Monthly Archives: June 2014

James Holden: The Poetry of the Toaster

I walked in exhausted after a long day at the bank. I was the only one working since Carl was made redundant, although he’s since found work as a temp. At the time he decided last week that he’s going … Continue reading

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James Holden: My favourite British short story

The inaugural London Short Story Festival starts in a couple of weeks. Sadly I’m unable to go, but my eye was caught by their search for “the best British short story”. (You can read more about it here and an article … Continue reading

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James Holden: House Hunting

I walk out, unhappy. The first place I looked at had a cat which is never good, and this place didn’t meet my needs either. The living room was cramped, and there were only two bedrooms – we’d really be … Continue reading

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James Holden: Me and Silver Apples Magazine

Excitingly, one of my short stories has been included in an on-line magazine called Silver Apples. It’s a new publication featuring 29 short stories, poetry, photography and artwork around the theme of modern mythologies. The reason I’m highlighting it is … Continue reading

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