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Wake by Ali Smith
The writing is on the wall in this story from Ali Smith

The Kangxi Emperor by Yan Lianke, translated by Carlos Rojas
A captivating dream prompts a summons for a skilled artist in this story by Yan Lianke, translated by Carlos Rojas

Broth by Diana Evans
Three friends go out for dinner in this story by Diana Evans, but are they all ready to share?
Treehuggers by Ross Raisin
A campaign to protect a tree gets help from unexpected quarters in this story from Ross Raisin

Gorgon by Lizzy StewartA woman looks at a lonely house about half a mile from a cliff
A woman goes in search of an absent sister, an empty house and a mysterious forest in Lizzy Stewart’s graphic story

Diana Evans: ‘You can actually go quite far with very little’
We talk pared-back prose, female friendship and category errors with Diana Evans, and hear about all the other stories in Winter 2022
Ya-chun Liu: Fiction tells many stories on both sides of the Taiwan Strait
Literature in China and Taiwan reveals a richer and more varied story than political fictions, says Ya-chun Liu

An unnatural winter
From the climate crisis to errors of a more personal kind, Winter 2022 is an affront to nature

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