Life with Clare Morris

Clare Morris, Editor of The Write Life introduces essays by Sophia Kouidou-Giles, Michael Paul Hogan, Dominic Fisher and Kevin Kling and explores the underlying message that links them all.

Issue 43 Editorial: The Critical Nib with Emma Lee

Emma Lee discusses the three titles reviewed in this issue and updates us to changes in her team

Carousel, Short Fiction by Helen Campbell

“Terrible shame about Marianne,” my mother says out of the blue.  “What do you mean?”...

The Jumpers, Short Fiction by Delia Pring

Delia Pring's compelling short story takes us into the fragmented world of mental illness

Alchemical Salad by Dominic Fisher

Dominic Fisher offers readers a delightful mix of wry humour, perceptive poetry criticism and pertinent gardening tips as he engages in conversation with visiting poets.

Tsundoku and the Art of Infinite Reading by Michael Paul Hogan

Michael Paul Hogan deftly summarises both the joy and the torment in our love of books

Poetry by Margot Saffer

Margot Saffer’s poems remind us of our flawed humanity while gently guiding our emotions through her skilful use of language.

Poetry by Josie Di Sciascio-Andrews

Josie Di Sciascio-Andrews’s poems exult in vivid imagery, while paying close attention to language and its sheer inventiveness.
YOU ARE VIEWING AS A VISITOR. PLEASE .LOGIN. OR .REGISTER. FOR THE BEST BROWSING EXPERIENCE
Close