Ricardo Blanco's Blog

Poems for staying at home (Day 20)

  Today’s poem, from Costa Rica’s Mauricio Molina, concerns a castle, a bishop, and . . . lycanthrogyny? It is dedicated to Lilith, who howls in the night.   The Old Lycanthrope The old lycanthrope takes a stroll… Read More

The last hundred days

  Within weeks of publication Patrick McGuinness’s debut novel, The Last Hundred Days found itself on the Man Booker long list, and deservedly so, although it failed to make the shortlist on the 5th September. Whatever. Set in… Read More