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May 2022

Sawako Nakayasu

Poetry

May 2022

1   snap         2   was that you   or the genre trouble         3   no...

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A Cunning Stunt

Essay

May 2022

Rose Higham-Stainton

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May 2022

‘What’s the difference between a policeman’s baton and a conjuror’s wand? One’s for stunning cunts and one’s for cunning stunts.’ – Anon   A...

Fiction

April 2022

Amwaj

MK Harb

Fiction

April 2022

When the water first left us, so did the birds. Manzour, the great white pelican, no longer flew over our...

Events

April 2022

The Art of the Short Story: RZ Baschir and Leon Craig

Events

April 2022

Thursday 12 May / 19.00 / Online event / Tickets   Join RZ Baschir, Leon Craig and The White Review editor...

Essay

April 2022

Emptiness and the Shape it Takes

Alina Zubkovych

TR. Nina Murray

Essay

April 2022

East   Donbas. My relatives were miners. I did...

Book Review

April 2022

It is Psychotic to Draw a Line Between Two Places: On Bhanu Kapil

Stephanie Sy-Quia

Book Review

April 2022

Bhanu Kapil is a fantastic performer. I saw her...

Interview

April 2022

Interview with Leanne Betasamosake Simpson

Khairani Barokka

Interview

April 2022

Leanne Betasamosake Simpson is an esteemed Indigenous writer, musician,...

Poetry

April 2022

Three Poems

Eleanor Rees

Poetry

April 2022

ESCAPE AT RED ROCKS   I am the colour...

Prize Entry

April 2022

The White Review Short Story Prize 2022, sponsored by RCW

Prize Entry

April 2022

The White Review Short Story Prize, sponsored by RCW,...

Essay

March 2022

‘We Are Our Mountains’: Revisiting Artsakh

Zoe Valery

Essay

March 2022

I. Base New York. September 27, 2020   War breaks out. A war to wipe a country off the...

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Issue No. 32

Interview with Ocean Vuong

Alok Vaid-Menon

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Issue No. 32

‘Dear Ma, I am writing to reach you,’ begins...

Book Review

March 2022

WASTELAND IN THE SUN

Shane Jones

Book Review

March 2022

Due to our destructive behaviour, writer E.O. Wilson foresaw...

feature

March 2022

Editorial: Issue 32

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March 2022

‘All of our myths come out of looking at...

Essay

March 2022

A Letter from Moscow

Anonymous

TR. Sasha Dugdale

Essay

March 2022

These are difficult days, everything is gone: our sense...

Two Poems

Poetry

March 2022

Ludmila Khersonsky

TR. Maya Chhabra

Poetry

March 2022

Russian invader, forget all about chivalry, Fear female revenge and female conspiracy, Fear Ukrainian girls, Molotov cocktails in hand,

Events

March 2022

Issue 32 Launch Party & Readings

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March 2022

Thursday 31 March / Doors 6:30, readings from 7:30 / Edel Assanti gallery, Fitzrovia / Tickets   It’s finally...

Feature

March 2022

The White Review Poet’s Prize 2022

Feature

March 2022

We’re thrilled to announce that the winner of The White Review Poet’s Prize 2022, run in partnership with CHEERIO,...

Essay

Issue No. 32

Insect Woman

Polly Barton

Essay

Issue No. 32

Above: the art for Togawa’s debut album Tamahime Sama.  ...

Prize Entry

February 2022

The Old Justice

Fahad Al-Amoudi

Prize Entry

February 2022

My grandfather was a construction worker, a travel agent;...

Poetry

March 2022

Four Poems

Iya Kiva

TR. Katherine E. Young

Poetry

March 2022

[Untitled] “if you close your eyes”   if you...

Poetry

Issue No. 32

Ovid Void

Maria Stepanova

Eugene Ostashevsky

Poetry

Issue No. 32

If anyone in your global city still holds me,...

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November 2021

The White Review Poet’s Prize 2022

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November 2021

Thank you to everyone who entered this year’s Poet’s Prize, run...

Prize Entry

February 2022

stuck

Sanah Ahsan

Prize Entry

February 2022

i made a mosque in the mouth of a white girl when i was seventeen deserted myself to worship...

Prize Entry

February 2022

POPE JOAN AT FIFTEEN, DREAMING ON THE BOG, ASCENDS TO ANGELHOOD

Annie Hayter

Prize Entry

February 2022

Joan salted their stone kneecaps bathed a secret in...

Prize Entry

February 2022

‘Passport as freedom papers’ I

Sumia Juxun

Prize Entry

February 2022

(Title after a line from Momtaza Mehri’s poem ‘Mouthwash’)....

Prize Entry

February 2022

Where My Body is Cactus

Prerana Kumar

Prize Entry

February 2022

for my sister   At least the supple mirage...

Prize Entry

February 2022

If I Could Just Bring Myself

Simon Middleton

Prize Entry

February 2022

to run a damp cloth along every surface of...

Halloween in America

Prize Entry

February 2022

Nina Reljić

Prize Entry

February 2022

Dogs dressed as other animals The gauze that hangs over houses reminds me of sickness   The church does confessions by appointment. I know...

Prize Entry

February 2022

Leaving tongues

Ahana Banerji

Prize Entry

February 2022

You wrap my fingers in the leaves, wintergreen,  twisting psalms between loose teeth.    Bound, I swear to something...

Book Review

February 2022

A Small But Incredibly Valuable Nut

Rhoda Feng

Book Review

February 2022

At the end of Amitav Ghosh’s SEA OF POPPIES (2008), a character reflects on how her life has been...

Interview with Irenosen Okojie

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Issue No. 32

Leon Craig

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Issue No. 32

Irenosen Okojie’s first novel Butterfly Fish (2015) follows Joy, a photographer in London who inherits a cursed brass head and her grandfather’s diary, after the...

 

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