The London Magazine

Literature Collection  

Archived since February/ March 2010
Modern Archive

50 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 April/ May 2020 issue includes David Gentleman on Drawing London, Jonathan McAloon on Nancy Atakan & Kalliopi Lemos, Horatio Morpurgo on Anglophilia, Jeffrey Meyers on Tolstoy in the Caucasus, and Annie Ernaux on Summer, 1958.

This issue features short fiction by Jen Calleja, Sarah Trounce and Rachel Bower, as well as an extract from the highly anticipated The Wild Laughter by 2019 Collyer Bristow/The London Magazine Prize winner Caoilinn Hughes.

Poetry includes extracts from Sam Riviere's latest collection, alongside Suzi Feay, Rishi Dastidar, Ian Dunlop, Luke McMullan, Kate Miller, Benjamin Palmer, Brit Parks, Daniel Fraser, Helen Calcutt, David Crystal, Mark Haworth-Booth and Daniel Hardisty. Reviewers include Will Forrester, Andrew Lambirth, Stuart Walton, Stephanie Sy-Quia and Ian Brinton.

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  • First Issue: February/ March 2010
  • Latest Issue: April/ May 2020
  • Issue Count: 50
  • Page Count: 6,969
  • Published: Bi-monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-6847

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