Slow burn

Lynsey Rose reading from her novel “First Aid Kit Girl”

I push in the cigarette lighter. I like the red ring that lights up around it. I like the click it makes when it€™s ready.

I lick my lips, bite my nails. I change songs. The lighter clicks, stops glowing. I push it in again.

My battery will survive. I€™ll go back soon. Before…

First Aid Kit Girl is available from The Book Depository and Amazon

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Ring the changes

The latest installment of our free audio podcast features short fiction from Lane Ashfeldt. You can either right-click here to download a copy of the author reading her piece, “The Bells at Christchurch”, or you can subscribe using and get automatic updates with your RSS reader or through iTunes.

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It's been a little while, are you hungry?

We’re back from our summer vacation, and appease your appetites we’ve got Jarred McGinnis reading his short story, Today I Eat The World for this week’s podcast. Jarred’s work has been featured in Gold Dust, Underground Voices, Big Bridges and Liars’ League. You can follow him online at Wicked To Mock The Afflicted.

And whether you prefer an open source feed reader, a slick new portable audio player, or just to listen through your computer speakers, don’t forget to subscribe to our free weekly podcast which is available in fresh RSS or citrus iTunes flavours.

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A touch of hospitality

Click here for this week€™s podcast, which features Green Press writer Bilal Ghafoor reading his story, Charass. It’s the tale of a man travelling through the heartland of Pakistan, and discovering something more than just shelter and rest.

Don€™t forget to subscribe to our free audio podcast. Next week we’ll have some poetry, so let us know what you think.

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Hard roads and dark thoughts

Click here for this week’s podcast, which features Green Press author and OFF_Magazine founder Marek Kazmierski reading Hell-bent, the story of a drive through the Warsaw night marred by violence.

Don’t forget to subscribe to our free audio podcast, and if you’re in the London area this Sunday, come see us live at the Respect Festival in Brent. For more information, see the Events page of our website, or check out the brochure from Brent Council.

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