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This week on Litro Lab, we bring you a satyrical poem from no other than resuscitated 18th-century poet Wortley Clutterbuck. Monuments were built in the past to commemorate war and other events from a shameful colonial past. But if they could talk to us these days – what would they say? The post The Monument | Litro Lab Podcast appeared first on Litro Magazine Stories Transport you.

Sep 11

4 min

This week on Litro Lab, we bring you an original piece of surreal fiction. Have you always dreamed of living on a sandy beach? What if someone told you that should be everyone's right? The post The Beachfront Relocation Project (BRP)| Litro Lab Podcast appeared first on Litro Magazine Stories Transport you.

Sep 7

15 min

This week on Litro Lab, we access the anxious thoughts of a man while he walks through a rainy city. This is an experimental piece that blends music and words. It will take you on a rollercoaster journey alongside a character that many of us may find hilarious, but also relatable. The post Commute| Litro Lab Podcast appeared first on Litro Magazine Stories Transport you.

Aug 28

6 min

This week on Litro Lab, Janis Harper writes an honest letter to her guru. After years of retreats and meditation, she is trying to make sense of a few shocking experiences. By asking questions to Guruji, she ends up finding some answers and coming to terms with her own spiritual awakening. The post Dear Guruji appeared first on Litro Magazine Stories Transport you.

Aug 24

18 min

This week on Litro Lab, we invite you to close your eyes and immerse yourself in this oneiric flash fiction piece that tells the story of a little boy and his fascination with the rounded moon. The post Orbed| Litro Lab Podcast appeared first on Litro Magazine Stories Transport you.

Aug 2

6 min

This week on Litro Lab, Karin Jervert brings a beautifully nuanced essay about childhood memories, mental health, insects and displacement. The post Lightning Bugs appeared first on Litro Magazine Stories Transport you.

Jul 26

7 min

This week on Litro Lab, Michele Wheeler shares with us an intimate story about her relationship with her grandfather, a machinist who taught her the importance on passing on legacy to create links that run deeper than pain, tragedies and even death. The post The Making of Legacy | Litro Lab Podcast appeared first on Litro Magazine Stories Transport you.

Jun 26

13 min

This week on Litro Lab, Reagan Razon talks to us about how something as personal as hair can be used to police and oppress Blackness, controlling how people are treated in public spaces including work and school. The post Locks, Afros and Braids| Litro Lab Podcast appeared first on Litro Magazine Stories Transport you.

Jun 12

11 min

an immigrant’s daughter unlocks the mystery of her father Zbyszek’s recurring nightmares by listening to his war stories and traveling with him to the once Polish city of Lwów (today’s Lviv, Ukraine) to face his past. The post New World Street | Litro Lab Podcast appeared first on Litro Magazine Stories Transport you.

May 2019

23 min

"Love in the year 2030" where a lonely guy, Steven, orders a humanoid companion. The post Love in the Year 2030 | Litro Lab| Podcast appeared first on Litro Magazine Stories Transport you.

Mar 2019

12 min

Ken Krekeler reads "Formula" in which variables can only take so much manipulation before all solutions become null. The post Formula| Litro Lab| Podcast appeared first on Litro Magazine Stories Transport you.

Mar 2019

10 min

The Missing Step, #FridayFlash a short noir story in the style of Alan Moore The post The Missing Step appeared first on Litro Magazine Stories Transport you.

Mar 2019

2 min

This week on Litro Lab is Jan Andre Kallestad's "The Mirrors". Normally Karin sleeps soundly. On this night though it's not a good night's sleep. The post The Mirrors| Litro Lab| Podcast appeared first on Litro Magazine Stories Transport you.

Mar 2019

3 min

Illustration by Hannah Bagshaw http://www.litro.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/8-Home-but-Not-Podcast.mp3 Jarred McGinnis Jarred McGinnis, an American living in London, is the co-founder of the literary variety night, The Special Relationship. His fiction has been read, aloud and everything, on BBC Radio 4. He has also appeared in a number of very nice places like PANK and Atticus Review. He is wickedtomocktheafflicted.com. Hannah Bagshaw is an illustrator based in London. The post Home But Not by Jarred McGinnis appeared first on Litro Magazine Stories Transport you.

Mar 2019

7 min

This week on Litro Lab, Joel Patterson reads “Fear and Loathing in Heaven” where we witness a group of men at their orientation in Heaven. You can listen to the podcast on the player below, or subscribe to “Litro Lab” on Spotify. Fear and Loathing in Heaven Podcast To subscribe to our membership packs, which includes all print issues delivered to your door, full online access to all short fiction, old issues and archives: click here. The post Fear and Loathing in Heaven| Litro Lab| Podcast appeared first on Litro Magazine Stories Transport you.

Mar 2019

7 min

After the death of her son, a woman plunges into despair but is unable to cry. However, this changes after a meeting with a mysterious man. The post Tears by Grace Andreacchi appeared first on Litro Magazine Stories Transport you.

Mar 2019

8 min

This week on Litro Lab, Judy Ossello reads “Goodbye Love” in which Eileen meets her ex-boyfriend at a bar in Indiana after going to her grandma’s wake. You can listen to the podcast on the player below, or subscribe to “Litro Lab” on Spotify. Goodbye Love To subscribe to our membership packs, which includes all print issues delivered to your door, full online access to all short fiction, old issues and archives: click here. The post Goodbye Love| Litro Lab| Podcast appeared first on Litro Magazine Stories Transport you.

Mar 2019

10 min

A small-time neighbourhood hoodlum shows some compassion for one of her victims. The post Tuesday Afternoon appeared first on Litro Magazine Stories Transport you.

Mar 2019

8 min

Photo by Varun Suresh http://www.litro.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/16-To-the-Sea-Podcast.mp3 The post Short Story: They Went to the Sea appeared first on Litro Magazine Stories Transport you.

Mar 2019

13 min

Luke de Castro reveals the sinister side of baking... The post My Batter is Thick appeared first on Litro Magazine Stories Transport you.

Mar 2019

10 min

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