‘Shad Thames, Broken Wharf’ by Chris McCabe

-Reviewed by Afric McGlinchey- Shad Thames, Broken Wharf is a commissioned play, or script for a short film, written by Chris McCabe. Each book is presented in a box, with a genuine relic salvaged from the river. Nice touch. The cast: Echo, a middle-aged woman from the locality, Blaise, a Northerner, the Landlord, a Londoner with…

The Pamphlet Project

Where Sabotage interviews Marcella Morgan and Karen Dolan, founders of The Pamphlet Project, a Galway-based initiative bringing artists and poets together. To contact them, email  pamphletproject@gmail.com. Tell us a bit about yourself, what do you do? My name’s Marcella Morgan and I’ve been living and writing in Galway for about three years. Karen Dolan has been…

Two Oulipo Pamphlets by Hervé Le Tellier

-Reviewed by Claire Trévien- The following review is going to cover two pamphlets by Hervé Le Tellier published by the Oulipo society. Pre-supposing the readers of this review to be a) not fluent in French and b) not familiar with the Oulipo school outside, perhaps, of Queneau and Perec and possibly believing it to be…

Tastes of Ink by Will Conway

-Reviewed by Will Langdale- Although there are some hard swallows – and, really, when has this ever not been true of a short story collection? – Will Conway’s debut, published by Lazy Gramaphone, is pretty good. And definitely pretty. The most immediately striking thing about it is the design, with a strong visual direction that…

Saboteur Awards – The Shortlist

Here, at last, is the long-awaited shortlisted for the Saboteur Awards, 2011. Here are the publications that caught our reviewers’ eyes out of the selection featured in the Sabotage. They reflect the eclectic tastes of our (voluntary) reviewers. Apologies to last-minute requests from magazines to be reviewed, several reviewers had to back out at the…