Short Story Competition: A word from the Judges

With just a few weeks left till the end of our annual Short Story Competition we spoke to the Judges to find out exactly what the short...

Essay Competition 2017

This competition is now closed. As the oldest literary and arts review in the UK, The London Magazine has a long history of publishing great essayists;...

Competition Rules

Before entering a competition please read these rules carefully. GeneralIf submitting by any means other than Submittable, please include a completed entry form. All...

The Southern Universities Short Story Competition

This competition is closed. The winners have been announced. Throughout our well-established literary history, The London Magazine has been proud to support and provide a platform for...

Poetry Prize | An interview with Rebecca Perry

Ahead of our Poetry Prize, which closes 30th June, we spoke to judge Rebecca Perry about prizes, publication and what she'll be looking for from...

Novel Writing Competition 2018

The London Magazine are proud to announce our inaugural Novel Writing Competition, in collaboration with Author Enterprises. As the oldest literary magazine in the UK,...

Poetry Prize 2017 Ceremony

On November 2nd 2017 The London Magazine celebrated the winners of the Poetry Prize 2017 with a drinks reception held at Collyer Bristow Gallery....

The London Magazine’s Poetry Competition 2014

This competition is now closed.  Thank you to everyone for entering. The shortlist will be announced soon, so make sure to keep checking back for...

Short Story Competition Prize Giving Ceremony 2018 – House of Commons

On Tuesday 13th March 2018 The London Magazine awarded the winners of the Short Story Competition 2018 during a drinks reception on the House of Commons Terrace Pavillion. The prizes were...

The London Magazine Short Story Competition 2013

This competition is now closed. The winners have been announced. This competition will return in September 2014. Find out more about this year's competition here. To be...

News | Poetry Prize 2020: Rosamund Taylor wins first place for...

The London Magazine Poetry Prize 2020 awards first place to Rosamund Taylor, for her poem 'The Proof', as part of its annual competition. Steven O'Brien, co-editor of The London Magazine, praised ‘The Proof’ for being “apt, polished and daring”, commenting further that “Rosumund Taylor's urgent, gem-like winning submission shows that the great linguistic machine of poetry still thrives. “Congratulations also go to the second and third prize winners Toby Campion [...]

Short Story Competition 2017

UPDATE: EXTENDED CLOSING DATE  The competition will now be open for entries until November 15th.Autumn is just around the corner, which means The London Magazine‘s...

At the Nursing Home by Leland James

—inside an old man vacant by the windowHold me occasionally for the light is fading and I can no longer see the hills that once rose...

Interview | 2018 Short Story Prize Judges!

With only a few weeks remaining for our Short Story Prize for this year, we thought we would catch up with our judges to...

News | Nicole Flattery wins The London Magazine Prize for Debut...

The London Magazine Prize for Debut Fiction 2020, now in its third year, has been awarded to Nicole Flattery for Show Them a Good...

Short Story Competition: A word from the Judges

With just a few weeks left till the end of our annual Short Story Competition we spoke to the Judges to find out exactly what the short...

Novel Writing Competition Winners

After an overwhelming response to our first ever Novel Writing Competition, The London Magazine and Author Enterprises are extremely pleased to announce the winners: First Place Big...

An interview with Patricia McCarthy

We spoke to Patricia McCarthy, one of the judges for our Poetry Prize 2017, who gave a bit of advice on entering this year's competition.As...

News | Collyer Bristow Prize: Caoilinn Hughes wins for Orchid &...

The Collyer Bristow Prize for Debut Fiction 2019, now in its second year, has been awarded to Caoilinn Hughes for her novel Orchid & the Wasp, a Bildungsroman about Gael Foess, a young woman navigating Dublin, London and New York, as she strives to build a life raft for her loved-ones amidst economic and familial collapse [...]

Poetry Prize | An interview with Andrew McMillan

Ahead of our Poetry Prize, which opens 1st May, we caught up with one of our two esteemed judges to get his perspective on...

Poetry Competition 2015 Winners

We are delighted to announce that the winners of TLM's 2015 Poetry Competition are as follows:1st place: Isabel Gallymore - 'Difficult Cup'2nd place: Wes Lee...

News | Caoilinn Hughes, on winning the Collyer Bristow Prize 2019

Caoilinn HughesOn winning the Collyer Bristow PrizeFirst thanks go to my peers—Sophie Mackintosh, Danny Denton, Samuel Fisher and Katherine Kilalea—for writing such good books...

An Interview with Frieda Hughes

We caught up with Frieda Hughes, one of this year's Poetry Prize 2017 judges. Although this prize has now closed, Frieda will begin reading...

Poetry Prize 2018

The London Magazine has been home to some of the most prestigious poets in its long publishing history, from John Keats to Sylvia Plath. Our annual Poetry Prize seeks...

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