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Jay Bernard

An interview with the winner of the 2020 Sunday Times / University of Warwick Young Writer of the Year Award.

In Conversation | The Online Edition

In Conversation

Nadia Owusu & Caleb Azumah Nelson

‘Out of those roots, radical possibilities bloom. Future is created with each note.’

In Conversation | The Online Edition

Interview

Daisy Lafarge

‘The earliest life on the planet was life without air, anaerobic bacteria that slowly died off when oxygen began to pollute the atmosphere’.

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.’

Essays & Memoir | Issue 72

Kiltykins

Ved Mehta

‘When I was seeing Kilty (how, even today, the word 'seeing' mesmerizes me), the fact of my blindness was never mentioned, referred to, or alluded to’.

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A Bleed of Blue

Amy Key

‘I was trying simultaneously to numb the grief I felt and to burrow into that grief, so I could stand in it.’

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Qualities of Earth

Rebecca May Johnson

‘Allotment earth is like the cache on a public computer, it holds too much information.’

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Laundry Bills and Manifestos

Francesca Wade

‘The great pleasure of archive work lies in searching for these secrets known and unknown.’

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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.’

Essays & Memoir | The Online Edition

Roses

Legacy Russell

‘What if we are not ‘well-behaved’? What then?’

Legacy Russell on her father and the FBI.

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‘Manifest’ by ’Pemi Aguda in Best of the Net Anthology

‘Manifest’ by ’Pemi Aguda has been selected for the Best of the Net Anthology.

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Don Mee Choi Wins National Book Award for Poetry

Don Mee Choi has won the 2020 National Book Award for Poetry for DMZ Colony. An excerpt from this book, ‘The Orphans’, was first published on Granta.com

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Will Harris and Daisy Lafarge shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize

RENDANG by Will Harris and Life Without Air by Daisy Lafarge have been shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize 2020.