I’m delighted to join 3:AM Magazine as fiction editor, and have just posted a call for submissions.
"It’s difficult to define submission guidelines when one of the things I’ll be looking for is something I’ve never seen. There are sensibilities I know I’ll recognise, as soon as I read them. I’m interested in work that is..."
If you'd like to submit something, please read my full guidelines here:
illustration by Stephen Crowe for Finnegans Wake
I wrote an essay for Gorse Journal about art, Occupy, and Heygate.
"Is there a way to behave in a ruin? B. and I are both in the art business, or on its edgelands. We know the drill. We snapped inconsistencies – a fenced-off post box with its label, FINAL COLLECTION, a tumbled ‘sculpture’ of concrete and wire. We picked up papers from the rubble and turned them like archeologists, like fortune tellers: what happened here, and could it clue us in on the future? We read the graffiti that taggers repeated floor after floor just to show
(Did it mean ‘shut’ or ‘near’?)
Across the top of two of the buildings, in the same giant hand:
HERE and NOW
And, on the side of a walkway that crossed Heygate Street,
WELCOME TO HELL."
read the rest here.