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  • Litro #143: Detroit - Letter from the Editor
    African Americans and white sailors soon a crowd of 5 000 white residents gathered at the mainland entrance to the bridge ready to attack black vacationers wishing to cross By midnight an understaffed police force attempted to manage the situation but the rioting had already spread too far into the city The then Mayor Mayor Edward J Jeffries having waited until late evening to ask for help from federal troops to quell the fighting it took the arrival of some 6 000 federal troops to result in a truce between the city s warring factions Under armed occupation Detroit came to a virtual standstill streets were deserted schools closed and Governor Harry Francis Kelly had closed all places of public amusement The riots saw Twenty five black residents and nine white residents killed The number injured counting the police approached 700 while the cost to damaged property amounted to some 2 million The German controlled Vichy radio broadcasted that the riots revealed the internal disorganization of a weak nation torn by social injustice regional disputes the violence of an irritated proletariat and gangstersim of a capitalistic police echoing some of what Edward Wilson had spoke of in the 1930 s he described capitalism as a precarious economic system the condition for whose success is that its members must profit by swindling their customers and cutting one another s throats Detroit formally emerged from bankruptcy in December of 2014 after about 18 months bringing to a close the largest municipal bankruptcy in American history But the road to full recovery will be long Once a great American metropolis Detroit is still struggling with a costly pension system continuing emptying of neighbourhoods crime insufficient city services and immense blight There is hope for this once great city to rise again and rebuild itself Within these pages fiction comes from Dorene O Brien in her story Way Past Taggin which takes us inside the sub culture of Detroit s graffiti artists as a promising artist is sucked into a petty territorial dispute with a fatal outcome Following that Patricia Abbott uses Belle Isle as her backdrop to her dark and gruesome story in On Belle Isle A budding photographer obsessed with photographing images of dead corpses gets her wish after a chance encounter with an artist resulting in a gruesome invitation for her to photograph a corpse recently washed to shore To get to the corpse she must go through a gauntlet of Detroit s criminal underbelly Amy Kaherl one of the founding members of Detroit Soup Writes about her Detroit and the work being carried by the charity Amy is one of the many young entrepreneurs in Detroit providing engaging platforms for Detroit locals to help re build itself We feature a Q A with Detroit photographer Amy Sacka and find out about her projects Lost and Found in Detroit A photo series that began as a 365 day photo essay where she literally took a photo a day a story that

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  • Litro #143: Detroit
    is felt more than it is clearly expressed Some call it the greatest virtue Continue reading 9th December 2015 Litro 148 The Going Home issue Letter from the Editor By Eric Akoto This month in Litro 148 we explore the notion of what Going Home means to us Is it a familiar physical space A refuge A feeling A state of mind Or is home actually to be found in another human being maybe your partner your parents How do you know when you have found it Continue reading Contact Us General 44 0 20 3371 9971 info litro co uk Sales Advertising enquiries 44 0 20 3371 9971 Email Sales Magazine Editorial editor litro co uk All Online Editorial online litro co uk Book Reviews Author Interviews reviews litro co uk Film Arts Editorial arts litro co uk Litro Lab Podcast litrolab litro co uk LitroTV litrotv litro co uk Litro Listings listings litro co uk Subscribe Stockists Submissions Advertising Our Team About Litro Litro Magazine is a free short stories and creative arts magazine in print and online Providing a place for readers writers and the broader creative community to discuss various aspects of literature arts and culture through features reviews non themed fiction interviews columns and more Perfect reading for those with busy lives When the first issue of Litro was published in April 2005 the main free paper for commuters and city dwellers was the morning Metro Since then many tabloid style free sheets have joined the field like the Metro these can be skim read and quickly discarded Litro is different our central aim has always been to provide commuters and city dwellers with an inspiring thought provoking alternative that takes you places you don t normally think about when travelling around the city We

