Gary Budden

Gary Budden

Gary Budden is the co-founder of independent publisher Influx Press and works as a fiction editor for Ambit magazine. He has been published by, and has work forthcoming in, The Quietus, Unthology, Smoke, Prole, Rising, Boscombe Revolution, Galley Beggar Press and more. He lives in London.

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Parakeets and Purity

Because the land, the country, is such a focus of horticulture, there are important moments when its extraordinary fetishisation has connected it with movements of the extreme right: rhetorically, to…

Gary Budden & Gareth E Rees - Rye's Valhalla

Rye’s Valhalla

Influx Press’s editor-at-large, Gary Budden, and author of Marshland, Gareth E. Rees, venture into Rye Harbour with inadequate footwear and a 1904 guide to Sussex. They discover more than they’d…

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No Rural Fantasy

The anti-pastoral of Cynan Jones I’m a Londoner through and through; a city person fascinated by everything the city is not. The rural worlds outside of mine are compelling, attractive,…