Gutter 18 and The Freedom Papers Announced

Gutter 18 will be landing on doorsteps and bookshelves from the start of August.  It’s been a real pleasure to put this issue together and we are delighted to be featuring work from Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, Vahni Capildeo, Billy Letford, Penny Boxall, and many more of the most exciting writers Scotland the wider literary world have to offer.

We are also thrilled that this issue of Gutter Magazine comes with The Freedom Papers, a 164 page supplement, presented in association with the Edinburgh International Book Festival. The Freedom Papers features 52 short essays on freedom from writers around the world including Carmen Maria Machado, Afua Hirsch, Olga Tokarczuk, Kathleen Jamie and many more.

Subscribe to Gutter now and receive Issue 18 plus the The Freedom Papers. And help support the Magazine!





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The calibre of submissions was, as always, extremely high, and we know what a privilege it is to have you send in your work for us to read. Thank you to everyone that sent us poetry, prose, essays and illustrations, and thank you for our team of reviewers. We’re delighted to announce the line up for Gutter 18 as being:

 

Felicity Anderson-Nathan

 

Nick Athansiou

 

Penny Boxall

 

Sheri Benning

 

Simon K Brown

 

Larry Butler

 

Rosa Campbell

 

Eleanor Capaldi

 

Vahni Capildeo

 

Lucy Cathcart Froden

 

AC Clarke

 

Sara Clark

 

Colette O’Connor

 

Emma Gibb

 

David Hale

 

Melanie Henderson

 

Bridget Khursheed

 

Charles Lang

 

Hannah Lavery

 

Iona Lee

 

William Letford

 

David Linklater

 

Marcas Mac an Tuairneir

 

Agata Maslowska

 

Peter McCune

 

Stephen McEwan

 

Heather Parry

 

Alycia Pirmohamed

 

Megan Primrose

 

Olive M Ritch

 

Mark Russell

 

Hamish Scott

 

Catherine Simpson

 

Lindsey Shields Waters .

 

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

 

Maria Sledmere

 

Swara Shukla

 

Dan Spencer

 

Nicholas Stewart

 

Jacques Tsianter

 

Sarah Whiteside.

 

Jay Whittaker

 

Kevin Williamson

 

Ross Wilson

 

Hannah Van Hove

 

 

The Authors and Artists in The Freedom Papers are

 

Carmen Maria Machado

Michel Faber


Afua Hirsch


Leila Aboulela


Kathleen Jamie


Chitra Ramaswamy


Eloise Greenfield


Ever Dundas

 

Sandip Roy

 

Haydeh Ravesh

 

Esa Aldegheri & Gavin Francis

 

Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel

 

Yaba Badoe

 

Olumide Popoola

 

Cat Clarke

 

Loujain Alhathloul

 

Nicola Davies

 

Joud Al-Mabaydin

 

Ade Adepitan

 

Hsiao-Hung Pai

 

Lee Craigie

 

Shahad Al Rawi

 

Angela Woods

 

Inara Verzemnieks

 

Brian Conaghan

 

Tania Kovats

 

Vivian French

 

Bruce Pascoe

 

Tania Skarynkina

 

Graeme Macrae Burnet

 

Hasani Hasani

 

Cory Doctorow

 

Paul Magrs

 

Rory MacLean

 

Kapka Kassabova

 

SJ Naudé

 

Yan Lianke

 

Yvonne Owuor

 

James Thornton

 

Peter Mackay

 

Gabriela Ybarra

 

Alberto Manguel

 

Hawa J Golakai

 

David Leddy

 

Olga Tokarczuk

 

Juno Dawson

 

Karen Lord

 

Djamila Ribeiro

 

Ehsan Abdollahi

 

Aminatta Forna