Angry Ballerinas

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September 2019

Emily Wells

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September 2019

Balanchine, the Wilis, and Collective Female Anger in Ballet   Growing up in ballet, I occasionally trained with a visiting instructor who had danced...

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Jia Tolentino’s ‘Trick Mirror’

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August 2019

Rebecca Liu

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August 2019

Talk about the fates of young professional women today and you will often alight on two themes: the anxieties that come with living in...

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August 2019

Jordy Rosenberg’s ‘Confessions of the Fox’

Izabella Scott

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August 2019

It’s hot as fuck, said the friend who handed me Confessions of the Fox, a faux-memoir set in eighteenth-century...

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August 2019

Jamel Brinkley’s ‘A Lucky Man’

Chris Power

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August 2019

‘I’m deeply suspicious of the idea that people or characters can suddenly undergo deep and genuine change, or that...

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July 2019

Jos Charles’s ‘Feeld’

Josephine Livingstone

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July 2019

In his book Ways of Seeing, John Berger wrote,...

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July 2019

You’re Stuck in My Guts

Bryony White

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July 2019

Friendship often requires the careful dance of shared time...

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July 2019

Interview with Ariana Reines

Rebecca Tamás

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July 2019

I first became aware of Ariana Reines’s work through...

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July 2019

Graham Little, Alison Jacques Gallery

Alex Bennett

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July 2019

The woman in Graham Little’s Untitled (Mother and Baby)...

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July 2019

Andrea Lawlor’s ‘Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl’

Juliet Jacques

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July 2019

Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl is...

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July 2019

Exquisite Mariposa

FIONA ALISON DUNCAN

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July 2019

I broke three contracts in 2016. The first was verbal, a monogamy clause. But he was fucking around too,...

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June 2019

Jonathas de Andrade, One to One

William Harris

Art Review

June 2019

A collection of workers’ shirts, mounted like shopping displays...

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As the UK remains in political disarray and large-scale...

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The Promise of Renewal

Christine Okoth

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Issue No. 25

If you passed London’s Old Street in the summer...

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Issue No. 25

Interview with Terry Castle

Daniel Cohen

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Issue No. 25

Like many people, I discovered Terry Castle through her...

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Charlotte Geater

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Issue No. 25

THREE DAYS   so it’s like, we shouldn’t press our cheeks together like we think / we know because say i saw pen on...

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Issue No. 25

Thursday

Patrícia Portela

TR. Rahul Bery

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Issue No. 25

‘Not my name. I live on the streets of an era in which saying one’s name is a cause...

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Issue No. 25

Roundtable: On Housing

Željka Marošević

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Seraphima Kennedy

Bridget Minamore

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Issue No. 25

Where do you live? Over a decades-long housing crisis in the UK, the answer to that question has become...

Poetry

June 2019

Three Poems

Deryn Rees-Jones

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June 2019

EYES TO THE RIGHT, NOSE TO THE LEFT  ...

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May 2019

Can Xue’s ‘Love in the New Millennium’

Jay G Ying

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May 2019

Over the last thirty years Can Xue has created...

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May 2019

Simone Fattal, Works and Days

Tausif Noor

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May 2019

For the last five decades, Simone Fattal has produced...

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May 2019

Maria Gainza’s ‘Optic Nerve’

Lauren Elkin

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May 2019

In his foreword to A Thousand Plateaus, on the...

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LISTENING TO YOURSELF

Lawrence Abu Hamdan

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Issue No. 16

In the early 2000s, Belgium, Germany, Holland, Sweden, Switzerland,...

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May 2019

The Collection

Nina Leger

TR. Laura Francis

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May 2019

She slides it into her mouth.   She lets it grow heavy, take on warmth, breadth and shape, push...

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May 2019

Valeria Luiselli’s ‘Lost Children Archive’

Dennis Zhou

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May 2019

In the summer of 2015, when thousands of children...

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May 2019

Interview with Vivan Sundaram

Kamayani Sharma

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May 2019

When I meet Vivan Sundaram at his residence in...

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April 2019

At the Heart of Things

Vanessa Onwuemezi

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April 2019

there is no meaning. Hanging a picture on the...

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April 2019

Virginie Despentes’ ‘Vernon Subutex Two’

Roisin Kiberd

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April 2019

In King-Kong Theory (2006), her autobiography and feminist manifesto,...

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April 2019

Chloë Ashby

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April 2019

At times, the artwork of the Chicago Imagists verges on the gross: that big green bogey dangling from the nostril of Officer E Doodit,...

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The White Review Short Story Prize 2019

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December 2018

Following a record number of entries, we are delighted to announce the shortlist for this year’s Short Story Prize....

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April 2019

Ariana and the Lesbian Narcissus

Rosanna Mclaughlin

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April 2019

‘Avoid me not!’ ‘Avoid me not!’                                   Narcissus   Let me describe a GIF I’ve been watching. A lot....

Oscar Wilde Temple, Studio Voltaire

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April 2019

Leon Craig

Art Review

April 2019

The light is dim, the air richly scented. Little purple tea lights flicker in the votive candle rack and the walls are decorated with...

 

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