The Lady In Red by Aidan Moffat

The Lady in Red by Aidan Moffat was first published in Gutter 14 as part of our Spoken Word Issue. You can listen to it here:   The Lady in Red Wait here, she said, and…



Face Wash by Leyla Josephine

Face Wash by Leyla Josephine was first published in Gutter 14 as part of our Spoken Word Issue. You can listen to it here:   Face Wash There was a woman She was thirty two…



Coiver of Gutter 13


Photograph of Tareq al-Karmy


A 45 badge as seen dispalyed by people who voted yes in the Scottish Referendum

Neither 45, Nor 1

by Harry Giles Two pernicious numbers are being trumpeted in the wake of Scotland’s independence referendum. The first number, 45, refers to the (rounded up) percentage of voters who stuck their X next to Yes….