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The Gazette


The editors Jonathan Wood and Alcebiades Diniz are looking forward to submissions fitting into the idea of "Infra-Noir“.
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The Podcast

“Heaven’s Hill” Soundtrack

by R.B. Russell

This is the soundtrack composed and performed by R.B. Russell for his novel “Heaven’s Hill”, published by Zagava Books.

“La Gloria” by Eric Stener Carlson

performed by Eric Stener Carlson

“I was inspired to write ‘La Gloria’ ten years ago, while living through the flu epidemic in Argentina. Like today, I was quarantined with my family in our apartment. The streets were empty, the cinemas abandoned. There was a run on surgical masks and alcohol gel. These things are familiar to most of us by now. But, in my story, I imagined something different. I imagined a new sort of flu, to which the excluded people of the world, those who were most discriminated against and abandoned, were immune.” – Eric Stener Carlson about “La Gloria”

“Dungeness Blues” Jeremy Reed and Derek Jarman

performed by Jeremy Reed

In “Dungeness Blues”, the wonderful Jeremy Reed pays homage to Derek Jarman (1942-1994), one of the most influential filmmakers, authors and artists of post-war Europe. Itchy Ear composed wonderful music to accompany Reed’s moving poems.

Charles Schneider reading „The Meerschaum Pipe“ by L.A. Lewis

“The Meerschaum Pipe” by L.A. Lewis

performed by Charles Schneider

“L.A. Lewis never doubted the existence of demonic creatures and elements on the other side of the ‚web‘ which divides the astral from the physical. Some of these monstrous gremlins and evilly alluring entities, which continually strive to break through into our world are graphically described in this book – almost as if the author genuinely thought he had witnessed these sights, rather than their merely stemming from an active imagination. (…)” — Richard Dalby

Jeremy Reed
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“Balance and Sleazy” from “Bandit Poet” by Jeremy Reed

performed by the author

“Bandit Poet” by Jeremy Reed is an outrageously controversial memoir, about his life in London from the early eighties, which celebrates the brilliant losers and a life lived on the edge of the edge. Called by the Independent ‘British poetry’s glam spangly shape-shifting answer to David Bowie’ Jeremy Reed is a unique phenomenon in poetry – a romantic bandit fuelled with Rimbaud’s visionary impulse.”