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New Writing 13

by Toby Litt (Editor & Introduction), Ali Smith (Editor & Introduction)

Other authors: Arts Council England (Editor), Kate Atkinson (Contributor), Paul Bailey (Contributor), Nicola Barker (Contributor), John Berger (Contributor)42 more, John Burnside (Contributor), Ciaran Carson (Contributor), Louise Doughty (Contributor), Ian Duhig (Contributor), Paul Ewen (Contributor), Frances Gapper (Contributor), Ismail B. Garba (Contributor), Niall Griffiths (Contributor), Vicky Grut (Contributor), Romesh Gunesekera (Contributor), Jen Hadfield (Contributor), Steven Hall (Contributor), Ramona Herdman (Contributor), Peter Hobbs (Contributor), James Hopkin (Contributor), A.S. Irvine (Contributor), Tim Jarvis (Contributor), Jackie Kay (Contributor), Daren King (Contributor), Azmeena Ladha (Contributor), Nick Laird (Contributor), John Logan (Contributor), David Mitchell (Contributor), Edwin Morgan (Contributor), Lawrence Norfolk (Contributor), Maggie O’Farrell (Contributor), Martin Ouvry (Contributor), Donald Paterson (Contributor), Tony Peake (Contributor), Emily Perkins (Contributor), Nicholas Pierpan (Contributor), Tom Pow (Contributor), Monique Roffey (Contributor), Shyam Selvadurai (Contributor), Kamila Shamsie (Contributor), Heloise Shepherd (Contributor), Helen Simpson (Contributor), Muriel Spark (Contributor), Neil Stewart (Contributor), Matt Thorne (Contributor), Fay Weldon (Contributor), Gerard Woodward (Contributor)

Series: British Council New Writing (13)

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Litt, TobyEditor & Introductionprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Smith, AliEditor & Introductionmain authorall editionsconfirmed
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Atkinson, KateContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bailey, PaulContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Barker, NicolaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Berger, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Burnside, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Carson, CiaranContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Doughty, LouiseContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Duhig, IanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ewen, PaulContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gapper, FrancesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Garba, Ismail B.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Griffiths, NiallContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Grut, VickyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gunesekera, RomeshContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hadfield, JenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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  • Muriel Spark / Authors’ Ghosts {poem}
  • Niall Griffiths / Adrenalin
  • Nicola Barker / Darkmans {novel extract}
  • Ciaran Carson / The Lemon Trees {poem}
  • Ciaran Carson / Ballad Written in a Hospital {poem}
  • Lawrence Norfolk / The Words on the Page and the Noise in My Head
  • Jackie Kay / Husky {poem}
  • Martin Ouvry / Narcissus
  • Ramona Herdman / Eight poems
  • Tim Jarvis / Beyond the Pale
  • Gerard Woodward / Ecopoesis {poems}
  • Peter Hobbs / Deep Blue Sea
  • David Mitchell / Hangman
  • Steven Hall / Stories for a Phone Book
  • Azmeena Ladha / Twenty Gods and the Pomegranate Seeds
  • John Burnside / Annunciation with Unknown Bird {poem}
  • John Burnside / Annunciation with a Garland of Self-Heal {poem}
  • John Burnside / Annunciation with impending rainstorm: pasó un ángel {poem}
  • Romesh Gunesekera / Goat
  • Frances Gapper / Teeth and Hair
  • Paul Bailey / The Stricken Nightingale
  • Donald Paterson / The Chain
  • Fay Weldon / A Little Nest of Pedagogues
  • Ismail B. Garba / Metaphors {poem}
  • Ismail B. Garba / Song {poem}
  • Ismail B. Garba / Batteries in April {poem}
  • Ismail B. Garba / Places {poem}
  • Tony Peake / A Portrait
  • Paul Ewen / Two Pub Reviews
  • A.S. Irvine / Novel
  • Ian Duhig / My Grandfather’s Seed Fiddle {poem}
  • Ian Duhig / From The Play of Daniel {poem}
  • Ian Duhig / Coda {poem}
  • Shyam Selvadurai / Book of Chairs {novel extract}
  • Maggie O’Farrell / The uncle’s house {poem}
  • Kamila Shamsie / Miscarriage
  • James Hopkin / Even the Crows Say Krakow
  • Emily Perkins / Early morning gutter relationship
  • Nick Laird / The Angels {poem}
  • Daren King / Let’s Get Things Sorted
  • Jen Hadfield / Melodeon on the Road Home {poem}
  • Matt Thorne / Mind Reader
  • Neil Stewart / Crystal
  • Louise Doughty / Doikitsa
  • Vicky Grut / Stranger
  • John Logan / Sometimes All the World Comes Down
  • Nicholas Pierpan / Under the Real Language of Men {poem}
  • Monique Roffey / Finale
  • Tom Pow / The Last Vision of Angus McKay {poem}
  • Kate Atkinson / Gloria {novel extract}
  • Helen Simpson / In the Driving Seat
  • Heloise Shepherd / The Petrol Pump on the Hongor Road
  • John Berger / Islington
  • Edwin Morgan / Gorgo and Beau
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