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Staff changes + Calls for submissions (published 21/08/2017)

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Tristan Foster

Tristan Foster will join 3:AM founder Andrew Gallix and David Winters as a Co-editor in chief. He will continue to accept your reviews and nonfiction submissions.


Isabella Streffen

Welcome to Isabella Streffen who joins the team as a Contributing editor. She is now accepting reviews and nonfiction submissions with a focus on art, tactical media, institutional critique, objects and agents, writing art and visual culture. Submit here + follow her on twitter: @minxmarple


Steven J. Fowler

Poetry editor Steven J. Fowler has re-opened poetry submissions but only for the Duos and Poem Brut series. No other submissions will be read.

Duos: collaborative poems written / made by two poets. There is no criteria for the poems or process. Please send a single bio and single photo for both authors.

Poem Brut: poems exploring handwriting, abstraction, illustration, asemic and pansemic writing, visual poetry and material process, colour, scribbling, scrawlings, crossings out, ink, forgotten notes, found text, interaction between paper and pen, and pencil, geometric poems, inarticulate poems, minimalism, collage, toilet wall writing. No works produced on a computer.


See the Contacts page for full editor contact information.

In Conversation: Iosi Havilio & Adelle Stripe (published 19/08/2017)

Waterstones Deansgate, Manchester & And Other Stories are delighted to welcome Iosi Havillo to celebrate the publication of his new book, Petite Fleur.

On Monday 21st August, Iosi will be chatting with Adelle Stripe, author of Black Teeth and A Brilliant Smile, before answering questions from the audience and signing copies of his books.

Iosi Havilio became a cult author in Argentina after his debut novel Open Door was highly praised by the outspoken and influential writer Rodolfo Fogwill and by influential Argentine critic, Beatriz Sarlo. Petite Fleur is his fifth novel.

Adelle Stripe is the recipient of the K Blundell Trust Award for Fiction and the author of three chapbook collections of poetry, the most recent, Dark Corners of the Land, was 3:AM’s Poetry Book of the Year. Her writing has featured in publications including The Guardian, Stool Pigeon, Caught by the River and Chiron Review. Her poem, ‘The Humber Star’, was performed at John Grant’s North Atlantic Flux at Hull 2017 and was described by the FT as a work of ‘fantastic depth and poignancy.’


Paul Tickell presents Christie Malry’s Own Double Entry (published 15/08/2017)

Tickets Available
13 October 2017 at 7 p.m.

London Review Bookshop

Join the London Review Bookshop for a screening of Christie Malry’s Own Double Entry, presented by director Paul Tickell.

Adapted from the angry novel by experimental novelist BS Johnson, this is an ambitious attempt to capture on film a particularly English strain of frustration, resentment and despair. A strong cast and score (from The Auteurs’ Luke Haines, pictured above with Tickell at our 2002 inaugural event) underpin a powerful, politically committed tale of credit and debit, as trainee accountant Christie sets out to balance the books with society, moving from minor transgressions to major urban unrest.

The evening will be hosted by Gareth Evans, film curator at the Whitechapel Gallery.

Running time 94 mins

David Hayden & Joanna Walsh (published 14/08/2017)

7 September 2017 at 7 p.m.
London Review Bookshop

David Hayden and 3:AM’s Joanna Walsh will be at the London Review Bookshop to talk about their new short story collections. Walsh’s Worlds from the Word’s End is published by And Other Stories, Hayden’s Darker With the Lights On by Little Island Press. Dubravka Ugrešić has described Walsh’s collection as ‘unconventional writing that is going to enchant unconventional readers’; something equally applicable to Hayden’s book, and the prospect of this whole lively evening. The event will be chaired by Chris Power — tickets are available from the LRB website.