Yun Ko-eun’s ‘The Disaster Tourist’

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Esther Kim

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September 2020

How might the novelist, working with a form traditionally obsessed with humans, represent the nonhuman? Or, perhaps a better question: how might a fiction...

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Cecilia Knapp

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The White Review · Cecilia Knapp – ‘All My Ex Boyfriends Are Having A Dinner Party’ all my ex boyfriends are having a dinner...

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September 2020

Let’s try again. Start over. On Nathalie Léger

Katie Da Cunha Lewin

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I went to see Barbara Loden’s Wanda at a screening at the ICA, not for Nathalie Léger, but for...

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Ellen Evans & Jon Moses

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Six months ago, while preparing to interview David Graeber, I decided to conduct some brief internet research on the...

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Deep Brown, Verging on Black

Norman Erikson Pasaribu

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He turns around and stares straight at me.  ...

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Natasha Stagg’s ‘Sleeveless’

Amber Husain

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‘The thong is centimetres closer to areas of arousal,’...

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Interview with Peter Gizzi

Matthew James Holman

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August 2020

I first met Peter Gizzi in early March, when...

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Peter Gizzi’s ‘Sky Burial: New & Selected Poems’

Lucy Mercer

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Described by its publisher as a ‘generous selection’, Peter...

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Khairani Barokka

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The White Review · Khairani Barokka – survivor’s remorse,...

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August 2020

Interview with Gabriela Cabezón Cámara and Ariana Harwicz

Silvia Rothlisberger

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August 2020

Gabriela Cabezón Cámara and Ariana Harwicz are two leading figures in Argentinian and Latin American contemporary literature. I came...

Essay

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Self-exposure: therapy and a pandemic

Cassandre Greenberg

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Thesis as cure   On 31 December 2019, I...

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Issue No. 28

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Valzhyna Mort, ‘Music for Girl’s Voice and Bison’  ...

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Natalia Borges Polesso’s ‘Amora’

Ellen Jones

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August 2020

For me, reading in Portuguese is a bit like...

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Interview with Ilya Kaminsky

Joe Dunthorne

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Twenty-five years after he and his parents fled Ukraine,...

Fear of a Gay Planet

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Issue No. 28

Kevin Brazil

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Issue No. 28

In Robert Ferro’s 1988 novel Second Son, Mark Valerian suffers from an unnamed illness afflicting gay men, spread by sex, and for which there...

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July 2020

Nisha Ramayya’s ‘States of the Body Produced by Love’

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July 2020

In States of the Body Produced by Love, Nisha Ramayya explores the Hindu goddess Parvati in her ten forms,...

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The Orders Were to Rape You

Meena Kandasamy

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Issue No. 28

THE TRAITOR WHO IS THE WRITER   This is an essay about writing and trauma.   This is an...

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July 2020

Against Mastery: A Dialogue on Ta-Nehisi Coates’s ‘The Water Dancer’

Sita Balani

Jay Bernard

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July 2020

Jay Bernard: Whenever I am asked to write about...

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Jorge Consiglio’s ‘Fate’

Ka Bradley

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July 2020

Relationships can be long and snaking, cutting like train...

Fiction

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Caspian Tiger

Judith Schalansky

TR. Jackie Smith

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July 2020

Ancient Rome CASPIAN TIGER Panthera tigris virgata, also known...

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July 2020

Interview with Oscar Murillo

Krithika Varagur

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July 2020

For some years now, Oscar Murillo has been making...

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Miranda Popkey’s ‘Topics of Conversation’

Elisa Gabbert

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‘We tell ourselves stories in order to live’ is...

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June 2020

TWO POEMS

David Hawkins

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June 2020

  FIELD RECORDING   When you record the air, its soundings go boneward.    A small, ear-sized mushroom collapses...

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June 2020

Revolution is not a one-time event

Akwugo Emejulu

Amrit Wilson

Lola Olufemi

Ru Kaur

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June 2020

This is a transcription of a live fundraiser event...

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Plague Diary

Gonçalo M. Tavares

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21 April   Imagine a passport to get into...

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June 2020

Bright Spaces

Vanessa Onwuemezi

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June 2020

The cat’s paws brush through the letterbox, looking for...

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June 2020

Noelle Kocot’s ‘God’s Green Earth’

Stephanie Sy-Quia

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June 2020

Noelle Kocot’s poems are like sunlight coming through a...

Andrzej Tichý’s ‘Wretchedness’

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June 2020

Caleb Klaces

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June 2020

The cellist narrator tries to remember ‘the name of an Italian philosopher who’d written a long and exceptionally deep and incisive essay on {composer...

Interview

Issue No. 26

Interview with Saidiya Hartman

Victoria Adukwei Bulley

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Issue No. 26

The first time I encountered Saidiya Hartman, she was a voice in salt., an award-winning play by artist and...

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June 2020

Interview with Percival Everett

Jarred McGinnis

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June 2020

Percival Everett’s new book is an old book. Up to now, only a few (Glyph, Wounded and Erasure) of his...

The White Review Short Story Prize 2020

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December 2019

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December 2019

After a record-breaking 600 entries, we are delighted to announce the shortlist for this year’s Short Story Prize. The selected stories will be judged by Omar...

 

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