The White Review No. 33 features interviews with writer Siri Hustvedt and feminist scholar Sara Ahmed. The issue includes new fiction by Gina Apostol, Mircea Cărtărescu (translated by Sean Cotter) and Itamar Vieira Junior (translated by Johnny Lorenz), as well as poetry by Edward Doegar, Mary Mussman and the winner of the White Review Poet’s Prize 2022, Fahad Al-Amoudi.
Ariel Saramandi reflects on land dispossession in Mauritius, Francis Whorrall-Campbell contributes a speculative manifesto about pockets in response to Ursula K. Le Guin’s 1986 essay ‘The Carrier Bag Theory of Fiction’, and Rosa Campbell and Taushif Kara trace the strange histories and roots of conspiracy theories.
Series of artwork are presented from Bani Abidi and Monira Al Qadiri, who are also interviewed in the issue. The cover artwork is a series of stills from Al Qadiri’s film Diver (2018).