Thursday 31 March / Doors 6:30, readings from 7:30 / Edel Assanti gallery, Fitzrovia / Tickets
It’s finally here! Join us at Edel Assanti on 31 March to welcome our latest issue into the world. We’ll have readings from Rebecca Liu, Polly Barton and Kandace Siobhan Walker, followed by drinks.
The White Review No.32 features interviews with Zach Blas, Ocean Vuong, Lubaina Himid and Irenosen Okojie; fiction from RZ Baschir, Shane Jones and Saneh Sangsuk tr. Mui Poopoksakul; paraphrasings of Ovid by Maria Stepanova and Eugene Ostashevsky; poetry by Kandace Siobhan Walker, James Giddings and Raymond de Borja and essays by Lili Hamlyn, Rebecca Liu and Polly Barton. The cover is ‘Three Architects’ by Lubaina Himid.
The event will take place in Edel Assanti’s new gallery space, at 1 Little Titchfield Street, W1W 7BU. The nearest tube is Oxford Circus. Copies of the issue will be available to purchase on the night.
POLLY BARTON is a translator of Japanese literature and non-fiction, based in Bristol. Her full-length translations include Where the Wild Ladies Are by Matsuda Aoko (Tilted Axis Press, 2020), There’s No Such Thing as an Easy Job by Kikuko Tsumura (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2020), and Spring Garden by Tomoka Shibasaki (Pushkin Press, 2017). Her non-fiction debut, Fifty Sounds (2021), is out with Fitzcarraldo Editions.
REBECCA LIU is a commissioning editor at The Guardian’s Saturday magazine and staff writer at Another Gaze.
KANDACE SIOBHAN WALKER is a writer and filmmaker from Wales and elsewhere. She lives and loves in South London. Her work has appeared in bath magg, The Guardian and The Good Journal, among others. Her debut poetry pamphlet will be published by Bad Betty Press in 2022. She won The White Review Poet’s Prize 2020, run in partnership with CHEERIO.