Self-exposure: therapy and a pandemic

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August 2020

Cassandre Greenberg

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August 2020

Thesis as cure   On 31 December 2019, I wrote in my diary that 2020 would be a Year of Exposure. I had no...

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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...

Book Review

July 2020

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

Pratyusha

Book Review

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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Issue No. 28

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...

Book Review

July 2020

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

Sita Balani

Jay Bernard

Book Review

July 2020

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

Book Review

July 2020

Jorge Consiglio’s ‘Fate’

Ka Bradley

Book Review

July 2020

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

Fiction

July 2020

Caspian Tiger

Judith Schalansky

TR. Jackie Smith

Fiction

July 2020

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

Interview

July 2020

Interview with Oscar Murillo

Krithika Varagur

Interview

July 2020

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

Book Review

July 2020

Miranda Popkey’s ‘Topics of Conversation’

Elisa Gabbert

Book Review

July 2020

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

Poetry

June 2020

TWO POEMS

David Hawkins

Poetry

June 2020

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

Feature

June 2020

Revolution is not a one-time event

Akwugo Emejulu

Amrit Wilson

Lola Olufemi

Ru Kaur

Che Gossett

Feature

June 2020

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

Feature

June 2020

Plague Diary

Gonçalo M. Tavares

TR. Daniel Hahn

Feature

June 2020

21 April   Imagine a passport to get into...

Fiction

June 2020

Bright Spaces

Vanessa Onwuemezi

Fiction

June 2020

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

Book Review

June 2020

Noelle Kocot’s ‘God’s Green Earth’

Stephanie Sy-Quia

Book Review

June 2020

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

Andrzej Tichý’s ‘Wretchedness’

Book Review

June 2020

Caleb Klaces

Book Review

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...

Interview

June 2020

Interview with Percival Everett

Jarred McGinnis

Interview

June 2020

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

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December 2019

The White Review Short Story Prize 2020

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December 2019

After a record-breaking 600 entries, we are delighted to announce...

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Issue No. 18

The Disquieting Muses

Leslie Jamison

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Issue No. 18

I.   In Within Heaven and Hell (1996), Ellen...

Art Review

May 2020

Bent out of shape

Sam McBean

Art Review

May 2020

When Ren Hang started taking photos, he was a...

Essay

May 2020

Where do I put myself, if public life’s destroyed? On reading Denise Riley

Helen Charman

Essay

May 2020

How do you read someone who doesn’t always want...

Fiction

Issue No. 18

At the Clinic

Sally Rooney

Fiction

Issue No. 18

This story featured in The White Review 18, published...

Book Review

May 2020

Garth Greenwell’s ‘Cleanness’

Zachary Fine

Book Review

May 2020

I’ve been looking for a way to describe the superabundance of sex in Garth Greenwell’s work, and I think...

Fiction

Issue No. 11

A Vicious Cycle

Evan Lavender-Smith

Fiction

Issue No. 11

I have seen the bumper stickers on the bumper...

poetry

April 2020

Turkeys In Snow

Jory Mickelson

poetry

April 2020

after Edward Hirsch   Some mornings when  he wakes,...

Interview

Issue No. 11

Interview with Pierre Guyotat

Pierre Testard

Gwénaël Pouliquen

Interview

Issue No. 11

There seems to be a general consensus about Pierre...

Feature

April 2020

The Sky is Falling, The Sky is Falling

Polly Barton

Feature

April 2020

As I write this, California is in lockdown. The...

Interview with Dodie Bellamy

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November 2016

Lucy Ives

Interview

November 2016

The summer of 2016 was for me the Summer of Dodie Bellamy. I am a New York resident, but by strange coincidence, when this...

Book Review

April 2020

Cathy Park Hong’s ‘Minor Feelings’

Rowan Hisayo Buchanan

Book Review

April 2020

Before beginning Minor Feelings, A Reckoning on Race and the Asian Condition, an essay collection by the poet Cathy...

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Issue No. 19

Ill Feelings

Alice Hattrick

Feature

Issue No. 19

My mother recently found some loose diary pages I wrote in my first year of boarding school, aged eleven,...

Sung Tieu, In Cold Print

Art Review

April 2020

Gabriella Pounds

Art Review

April 2020

Sung Tieu translates from Vietnamese to English as ‘pistol’. It’s an apt name for an artist whose practice explores the psychological dimension of warfare,...

 

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