New stuff by Philistine authors

So, here’s what’s going on with some Philistine authors at the moment …

Richard Britton (The Birth of Taliesin the Bard / Words From The Sky) has launched a new online publisher, Icarus Books (, specialising in narrative poetry. Submissions are open now – visit the website for details. Very exciting!

Secondly, Gaurav Monga is currently involved in a project run by Conflictorium Museum of Conflict (, which is currently seeking submissions of work themed around the relationship between text and image:

call for submission-20151125-093703471

Finally, Lochlan Bloom (Ambi and Anspi) has a new novel, The Wave, due to be published soon by Dead Ink Books. I’ve had the pleasure of reading the novel, and I can confirm it’s a truly original piece of work.

An extract can be read here.



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Frank Burton

I'm a fiction writer, and founder of the non-profit online publisher, Philistine Press. I'm the author of the short story collection, A History of Sarcasm (Dog Horn 2009). My short story, The World, was featured on BBC Radio 4's Afternoon Reading. My novel, The Prodigals, can be downloaded for free at

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