The White Review No. 1

Editorial

André Schiffrin (Interview)

Beyond the Horizon by Patrick Langley (Fiction)

(Un)timely Considerations on Old and Current Issues by Donatien Grau (Essay)

Two Prose Poems by Alexander Nemser (Poetry)

The Idea Machine: Brion Gysin by Marina Cashdan (Art)

Marcus Leatherdale and the Adivasi by Amabel Barraclough (Reportage & Art)

Paula Rego (Interview)

Twelve Installations by Lawrence Lek (Art)

Futures Past: Monumental Memorials of Modern Berlin by Leila Peacock (Essay)

In Somaliland by Ismail Einashe (Reportage)

On the Notoriously Overrated Powers of Voice in Fiction or How to Fail at Talking to Pretty Girls by D. W. Wilson (Essay)

L’Heure Froide by Charles Cros (trans. Sophie Lewis) (Poetry)

From the Town by Desmond Hogan (Fiction)

Tom McCarthy (Interview)

Darkness and Dream: Levi Reads Byron and Leopardi by Anthony Rudolf (Essay)

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Cover by Viktor Timofeev



ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTOR


is a writer and producer based in London. His work has appeared in The White Review, the TLS, the Lisbon Triennale, Arc Magazine, Arena Homme+ online, Radio 4, Radio 3, Resonance FM, the South London Gallery and elsewhere. He co-runs CAR, an arts podcast.

teaches a seminar of literary theory at the Ecole normale supérieure in Paris. He is a contributing editor of Flash Art International.

Editorial

André Schiffrin (Interview)

Beyond the Horizon by Patrick Langley (Fiction)

(Un)timely Considerations on Old and Current Issues by Donatien Grau (Essay)

Two Prose Poems by Alexander Nemser (Poetry)

The Idea Machine: Brion Gysin by Marina Cashdan (Art)

Marcus Leatherdale and the Adivasi by Amabel Barraclough (Reportage & Art)

Paula Rego (Interview)

Twelve Installations by Lawrence Lek (Art)

Futures Past: Monumental Memorials of Modern Berlin by Leila Peacock (Essay)

In Somaliland by Ismail Einashe (Reportage)

On the Notoriously Overrated Powers of Voice in Fiction or How to Fail at Talking to Pretty Girls by D. W. Wilson (Essay)

L'Heure Froide by Charles Cros (trans. Sophie Lewis) (Poetry)

From the Town by Desmond Hogan (Fiction)

Tom McCarthy (Interview)

Darkness and Dream: Levi Reads Byron and Leopardi by Anthony Rudolf (Essay)

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Cover by Viktor Timofeev



has been a regular contributor to Frieze, Artinfo, Wallpaper, Whitewall, Departures, The New York Times Magazine, and The Huffington Post. Most recently she was the executive editor at Modern Painters. She is currently pursuing research grants in the arts and working on various curatorial and book projects.


is a speculative sculptor, installation artist and writer. Born in Frankfurt and now based in London, he imbues primal archetypes with modern technology to create immersive environments for private sanctuary and public assembly.

is an artist based in Berlin. Her work spans video, drawing, fictional histories, fortune cookies, performance lectures, experimental radio and cannibal cookery. She wrote a lecture about silence delivered in the dark at the Sound Thought Festival, Glasgow 2011.

's debut collection of stories, Once You Break a Knuckle, was published by Hamish Hamilton Canada in 2011, followed by Ballistics (2013). He is a Canadian citizen by birth and temperament, but recently completed his PhD in Creative and Critical Writing at the University of East Anglia.

has published four novels: The Iron Maker, The Leaves on Grey, A Curious Street, and A New Shirt, and several short story collections. Born in East Galway, his most recent story collections were published by Dublin's Lilliput Press.

Montreal-born photographer has been exhibiting for more than 20 years in galleries worldwide. His work has been published in The New YorkerVanity FairArtforum and Interview, and is in the permanent collections of museums such as the Art Institute of Chicago and Vienna Museum of Modern Art.

Sophie Lewis is a London-born writer, editor and translator from French and Portuguese. Recent translations include The Earth Turned Upside Down by Jules Verne (Hesperus) andThe Man Who Walked Through Walls by Marcel Aymé (Pushkin). She is Editor-at-Large at publisher And Other Stories, and moved to Rio de Janeiro in January 2011.

André Schiffrin was, for thirty years, the publisher of Pantheon Books. In 1990 Schiffrin left Pantheon to found The New Press. His most recent book is Words and Money. He divides his time between Paris and New York.

Paula Rego, born in Portugal in 1935, has worked and shown as a painter and printmaker in London for more than fifty years.

Tom McCarthy is an English novelist and author of Tintin and the Secret of Literature and three novels, RemainderMen in Space and C. He was shortlisted for the 2010 Man Booker Prize and, in his capacity as General Secretary of the International Necronautical Society, has put on events at art galleries all over the world.

Jacques Testard is the publisher of Fitzcarraldo Editions and a founding editor of The White Review.

Ben Eastham is co-founder and editor of The White Review