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  • Litro Represents: Maia Jenkins
    Jenkins for her piece To the Weakness of Others which will be published in a forthcoming issue Jonathan Heaf GQ Features Director said of the winning entrant This year the judges were unanimous Maia s winning entry To The Weakness Of Others is an exceptional luminous piece of writing showing not only a maturity beyond her 24 years but also a true talent for the art of observation She fully deserves the recognition she received last night in New York and I for one can t wait to read what she writes next A unique find About Eric Akoto Eric Akoto is Publisher and Editor in Chief of Litro Magazine His passions lie in progressive politics freedom of expression quality independence in arts and journalism social enterprise secularism good technology and above all the power of fiction to connect and bring a level of empathy to different peoples With a journalistic background his writing has featured in various magazines and contributed to various books he also curates and comperes at festivals such as The Latitude Festival and the Hay Festival The first thing he does when visiting a city is to don a pair of trainers and go for a jog around the city He highly recommends a morning meditation to start your day Mail Web Twitter More Posts 15 Comments comments Prev Next Litro Represents Related Posts Litro Represents Litro TV Recent Posts Bringing Up Baby In the Night Time Before the Sun Rises at the Gate Theatre True Love in Los Angeles A R BY ANY OTHER NAME The Echo Travelling in Fiji The Litro Blog View Archive 11th February 2016 Litro 149 The Love issue Letter from the Editor By Eric Akoto Love we spend our lives craving it in one form or another searching for it and talking about it Its meaning is felt more than it is clearly expressed Some call it the greatest virtue Continue reading 9th December 2015 Litro 148 The Going Home issue Letter from the Editor By Eric Akoto This month in Litro 148 we explore the notion of what Going Home means to us Is it a familiar physical space A refuge A feeling A state of mind Or is home actually to be found in another human being maybe your partner your parents How do you know when you have found it Continue reading Contact Us General 44 0 20 3371 9971 info litro co uk Sales Advertising enquiries 44 0 20 3371 9971 Email Sales Magazine Editorial editor litro co uk All Online Editorial online litro co uk Book Reviews Author Interviews reviews litro co uk Film Arts Editorial arts litro co uk Litro Lab Podcast litrolab litro co uk LitroTV litrotv litro co uk Litro Listings listings litro co uk Subscribe Stockists Submissions Advertising Our Team About Litro Litro Magazine is a free short stories and creative arts magazine in print and online Providing a place for readers writers and the broader creative community to discuss various

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  • Litro Represents Archives - Litro Magazine
    NAME The Echo Travelling in Fiji The Litro Blog View Archive 11th February 2016 Litro 149 The Love issue Letter from the Editor By Eric Akoto Love we spend our lives craving it in one form or another searching for it and talking about it Its meaning is felt more than it is clearly expressed Some call it the greatest virtue Continue reading 9th December 2015 Litro 148 The Going Home issue Letter from the Editor By Eric Akoto This month in Litro 148 we explore the notion of what Going Home means to us Is it a familiar physical space A refuge A feeling A state of mind Or is home actually to be found in another human being maybe your partner your parents How do you know when you have found it Continue reading Contact Us General 44 0 20 3371 9971 info litro co uk Sales Advertising enquiries 44 0 20 3371 9971 Email Sales Magazine Editorial editor litro co uk All Online Editorial online litro co uk Book Reviews Author Interviews reviews litro co uk Film Arts Editorial arts litro co uk Litro Lab Podcast litrolab litro co uk LitroTV litrotv litro co uk Litro Listings listings litro co uk Subscribe Stockists Submissions Advertising Our Team About Litro Litro Magazine is a free short stories and creative arts magazine in print and online Providing a place for readers writers and the broader creative community to discuss various aspects of literature arts and culture through features reviews non themed fiction interviews columns and more Perfect reading for those with busy lives When the first issue of Litro was published in April 2005 the main free paper for commuters and city dwellers was the morning Metro Since then many tabloid style free sheets have joined the field like

