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Two Poems

Astrid Alben

‘High up in atmosphere, vertigo intact inside Vodka & Lime’

Granta 137

Enjaracon Sponaeda

Will Alexander

‘how can all the pressures of surveillance / fail to describe me?’

Granta 129

Advice Column

Kazim Ali

‘Me always untorn and enslaved / Weird notions of gender and ground / Nothing but you between me and god.’

Granta 139

Relinquish

Kazim Ali

‘I haven’t learned very much in my life, I’ve just become a more / Choreographed disaster’

Granta 115

Coronation

Gillian Allnutt

‘We waited quietly for the Queen who wasn’t there’

Granta 138

Fourth Person Singular

Nuar Alsadir

‘The wet in the air is like signal anxiety: life is about to / change.’

Granta 148

Quantum Displacement

Nuar Alsadir

‘I don’t want / to be a figure others lean their names into’

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Three Poems

Anthony Anaxagorou

‘we are born / to a siren and the wail of each other’

Granta 122

Two Poems

Eric Anderson

‘Wanting to get it all in, like / Xerxes tipping his army’s arrows / with saltpeter / so to ignite the Grecian sky.’

Granta 144

Cassiopeia (three back-to-front songs)

Diana Anphimiadi

‘Anyway, I did not die. / I lined the sky, inside-out.’ Translated from the Georgian by Jean Sprackland and Natalia Bukia-Peters.

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Raymond Antrobus | Interview

Raymond Antrobus

‘That is what capital L literature is in some ways, a conversation with the ghosts all around us.’

An interview with the 2019 Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year.

Granta 132

The Emotional Life of Plants

Rae Armantrout

An exciton consists / of the escaped negative / (electron) / and the positive hole / it left behind.

Granta 132

Two Poems

Rae Armantrout

‘My long career / in explaining / my career.’