An interview with Gwilym Jones

There’s something about the unpredictability of a storm that arouses excitement and chaos in a reader, writer, or just your average passerby on an...

A conversation with Shaun Usher on ‘Letters Live’

We caught up with Shaun Usher on the art of letter writing, curating a live literary event and the phenomenal success of his concept...

An interview with Bernard O’Donoghue

Bernard O’Donoghue was born in 1945 in Cullen, Co Cork. His latest collection, The Seasons of Cullen Church, returns with a compelling and simple...

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,...

Interview | At the Rolling Stones Beggars Banquet with Michael Joseph

'Beggars Banquet is the album that changed everything for the Rolling Stones,' the band state on their official website, rollingstones.com, 'the band truly came...

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...

Interview | Isobel Colchester and Poet in the City

We spoke to Isobel Colchester, CEO of Poet in the City, about their work and their recent collaboration with The Crick Institute. How would you...

An interview with Emily Berry

Emily Berry's 2013 debut Dear Boy established her as a poet of 'sinful inventiveness' and 'startling gifts'. As the editor of Salt Publishing's Best British...

An interview with Conor Patrick, author of Goodbye Crocodile

The London Magazine interviews Conor Patrick ahead of his debut collection, Goodbye Crocodile, being published. What was it that first got you into writing? It’s hard to...

Interview | Ben Aleshire

Ben Aleshire makes his living as a travelling poet, writing poems on his typewriter for whatever his readers can spare as a donation, a...

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...

What I’m Reading – Thomas Morris

We asked The Stinging Fly editor and short story writer Thomas Morris about the things he's reading, watching and listening to right now. Reading Dorthe Nors’s Karate Chop (some...
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Interview | Saul David

The fantastic historian and novelist Saul David popped by our offices to chat about his new book, Jack the Ripper, naughty royals and crime...

A Love Letter to London and Ideas Becoming Reality, An Interview...

I’m wondering what you think of London’s cultural significance in 2013. If you make this interview just about London, it will be like a love...

Faber New Poets: in conversation

Faber New Poets . Photograph © Thea Hawlin The Faber New Poets scheme, now in its fourth incarnation, provides a platform for new voices and...

Short Story Competition: A word from the Judges

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

Interview with Selina Nwulu – Young Poet Laureate for London

Yesterday, Selina Nwulu was chosen from 6 young poets to be the new Young Poet Laureate for London. Supported by Foundation for FutureLondon and London's...
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Interview | Ted Hodgkinson at the Southbank Centre

We stopped by The Southbank Centre to chat with Ted Hodgkinson about the upcoming reopening of the Purcell Room and Queen Elizabeth Hall. Both fantastic...

The London Magazine Podcast | Episode 4 | A Discovery of...

We were recently contacted by Reverend Christian Mitchell of the church of Heathfield in rural Sussex, who had made a remarkable discovery. In one...

Short Story Competition 2016 | An interview with Steven O’Brien

Attention all entrants! With only a month until our Short Story Competition 2016 closes, we spoke to our editor, Steven O'Brien, for some tips...

An interview with Ben Ehrenreich

Just south of the village, Nabi Saleh, there is a spring. It is called Ein al Qoos or the Bow Spring. Palestinian farmers have...

An interview with Yewon Jung

In 2015, Deborah Smith – translator of Han Kang’s The Vegetarian – set up Tilted Axis Press, a publishing house dedicated to translated fiction....

Interview: Adriaan van Heerden — Unreal City

Adriaan van Heerden is an artist and photographer whose work has been exhibited in London, Barcelona, Kyoto and Singapore, and who was nominated for...

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,...

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