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Issue No. 30

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Issue No. 30

This issue of The White Review – which marks the tenth anniversary of its foundation – takes up questions that have driven the magazine...

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The White Review Poet’s Prize 2020/21 Shortlist

Prize Entry

February 2021

Prize Entry

February 2021

We are excited to announce the eight portfolios shortlisted for the White Review Poet’s Prize 2020/21, in partnership with Cheerio Publishing. This year there...

Interview

February 2021

Interview with Paul Mendez

Rastko Novakovic

Interview

February 2021

Rainbow Milk, Paul Mendez’s debut novel, explores lived histories at the intersections of Blackness, the working class, British Empire,...

Book Review

January 2021

The Abyss Echoes Back: Judith Schalansky’s ‘An Inventory of Losses’

Aaron Peck

Book Review

January 2021

Early in Judith Schalansky’s An Inventory of Losses, the narrator describes the way an ancient form of writing survived...

Poetry

January 2021

THREE POEMS

Luke Allan

Poetry

January 2021

  First winter in Iceland     Some mornings...

Essay

January 2021

An Uneasy Girl

Philippa Snow

Essay

January 2021

Even before Lucie arrives holding a shotgun, we know...

Fiction

January 2021

‘Like a pope, at the edge of the well’

Veronica Stigger

TR. Zoë Perry

Fiction

January 2021

A selection of short pieces by Veronica Stigger  ...

Feature

December 2020

Books of the Year

Feature

December 2020

  Members of THE WHITE REVIEW editorial team, contributors and friends...

Fiction

December 2020

The Custard Factory

Camilla Grudova

Fiction

December 2020

The explosion happened one mid-morning at the Swan Custard...

Essay

December 2020

Palaces for All

Nathalie Olah

Essay

December 2020

Walter Benjamin said of Kafka that his work dealt in ‘the purity and beauty of a failure’. That ‘once...

Interview

December 2020

Interview with Namwali Serpell

David Isaacs

Interview

December 2020

Namwali Serpell is a rarity: an academic and novelist...

Art Review

December 2020

End Times: Heather Phillipson’s ‘The End’

Alex Quicho

Art Review

December 2020

A huge swirl of whipped cream, garnished with a...

Essay

December 2020

Girls Like Us

McKenzie Wark

Essay

December 2020

I want you to be in my writing. Maybe...

Fiction

December 2020

Distancing

Jacinda Townsend

Fiction

December 2020

Ruth held out her gloved hands to Clarisse, wiggled...

Three Poems from The Rake

Poetry

November 2020

Tristram Fane Saunders

Poetry

November 2020

The Rake packs up his troubles in an old kit-bag and smiles, smiles, smiles   Holding things, I found, was holding me up. So...

Interview

November 2020

Interview with Anne Serre

Nina Leger

Interview

November 2020

I met Anne Serre on the shelves of a Parisian bookshop. She was very slim, of a golden yellow,...

Essay

November 2020

So Many Times, Lausanne

Carlos Fonseca

TR. Jessica Sequeira

Essay

November 2020

I   As soon as I sat down, I remembered the quote by Enrique Vila-Matas which in some way...

Book Review

November 2020

A net, a web, a trap: on ‘Glitch Feminism’

R. V. Campbell

Book Review

November 2020

I was fourteen when I first transformed from Rosa...

Interview

Issue No. 29

Interview with Fanny Howe

FIONA ALISON DUNCAN

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Issue No. 29

Fanny Howe’s bibliography is as bewildering as her itinerant...

Essay

Issue No. 29

On Water

Victoria Adukwei Bulley

Essay

Issue No. 29

& we say to her what have you done...

Interview

Issue No. 29

Interview with Scholastique Mukasonga

Julian Lucas

Interview

Issue No. 29

Scholastique Mukasonga is Rwanda’s most celebrated author. Her eight...

Essay

Issue No. 29

Solace

Caleb Azumah Nelson

Essay

Issue No. 29

I lost my faith the year my Grandma passed...

Prize Winner

Issue No. 29

Woman with a White Pekingese

Elizabeth O’Connor

Prize Winner

Issue No. 29

The women in her family have always shown dogs. They keep pictures of the dogs on the wall beside...

Essay

October 2020

A year without writing

Benoît Loiseau

Essay

October 2020

Shortly after the release of his controversial novel To...

Fiction

October 2020

Mother and Sven

Line Kallmayer

Fiction

October 2020

  1   Her mother calls. Sven is in...

Interview

October 2020

In conversation: Jacob Bromberg and Zoë Hitzig

Jacob Bromberg

Zoë Hitzig

Interview

October 2020

Zoë Hitzig’s first book of poems, MEZZANINE, is animated...

Book Review

October 2020

Isabel Wilkerson's ‘Caste: The Origin of Our Discontents’

Durgesh Solanki

Book Review

October 2020

In 1498 the colonial explorer Vasco da Gama reached...

Mieko Kawakami’s ‘Breasts and Eggs’

Book Review

October 2020

Zakia Uddin

Book Review

October 2020

‘What use are eggs on their own?’ is a question that resounds through Mieko Kawakami’s Breasts and Eggs, a capacious, contrary novel about pregnancy...

Interview

October 2020

Interview with Sianne Ngai

Kevin Brazil

Interview

October 2020

Over the past fifteen years, Sianne Ngai has created a taxonomy of the aesthetic features of contemporary capitalism: the...

Poetry

October 2020

THREE POEMS

Inua Ellams

Poetry

October 2020

Fuck / Trees The White Review · Inua Ellams – ‘Fuck Trees’ Dego / Though we know it isn’t...

Pankaj Mishra’s ‘Bland Fanatics’

Book Review

September 2020

Rebecca Liu

Book Review

September 2020

The Anglo-American commentariat is full of lofty egos. Pankaj Mishra has developed a reputation as their great deflater. ‘Watch This Man’, the writer’s much-discussed...

 

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