February/ March 2010
The UK's oldest cultural journal featuring the best original poetry, short fiction, cultural reviews and literary essays since 1732.
The London Magazine has been responsible for publishing some of the most significant literature in British history. From Wordsworth, Shelley and Keats to T. S. Eliot, Sylvia Plath, Dylan Thomas and Doris Lessing, today it remains at the forefront with the best contemporary writing. Its writers on art have included John Richardson, Alan Bowness, Edward Lucie-Smith and Mel Gooding and it has featured original work by Graham Sutherland, Prunella Clough, Maggie Hambling and Frank Auerbach.
In The London Magazine this issue we have essays from:
Konrad Muller on the story behind Ross Bridge in Tasmania,
John Gimlette on the ‘British Coward’
Will Stone on Egon Schiel
Adam Davie, Jeffrey Meyers on Viertel’s Heroes: Hemingway and Huston,
Niall McDevitt on London’s Etymology and Grey Gowrie on the artist Victoria Achache.
We also have Poetry by Lisa Luxx, Vasyl Stus (trans. Alan Zhukovski), Iain Twiddy, Humphrey Astley, Peter Robinson, Gary Allen,Hugh Dunkerley, Andrew Wynn Owen, Ronan Hyacinthe, Alison Brackenbury and Taylor Strickland.
Short Fiction by Moira McCavana and William P. Teasley.
Reviews by Rebecca Watson, Ian Brinton, Shaun Traynor, Will Stone, Katie Da Cunha Lewin and Suzannah V. Evans.