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‘I genuinely believe everyone should write, in the same way doctors tell us everyone should exercise  even if we don’t want to be in the olympics’ | Interview by Rachel Chanter

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‘Funny what holidays do to people’ | Short fiction from TLM Dec/Jan 1986/87


Information on entering the TLM Poetry Prize, opening 1st May.


In Other Words is a memoir that meditates on Lahiri’s process of absorbing her identity as person and writer into a new tongue’ | Rebecca Jacobs

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When we stole the eggs from the barn that June 
you said we held life in our hands.’

Seamus Heaney. Photograph: Felix Clay

‘In his translator’s note, he himself endearingly describes his version as ‘classics homework’. He most certainly deserves an A+’ | Lauren Hepburn

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That’s the way they always talk. ‘You look as if you’d lost a shilling and found sixpence,’ they say; `You look very perky, I hardly recognized you,’ they say; ‘Look gay,’ they say. | From TLM January 1960


‘as gripping as any first-rate thriller recounted with the panache of a consummate literary artist’ | Erik Martiny

TLM Book Club

Reviews of new books by TLM team and guest writers.