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Issue No. 20

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June 2017

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June 2017

The White Review No. 20 features interviews with the Canadian poet, artist and bookmaker Anne Carson, the French philosopher Jean-Luc Nancy, and artist Mounira Al Solh. Through...
Issue No. 19

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February 2017

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February 2017

The White Review No. 19 features an interview with ALVARO ENRIGUE, a Mexican writer in New York, ALICE HATTRICK’s meditation on illness and intimacy, an excerpt from VIRGINIE...
Issue No. 18

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September 2016

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September 2016

The White Review No. 18 features interviews with the one-time US presidential candidate Eileen Myles, touching upon the responsibilities of the artist and the shifting preoccupations...
Issue No. 17

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July 2016

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July 2016

THE WHITE REVIEW No. 17 features interview with writer George Saunders and film-maker and photographer Stan Douglas; fiction by Kyle Coma-Thompson, Joanna Kavenna, Clemens...
The White Review no 16 features interviews with Elizabeth Peyton, who discusses her emotionally charged still lifes and portraits, Cally Spooner on her performance art, and writer, artist and filmmaker Gary Indiana, who talks about how it is possible to transform personal experience into literature Also in this issue: Orit Gat considers the tendency towards homogeneity in the way that art is presented on the internet, and Evan Harris discusses his experience of the failures of British education Lawrence Abu Hamdan – an artist and ‘private ear’ – offers a verbatim transcription of an interview undertaken by a refugee in application for asylum The applicant is asked to speak, without pause, for fifteen minutes, so that her accent can be used to identify her The White Review continues to publish a plurality of voices in new literature, from Martin MacInnes’s systematic critique, to Chris Kraus and Alexandra Kleeman, who use fiction to explore how time changes our relationship to place, to other people and ourselves In translation, Tristan Garcia delivers a story on pop music, plagiarism, and the fallacy of creative inspiration Lastly, we bring you the lyrical experimentalism of Geoffrey G O’Brien’s poetry, alongside Sophie Seita’s investigation into language
Issue No. 16

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April 2016

Issue No. 15

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December 2015

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December 2015

The White Review No. 15 features new literature in translation – from the extraordinary French novelist Maylis de Kerangal, the great Hungarian László Krasznahorkai...
Issue No. 14

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July 2015

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July 2015

The White Review No. 14 features interviews with the art critic, historian and October journal editor Hal Foster; British artist Mark Leckey, whose hugely influential...
The White Review No 13 features an interview with poet and novelist Ben Lerner, touching on what it means for art to be politically engaged and the potential of writing to defeat time Painter Lynette Yiadom-Boakye discusses the confluence of technique and feeling in her portraiture, while novelist Michel Faber talks about love, loss and language The potential of art to accurately capture the human subject is a theme of the issue, one taken up by painter Luke Rudolf and the Japanese photographer Daisuke Yokota in two series reproduced within New forms, and new grammars, are characteristic of the celebrated work of Jorie Graham – featured here – and the British poet and sound artist Holly Pester   Self-declared left wing anarch Federico Campagna, meanwhile, considers whether the new Pope might really be the unlikely saviour of the global Left, while Enrique Vila-Matas (translated by our very own J S Tennant) reflects on Roberto Bolaño and the ‘times when writers were like gods and lived in the mountains like craven hermits or lunatic aristocrats’ Back in London, Jon Day recounts stories from the curious subculture of the capital’s bicycle couriers and the ‘heroic age’ of cycling One of Britain’s most innovative young writers, Helen Oyeyemi, contributes a new story, and we are delighted to print a section from Edouard Levé’s newly-translated (by Jan Steyn and Caite Dolan-Leach) Newspaper In an excerpt from his forthcoming novel, Paul Murray presents a Dublin banker whose already unreal lifestyle threatens to fade into fiction Finally, as the third White Review Short Story Prize comes to its conclusion, we are thrilled to publish a new story by Claire-Louise Bennett, our inaugural laureate, from her forthcoming collection, Pond
Issue No. 13

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March 2015

Issue No. 12

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November 2014

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November 2014

The White Review No. 12 features interviews with choreographer Yvonne Rainer and novelist/artist Douglas Coupland. The incomparable Lydia Davis translates the ‘zeer korte verhalen’...
Issue No. 11

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August 2014

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August 2014

The White Review No. 11 features interviews with artist Philippe Parreno, novelist Pierre Guyotat and poet Alice Oswald alongside new fiction by Pola Oloixarac, Evan Lavender-Smith, and Ruby Cowling, winner...