Story selection for MIR9 has proved a dark and sticky business, let's hope the committee survives the process and the marmalade...
The Mechanics' Institute Review (MIR) is inviting submissions for Issue 9 and the deadline for submissions is 5pm Wednesday 8th February 2012.
MIR8 editors gather, in a nice little bundle, all the enticing promo material... fiction and audio!
Xavier Leret reads his story "Turn The Porn On", featured on MIR8.
Karin Salvalaggio reads her story "Walleye Junction", featured on MIR8.
Fiona Melrose reads her story "Inheritance", featured on MIR8.
The Hub proudly previews "Some Time After" by Charlotte Beeston, featured on MIR8.
The Hub proudly previews "Margaret Thatcher's Tits" by Daniel Bourke, featured on MIR8.
The Hub proudly previews "The Upgrade" by Tanya Datta, featured on MIR8.
The Mechanics' Institute Review is back... and guarantees to pack a punch in anyone's literary apathy!
MIR is the Birkbeck Creative Writing Programme’s annual publication The Mechanics’ Institute Review. An anthology of writing from new and established authors, M.I.R. aims to showcase some of the best new writing by Birkbeck students and take the temperature of the literary world by publishing new work from established authors. Guest authors have included Chris Adrian, Amit Chaudhuri, David Foster Wallace, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Richard Milward, TC Boyle, among many others. Issue 9 will be published in September 2012.