Books of the Year

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December 2018

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December 2018

Members of THE WHITE REVIEW editorial team, esteemed contributors, and friends of the magazine reveal the books they’ve been reading and revisiting in 2018.     CHLOE...

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Gabriele Beveridge, Live Dead World

Art Review

November 2018

Philippa Snow

Art Review

November 2018

Several months ago, I went to a salon so small and so identikit that I do not recall the name, and against every sane...

Feature

November 2018

[Getting] Down with Gal Pals

Leon Craig

Feature

November 2018

There’s a moment in Laura Kaye’s underrated novel English Animals when the protagonist Mirka, sitting in the village bar...

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November 2018

The White Review 2018 Poet’s Prize Shortlist

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November 2018

We are delighted to announce the shortlist for this year’s Poet’s Prize. The selected portfolios will be judged by...

Poetry

November 2018

Three Poems

Gerard Coletta

Poetry

November 2018

Caciocavallo Podolico   I call up the man from...

Art Review

November 2018

Still I Rise: Feminisms, Gender, Resistance

Holly Black

Art Review

November 2018

When an exhibition promises to do away with a...

Book Review

November 2018

Prabda Yoon’s ‘Moving Parts’

Josie Mitchell

Book Review

November 2018

It’s tempting to imagine Prabda Yoon’s short story collection...

Essay

November 2018

In Defence of Dead Women

Amber Husain

Essay

November 2018

The memorial for the artist was as inconclusive as...

Art Review

November 2018

Ten Years at Garage Moscow

Rosanna Mclaughlin

Art Review

November 2018

When I arrive in Moscow, I am picked up...

Book Review

October 2018

Amy Arnold’s ‘Slip of a Fish’

Rebecca Watson

Book Review

October 2018

Slip of a Fish is set within the persistent heat of a presciently irregular English summer. ‘The blue skies...

Art Review

October 2018

Women on Aeroplanes

Divya Osbon

Art Review

October 2018

In The Showroom’s Women on Aeroplanes, three artists explore...

Book Review

October 2018

Sally Rooney’s ‘Normal People’

Helen Charman

Book Review

October 2018

Reading Sally Rooney’s second novel Normal People is a...

Art Review

October 2018

Kerry James Marshall, History of Painting

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso

Art Review

October 2018

Kerry James Marshall, an artist who grew up both...

Book Review

October 2018

James Bridle’s ‘New Dark Age’

Orit Gat

Book Review

October 2018

Halfway through James Bridle’s foreboding, at times terrifying, but...

Nafissa Thompson-Spires’s ‘Heads of the Colored People’

Book Review

October 2018

Victoria Adukwei Bulley

Book Review

October 2018

Somewhere on the internet is a two-hour video of a lecture by the late writer and filmmaker Kathleen Collins, author of the short story...

Book Review

October 2018

Nick Makoha’s ‘Kingdom of Gravity’

Dai George

Book Review

October 2018

The tyrant’s sickest triumph is to make his subjects watchful. The landscape of Nick Makoha’s first collection – an...

Essay

October 2018

The Uses of Queer Art

Kevin Brazil

Essay

October 2018

In June 2018 a crowd assembled in Tate Britain to ask: ‘What does a queer museum look like?’ Surrounded...

Poetry

Issue No. 23

Two Poems

A. K. Blakemore

Poetry

Issue No. 23

MAY   you slid into my life as though...

Prize Winner

April 2018

The Great Awake

Julia Armfield

Prize Winner

April 2018

When I was twenty-seven, my Sleep stepped out of...

Interview

October 2018

Interview with Margo Jefferson

Zinzi Clemmons

Interview

October 2018

I’ve had the privilege of knowing Margo Jefferson since...

Feature

October 2018

Editorial

Feature

October 2018

Issues of The White Review are not planned around...

Essay

September 2018

It’s All In The Film: Direct Cinema, ‘Grey Gardens’ and ‘That Summer’

Ralf Webb

Essay

September 2018

Big Edie Beale, sitting bare-shouldered on the terrace, puts...

Art Review

September 2018

Martine Syms, Grande Calme

Holly Black

Art Review

September 2018

I’ve never been ghosted by a work of art before, but I guess there is a first time for...

Interview

September 2018

Interview with Jenny Hval

Josie Thaddeus-Johns

Interview

September 2018

It’s the middle of the hot, dead summer of...

Book Review

September 2018

Miriam Toews’s ‘Women Talking’

Caitlin Ingham

Book Review

September 2018

Édouard Louis, speaking recently at the London Review Bookshop,...

Interview

September 2018

Interview with Rachel Zucker

Sophie Oliver

Interview

September 2018

I met the poet Rachel Zucker on a hot...

Art Review

September 2018

Tai Shani, Semiramis

Jesc Bunyard

Art Review

September 2018

‘Womanhood’ is a troubled concept in the world of...

The White Review Poet’s Prize 2018

News

September 2018

News

September 2018

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the White Review Poet’s Prize 2018. The Poet’s Prize was founded in 2017 with support from...

Book Review

September 2018

Renato Cisneros’s ‘The Distance Between Us’

Cal Revely-Calder

Book Review

September 2018

Renato Cisneros couldn’t remember the day his sister Valentina turned four; at the time, he’d been only fifteen months...

Feature

August 2018

Let Them Eat [Royal Wedding] Cake

Jennifer Schaffer

Feature

August 2018

Britain has always been a nation capable of telling itself a good story. It has rarely mattered whether that...

Two Poems

Poetry

August 2018

Mary Jean Chan

Poetry

August 2018

The Calligrapher   Try grasping a piece of wood between your thumb, middle & ring finger – as if the drip- dripping of ink...