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Book Review

December 2018

Emily LaBarge

Book Review

December 2018

‘An essay’s heat is interior’, writes Cynthia Ozick in ‘She: Portrait of the Essay as a Warm Body’. When I first came across Ozick’s...

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The White Review 2018 Poet’s Prize Shortlist

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November 2018

prize

November 2018

We are delighted to announce the shortlist for this year’s Poet’s Prize. The selected portfolios will be judged by Anne Boyer, Kayo Chingonyi and...

Poetry

November 2018

Three Poems

Gerard Coletta

Poetry

November 2018

Caciocavallo Podolico   I call up the man from Apulia to talk about how cheese is made from the...

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 singular narrative in favour of presenting ‘multiple histories’ the result...

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...

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 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...

The Uses of Queer Art

Essay

October 2018

Kevin Brazil

Essay

October 2018

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

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 me like a passenger from a train carriage, looked around...

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...

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, 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...

Let Them Eat [Royal Wedding] Cake

Feature

August 2018

Jennifer Schaffer

Feature

August 2018

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

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 who cannot remember. ‘I don’t remember 15 October 1969,’ says...

Maria Fusco, ECZEMA!

Art Review

August 2018

Daisy Lafarge

Art Review

August 2018

Growing up in an evangelical church I took communion most weeks. To a child’s mind it seemed an excitingly gruesome process: the bread, broken,...