Sally Spedding – Simon Marlowe – Carly Holmes – Jon Gower – Jane Fraser – John Ord – Claudia Wardle – Alan Bilton – Angela Graham – M.J. Allen – Wendy Holborow – Ali Azar – Brian Manton – Tim Jeffreys – Matthew G. Rees
The intriguing Doctor Holmes speaks in detail about her writing, her life (including her recent acquisition of a ukulele), future projects and Figurehead – her newly-published collection of short fiction – which we review.
on what makes him write – the fiction, poetry and art that’s influenced him – his reaction when Stephen King hailed his debut ‘a masterpiece’ – his own take on his writing – possible future projects & more. Read his thoughts here at Horla.
‘As his eyes were closing on the couch Fedor watched the man’s form melting. He was on the stool, holding his gun, working his foot pedal. The icons on the wall – the beasts, satyrs, superheroes, mermaids, cherubs and busts of Lenin, Marx, Putin and Tsar Nicholas – carnivalled around him in a whirl.’
From ‘WILL IT HURT?’ The new Moscow story by Matthew G. Rees, author of ‘The Tip’