Story:Retold

Wales Arts Review, that venerable online arbiter, is behind a project called Story: Retold, in which contemporary writers reinterpret stories from Story: Vol. 1, the Library of Wales short story anthology, edited by Dai Smith.

I won the raffle and decided to re-do Dylan Thomas’ “Extraordinary Little Cough”.  My story is called “The Rhossili Effect”, it’s a gay-with-Alzheimer’s love story and you can read it here. A rather nifty illustration accompanies the piece.  Yes, that’s it below.

A wizard illustration by Dean Lewis.

A wizard illustration by Dean Lewis.

I was interviewed, taking in everything from white boy funk to my career trajectory.  You can read that here.

And here’s a pic of Dylan lighting a fag, because, well, why not?

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