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  • Q&A: Naomi Foyle on Astra: Book One of The Gaia Chronicles
    I support the call to make Personal Social and Health Education PSHE a statutory aspect of SRE and personally think it s best to start early like the Dutch do before the typical adolescent self consciousness and resentment of authority kicks in Having said all that I wouldn t petition Michael Gove to make Astra a set text I think the Gaians have many sensible ideas including acknowledgement of gender as a continuum and flexibility in the age of consent when both parties are minors But they also have some pretty noxious and controlling notions about teen sex I got the idea of the Woodland Siesta for example from Edmund White s biography of Jean Genet who spent his early adolescence in a French forest detention centre where the unsupervised boys ran wild at night I hope it is clear that neither that nor the Gaian s prohibitions on early monogamy were intended as serious suggestions for today s youth Nor did I write the book for teenagers though I would be happy if young people feel it addresses any of their own issues I would recommend that parents read it first and decide if they think early teens in particular are ready for it Litro What other themes were you interested in addressing in the novel Apart from colonialism environmentalism veganism and teen sexuality in an eco fascist society The book is also about family and the growth of a warrior woman In that sense it is very much about gender roles The underlying issue of the rights of refugees and the suppressed theme of racism Gaians purport to be colour blind meaning in practice they efface ancestral cultural differences will become more apparent in the second novel in the series Litro What do you hope people will take away from reading your book No matter how many ideas they pack novels are about people and I basically hope that readers will develop some kind of affection for Astra and are able to relate her struggles to their own Of course I d also be incredibly pleased if the book also helped remind readers of all there is to live and fight for at this particular historical moment not just the planet and its incredible biodiversity but a world in which we take responsibility for each other as a global community If I m allowed to entertain grand ambitions for the moment in the long run I d like The Gaia Chronicles to help give people hope for the future hard won as that hope will have to be And finally I d be happy too if Astra helped to help break down the marketing barriers that divide SF from literature and female readers from SF women certainly write it in droves Litro And finally what s next for Naomi Foyle Right now I think I deserve a nice glass of wine and some quality time with Octavia E Butler and Lilith s Brood don t you On Wednesday

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  • Win the new Kindle Paperwhite
    Tube and you wished you d tried your lines on You can post your haikus on our Twitter page or on our Facebook The winner will receive the latest piece of literary technology from Argos and runners up amazon e gift cards We ll be bringing you a review of the Kindle Paperwhite next week once we ve had a chance to put it through the Litro test Deadline All haikus must be posted on or before Wednesday February 12th About Eric Akoto Eric Akoto is Publisher and Editor in Chief of Litro Magazine His passions lie in progressive politics freedom of expression quality independence in arts and journalism social enterprise secularism good technology and above all the power of fiction to connect and bring a level of empathy to different peoples With a journalistic background his writing has featured in various magazines and contributed to various books he also curates and comperes at festivals such as The Latitude Festival and the Hay Festival The first thing he does when visiting a city is to don a pair of trainers and go for a jog around the city He highly recommends a morning meditation to start your day Mail Web Twitter More Posts 15 Comments comments Prev London International Mime Festival Mat Ricardo Showman at Leicester Square Theatre Next Feature Film Lift to the Scaffold Related Posts Drama Matters The Month Things Started To Happen Why Facebook is Better Than Your Brain 20 Most Played David Bowie Tracks Litro TV Recent Posts Bringing Up Baby In the Night Time Before the Sun Rises at the Gate Theatre True Love in Los Angeles A R BY ANY OTHER NAME The Echo Travelling in Fiji The Litro Blog View Archive 11th February 2016 Litro 149 The Love issue Letter from the Editor By Eric Akoto Love we spend our lives craving it in one form or another searching for it and talking about it Its meaning is felt more than it is clearly expressed Some call it the greatest virtue Continue reading 9th December 2015 Litro 148 The Going Home issue Letter from the Editor By Eric Akoto This month in Litro 148 we explore the notion of what Going Home means to us Is it a familiar physical space A refuge A feeling A state of mind Or is home actually to be found in another human being maybe your partner your parents How do you know when you have found it Continue reading Contact Us General 44 0 20 3371 9971 info litro co uk Sales Advertising enquiries 44 0 20 3371 9971 Email Sales Magazine Editorial editor litro co uk All Online Editorial online litro co uk Book Reviews Author Interviews reviews litro co uk Film Arts Editorial arts litro co uk Litro Lab Podcast litrolab litro co uk LitroTV litrotv litro co uk Litro Listings listings litro co uk Subscribe Stockists Submissions Advertising Our Team About Litro Litro Magazine is a free short stories and creative arts magazine

