Violence 78.3

Violence 78.3

In literary terms, violence provides a readymade drama, an impetus for action and reaction, shock, emotion, transformation—from Milton’s War in Heaven to Modernist aesthetics of shock to the contemporary thriller. Literature is also a site where violent...
Mixed Messages

Mixed Messages

Mixed Messages Long Paddock POETRY Chris Lynch: “Fox Dreaming” “One morning, delivering Quest News to the suburbs, I saw a red fox. . .” Chris Lynch: “The Philosophy of Mangoes” “Mangoes do not fully domesticate. They are...
The Long Apprenticeship

The Long Apprenticeship

The Long Apprenticeship Long Paddock ESSAY Emily O’Grady: “Subverting the Serial Gaze: Reimagining the Serial Killer” Francesca Sasnaitis: “Museums of Memory” Janie Conway-Herron: “On Becoming Lillie Bloom” Barnaby Smith:...
Questionable Characters

Questionable Characters

POETRY Thomas Brami: “My Confession: An Autobiography by Mikhail Gorbachev” Alison Flett: “5 ways to dream a country” Alison Flett: “A Map of Belonging” Adam Ford: “8-Bit Rainbows” Rose Hunter: “medusozoa”...
Persian Passages

Persian Passages

Persian Passages Long Paddock EDITORIAL Laetitia Nanquette and Ali Alizadeh, Editorial DISCUSSION Laetitia Nanquette, Amy Motlagh et al.: “Translations between Centre and Periphery: from Iran to the West” POETRY Kevin Gillam: “The Road” Mike Greenacre: “Nocturnal...
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