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This is without doubt one of the biggest and best editions
of Winamop in ages. Look at the depth of talent we have lined up for you below.
We have new talent (welcome to
Robert Garnham), many regulars and
some occasional star turns.
I have been told that regular contributor George Gad
Economou has published his first book "Bourbon Bottles and Broken Beds" and
it's available on
in glorious paperback.
OK then, settle down in a comfy chair and get stuck
[BIO] is new to Winamop this month. His
first story is about a man who's dream job is turning out not to be as exciting
as he'd thought. It's called Chad Bottle and his Super Saharan Dreamworld
KJ Hannah Greenberg. Why did Fluffy
the cat not eat the small bird that fluttered in front of him? Well, you have
to see it from his point of view.. and others! Read Fluffy vs. The
Hummingbird and see.
Andrew Lee-Hart has a dark tale for
us this time. U-Bahn takes is into a nether-world where a
troubled man tries to find peace amongst the wreckage of his life.
Mike Hickman. Wiggy is an old
stager, he's been a part of the scene for more years than anyone can remember.
Our man is going to interview him and, if it all goes well, he's been promised
Wiggys Three Pieces (Of Advice).
Terry Brinkman brings us not one,
not two but three short stories this time. They are Christmas Tree
Delivery - Pittsburg and Why Red And White?
[BIO] is back with a story about Murray
Dinnersein, aka The Big D.. Surely he wouldn't amount to anything
KJ Hannah Greenberg again brings us
some of her art. This time it comprises photographs featuring Pink
Terry Brinkman has added another
picture to his collection, making fifteen, art works. Have a look at
Ghost Bear, and all the others too if you like.
[BIO] is welcome back here any time.
His poems are: Words - Celia - Something - Cracking and
Ghosts. You will enjoy them.
Terry Brinkman features in all
three categories! Here come five poems, they are: Silk Umbrella - Bold As
Brass - Girlish Shyness - Brick Bat and Her P.P.E.
[BIO] has been writing haikus, you
know, short poems with a particular pattern of syllables. They are
finished at 31 - laughing at the odds - declaration against
idleness and my epitaph
George Gad Economou continues his
dissolute life-style, and he's not intending to clean up any time soon.
no title needed - a junk song for love - insignificant promises -
Midnight Ride to Nowhere and elsewhere are the poems this
Gary Beck Lacerations
is a poetry collection that looks at the many injuries we incur, mentally,
emotionally and physically as we strive to do better in this difficult life.
The poems are: Doctor Visit - Moderates - Debate - Growth Spurt
and Faker Spouts.
I am very grateful to everyone who has contributed, it's
all done for the love of it and all the better for that.
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I'm off to recover from all this arduous editing!
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continued unabashed since 2003.
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