The Kid

Fiction

July 2018

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 one foot in front of...

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They keep killing us

Fiction

June 2018

Sergio Loo

TR. Annie McDermott

Fiction

June 2018

They stuck photocopies in the urinals again and again we covered them in our names. Sheets of paper advising what to do if you...

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 of looming: the hover of histories, their asphyxiating weft. Throughout...

Poetry

June 2018

Two Poems

Andrew McMillan

Poetry

June 2018

glimpse   on the pitch by my house   the weekly game of football      there was one lad   already famous...

Book Review

June 2018

Sheila Heti's 'Motherhood'

Hannah Rosefield

Book Review

June 2018

Sheila Heti’s last novel, How Should a Person Be?,...

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...

Art

Issue No. 22

Kerstin Brätsch

ANNIE GODFREY LARMON

Art

Issue No. 22

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

Feature

Issue No. 22

On Universities: Roundtable

Feature

Issue No. 22

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

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Issue No. 22

Editorial

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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...

Feature

Issue No. 22

Really Techno

Julia Bell

Feature

Issue No. 22

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

Fiction

Issue No. 22

Green_fields

Maria Hummer

Fiction

Issue No. 22

We were told to pay attention to things that...

Interview

Issue No. 22

Interview with Danez Smith

SANDEEP PARMAR

Interview

Issue No. 22

At the end of January 2018 I met Danez...

Interview

June 2018

Interview with Dag Solstad

Sam Riviere

TR. Audun Mortensen

Interview

June 2018

According to some, Dag Solstad, who was born in...

Sadie Benning, Sleep Rock

Art Review

May 2018

Kathryn Lloyd

Art Review

May 2018

The titular work of Sadie Benning’s solo exhibition ‘Sleep Rock’ at Camden Arts Centre takes its name from two images contained within it: a large...

Book Review

May 2018

Lynne Tillman's Men and Apparitions  

Emily LaBarge

Book Review

May 2018

‘We are poor passing facts / warned by that to give / each figure in the photograph / his...

Art Review

May 2018

Louis Henderson, Overtures

Laura Harris

Art Review

May 2018

In Louis Henderson’s film I build my language with rocks (2017), veins of handwritten Haitian Creole spread across a...

Fiction

May 2018

Self-Improvement

Sophie Mackintosh

Fiction

May 2018

I had been sent back from the city in...

Book Review

May 2018

Mathieu Asselin’s ‘Monsanto: A Photographic Investigation’

Felix Bazalgette

Book Review

May 2018

I’ve often wondered how high finance has ended up...

Book Review

May 2018

Emily Berry’s ‘Stranger, Baby’

Declan Ryan

Book Review

May 2018

Writing in the introduction to his Fifty Poems in...

Poetry

May 2018

Two Poems

Ruth Padel

Poetry

May 2018

INTERMISSION   She stabilised. She started dying and then...

Book Review

May 2018

Harry Mathews’s ‘The Solitary Twin’

Aaron Peck

Book Review

May 2018

Imagine a small fishing village on the edge of...

Art Review

May 2018

Dennis Cooper, Permanent Green Light

Shama Khanna

Art Review

May 2018

In total four kids die during the course of Permanent Green Light (2018), Dennis Cooper and Zac Farley’s second...

Book Review

May 2018

Jesse Ball’s ‘Census’

Patrick Langley

Book Review

May 2018

Reading Jesse Ball’s new novel feels like being hypnotised,...

Interview

April 2018

Interview with Arseny Zhilyaev

Aliya Say

Interview

April 2018

I decide to drop by Arseny Zhilyaev’s workshop at...

Poetry

April 2018

Three Poems

Amy Key

Poetry

April 2018

I disowned my real pain & engaged with its...

Interview

April 2018

Interview with Alejandro Zambra

Samuel Rutter

Interview

April 2018

When I arrived at the home of Chilean author...

The White Review Short Story Prize 2018

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December 2017

prize

December 2017

Following a record number of entries, we are delighted to announce the shortlist for this year’s Short Story Prize. The selected stories will be...

Feature

April 2018

A God is All Over Me

Ma’an Abu Taleb

Feature

April 2018

There is a sense of calm, a deep quiet in the soul, that befalls me when I come face-to-face...

Art Review

April 2018

Sean Raspet, Receptor-Binding Variations

Evan Moffitt

Art Review

April 2018

How well do you know your nose? That organ is the gateway to our least understood sense, a network...

Women and Technology: History is a Cautionary Tale

Book Review

April 2018

Orit Gat

Book Review

April 2018

Few book reviews open with amateur rap, but: ‘back in the day when new media was new,’ goes the first line of a song...