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Mark SaFranko – author of Hating Olivia, Lounge Lizard, and God Bless America – is about to set sail on the good ship Honest, and »

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Mary Stone Dockery

When did you write these poems and when did you become aware they would form a collection? These poems were written furiously over about an »

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Kim Chul: The poet who said sorry

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
The end of 2014 saw a deeply silly furore over Seth Rogen's The Interview, an otherwise forgettable, 'satirical' account of two bumbling idiots deployed by the FBI to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. The film prompted rage from Pyongyang. The whole affair was interesting to me because it was something of a rarity. North Korea often gets cross with other nations - that isn't rare - but it's more »

The Suicide Featured in Foyles The Best Fiction of 2014

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
Congratulations to us (and of course Mark SaFranko, who also played quite a large role...) for The Suicide featuring in this year's Foyles The Best Fiction of 2014. We're, two, three, four...well it doesn't actually matter because it's not in order (nine...) but being there at all is very nice indeed. more »

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