Interview with Rachel Zucker

Interview

September 2018

Sophie Oliver

Interview

September 2018

I met the poet Rachel Zucker on a hot July day in New York, where she grew up and has lived almost all her...

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Let Them Eat [Royal Wedding] Cake

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August 2018

Jennifer Schaffer

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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...

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...

Art Review

August 2018

JENNY HOLZER, IN CONVERSATION WITH FRANCES MORRIS

Thom James

Art Review

August 2018

Perhaps unsurprisingly, every seat in the Tate’s Starr Cinema...

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...

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...

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Issue No. 19

Marianne's Breasts

Jacqueline Feldman

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Issue No. 19

She had performed alone in the past, lunging at...

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Issue No. 22

Really Techno

Julia Bell

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Issue No. 22

‘Ich bin einer,’ I say when my turn comes....

Book Review

July 2018

Yoko Tawada's ‘The Last Children of Tokyo’

Rebecca Bates

Book Review

July 2018

Everywhere in the Japan of Yoko Tawada’s The Last Children...

Poetry

July 2018

Two Poems

Richard Georges

Poetry

July 2018

Dead Reckoning   They say birds always find their...

Emily Pope, The Sitcom Show

Art Review

July 2018

Alex Quicho

Art Review

July 2018

Emily Pope’s five-part web series, The Sitcom Show, is a throwback to the chameleonic class-consciousness and wry pessimism-as-realism embodied by the vein of British pop culture...

Fiction

July 2018

The Kid

Michelle Steinbeck

TR. Jen Calleja

Fiction

July 2018

There’s a child in the yard, its shoes flash every time it takes a step.   It carefully places...

Book Review

July 2018

Lena Andersson's ‘Acts of Infidelity’

Sophie Mackintosh

Book Review

July 2018

Acts of Infidelity is the second novel by Lena Andersson that follows unlucky-in-love heroine Ester Nilsson, and it’s another...

Art Review

July 2018

Corita Kent, Get With The Action

Ellen Mara De Wachter

Art Review

July 2018

It always felt hot and hazy, coming off an...

Book Review

July 2018

C.D. Rose’s ‘Who’s Who When Everyone Is Someone Else’

Matthew Janney

Book Review

July 2018

‘Play! Invent the world! Invent reality!’ cries one character...

Fiction

June 2018

They keep killing us

Sergio Loo

TR. Annie McDermott

Fiction

June 2018

They stuck photocopies in the urinals again and again...

Art Review

June 2018

Anna Boghiguian, The Loom of History

Zack Hatfield

Art Review

June 2018

Anna Boghiguian’s art has always been about a kind...

Poetry

June 2018

Two Poems

Andrew McMillan

Poetry

June 2018

glimpse   on the pitch by my house   the...

Book Review

June 2018

Sheila Heti's 'Motherhood'

Hannah Rosefield

Book Review

June 2018

Sheila Heti’s last novel, How Should a Person Be?, opens with the question of its title. ‘For years and...

Interview

June 2018

Interview with Basma Alsharif

Helen Mackreath

Interview

June 2018

Basma Alsharif has never called a geographical space home....

Book Review

June 2018

Christine Schutt’s ‘Pure Hollywood’

David Isaacs

Book Review

June 2018

There is a certain kind of American novelist of...

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Issue No. 22

Kerstin Brätsch

ANNIE GODFREY LARMON

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Issue No. 22

It’s beside the point to consider any single painting...

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Issue No. 22

On Universities: Roundtable

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Issue No. 22

What is a university for? Even for those outside...

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Issue No. 22

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Issue No. 22

In her interview with the novelist Jenny Offill, Hannah Rosefield encounters Offill in the process of writing her new novel. Meeting a novelist at...

Fiction

Issue No. 22

Green_fields

Maria Hummer

Fiction

Issue No. 22

We were told to pay attention to things that were different, and it seemed to me that sex was...

Interview

Issue No. 22

Interview with Danez Smith

SANDEEP PARMAR

Interview

Issue No. 22

At the end of January 2018 I met Danez Smith in Manchester, before their event at the Anthony Burgess...

Interview with Dag Solstad

Interview

June 2018

Sam Riviere

TR. Audun Mortensen

Interview

June 2018

According to some, Dag Solstad, who was born in Sandefjord in 1941, is Norway’s pre-eminent living novelist. From 1969’s Patina! Green! to The Insoluble...