An Interview with Marco Tomatis


ABSTRACT Marco Tomatis is a writer and an organizer of cultural activities. He often works with the illustrator Cinzia Ghigliano; they have published a significant number of books and comics. He has written novels together with Loredana Frescura for major…

Rafael Horzon at the Museum of Rivoli


FRANCESCA FERRUA presents The White Book, picaresque novel by German author (but also student, parcels delivery man, art agent, owner of a night club, furniture designer and much more) Rafael Horzon.  

The dwarves of Norea


SILVANO GREGOLI. THE 60s, VALL’ELLERO The dwarves of Norea! Whenever I think back to that remote spring morning, I feel a disturbing sensation of disbelief. Did it really happen? Yet the story unfolds from a beam of initial certainties. The…

An Honourable Man


JOHN I. CLARKE Footsore and weary, the Historic Tour of the City group completed their trip as Ed made his final pitch for big juicy tips. “Well here you are folks, back to the Minster. Keep safe and enjoy the…

So Cold this Morning

Brian Baker per So cold

FRANCES FAHY Seven chimes of the Cathedral bell. Faster! She reaches HighBridge. Nobody around. She leaves bag and note near the Bridge Newsagent’s kiosk. Mum’s souvenirs. She grips the phone and climbs onto the bridge. Tried telling you, Mum! You’re blind!…

Harry Pottery


LORENZO BARBERIS. Abstract: a short horror story by Lorenzo Barberis. A visit to a ceramic exhibition becomes a descent to an alchemist lab. Photo: Pottery by Persea.