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The writing is on the wall in this story from Ali Smith
A woman goes in search of an absent sister, an empty house and a mysterious forest in Lizzy Stewart’s graphic story
Three friends go out for dinner in this story by Diana Evans, but are they all ready to share?
A captivating dream prompts a summons for a skilled artist in this story by Yan Lianke, translated by Carlos Rojas
A campaign to protect a tree gets help from unexpected quarters in this story from Ross Raisin
We talk pared-back prose, female friendship and category errors with Diana Evans, and hear about all the other stories in Winter 2022


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An awkward inheritance raises difficult memories in this short story from Evie Wyld
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Evie Wyld: ‘I feel much more able to do wilder things in the present tense’
Evie Wyld tells us about family holidays, the convolutions of time and the present tense, while we hear from the other contributors to Autumn 2022
Sarah Hall: ‘At what point would you take grand steps?’
Sarah Hall talks about tackling big subjects in short fiction, the second person and the view from outside London, while we introduce all the stories from Summer 2022