The Divided Self:

Artist Sekai Machache explores ideas of identity and self.

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Big mouth strikes again:

Artist Julian Tolhurst discusses identity, sculpture, China and consumption with Keanu Arcadio

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Lost girls:

Author Mick Kitson tells Sibylla Archdale Khalid how he conjured Sal, one of the most compelling literary characters of 2018

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Outside in:

A short story by Shirley Gillan

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Twilight:

A poem by Fiona Ritchie Walker

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Rip it up:

Scotland has a richly diverse and inventive musical history from Lonnie Donegan to Young Fathers. Test your Scottish pop knowledge in our quiz

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Reading by Amy Jardine:

Amy Jardine will read her work this Thursday in Edinburgh

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A ripple from the storm:

Brilliant and uncompromising, Doris Lessing inspired Amy Jardine to conquer fear, start writing and live a fuller life

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The Divided Self:

Artist Sekai Machache explores ideas of identity and self.

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Books
Mister Malcontent:

Bill Hicks has been derided as an anti-corporate fanatic, UFO devotee and gun fetishist. But what he would really have hated is being described as the lost saviour of stand-up, writes Allan Brown

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Collaborations
Call for submissions:

We publish original art and invite writers to submit stories inspired by the work

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Film
Down the rabbit hole:

Live action updates of Disney classics are a pale imitation of the originals, and only one shall go the ball, writes Nathanael Smith

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Ideas
Still believe:

Graham Domke on why Inverleith House must be saved

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Music
Live Review:

Mick Harvey, Summerhall, Edinburgh. By Neil Cooper

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New Writing
Coastal Aerial View by Alison McGill, Oil and wax on board
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A short story by Frank Rennie, inspired by Alison McGill’s painting ‘Coastal Aerial View’.

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Poetry
I Have Fallen In Love With The Forth Bridge:

A poem by Keith Armstrong

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