Litro: Literary Magazine – Stories Transport You

  • Dreaming of Home: <em>Swing Time</em> by Zadie Smith Dreaming of Home: Swing Time by Zadie Smith
  • Every Falling Anecdote Every Falling Anecdote
  • Going Nuclear: <em>The Children</em> at the Royal Court Theatre Going Nuclear: The Children at the Royal Court Theatre
  • Bleak and Brine Bleak and Brine
  • Stories of Flight Stories of Flight
  • Red Red
  • The Fire Lit Within: <em>Abstract Expressionism</em> at the Royal Academy The Fire Lit Within: Abstract Expressionism at the Royal Academy
  • <em>People on Sunday</em> | Everyday Life in the Weimar Before the Nazis Arrived People on Sunday | Everyday Life in the Weimar Before the Nazis Arrived

 

 

     

 #flashfriday

  • Choose Your Own

    Jane tried her hardest to make Bill smile, but he whipped out a knife he had stolen from the hospital where he worked from his jacket pocket and held it against Jane’s body. She knew it was coming, but

#Story Sunday

  • Shesh Besh

    There afloat, two boats: one for the three Jews (fishingpersons of the Lake Kinneret; Galileans in the truest sense), another for the four hundred sardines drowning in the midnight oxygen, looking up at the stars for the first and

 Back Issues

#Essay Saturday

  • Love in Code

    “Love Finds a Way,” D.W Griffith wrote in 1909, but it wasn’t any easier in those primitive days before computers. A person had to find a date or mate in person, through friends, school, work or church.

 #Arts & Culture

#On Writing

  • Stories of Flight

    Refugees and their stories have featured in literature from time immemorial. They are cast in heroic roles in the Bible and the Koran.

Litro Lab

#Tuesday Tales

  • A Cure for Snakebites

    Through the holiday, Tess had become accustomed to expecting Sunni’s attention, but she now found he was dispensing it meanly.

#Lunch Break Fiction

  • Trip to India

    I looked out the taxi window at the pouring rain. Monsoon season was never fun. We always came to India in the winter so as to avoid the scorching summer heat.

Latest Posts

  • Philip Corner performing Homage to Ben Patterson Pieces of Reality: Philip Corner at Café Oto in London (1/25/2017) - Joanna Pocock speaks to iconic US composer and polymath Phillip Corner as he plays at Hackney's Café Oto.
  • The Pearl and the Carnelian, by first-time author Annabel Fielding, is published by Nielsen. An Interview with Annabel Fielding, Author of The Pearl and the Carnelian (1/24/2017) - Emma Nuttall speaks to first-time author Annabel Fielding, who has a unique take on the historical novel.
  • Shesh Besh (1/22/2017) - There afloat, two boats: one for the three Jews (fishingpersons of the Lake Kinneret; Galileans in the truest sense), another for the four hundred sardines drowning in the midnight oxygen, Read More
  • Love in Code (1/21/2017) - “Love Finds a Way,” D.W Griffith wrote in 1909, but it wasn’t any easier in those primitive days before computers. A person had to find a date or mate in Read More
  • Choose Your Own (1/20/2017) - Jane tried her hardest to make Bill smile, but he whipped out a knife he had stolen from the hospital where he worked from his jacket pocket and held it Read More
  • Tia Bannon and Mark Rose in Abigail. A Fractured Mosaic: Abigail at the Bunker Theatre (1/17/2017) - The fractured Abigail at the Bunker Theatre is like watching an episode of Art Attack if the TV had turned off halfway through.
  • A Cure for Snakebites (1/17/2017) - Through the holiday, Tess had become accustomed to expecting Sunni’s attention, but she now found he was dispensing it meanly.
  • Scouring (1/15/2017) - Kath presses the on button. While the handset powers up she slides open the drawer, riffles through brown envelopes, closes it again intact. She feels nauseous. Her phone vibrates making Read More

Fiction

  • Apis

    “I imagine my reflection is another woman, a strange creature who can float next to my window, and keep pace with a speeding train. Some kind of witch. Her expression is blank.”

Interviews

Travel & Lifestyle

  • Bleak and Brine

    “Body, remember not only how deeply you were loved… but also those desires that flashed openly in their eyes.”

Book Reviews

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