The Boar’s Gambit

Fiction

October 2022

Vladimir Sorokin

TR. Max Lawton

Fiction

October 2022

The President of a small European country was dozing on a wave bed when his platinum smartphone, resting upon his ebony nightstand, began to...

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September 2022

Kate Zambreno

Fiction

September 2022

Around dusk one evening in March, I went out back to the small garage, and switched on my small square of artificial light at...

Events

September 2022

The White Review Short Story Prize Party 2022

Events

September 2022

Saturday 15 October / 7:30 p.m. / Reference Point / £4.00 (+fees) / Tickets   We’re inviting you to...

Essay

September 2022

Getting Rid of It

Ariel Saramandi

Essay

September 2022

As a schoolgirl I was told that abortion was illegal in Mauritius. No exceptions. There was no reason for...

Prize Entry

April 2022

The White Review Short Story Prize 2022, sponsored by RCW

Prize Entry

April 2022

Thank you to all of those who entered this...

Prize Entry

September 2022

The Professor of Loss

Jekwu Anyaegbuna

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September 2022

The Professor stormed into the brothel’s reception hall in...

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September 2022

Under the Paving Stones, the Sofa

Alex Aspden

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September 2022

The email telling us to return to the office...

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September 2022

Come Back, Freddy Krueger!

John Christopher

Prize Entry

September 2022

When I took my boyfriend, Freddy Krueger, home to...

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September 2022

Class of 1985

Jiaqi Kang

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September 2022

Late spring is when Hangzhou is prettiest, but it...

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September 2022

Galapagos Man, Do You See?

Hannah Jingwen Lee

Prize Entry

September 2022

‘Where are my shoes?’   Alana is threading her way through New Year party detritus, coming towards him. Wallace...

Prize Entry

September 2022

Ruins

Leeor Ohayon

Prize Entry

September 2022

1.   A mural with a soldier and a...

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September 2022

Heliotrope

Wiggy Bob Snow

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September 2022

Catmint wakes up to the taste of milk and...

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September 2022

Mothers in the Hague

Aparna Surendra

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September 2022

The mothers check their belongings into lockers and pass...

Interview

August 2022

Interview with Yaa Gyasi

Alok Vaid-Menon

Interview

August 2022

In my first year of college I auditioned for...

How Much Is That Doggie In The Window?

Fiction

August 2022

Gloria Mwaniga Odary

Fiction

August 2022

The day Mama threw a cooking stick at Kagonya was a November day so hot that the ripened bananas hanging on sisal rope from...

Art Review

August 2022

The White Review Summer Sale 2022

Art Review

August 2022

Hello! We hope you’re enjoying Issue 33 — if you haven’t got one yet you can grab a copy...

Essay

August 2022

Four Years

Oliver Basciano

Essay

August 2022

Seeing the pen hover millimetres above my notebook in anticipation, Dona Vilma holds up her hand. ‘Ask me anything...

Book Review

August 2022

There are only girls on the internet

Rebecca Liu

Book Review

August 2022

I remember the first time I saw it, like...

Interview

Issue No. 33

Interview with Bani Abidi

Skye Arundhati Thomas

Interview

Issue No. 33

In the three-minute short Mangoes (1999) by Berlin-based Pakistani...

Essay

July 2022

The Weeping Woman

Isabelle Dupuy

Essay

July 2022

We were clearing the dishes after dinner when I...

Book Review

July 2022

It’s Personal: Writing and Reading Through Grief

Orit Gat

Book Review

July 2022

1. A spill  I’m drinking coffee in bed and...

Events

July 2022

Shola von Reinhold presents LOTE with Harron Walker

Events

July 2022

Fri 22 July / The Drawing Center, New York...

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July 2022

The Pocket’s Delight: A Conversation on Essays, Secrecy and Signs

Events

July 2022

Thursday 28 July / Camden Art Centre Café & Garden / 7–9 p.m. / Free / Register   The...

Art Review

July 2022

Gut Feelings

Hannah Hutchings-Georgiou

Art Review

July 2022

In Hayv Kahraman’s vast painting, ‘Entanglements no.1’ (2021), all...

Essay

Issue No. 33

The Inheritors

Ariel Saramandi

Essay

Issue No. 33

It is a story told in every Creole family...

Interview

Issue No. 33

Interview with Siri Hustvedt

Noga Arikha

Interview

Issue No. 33

Very few writers in the twenty-first century are polymaths...

Interview

June 2022

Warped Pastoral: Ralf Webb and Sam Buchan-Watts in Conversation

Ralf Webb

Interview

June 2022

Sam Buchan-Watts’s Path Through Wood, published in October 2021, begins...

Three Poems

Poetry

Issue No. 33

Fahad Al-Amoudi

Poetry

Issue No. 33

THE OLD JUSTICE   My grandfather was a construction worker, a travel agent; I knew him as a sea-captain, his wink like an eye-patch,...

Essay

June 2022

Who is a Revolutionary Subject?

Helen Mackreath

Essay

June 2022

In the face of legal restraints, police repression, political violence and the pressures and insecurity precipitated by the pandemic,...

Interview

Issue No. 33

Interview with Sara Ahmed

Rhoda Feng

Interview

Issue No. 33

Consider the exclamation mark. Medieval in origin, this blink of ink has a gift for controversy. A single point...

A Strange Bird

Essay

June 2022

Isobel Harbison

Essay

June 2022

My parakeets fly over us at dusk. There are maybe 40 of them. They fly low, not low enough to touch or to get...

 

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