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;...

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...

Poetry Prize 2017

As of midnight tonight (30th June 2017) this competition will be closed.  The London Magazine has been home to some of the most prestigious poets in...

Short Story Competition 2015

This competition is now closed. Thank you so much to all entrants. The winners will be announced in the new year. The London Magazine has...

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...

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,...

The London Magazine Poetry Prize 2019

Update: Submissions for The London Magazine Poetry Prize 2019 are now CLOSED! Over the years The London Magazine has been home to some of the most...

The London Magazine Short Story Prize 2019

Submissions are now closed for The London Magazine's Short Story Prize 2019/20. Thank you to all who entered this year.  Update: Short Story Prize 2019/20...

Essay Competition 2018

UPDATE: EXTENDED CLOSING DATE  The competition will now be open for entries until September the 7th at midnight. As the oldest literary and arts review in...

The London Magazine Short Story Prize 2018

Submissions are now open for The London Magazine Short Story Prize 2018!The London Magazine has published short stories by some of the most well-respected literary figures over the course of long history, from Jean Rhys to V. S. Pritchett. Our annual Short Story Competition seeks out new voices to join them. 

Short Story Competition 2016 | An interview with Angus Cargill

With just over a month until our Short Story Competition 2016 closes, we caught up with judge Angus Cargill and found out about his favourite...

News | Collyer Bristow Prize 2019 shortlist announced

The London Magazine has announced the 2019 shortlist for the Collyer Bristow Prize for debut fiction. Now in its second year, the prize celebrates...

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...

The London Magazine Short Story Competition 2016 | Winners

Thank you so much to everyone who entered The London Magazine's Short Story Competition 2016. We were delighted to see such a large volume and high standard...

The London Magazine Poetry Prize 2016 | Winners

Thank you so much to everyone who entered The London Magazine's Poetry Prize 2016. The standard of entries was extremely high but our judges,...

The London Magazine Essay Competition 2017 | Winners

We are very pleased to announce the winners of our inaugural essay competition:First Place: "On Writing Ethnic Stories" by Haleh AgarSecond Place: "The Fire This...

Short Story Competition | Prize-Giving Ceremony

On Tuesday 28th March 2016 The London Magazine awarded the winners of the Short Story Competition 2016 during a drinks reception on the House of Commons Terrace. The prizes...

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...

Short Story Competition 2016 | An interview with Erica Wagner

With just over a month until our Short Story Competition 2016 closes, we spoke to one of the judges, Erica Wagner, and found out that Emily...

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...

Short Story Competition 2017 | Winners

The London Magazine are pleased to announce the winners of our 2017 Short Story Competition. 1st Place - Solitaire by Theo Greenblatt 2nd Place - Asma...

The Wheelbarrow by V. S. Pritchett

In August 1960 The London Magazine published V. S. Pritchett’s short story ‘The Wheelbarrow’ alongside four poems by Derek Walcott and reviews by Louis...

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...

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...

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