The London Magazine

Literature Collection  

Archived since February/ March 2010
Modern Archive

48 issues

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.

Latest Issue

Our December 2019/ January 2020 issue features Horatio Morpurgo on Extinction Rebellion, Jonathan McAloon on the artist Robyn Denny, as well as Simon Tait on Christopher Le Brun and the Royal Academy. Heathcote Ruthven writes on the poet and musician James Massiah, whilst Ashley Gaughan speaks on John Randle and the Whittington Press, Andre Naffis-Sahely on Exile Literature, and Will Stone on Hitler’s Berghof, Then and Now. Finally, Conor Joyce discusses the Occitan language, and Jeffrey Meyers on Tolstoy in the Caucasus.

We are also excited to feature extracts from Letters to the Earth by Mark Rylance, Jo Baker and Farhana Yamin.

Short fiction by Clare Fisher and Rachel Bower. Poetry by Anthony Anaxagorou, Poppy Crumpton, Will Vigar, Christine De Luca, Kate Noakes, David Crystal, Chris Emery, Richard Lloyd-Jones, Andrew Lambirth, Sharon Black, Paula Harris and Daniel Fraser. Reviewers include Robert Greer, Houman Barekat, Ian Brinton, Sue Hubbard, Peter Robinson and Jack Solloway.

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  • First Issue: February/ March 2010
  • Latest Issue: December 2019/ January 2020
  • Issue Count: 48
  • Page Count: 6,686
  • Published: Bi-monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-6847

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