- Published 20211027
- ISBN: 978-1-922212-65-8
- Extent: 264pp
- Paperback (234 x 153mm), eBook
Already a subscriber? Sign in here
If you are an educator or student wishing to access content for study purposes please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
About the author
Alison Gibbs runs her own writing consultancy producing copy for United Nations agencies and the not-for-profit sector. Her short stories have been published and...
More from this edition
Non-fictionWHAT WILL IT mean for a woman to set foot on the Moon, a world whose human landscape has so far been shaped largely...
The night sky from the surface of Mars
PoetryWell, first off, it’s not home. Your sharp intake of breath tells you that, as you clock the horizon-to-horizon stars from the Mars robot’s black-bubble swivelling eye all...
FictionIt was always busy there in Palermo. During a snow shower I’d sit in the cafés, small corner net connections. Sometimes the weather was a little heavy – I’d kick my boots clean of ice at the entrance, umbrella heavy with sleet. The man you paid to use the internet would be singing in Farsi; a woman would speak in hushed tones in the cubicle. Sometimes not so hushed. Talking to her family on the other side of the world. Where maybe it was snowing, too. And together they could listen to each other. Together in the snow they could talk.