by P.C. Evans
Whether writhing on a dormitory bed
In this cheap hotel
With a Medusan flapper
With her pubic lice
And a quarter of cocaine
Or staggering through the gutter
Transfix... Read More...
The Ice House
by Jane Roberts
“The ice house is where they send you to cool off...”
In the grounds of the Georgian manor – now a communal carcass stuffed with families meandering from the... Read More...
It’s the ways our tongues get folded, stealing
away my speech. It’s open mouths writing
letters, lipped words placed softly in ears
precisely. It’s shadows that aren’t what they
used to... Read More...
How Stories Do Or Don't Get Told
Lucy Jeynes reviews Nicholas Royle’s selection, The Best British Short Stories 2014 (Salt Publishing)
When an anthology limits itself to a particular vintage, you ... Read More...
Issue 3 Contents
Bare Fiction Magazine Issue 3
Poetry | Fiction | Theatre | Articles
Published August 26th 2014
Buy your copy now or subscribe to get three issues in print or digital ed... Read More...