Granta | The Magazine of New Writing




Hawa Jande Golakai

‘Now we’ve fizzled into a ridiculous unsaid, a flaccid tale of love, or lack thereof, in the time of Ebola.’

Two Poems

Tyehimba Jess

‘Let me tell you how / white hands kilned me / in the moonless middle / of night.’

First Sentence: Eliza Griswold

Eliza Griswold

‘This, of course, was years before anyone knew or cared who Boko Haram was.’


Peregrine Hodson

‘We have to find a way to balance life with memory.’

A Play on David Rakoff

A.M. Homes

‘He was rare and singular.’

Gaza, Mode D’Emploi

Eduardo Soteras Jalil

Eduardo Soteras Jalil photographs Gaza’s residents.

Spirit Animals

Darrell Hartman

From The Revenant through Jurassic Park and Godzilla, Darrell Hartman traces the evolving meaning of megafauna in popular culture.

Dynamics in the Storm

Greg Jackson

‘You only have time to live your own life, and mine was falling apart.’

The Tree Farm

Cal Flyn

‘I was going north to find a tree farm, in a land where there are no trees.’

Rachel B. Glaser | Five Things Right Now

Rachel B. Glaser

Rachel B. Glaser shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.