The London Magazine

Archived since February/ March 2010 Modern Archive

51 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 June/July 2020 issue includes Craig Brown on The Beatles’ Songbook, Tomos Tomaszewski on Family Trauma, and Jonathan McAloon on Whistler and the Art of Scandal; alongside Elsa Court on the American Road in Fiction, Ted Hodgkinson on Nature and Art in a Time of Turbulence, and Grevel Lindop on Grief.

It features short fiction by Ingrid Persaud, Nina Ellis, Toby Litt, and Rachel Bower’s winning entry in The London Magazine’s 2019/20 Short Fiction Prize.

Poetry by Charlie Baylis, Ali Lewis, Will Burns, Sinead O’Brien, Kaleem Hawa, Shannon Kuta Kelly, Suzannah V. Evans, Kimberly Campanello, Tim Liardet, and Will Vigar.

Subjects: Culture, Literature, Poetry

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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.

  • First Issue: February/ March 2010
  • Latest Issue: June/ July 2020
  • Issue Count: 51
  • Published: Bi-monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-6847

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