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  • Into The Darkness: the Finished # LitroStory
    ground was a trail of glitter leading out of sight into the darkness He stood in the silence and stared at the glitter for a moment and then he went back inside to make the inevitable phone call He stood still for a moment warming his hands by the fire before sighing cursing and then raising the telephone to dial As he raised his hand to dial his remaining fingers trembled Then it happened the phone began to ring He let it ring feeling the vibrations through the numbness in his fingers Ten twenty times it rang He waited He answered Where is it said a man s voice Where s what he asked in return You know the man s voice said No I don t know stop this shit now and tell me what s going on Silence He gripped the receiver listening Leave it at the front desk in the 41 and this ends now One hour Dial tone He exhaled and looked at the case lying on the bed Locked He was scared but tried to hide it that was his downfall last time He limped across the room and started to fiddle with the lock His hands were slick and he struggled to get a grip The trails in the snow then the phone call Like reliving a nightmare Thud thud thud Three hard knocks It was happening again He stared at the door willing it to stay shut as his heart raced The banging stopped He glanced frantically around gripping the handle trying to think He froze The doorknob was rattling Petrified he moved his hands in the dark to switch on the lights but as it turned out there was no power The rattling continued Meanwhile the creature that woke him had circled the town three times and started to turn into the most innocent shape it found There was nothing else for it Yelling he charged through the door and out into the snow almost tripping over it He was overcome by the stillness that a blanket of snow can bring snapped out of his own personal horror just for a moment His breath came out in clouds as he struggled to walk He dropped the case watching it fall into the sea of snow beneath him He meant to curse under his breath but spoke aloud Damn it Miroshnikov he said to himself firmly He had to get a grip on himself he was letting his imagination run away with him but what was that snuffling sound Then the purple closed in When he came to he found himself surrounded by darkness it made him smile He didn t know where he was but it was warm soft and silent Had he somehow escaped He really wanted to quit this work He was overcome first by her scent and then taken aback by her enormous shadow as the lady slunk in The glitter was me He had no sense of space

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  • #litrostory : a Collective Twitter Fiction Experiment
    with something readable so please consider the next contributor before going too crazy You can add as many lines as you want to the story but not consecutively Please wait for someone else to add another before you add again You can see the compiled story as it goes along on the Litro site we will be updating a page with the story as it stands daily Check the LitroMagazine Twitter feed or the litrostory hashtag on Friday About Eric Akoto Eric Akoto is Publisher and Editor in Chief of Litro Magazine His passions lie in progressive politics freedom of expression quality independence in arts and journalism social enterprise secularism good technology and above all the power of fiction to connect and bring a level of empathy to different peoples With a journalistic background his writing has featured in various magazines and contributed to various books he also curates and comperes at festivals such as The Latitude Festival and the Hay Festival The first thing he does when visiting a city is to don a pair of trainers and go for a jog around the city He highly recommends a morning meditation to start your day Mail Web Twitter More Posts 15 Comments comments Prev Rahemeen Ahmed winner of the 2013 IGGY Litro Young Writers Prize Next litrostory The Story So Far Related Posts Google Doodles Bram Stoker s 165th birthday and some of our past favourites Litro Library January 2013 Into The Darkness the Finished LitroStory Litro TV Recent Posts Bringing Up Baby In the Night Time Before the Sun Rises at the Gate Theatre True Love in Los Angeles A R BY ANY OTHER NAME The Echo Travelling in Fiji The Litro Blog View Archive 11th February 2016 Litro 149 The Love issue Letter from the Editor By Eric Akoto Love we spend our lives craving it in one form or another searching for it and talking about it Its meaning is felt more than it is clearly expressed Some call it the greatest virtue Continue reading 9th December 2015 Litro 148 The Going Home issue Letter from the Editor By Eric Akoto This month in Litro 148 we explore the notion of what Going Home means to us Is it a familiar physical space A refuge A feeling A state of mind Or is home actually to be found in another human being maybe your partner your parents How do you know when you have found it Continue reading Contact Us General 44 0 20 3371 9971 info litro co uk Sales Advertising enquiries 44 0 20 3371 9971 Email Sales Magazine Editorial editor litro co uk All Online Editorial online litro co uk Book Reviews Author Interviews reviews litro co uk Film Arts Editorial arts litro co uk Litro Lab Podcast litrolab litro co uk LitroTV litrotv litro co uk Litro Listings listings litro co uk Subscribe Stockists Submissions Advertising Our Team About Litro Litro Magazine is a free short stories and creative arts magazine in

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