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April 2019

Vanessa Onwuemezi

Prize Winner

April 2019

there is no meaning. Hanging a picture on the wall I       give       a little too much force to my thumb...

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Ariana and the Lesbian Narcissus

Essay

April 2019

Rosanna Mclaughlin

Essay

April 2019

‘Avoid me not!’ ‘Avoid me not!’                                   Narcissus   Let me describe a GIF I’ve been watching. A lot. Ariana Grande is dressed in...

Art Review

April 2019

Oscar Wilde Temple, Studio Voltaire

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...

Poetry

March 2019

Three Poems

Joshua Judson

Poetry

March 2019

WARM UP   Imagine that you are chewing a piece of gum. Chew it. Focus on the thought of...

Book Review

April 2019

Postcards from Peripheral France

Elsa Court

Book Review

April 2019

‘When I arrived in Paris for school, all these...

Events

March 2019

The White Review 2019 Short Story Prize Party

Events

March 2019

Thursday 25 April | The Horse Hospital | £3...

Interview

March 2019

In conversation: Jamie Quatro and Eimear McBride

Eimear McBride

Jamie Quatro

Interview

March 2019

In September 2018, I was invited to speak at...

Fiction

March 2019

Oval

Elvia Wilk

Fiction

March 2019

The gym was crowded, so crowded there was a...

Art Review

March 2019

Daria Martin, Tonight the World

Nathan Geyer

Art Review

March 2019

I awoke bathed in perspiration, my teeth clenched. Once...

Essay

March 2019

Dreaming Reasonably: on Jenny George

Rachael Allen

Essay

March 2019

In Neil Marshall’s 2005 horror film The Descent, a group of women go spelunking and become trapped deep underground...

Feature

Issue No. 24

Editorial

Feature

Issue No. 24

In August 1915, The Egoist – an avant-garde magazine...

Art

Issue No. 24

Anthea Hamilton

Anthea Hamilton

Art

Issue No. 24

A selection of images from our interview with Anthea...

Feature

Issue No. 24

Roundtable: On Translation

Feature

Issue No. 24

In May 2017, during the tense weeks leading up...

Fiction

Issue No. 24

Vashti

Zakia Uddin

Fiction

Issue No. 24

I met John at the dance summer school. He...

Interview with Mary Ruefle

Interview

Issue No. 24

Cecilia Tricker

Interview

Issue No. 24

The first contact I had with Mary Ruefle was through her website. Against a black landing page, five headings in yellow serif font float,...

Fiction

Issue No. 24

What Everybody Knows

Nael Eltoukhy

TR. Robin Moger

Fiction

Issue No. 24

I’m a woman who’s been through terrible trauma. I’m a woman whose first husband committed suicide, and whose second...

Essay

Issue No. 24

The Songs of Hecate: Poetry and the Language of the Occult

Rebecca Tamás

Essay

Issue No. 24

In recent years, in the UK, and across Europe and the US, there has been a growing fascination with...

Poetry

Issue No. 24

The Barbara Hepworth Blues

NJ Stallard

Poetry

Issue No. 24

At the bottom of the garden, my mother and...

Book Review

February 2019

On Yuval Noah Harari

Claire Lowdon

Book Review

February 2019

Wouldn’t it be nice if there was someone in...

Art Review

February 2019

Simryn Gill, Soft Tissue

Skye Arundhati Thomas

Art Review

February 2019

I walked into Simryn Gill’s exhibition SOFT TISSUE at...

Book Review

February 2019

The Inheritance of Ambiguity

Katie Da Cunha Lewin

Book Review

February 2019

I have told the story of my grandparents’ arrival...

Essay

February 2019

THE VAST EXTENT: ON SEEING AND NOT SEEING FURTHER

Lavinia Greenlaw

Essay

February 2019

Caves, sleep, absence of light     1. Oh...

Art Review

February 2019

Evita Vasiljeva, POSTCRETE

Philippa Snow

Art Review

February 2019

Lower.Green is situated in the unlikely surroundings of a near-dead mall in Norwich. It is not just any mall,...

Book Review

February 2019

Akwaeke Emezi’s 
Freshwater 

Lucy Scholes

Book Review

February 2019

Akwaeke Emezi’s Freshwater isn’t only a fine debut novel that announces...

Art Review

February 2019

Deana Lawson, PLANES

JEREMY ATHERTON LIN

Art Review

February 2019

At the Underground Museum in Los Angeles, radiant geodes...

Poetry

January 2019

Three Poems

Cole Swensen

Poetry

January 2019

THE KITE C. 1755   One doctor of lightning,...

Art Review

January 2019

Martha Rosler, Irrespective

Megan N. Liberty

Art Review

January 2019

Long before the advent of ‘fake news’, Martha Rosler...

On Daša Drndić

Book Review

January 2019

Lucy Popescu

Book Review

January 2019

‘without memory, the present becomes sick, mutilated, a torso with amputated organs.’ — EEG by Daša Drndić, translated by Celia Hawkesworth   Those who knew...

Interview

January 2019

Dinner with Terrance Hayes

Rachel Long

Interview

January 2019

We’re in Try Thai, a two-storey cocktail-pink restaurant I discovered a few years ago when visiting my sister who...

Art Review

January 2019

Cady Noland, MMK Frankfurt

Andrew Wagner

Art Review

January 2019

During the 1990s, Cady Noland earned a reputation for making sculptural assemblages that toy with iconic symbols of Americana....

Fiona Benson’s ‘Vertigo & Ghost’

Book Review

January 2019

Declan Ryan

Book Review

January 2019

Among the many pleasures of listening to Robert Lowell read, hearing him pronounce ‘My mind’s not right’ in the southern drawl he caught early,...

 

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