Review – Ghosting for Beginners | Charlie Baylis

Ghosting for Beginners is the fifth collection by Anna Saunders. It is a compelling work, comprised of poems of good length which compliment and...

Royal Philharmonic by Alan Blackwood

For many music lovers Ludvig van Beethoven’s ‘Choral’ Symphony is the greatest piece of music ever written. Fewer of them may know that in...

Poems on the Underground

If for some reason you ever find yourself playing 'Tube Bingo' there a few things that you are guaranteed to be able to cross...

The London Magazine Poetry Prize 2017 | Winners

Thank you so much to everyone who entered The London Magazine‘s Poetry Prize 2017. The standard of entries was extremely high but our judges,...

Two Poems by Sean Borodale

Response to Finding a Fossil at Writhlington Coal Batches: A Fossil (a Fern) on Writhlington Batches Re-Take (Pt.II) Time not as we know it but another time...

TLM Contributor Tim Keane meets Robert De Niro Sr

TLM contributor Tim Keane who wrote a review in the October/November 2014 issue of The London Magazine on the paintings of Robert De Niro Sr...

The London Magazine celebrates 280 years since its establishment at its...

Check out our events page to see photographs from the evening!

An Interview with Peter Stjernström

The London Magazine interviews Peter Stjernström, the Swedish author of Enn Mann and The Big Newsmaker and now The Best Book in the World,...

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...

Enter to win tickets to 'MEOW MEOW' at the West End

With thanks to boom ents, The London Magazine is excited to give you a chance to win a pair of theatre tickets to see MEOW...

Fractals by Sudeep Sen | An Introduction by Fiona Sampson

Ahead of the launch of Sudeep Sen's Fractals, read a few words on Sudeep Sen's new collection by poet Fiona Sampson.   Sudeep Sen is a...

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...

The London Magazine Collyer Bristow Prize for Debut Fiction

The London Magazine is very pleased to announce a brand new literary award in partnership with Collyer Bristow: The London Magazine and Collyer Bristow Prize...

Update to the Submission Guidelines: Please Read

We have updated our submission processing system using a new online portal – submittable.com. This new process of submission will allow for submissions to be...

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;...

Preview | The Turning of The Leaves at Union Chapel

Following last year's immersive multi-screen audio-visual installation for Remembrance Day, artist and poet Jack Miguel, filmmaker Taz Tron Delix and electronic musician Josh Grey-Jung...

Café Proper and the Remembrance of Things New by Steven O’Brien

Café Proper hosted The London Magazine’s recent reception on a night of confidential dark and cold. Away down Maiden lane the buildings reared as...

Shylock is My Name by Howard Jacobson

To mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, Hogarth Shakespeare has commissioned a series of novels from high-profile authors. The series was inaugurated by...

The London Magazine Poetry Prize 2018 – Winners Announced!

A huge thanks to everyone who entered this year's poetry prize! We had so many high quality entries this year which resulted in a...

Review | Exposure by Olivia Sudjic

Exposure, Olivia Sudjic, Pensinsula Press, 2018, pp. 127, £6 Exposure, the new book by Olivia Sudjic, elegantly dissects the multi-layered web of anxieties particular to the...

The Easter Rising by Frank Armstrong

The one hundredth anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising will hardly register in most London Magazine readers’ minds, but for Irish people the anniversary...

Review | Picasso 1932: Love, Fame, Tragedy at the Tate Modern

If you’ve ever doubted the sheer scale of Picasso’s productivity, a visit to the Tate Modern’s latest exhibition will convince you of the artist’s...

Cockfosters by Helen Simpson

If you dare to enter the murky world of short story criticism, you are likely to find yourself swamped by metaphors—florid, emotive, and frequently...

Book and Kitchen: An Evening of Drinks and Poetry

On 28th February, The London Magazine hosted an evening of drinks and poetry at Book and Kitchen, Notting Hill. There were readings from several of...

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