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...

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...

London Books Interview by Francesca Baker

Back in the mid 1990s, support for Chelsea FC, a suburban upbringing, and a love of writing brought John King and Martin Knight together....
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Friends of TLM | An Interview with Rachel Hurd-Wood

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

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...

The London Magazine Podcast | Episode 3 | Dr Matthew Green

 Welcome to episode 3 of The London Magazine podcast! This month, we spoke to Dr Matthew Green, author of London: A Travel Guide Through Time,...

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...

“We live in the age of the beautiful book” – interview...

Writer, illustrator and current Children's Laureate Chris Riddell is becoming an increasingly familiar name to stumble upon in the literary world. He has collaborated...

O Brittania Where Art Thou? An interview with Mohammad Zahoor

by Steven O’Brien This interview originally appeared on The Huffington Post. Mohammad Zahoor is a Ukraine-based British businessman and publisher of the Kyiv post. He is dedicated to...

Interview | Johnnie Cooper | throe on throe

A new exhibition at Saatchi Gallery sees a major survey by the acclaimed British artist Johnnie Cooper. Spanning two galleries, throe on throe comprises over 50...

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...

Interview | Chris McCabe: Poems from the Edge of Extinction

Chris McCabe is the National Poetry Librarian. In 2013 he won the Ted Hughes Award and his works include numerous poetry collections, including Speculatrix (2014) and The Triumph of Cancer (2018). His new poetry anthology Poems from the Edge of Extinction, published by Chambers this year, collects poems from endangered languages. The anthology began as a project initiated by The National Poetry Library in 2017 [...]

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...

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...

An interview with Ian McMillian

In this interview with Ian McMillan, The London Magazine’s Editor, Steven O’Brien, and Production Manager, Rachel Chanter, discuss Ian McMillan’s most recent collection of...

Interview | Curator Amanda Bradley | Counterpoint – Stanley Spencer and...

Known for his eccentricity and convention-defying style, Stanley Spencer’s majestic work is beyond definition. The upcoming exhibition, Counterpoint – Stanley Spencer and his Contemporaries,...
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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...

Interview | Robert Lundquist: Never say sorry or common words again

My Father was a boxer. He taught me how to box when I was nine. This commonality, and the need to impress him, informed a great deal. When Charles Bukowski at an event asked me to ‘take it outside’ over a girl, I said okay. I was 21 and shy. Everyone at the party kept telling him [...]

Mave Fellowes – Q&A

Odeline is quite an unusual character, what was your inspiration for her? I am intrigued by prickly, antisocial characters, especially cantankerous young people. I saw...

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...
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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...

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...

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...

Interview | Trate | Emotive Brutes

Canadian artist Trate is causing a stir in London’s art world, and this will intensify next year when he holds his first U.K...

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