A bi-monthly review of literature and the arts first published in 1732, The London Magazine consistently features the best original poetry, short fiction, cultural reviews and literary essays from established and emerging writers.
James Aitchison, Homer, Shakespeare and the Satellites
Alison Brackenbury, Two poems
Carrie Etter, The Invention of Meaning
Suzi Feay, Two poems
Gaye Guerin, Two poems
Robert Hamberger, My Husband Sleeping
David Sergeant, The Frozen Flood
James Simpson, Two poems
Peter Ainsworth, ‘The Grange’
Juliet Bates, ‘The Culmination’
Peter Abbs: 'Eating from the Tree of Paradise: The Apprenticeship of Carl Jung'
Alan Blackwood: 'R. I. P.'
Norman Buller: 'William Empson and "To an Old Lady"'
Peter Davies: 'Tietjens on TV: Parade’s End – Trilogy or Tetralogy?'
John Gimlette: 'Labrador: Iceberg Alley'
Steven O’Brien: 'A Land without Abstractions'
William Bedford, Footfalls (Julia Copus, ‘The World’s Two Smallest Humans’ & David Cooke, ‘Work Horses’)
David Cooke, Echoing Footsteps (Patricia McCarthy, ‘Rodin’s Shadow’)
Geoffrey Heptonstall, All You Need Is Imagination (Leo Aylen, ‘The Day the Grass Came’ & Nicholas Murray, ‘Acapulco’)
Andrew Houwen, Modern Japanese Poetry (Makoto Ōoka [compiler] and Paul McCarthy [translator], ‘101 Modern Japanese Poems’)
Derwent May, Where Is Art Going? (‘RA Now’, Royal Academy of Arts; ‘Turner Prize 2012’, Tate Britain; ‘Tony Cragg at Exhibition Road’, Cass Sculpture Foundation & ‘Peter Lely: A Lyrical Vision’, The Courtauld Gallery)
Michael O’Neill, Face after Face (Mark Ford [ed.], ‘London: A History in Verse’)
Peter Robinson, Son Triste Visage (Seán Lawlor and John Pilling [eds.], ‘The Collected Poems of Samuel Beckett’)
Robin Schofield, ‘Amaranths’ and ‘Poppies’: Sara Coleridge, Inheritrix of her Father’s Genius (Peter Swaab [ed.], ‘The Regions of Sara Coleridge’s Thought: Selected Literary Criticism’)
John Weston, Song for my Father (Gareth Reeves, ‘To Hell with Paradise: New and Selected Poems’ & Ian Parks, ‘The Exile’s House’)