Title for Ted Hughes’ poem The Lake, published in The London Magazine in July 1963

This poem by Ted Hughes first appeared in The London Magazine in July 1963.

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”Björk Digital’ is an embodiment of this blurring, for the exhibition is an unclassifiable show that is in equal parts tech demo, cutting-edge visual album and performance art.’ | Ludo Cinelli

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“The late William Eggleston wrote far better than most writers write. He wrote without words through his portraits as fleeting and resonant as a Carver story.” | Victoria Lancaster

Artwork by Harriet Cheney, Southbank Centre

This October, the Southbank Centre will host its 10th Literature Festival, ‘Living in Future Times’. Beginning with a reading of H G Wells’s The Time Machine, the festival will go on to make tracks in the worlds of sci-fi, scientific research, philosophy, and contemporary fiction in a series of workshops, talks, and shows provoking questions about time and the future of humanity. | Alice Troy-Donovan

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This short fiction by Graham Greene first appeared in The London Magazine in May 1963.

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“In their most cliched form, attempts to describe the experience of bereavement tend to settle into a series of unanswerable questions: ‘why?’ being the principle, but also ‘what if?’, and the more general need ‘for an answer’ … The title of Denise Riley’s latest poetry collection, Say Something Back, both shares this characteristic wanhope and defiantly resists it” | Alice Troy-Donovan

‘Memories. Some lie dormant for decades then suddenly spring awake, fresh as yesterday. I like to think the writer in me brought Kissuni back to life but it was something else.’ | Frances Park

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Intimacy and infidelity, warmth and vacuousness, possessed and free. These are all the paradoxes that are found, lost, and found again in Tiphanie Yanique’s debut collection Wife. | Victoria Lancaster

Title page for Nadine Gordimer’s essay on growth and development as a writer in mid-twentieth-century South Africa, first published in The London Magazine in May 1963

This essay on growth and development as a writer in mid-twentieth-century South Africa was first published in The London Magazine in May 1963.

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