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Ingrid Winterbach in Little Star

This week in Little Star Weekly we return to the rich, various, demanding work of South African novelist Ingrid Winterbach, published on these shores by the intrepid Open Letter Books. Her recent novel The Road of Excess, so far appearing only in South Africa, returns to many of her preoccupations: tangled relations in adult families, […]

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One-Day Special! All our April Bernard and Anakana Schofield

In honor of their appearance at our Little Star Cabaret tonight, we’re opening up all the work we’ve run in Little Star Weekly by guests Anakana Schofield and April Bernard. April Bernard • “Found Sonnet: Samuel Johnson” • from Miss Filler • “The Nockamixon Road” (Parts One, Two, and Three) • “The Fixed Idea” (Parts One, […]

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A Poets’ Correspondence (VI): Rowan Ricardo Phillips and Glyn Maxwell

This summer, in our digital edition Little Star Weekly, we inaugurated an ongoing series, a correspondence on poetic means in the English of here and there (England and the UK) by Rowan Ricardo Phillips and Glyn Maxwell.  Read Glyn’s first installment in Little Star Weekly here  and the ensuing correspondence here in our diary. Here is letter #6.   Dear Glyn, Damn. What an […]

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Welcome Anakana Schofield!

          This week we are thrilled to welcome from the frosty north Vancouverian Anakana Schofield, who comes bearing her soon-to-be-published second novel, Martin John.  We are featuring it this week in Little Star Weekly (here and here) and in the second of our accidentally annual series of Little Star Cabarets, with […]

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Padgett Powell: Thursday Night at Housing Works

Little Star has been publishing Padgett Powell since our very first issue, which included quite a bit of what became his 2012 novel, You & Me. Then in 2012 we published his story “The New World,” which found its way into his new book of stories, out this week, Cries for Help: Various. We plucked […]

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Joy Williams: A New Book and a Little Star Weekly Special

Today Knopf issues Joy Williams’ first book of stories in ten years, and for the occasion we have opened up all her work for Little Star as our weekly special!       “Argos,” the afterlife of Odysseus’s faithful dog, reimagined “Mission,” nine days, or is it forever, behind bars, for desecrating the dead after […]

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Glyn Maxwell on the stage, this summer

Enjoying our poets’ correspondence between Glyn Maxwell and Rowan Ricardo Phillips? Keep it going by buying Rowan’s new book, or taking a dip into Glyn’s work for the stage: Glyn is not only a prolific writer of plays, libretti, and screenplays, but also one of our foremost advocates for verse drama. “Cyrano de Bergerac,” by […]

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A Poets’ Correspondence (I–V): Rowan Ricardo Phillips and Glyn Maxwell

This summer in our digital edition, Little Star Weekly, inaugurated an occasional series, a correspondence on poetic means in the English of here and there (England and the UK) by Rowan Ricardo Phillips and Glyn Maxwell.  Read Glyn’s first installment in Little Star Weekly here, ensuing correspondence below. Dear Glyn, I’m in New York. And now that I’ve […]

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Coming soon! A poet’s correspondence

This week in our digital edition, Little Star Weekly, we inaugurate an occasional series, a correspondence on poetic means in the English of here and there (England and the UK) by Rowan Ricardo Phillips and Glyn Maxwell.  Read the first installment here.  And stay tuned for part two! Send us your email address to request […]

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Happy Birthday Little Star Weekly!

This week our digital mini-magazine Little Star Weekly turns two, and we are celebrating with lots of special offers. First of all, subscribe to the Weekly for a year—receive it as an app on your iPhone or iPad or read it on the web—and for this week only we’ll send you a gratis copy of […]

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