Non-Fiction: The strange tale of the Disco Loris by E F Fluff

  I met him at a rave. Or, to be more exact, the after-rave of a rave. He was a blonde, whippet skinny, and a skater. He mumbled, and spoke in constant oscillation from normal to almost incomprehensible nasty comment peppered sub-frequencies, and on to furious infrasound muttering. He lived with his brother, who he…

Poetry: Rock and Roll Messiah by Eoghan Lyng

Long haired lothario Marry your thoughts On the mountainside air Three chord fares us Blaring the night siren.    Peaceful player Passionate pray he May we stand to  The soul of the yesterdays Fallen prisoners.    Lead wired walking Talking the nonsense  Of sequential magic Tragic the soul Who does not listen.    Clattering magic…

Poetry: The Unexpected Sun by Ian Copestick

It’s nights like this when you really feel Glad to be alive. The blistering heat of the day Has given way to a gorgeous, warm, tender Evening. The sky is still a pale, cloudless Blue, but you can sense that a beautiful Sunset is on the way. As I walk with my dog People are…

Fiction: Family Guy? By Paul Matts

Karan O’Keefe’s life is based around fund raising. An orphan as a child, from the age of eighteen he has focused his time on persuading people to part with a portion of their salaries. By way of direct debit, into the coffers of various charities. And he arranges events, such as today’s fundraiser for Human…

2 From Jake Hinkson by Paul D. Brazill

THE DEEPENING SHADE An alcoholic cop, a Jesus freak, a pregnant homeless teenager, a stripper, a cop in debt to a gangster, and the manager of a fast food joint who is in the wrong place at the wrong time are all  part of the rich and varied cast of characters in The Deepening Shade,…

Detritus Of The Drunken Night by Ian Lewis Copestick

Detritus Of The Drunken Night is Ian Lewis Copestick‘s first poetry collection and it’s a belter. Love, life, loneliness, death and  debt are only some themes of this marvellous collection. Gritty but never grim these are heartfelt and razor- sharp slices of life. Detritus Of The Drunken Night is published by Cajun Mutt Press and is…

Poetry: Outside The Burnt Out Notre Dame by Ian Copestick

I saw on the TV news, as they were reporting From outside the burnt out Notre Dame That it has stood there for 850 years. All the way back to the 12th Century. It really made me think, all of the changes That have happened in that time, the cathedral Stood there witnessing it all….

Night And The City by Gerald Kersh Kickstarter Campaign.

Paperback edition of Night And The City by Gerald Kersh BY London Books London Classics edition of Gerald Kersh‘s classic London novel Night & The City. ‘We are looking to raise £3,000 to crowdfund the production of a high quality paperback edition of the iconic London novel ‘Night And The City’ By Gerald Kersh. “The…

Poetry: 3 From K W Peery

BLOODY MARYS WITH FREDDIE   In the mother of pearl refraction from Freddie King’s semi hollow body fretboard You could see every metal pick scar the Texas Cannonball made with his crooked ‘n calloused index finger Just slow sellin’ it center stage – Inside that Bloody Mary haze – With a tone so honest it…