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Short fiction by the Nobel Prize winner from The London Magazine, 1988.
We are very excited to confirm the judges for our 2016 poetry competition will be Andrew McMillan and Rebecca Perry.
‘The politeness, not leaving any butter in the jam,
or jam in the butter, or shoes in the hall.’
‘the dilemma of an artist living under totalitarianism is not just a straight choice between integrity and corruption’ | Houman Barekat
‘The clouds have swum down from the sky and rolled onto their backs
in the streets, begging for someone to rub their fluffy bellies’
Three poems by T.S. Eliot Prize nominee Selima Hill, first published in The London Magazine in 1989
‘a metaphysical vision of the human search for the unrealisable, nostalgic ideal’ | Phoebe Power
‘Martel has never dealt in anything but the miraculous and wondrous. Without apology, this is his medium’ | Emma Nuttall
‘a deep-dive into the muck of a fated girl’s life’ | M. René Bradshaw
Poetry by Fiona Sampson, John Greening and Ralf Webb; Short Fiction by Alison McLeod and Colin Fleming; Reviews of Julian Barnes, Frank Auerbach, T. S. Eliot, Elizabeth Bishop by Colm Tóibín and Lee Miller.