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Pop-Up Submissions, 17th February

Featuring special guest & acclaimed science writer Brian Clegg! On today’s Pop-Ups there’s The Writings of Hexes by Jack James; The Recession Creatures by Jayson Scott Adams; Jason and The Argonauts by Thomas Moulson; I Was a Scout by Chris Wilkes & Hecate’s Tree by H. Quin. And a new start time, 5pm UK! You […]

Pop-Up Submissions, 10th February

On today’s Pop-Ups there’s “Grant Me Serenity” by Danny Falcone, “Music of Revolution” by Tony Holland, “The Hack Pack – Captive” by Jane Dyer, “The World Is Rigged” by Dustin Rigg, “The Girl From Our Moon” by Rebecca Anne Bishop and “The Purple Apple” by Robert Margetts. You can make your Pop-Up Submission here. The […]

Pop-Up Submissions, 3rd February

On today’s Pop-Ups there’s “Warm Waters” by George Hopewell, “Now the Tyrants” by John L Smith, “If Your AI Loses It’s Mind, Can It Take Meds?” by Peter McAllister, “Become An Email Ninja: Seven steps to getting more done faster in email” by Ralph T. Soule, “The Fairy Codex” by Flora-Beth Edwards and Trinity’s Legacy […]

Pop-Up Submissions, 27th January

On today’s Pop-Ups there’s “Fat Old Model” by Georgie Bleza, “Subcontracted Heroes” by Sam Ross, “Grief: The Inside Story” by Pat Bertram, “The Scariest Story Ever Told” by Seamus Smyth, “No Fourth River” by Christine Clayfield and “Mace Dory” by Sandra Robb. You can make your Pop-Up Submission here. The winner of each show is […]

Pop-Up Submissions, 20th January

On today’s Pop-Ups there’s modern gothic from Gillian, literary thriller from Brendon, murder suspense from Martin, historical adventure from Steve, futurist from J.M. and a thriller from Michelle. You can make your Pop-Up Submission here. The winner of each show is permanently enrolled into our Pop-Up Winners Hall of Fame: an impressive achievment for any […]

Pop-Up Submissions, 13th January

On today’s Pop-Ups there’s women’s fiction/romance from Corinna,  literary fiction from David,  science fiction from Mike, a  chapter book from Zoltan,  mainstream general fiction from Ann and a political thriller from Sam. You can make your Pop-Up Submission here. The winner of each show is permanently enrolled into our Pop-Up Winners Hall of Fame: an impressive […]

Pop-Up Submissions, 16th December

On today’s Pop-Ups there’s YA fantasy from Andrew; Humorous Women’s Fiction from Rachel; YA Alternate History Adventure from Andrew; Superhero fiction from ST; Horror/thriller from Matt and fantasy from Pete.  We’re off for our winter break now, but we’re back on Sunday 13th January! You can make your Pop-Up Submission here. The winner of each […]

The Satanic Clause

Netflix & Warner Bros. sued by Satanic Temple; father of child killed at Sandy Hook sues author of ‘Nobody Died at Sandy Hook’; British authors lobby for Brexit protection; and controversial ‘Suicide Bomber’ graphic novel is canceled. Our usual eclectic round-up of news and back-fence talk from the gossipy worlds of publishing and the law, hosted […]

Drunk on Virtue?

Another rollicking show, spreading good news and cheer to all. If only!  Links in today’s show include: Lionel Shriver dropped from prize judges over diversity comments https://buff.ly/2t60Akq  University presses consider whether to cancel book contracts of harassershttps://buff.ly/2t2FJi1  Anish Kapoor Sues NRA for Copyright Infringement of Bean Sculpture – https://buff.ly/2MHoE63 The EU’s proposed new copyright laws show no […]

Moods by Yoel Hoffmann

Start a story that never began and won’t end, spreading like chill to everything made of words, the kind of release that comes from depriving your most often used senses and engaging the ones you neglected.

Libraries are Having a #MeToo Moment

Our usual eclectic round-up of news and back-fence talk from the gossipy worlds of publishing and the law, hosted by Donna in Florida and Peter in London.  This is the audio-only version of Litopia’s show that’s broadcast live, in living colo[u]r on our Facebook page.  Listen to the audio here, or watch the video there: […]

Khirbet Khizeh by S Yizhar

A soldier reflects on a just-finished mission to systematically round up and expel those left behind in the small village of Khirbet Khizeh. Photo Gabriela Gleizer

The Scorpion & The Fox

This is the audio-only version of the show that’s broadcast live, in colo[u]r on Litopia’s Facebook page… do join us there! https://www.facebook.com/RealLitopia