Author: Krishan Coupland

Review: “Recycled Glass” By Fred McGavran

Review: “Recycled Glass” By Fred McGavran

Publisher: Glass Lyre Press | Author: Fred McGavran | Buy: Amazon UK / Amazon USA | More: Goodreads Recycled Glass isn’t a bad title for Fred McGavran’s second short story collection. The eleven tales contained within are brightly-coloured and angular, and come in a variety […]

The Big List Of UK Literary Magazines

The Big List Of UK Literary Magazines

Literary magazines publish fiction, poetry, criticism and other writing. They range from online blogzines to printed publications sold from university bookstores. The list below is a reasonably-comprehensive run down of magazines based in the UK. If you’re an aspiring writer or poet it’s well worth […]

The Apocalypse Primer: Films

The Apocalypse Primer: Films

With the “Apocalypse” issue of Neon slowly rumbling over the horizon, we’ve been exploring the end of the world in a variety of literary forms. Last time we brought you our top five apocalyptic books. This time it’s films. If any of these cataclysmic endings […]

Five New Ways To Read More Books

Five New Ways To Read More Books

The way books are published and consumed has changed more in the last decade than it did in the previous hundred years… and yet, for the most part, the (basically awful) Amazon Kindle is the only new innovation in reading that most people are aware […]

Interview: Richard Dent

Interview: Richard Dent

We talk to Richard Dent, author of the comic book series Myopia, about what it takes to write a successful graphic novel, and how it ties in with other types of writing. What is your writing background? Had you ever written a graphic novel or […]

The Apocalypse Primer: Novels

The Apocalypse Primer: Novels

The apocalypse has long been fertile ground for the literary imagination. There’s something irresistably fascinating, it seems, in the idea of total destruction – whether that be by means of war, plague, natural disaster, or something more odd and unpredictable. Now more than ever, a […]

Interview: Ed Cottrell

Interview: Ed Cottrell

We talk to Ed Cottrell (whose story appeared in issue forty-four) about parasites, horror, and how to pronounce the unpronounceable. The world is filled with interesting parasites. Did any in particular form part of your research or inspiration for “Catastrophe (Or Larva)”? There isn’t a […]

Interview: Eric Shattuck

Interview: Eric Shattuck

We talk to Eric Shattuck (whose stories appeared in issue forty-four) about Presidents, freelancing, and the art of the short story. In your story “Signals Of Fear And Uncertainty” the narrator runs into the President Of The United States. When you wrote the story, were […]

News: Submissions Summary (2016)

News: Submissions Summary (2016)

For a few years I kept a record of submissions to Neon Literary Magazine, in the hopes that it would be fun and instructive. In fact, you can take a look at the summaries for the years 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 by clicking the […]

Review: “The Frequency Effect” by James Stark

Review: “The Frequency Effect” by James Stark

  Publisher: RedBlue Publishing | Author: James Stark | Buy: Website As eReaders become ubiquitous and virtual reality pops its high-resolution head over the horizon, immersive storytelling is starting to look as though it has potential. And, indeed, there are already a number of early […]