Sweet Home

Wendy Erskine

These wonderful stories of people and place are deceptively smooth, stealthily complicated. Each one’s a sweet but stiff cocktail. They go down easy, but soon your head starts to pitch and you realise you’ve been hit with a wallop. — Gavin Corbett

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Problem Pages

Reflecting on the creation of her first collection of short stories, Mia Gallagher elucidates the perpetual lesson of writing: that it’s always easy, and always hard.


Bland God: Notes on Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook's founder is the most visible and enigmatic icon of the digital age. But what does he mean?


Kaleidoscope Eye

"I laid there with a blue sheet covering my face with a hole cut into it for my eye. This was my eighth and final unsuccessful eye surgery. It had been five years, one month, and twelve days since my first."

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The Snowflake Album

Issue 5, Volume 2: Winter 2006-07

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Letter From the Republic of London

Issue 31, Volume 2: Summer 2015 (The London Issue)

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Issue 1, Volume 2: Summer 2005

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Dublin Unbuilt

Issue 11, Volume 1: Winter 2001-02