Still I Rise: Feminisms, Gender, Resistance

Art Review

November 2018

Holly Black

Art Review

November 2018

When an exhibition promises to do away with a singular narrative in favour of presenting ‘multiple histories’ the result can often be confounding and...

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Amy Arnold’s ‘Slip of a Fish’

Book Review

October 2018

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 and heat go on,’ Amy...

Art Review

October 2018

Women on Aeroplanes

Divya Osbon

Art Review

October 2018

In The Showroom’s Women on Aeroplanes, three artists explore the untold contributions made by black women to transnational liberation...

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 compulsive experience. After the navy blue Faber & Faber proofs...

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...

Book Review

October 2018

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

Victoria Adukwei Bulley

Book Review

October 2018

Somewhere on the internet is a two-hour video of...

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...

Essay

October 2018

The Uses of Queer Art

Kevin Brazil

Essay

October 2018

In June 2018 a crowd assembled in Tate Britain...

Poetry

Issue No. 23

Two Poems

A. K. Blakemore

Poetry

Issue No. 23

MAY   you slid into my life as though a witch’s smock — a sun poem.   fat bee...

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...

Martine Syms, Grande Calme

Art Review

September 2018

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 everything. On entering Martine Syms’s...

Interview

September 2018

Interview with Jenny Hval

Josie Thaddeus-Johns

Interview

September 2018

It’s the middle of the hot, dead summer of 2018 when I speak to Jenny Hval for the first...

Book Review

September 2018

Miriam Toews’s ‘Women Talking’

Caitlin Ingham

Book Review

September 2018

Édouard Louis, speaking recently at the London Review Bookshop, described why he writes auto-fiction. Growing up in a brutally...

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...

News

September 2018

The White Review Poet’s Prize 2018

News

September 2018

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the...

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...

Feature

August 2018

Let Them Eat [Royal Wedding] Cake

Jennifer Schaffer

Feature

August 2018

Britain has always been a nation capable of telling...

Poetry

August 2018

Two Poems

Mary Jean Chan

Poetry

August 2018

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

Book Review

August 2018

Nora Ikstena's ‘Soviet Milk’

Kevin Brazil

Book Review

August 2018

Soviet Milk by Nora Ikstena opens with two women...

Art Review

August 2018

Maria Fusco, ECZEMA!

Daisy Lafarge

Art Review

August 2018

Growing up in an evangelical church I took communion...

Fiction

August 2018

RETRIEVALS

Edward Herring

Fiction

August 2018

  About ‘Retrievals’:   I like to hear writing...

Book Review

August 2018

Alicia Kopf's ‘Brother in Ice’

Jess Cotton

Book Review

August 2018

Towards the beginning of Brother in Ice, the debut...

JENNY HOLZER, IN CONVERSATION WITH FRANCES MORRIS

Art Review

August 2018

Thom James

Art Review

August 2018

Perhaps unsurprisingly, every seat in the Tate’s Starr Cinema was taken on 16 July 2018, where Jenny Holzer was in conversation with Tate director...

Book Review

August 2018

Lorrie Moore's ‘See What Can Be Done’

Nicole Flattery

Book Review

August 2018

Lorrie Moore writes in her introduction to See What Can Be Done that, at the start of her career,...

Art Review

July 2018

INTERVIEW WITH ANAND PATWARDHAN

Tausif Noor

Art Review

July 2018

By the late 1990s a right wing government in the shape of a BJP-Shiv Sena alliance had come to...

Marianne's Breasts

Feature

Issue No. 19

Jacqueline Feldman

Feature

Issue No. 19

She had performed alone in the past, lunging at Patriarch Kirill, but on the morning of this protest, her heart was racing. She placed...