Review: “The Unmapped Country” by Ann Quin

It's a good start to the year for fans of mid-century experimental fiction. Alma have reprinted Michel Butor's Changing Track, and now And Other Stories have gathered these short pieces and fragments by Ann Quin. Quin, who drowned off Brighton beach in 1973 aged 36, has long been a cult figure. She was one of … Continue reading Review: “The Unmapped Country” by Ann Quin

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Happy New Year. I don't tend to write much over Christmas; I always find it a time for generating new ideas or doing the writing-tasks-that-aren't-writing, like submissions or editing or planning. And looking back at old stuff to see if it can be resurrected (a fun task, but the answer is always "no"). Consequently, the … Continue reading Progress