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Victoria Adukwei Bulley
VICTORIA ADUKWEI BULLEY is a poet, writer and filmmaker. She is the recipient of an Eric Gregory Award, and has held artistic residencies internationally in the US, Brazil and at the V&A Museum in London. A Complete Works and Instituto Sacatar fellow, her pamphlet Girl B (Akashic) forms part of the 2017 New-Generation African Poets series. She is a doctoral student at Royal Holloway, University of London, where she is the recipient of a Technē studentship for doctoral research in Creative Writing.

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On Water

Essay

Issue No. 29

Victoria Adukwei Bulley

Essay

Issue No. 29

& we say to her what have you done with our kin that you swallowed? & she says that was ages ago, you’ve drunk...

Interview

Issue No. 26

Interview with Saidiya Hartman

Victoria Adukwei Bulley

Interview

Issue No. 26

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

‘The interior of a pocket is hidden away’, writes Francis Whorrall-Campbell in the speculative manifesto ‘Pocket Theory’, a response to Ursula K Le Guin’s 1986 essay ‘The Carrier Bag Theory of Fiction’ ‘Tucked inside we might find weird lives and weird literature’ Secretive, suggestive, intimate: the pocket, Whorrall-Campbell argues, is a fitting home for chimerical, hard-to-define narratives   Issue 33 of The White Review contains a number of slippery and illuminating subjects, from the inner cosmos of the sleeping psyche to the murky world of inheritance ‘The Dream Laboratory of Nicolae Vaschide’, an extract from Mircea Cărtărescu’s surrealist novel Solenoid (2015), translated from the Romanian by Sean Cotter, describes the hallucinogenic awakening of a child prodigy who becomes a psychologist and dream scientist ‘His thoughts, until then unsettled and cold like crystal vials, now burst open’, Cărtărescu writes, ‘the way a lily bud bursts, arching and turning in a brilliant efflorescence’ In an interview with Noga Arikha, the author Siri Hustvedt discusses her polymathic practice, the problems with mind- body dualism and her experiences of working across literature and the sciences ‘Let Them Know by Signs’, an essay by Rosa Campbell and Taushif Kara, traces the strange histories and causes of the conspiracy theory, from the Kenyan belief that British colonisers were stealing the blood of Africans to strengthen anaemic Europeans, to QAnon and Pizzagate   ‘There’s a family tree that my uncle was able to recover,’ Ariel Saramandi writes in the ‘The Inheritors’ ‘Some of the branches were drawn to look like fingers; at my great-grandfather’s name there’s an amputation, a cut to mark the place where whiteness ends’ ‘The Inheritors’ combines essay and fiction to piece together an account of land dispossession in Mauritius, where Creole heirs were routinely cut off and land documents buried in archives or destroyed The weight of inheritance is also explored in Gina Apostol’s new fiction ‘The Court Case’, in which a flamboyant mother chases after a lost family estate in the Philippines In Brazilian writer Itamar Vieira Junior’s excerpt from the novel ‘Crooked Plow’, translated from the Portuguese by Johnny Lorenz, two young sisters raid

Contributor

October 2018

Victoria Adukwei Bulley

Contributor

October 2018

VICTORIA ADUKWEI BULLEY is a poet, writer and filmmaker. She is the recipient of an Eric Gregory Award, and...

Nafissa Thompson-Spires’s ‘Heads of the Colored People’

Book Review

October 2018

Victoria Adukwei Bulley

Book Review

October 2018

Somewhere on the internet is a two-hour video of a lecture by the late writer and filmmaker Kathleen Collins, author of the short story...

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Interview

Issue No. 1

Interview with China Miéville

Ben Eastham

Interview

Issue No. 1

It is a cliché to say that a writer’s work resists classification. It is ironic then that China Miéville,...

Interview

September 2013

Interview with Max Neumann

TR. Andrea Scrima

Joachim Sartorius

Interview

September 2013

‘It’s as though you’d like to speak, but have no language.’ These are the words chosen by German painter...

fiction

August 2013

Foxy

Siân Melangell Dafydd

fiction

August 2013

If you don’t want to lose your eyes, grab them by the veins sticking out of their behinds and...

 

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