Tag: Ian Steadman

BOOK REVIEW: Humanagerie Edited by Sarah Doyle & Allen Ashley

‘Inspired by notions of the animalistic, Humanagerie is a vivid exploration of the nebulous intersection between human and beast […] these thirty-two poems and thirteen short stories explore emergence and existence, survival and self-mythology, and the liminal hinterland between humanity and animality.’  Edited by Sarah Doyle and Allen Ashley, Humanagerie is a collection of quality –

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SHALLOW CREEK Short Story Competition: LONGLIST

We are pleased to announce the long list of the SHALLOW CREEK Short Story competition In Alphabetical order, the long-listed finalists are: * Nick Adams – Tide – Erik Bergstrom – The Soil of Stonier Hearts –  Simon Billinton – Blood Moon Bob – Daniel Carpenter – Arrowhead – Marion Coleman – Anchor – J. Stuart

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FICTION: The Hill at Wetherton by Ian Steadman

Saul said that Melissa said that my butt was the size of Texas. That’s how it all started. I’d been hot on Mel for weeks, and she wouldn’t give me the time of day. Now I knew why. This was back in the day, of course, before everything else that happened to us. Before Saul’s

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