‘(Spill-O’s Prayer)’ by Colin Dodds

HCE received a lot of high-quality submissions for The Brutal Issue – sadly, too many to fit inside the magazine! So we offered some of our shortlisted contributors the chance to be published on our website. Keep an eye on our social media for more great writing like...

‘Breathed In’ by Mark Tucker

HCE received a lot of high-quality submissions for The Brutal Issue – sadly, too many to fit inside the magazine! So we offered some of our shortlisted contributors the chance to be published on our website. Keep an eye on our social media for more great writing like...

‘And Ulysses Missed Finnegan’s Wake’ by Dennis Dymek

And Ulysses Missed Finnegan’s Wake: a Condemnation of the Literati Dennis Dymek   And Ulysses ? Ulysses rudely thrust through Hymen’s vulnerable door. Thin crimson fleshy webs of filmy translucent splinters sprinkled everywhere like fairy dust flying through the air...

‘A Terrible Word’ by Miki Byrne

HCE received a lot of high-quality submissions for The Brutal Issue – sadly, too many to fit inside the magazine! So we offered some of our shortlisted contributors the chance to be published on our website. Keep an eye on our social media for more great writing like...

‘The Animals’ by Giles Goodland

HCE received a lot of high-quality submissions for The Brutal Issue – sadly, too many to fit inside the magazine! So we offered some of our shortlisted contributors the chance to be published on our website. Keep an eye on our social media for more great writing like...