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  • Housing Haunted Housing (2020), a collection of poems by Oscar Mardell. In his own words: The story of a utopian/modernist project gradually falling into decline and ruin - or at least, obscurity and disregard.


    first edition publication date: June, 2020 (50 copies only)

    second edition publication date: June 27th, 2020 (100 copies only)

    isbn: 978-0-9957480-5-7

    36 pages printed on recycled paper

    10.8 cm x 18 cm x 2mm

    designed and hand bound by lucy j wilkinson

    You can find a review of the publication here by Matthew Turner at 3AM Magazine:


    Other writings/publications by Oscar Mardell:

    • 'Chocolate Concrete', The Inquisitive Eater
    • 'The Horns of Jericho', 3:AM Magazine
    • 'Not Neufchâtel', The Inquisitive Eater
    • 'What the Sirens Taught Us: An Elegy for Mermaidens', PopMatters
    • 'Cathedrals of Sewage', Misery Tourism
    • 'CHOWDER', The Inquisitive Eater
    • ''Alive and Sane': an Interview with Alex Niven', 3:AM Magazine
    • '(Un)Settlers: on Earth Tongue's 'Floating Being' NZ Tour', Queen Mob's Teahouse
    • 'Keep Yer Big Apple', 3:AM Magazine
    • 'Glitch', 3:AM Magazine
    • 'Style Wars: The Conquest of Gaul', 3:AM Magazine
    • 'presently', RIC Journal
    • 'AfroGoths', 3:AM Magazine
    • 'Goodbye, Beautiful: Iris Origo's A Chill in the Air and War in Val d’Orcia', War, Literature, and the Arts
    • 'Love Bites: Fiction Inspired by Pete Shelley and Buzzcocks', 3:AM Magazine
    • 'The Bargain Basement', RIC Journal
    • 'The Most Beautiful Petrol Station in the World', Terse Journal
    • 'Ein Feste Burg', RIC Journal
    • 'Loudhe Sing Cuccoo: Folk Horror and Water Shall Refuse Them', 3:AM Magazine
    • 'You Still Can't Win', 3:AM Magazine
    • 'Sage of Discord; or, Melville at 200', 3:AM Magazine
    • 'First as Tragedy, Then as Tragedy: On Christian Petzold's 'Transit'', Terse Journal
    • 'Walter Kempowski's Final Novel Finally Gets an English Translation', RIC Journal
    • 'Goth-ish: 3 Covers by Marilyn Manson', March Vladness
    • 'Sixteen Again', Queen Mob's Teahouse
    • 'Etymology and Extracts', Terror House
    • 'A Real Phoney: Wartime London in Henry Green’s 'Caught'', The Literary London Journal
    • 'Greener Pastures', War, Literature, and the Arts
    • 'Walter Kempowski's 'All for Nothing': An Unlikely Comedy Set in the Collapse of the Third Reich', 3:AM Magazine
    • 'The Limits of Suspense: Anna Segher's 'The Seventh Cross'', DIAGRAM
    • 'On Yukio Mishima’s 'Star' Being Made Available For The First Time In English', 3:AM Magazine


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