Interview | Sophie Mackintosh

Last month Megan Girdwood reviewed Sophie Mackintosh’s debut dystopian novel The Water Cure, rendering it uneasy, hypnotic and yet so captivating. We asked Sophie about her feminist piece which tells the story of three...

Interview | Lucy Pearson, The Literary Edit

Lucy Pearson runs The Literary Edit book blog and @the_litedit on Instagram. She has over 11,000 followers and has been blogging since 2012, and most recently won The London Book Fair's Blogger of the...

Interview | Jude Christian – Nanjing at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

We stopped by The Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at The Globe to talk to Jude Christian about her play Nanjing. Nanjing is part of The Globe's Refugee Week 2018 and is playing from Friday 22nd June - Sunday...

Interview | Sophie Collins, Mark Ford and Les Robinson

We had a quick chat with the judges of our 2018 Poetry Prize - Sophie Collins, Mark Ford and Les Robinson - to give our readers insight into their work and all things poetry! Can...

Interview | Bea Colley – Southbank Centre

We stopped by the Southbank Centre to talk with Literature Programmer Bea Colley about the reopening of the Queen Elizabeth Hall and the Purcell Room and the upcoming event: Fifty Poems from Five Decades.To...

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 spaces for literature, the Southbank Centre are celebrating their reopening...

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 describe what Poet in the City does?Our objectives as an...

Interview | Benjamin Zephaniah

Benjamin Zephaniah talks to us about his new book, Gangsta Rap, released as an Official World Book Day Book.  How would you describe yourself to our readers? Often with great difficulty, it depends on what day you...

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 writing!His new novel The Prince and the Whitechapel Murders is available now. Interview...

Interview | Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry is a broadcaster, actor and writer who has just written Mythos, an elegant and entertaining retelling of the myths of Ancient Greece. Watch our full interview here.How would you describe yourself to our...

Friends of TLM | An Interview with Rachel Hurd-Wood

The first in our new interview series - Friends of The London MagazineRachel Hurd-Wood is an actress and writer who has been published in The London Magazine with both poetry and an essay....

Interview | Bruce McLean

Bruce McLean is a Scottish performance sculptor who has just written A Lawnmower in the Loft - an amusing and light-hearted collection of snapshot anecdotes from over the years. We stopped by his studio...

Interview | Charlie Godet Thomas

Floating above your head a radiant yellow weather vane in the shape of a speech bubble, turning with the wind, dripping with rain. A changeable sign that moves with the times, pointing to nothing...

Interview| Barry Miles, founder of the International Times

This week sees the opening of the exhibition The British Underground Press of the Sixties, at A22 Gallery, Clerkenwell, featuring the covers of every countercultural publication from the 1960s. The show is curated by...

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 into their own, and the Rolling Stones' music of today...

Interview | Karen Ashton, founder of the Vauxhall Art Car Boot Sale

 This Sunday, the Art Car Boot Fair Pulls Back In To VauxhallBack to its roots in the heart of South London, this year’s Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair will pull up in Vauxhall on...

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 your entries in the coming weeks. In this interview, she...

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 well as editing the poetry journal Agenda, you’ve also had...

An interview with Paul Benney

If you walk along one of the leafy roads from Hackney Downs and turn down a little side street, you may just find yourself at an old printworks. Now known as Hackney Down Studios,...

An interview with Fiona Sampson

Fiona Sampson MBE is a poet and writer, published in thirty-seven languages, who has received international prizes in the US, India, Macedonia and Bosnia. A Fellow and Council member of the Royal Society of...

Seamus Heaney and Jan Hendrix: A Shared Landscape of Inspiration

The long friendship and collaboration between Seamus Heaney and Jan Hendrix has been hitherto a little known story and began on paper and in inspiration many years before they first met in person. When...

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 used it for their crops for as long as anyone...

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. Tilted Axis is unique; unlike most other publishing houses, it...

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 open road. We can look towards none other than Shakespeare...

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