Somesuch Stories 3 contains eleven pieces of writing exploring ideas around disorientation, orientation and reorientation.Stemming from palpable confusion following geopolitical...
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https://driftrecords.com/products/somesuch-stories-volume-3937464954927Somesuch Stories - Volume 3//cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0161/8690/products/somesuch_stories_3_large.jpg?v=1571438626//cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0161/8690/products/somesuch_stories_3_medium.jpg?v=15714386269.00GBPInStockSomesuch StoriesBoxing Day SaleEverything In Stock at DriftMagazineSomesuch StoriesSomesuch Stories 3 contains eleven pieces of writing exploring ideas around disorientation, orientation and reorientation.
Stemming from palpable confusion following geopolitical upheavals, mixed with concerns about the unpredictability of our collective future – the essays and short stories within examine ways in which humans attempt to root themselves, as well as contemplating specific states of discombobulation and dislocation.
Essays + The Girl Who Learned to Kneel by Fiona Alison Duncan – divinity, mysticism, sexuality and diary-writing as ritual, now and in 1940s Amsterdam. + In Search of Virtual Synaesthesia by Josie Thaddeus-Johns – multi-sensory perception, contextology and virtual reality. + In Which We May Honour Our Boats by Ana Cecelia Alvarez – Édouard Glissant’s works, and their deep relevance to humanity’s current predicament. + The Red Maiden by Emma-Lee Moss – matchmakers, and the phenomenon of ‘left-over’ women in present day China. + Matrescence by Lucy Jones – the crisis of identity that shakes the psyche during early motherhood. + Essex, An Island off London by Tim Burrows – investigation into Essex's isolated island communities.
Short stories + Hourglass, Figured by Eley Williams – a meditation on the symbols that denote the passing of time and frustrated digital flux. + Yawning into the Staring Abyss Again by Trevor Shikaze – a Wise Owl, a bread box and the futility of scrabbling for meaning. + Kozłowski and Louka by Angela Dimitrakaki – concerning lovers thwarted by geopolitical strictures in present day Europe. + Night Wind by Eloghosa Osunde – superstitions, societal mores and religiosity in Nigeria. + A Bright Young Thing by Jessica Andrews – on feeling adrift in a place that once anchored you.
128 pgs, 19.5 × 13 cm, Softcover, 2017, 978-1-9997892-0-6Somesuch Stories2018Magazineadd-to-cart2019-07-22