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Fiction | The Online Edition

Top Reads 2020 | Fiction

Granta’s most popular fiction from 2020.

Poetry | The Online Edition

Top Reads 2020 | Poetry

Our most popular poetry of 2020.

Essays & Memoir | The Online Edition

On Running

Larissa Pham

‘This makes more sense to me as a bodily practice: that desire to push one’s physical limits well beyond their natural bounds.’

Poetry | The Online Edition

Two Poems

sam sax

‘grief is an animal. we all know that. but which animal / exactly? what kingdom, what family, is it ever a fish?’

Recommended Reading

Fiction | The Online Edition

Slobber and Drool

Jess Arndt

‘My face, not the glass, was blurry. I had no idea what I really looked like besides lumpy, fuzzy, profuse.’

Fiction | The Online Edition

VIO

Kanako Nishi

‘I had an odd feeling as I regarded Yō, who knew things about me that I hadn’t known.’

Fiction | The Online Edition

Sleeping Beauty

Laura Demers

‘It’s normal not to be offered anything to eat or drink when you are a princess.’

Fiction | The Online Edition

Messrs. External & Bodily

Helen Marten

‘Space is marked and people do their best, but somewhere somebody made a false prophecy for the land’.

Art & Photography | Issue 152 padlock

Arbos

Teju Cole

‘I made many pictures of such trees, and each time, some analogy to art would impress itself on me, the more so because of the universally locked museum doors.’

News, Prizes and Events

Event

Launch of Granta 153: Second Nature

Granta magazine invites you to a reading from our autumn issue, Granta 153: Second Nature, guest-edited by Isabella Tree. Register to attend the Zoom launch on 19 November.

Prize

Souvankham Thammavongsa Wins 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize

The title story of Souvankham Thammavongsa’s winning collection How to Pronounce Knife was first published in Granta 141: Canada.

Prize

Jenny Offill shortlisted for the Books Are My Bag Readers Awards 2020

Weather by Jenny Offill has been selected by booksellers for the shortlist of the Books Are My Bag Readers Awards.