TLM contributors 2015 poetry book list

It's the time of year when book lists rounding up the best of the year's literary offerings abound. By now we're sure you've got...

The London Magazine short story competition 2013 is now closed

We at The London Magazine want to say thank you to everyone who has entered the competition. We have had an overwhelming amount of submissions, which...

We Don’t Know What We’re Doing

Editor of The Stinging Fly, one of Ireland's top literary magazines, Thomas Morris is no stranger to reading and writing short fiction. In the final countdown...

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...

Paul Williamson – Pleasing People Seriously

Mollis in diam molestie suscipit et dolor mi nam taciti sociis mollis quis blandit sociosqu nisl eros a, placerat pharetra sodales pretium turpis nam...

Happiness by Jack Underwood

‘Sometimes your sadness is a yacht’ is the title of the fourth poem in Jack Underwood’s recently published collection Happiness. Highlighting early on in...

News | Waltham Forest Borough of Culture 2019 — The People’s...

The People's Forest — a literary strand to Waltham Forest's programme as the first ever London Borough of Culture this year — has recently...

Exile by Manash Bhattacharjee

Exile “I rested my mouth on your memory” ~ Yannis Ritsos, from Diaries of Exile Night arrives like a cart You push it with motionless hands There is darkness But...
Cartoon of The Carlton Club

The Carlton Club Lunch

Pictures from the Carlton Club lunch are now live. This event was in celebration of Julia Peyton-Jones, who gave a speech at our House...

The Four Men at Montpeliano

We met for lunch last week at Montpeliano. There were four of us - Burhan Al-Chalabi, Patrick Mercer, Bruce Anderson and myself. The terrace...

Charles Dickens’ Statue in Portsmouth – An Awkward Pose by Steven...

In Portsmouth’s Guildhall Square a bronze Charles Dickens reclines on a throne of his first editions. He looks distinctly uncomfortable. He is attempting to...

Letter to GQ Board of Editors…From The London Magazine Board of...

Dear Sir/Madam, GQ’s decision to present the award of philanthropist of the year to Tony Blair represents an absolute nadir in the vision of the...

Difficult Cup by Isabel Galleymore

after Wu Hao’s Duke Cups The china cup is frilled at the rim like tired lace and all over it ceramic tentacles extend to whisper if you drink...

Event Preview | Focus Kazakhstan

A groundbreaking exhibition series focusing on the contemporary art of Kazakhstan is coming to London next month, seeing the start of the an international...

Measures of Expatriation by Vahni Capildeo

Vahni Capildeo said in a 2012 interview with Zannab Sheikh that ‘poetry is a form of concentration’. Her latest collection, Measures of Expatriation, puts...

Hackney Postcard by Samantha Allaker

This summer is seeing the celebration of some of Hackneys most iconic landmarks with a collection of seven collectable postcards, which have been created...

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,...

Partita, 1968 by Hannah Lowe

Partita, 1968 When the tabla and double bass are really moving the raga in full swing I think of when I used to run for hours, for...

Refugees by Manash Bhattacharjee

Refugees I know a thing or two about refugees – As a child I heard father say, “We were sleeping in the place we thought was our country, till the siren rang...

2018 Essay Competition | Judges’ Interview Nicola Griffith and Pico...

We had a quick conversation with the judges of our 2018 Essay Writing Competition — Nicola Griffith and Pico Iyer — about their writing,...

Call for Submissions – Dune Tales

The London Magazine is looking for your travel tales to be published in a new eBook Anthology titled Dune Tales: An Anthology of Middle Eastern and...

The Grandfather by Manash Bhattacharjee

To Steven O’ Brien Grandfather Heaney dug deep Into his country’s soil Another man unlike him left home To burrow through an alien forest In search of enemies The alien...

The Evening Standard on Terry Waite & The London Magazine

Terry Waite's latest contribution for The London Magazine has been featured in the Evening Standard, Londoner's Diary. To read the article, please click on...

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