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The London Magazine

 

(Poetry Magazine)

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nominated by: Kiran Toor

The London Magazine:
From the 1700's until the present day, The London Magazine has played a vital role in the literary world.
First founded in 1732, The London Magazine appeared for 53 years as a counterbalance to The Gentleman’s Magazine. Re-launched in 1820 under John Scott’s editorship, The London Magazine championed the work of Wordsworth, Lamb, De Quincey and Clare, as well as the ‘Cockney School’ of poets. Welcoming the publication under John Lehmann’s editorship, T.S.Eliot saw it as ‘the magazine which will boldly assume the existence of a public interested in serious literature’.
Today The London Magazine continues its illustrious history, giving space to the best and brightest of writers, artists and commentators working in London and farther afield. Nobel Prize winners and unpublished writers, renowned artists and neglected poets have graced the pages of The London Magazine with equal welcome. Our most recent issues have included some of today’s best writers, such as Nicholas Royle, Penelope Shuttle, Anne Stewart, Tim Turnbull, Trevor Hoyle, Annie Freud, Roddy Lumsden, Graham Buchan, Leah Fritz, John Hartley Williams, Todd Swift, Martyn Crucefix, Tim Cumming, Andy Brown, Neil Curry and many more…
Consistently on the pulse of the literary scene, The London Magazine is a meeting place for the day’s greatest minds.

First founded in April 1732, The London Magazine was published for 53 years as a counterbalance to The Gentleman’s Magazine. It was re-launched in 1820 under John Scott’s editorship. He championed the work of Wordsworth, Lamb, De Quincey, Clare, Hood, Carlyle, and the ‘Cockney School’ of John Keats, Leigh Hunt, and William Hazlitt. Welcoming The London Magazine under John Lehmann’s editorship, T.S.Eliot saw it not as ‘a vehicle of expression for critics occupying university posts’, but as ‘the magazine which will boldly assume the existence of a public interested in serious literature’.
No other review of literature and the arts claims such a history. From the 1700's until the present day, both Nobel Prize winners and unpublished artists, writers and poets have graced the pages of The London Magazine. We have been gladdened by the support we have received from contributors, and the loyalty we have been shown by our subscribers.
We intend to repay their faith by continuing to showcase the best and brightest of London’s writers, artists and commentators, and to that end we have already had many of today’s best writers in our most recent issues, such as Nicholas Royle, Penelope Shuttle, Anne Stewart, Tim Turnbull, Trevor Hoyle, Annie Freud, Roddy Lumsden, Graham Buchan, Leah Fritz, John Hartley Williams, Todd Swift, Martyn Crucefix, Tim Cumming, Andy Brown, Neil Curry and many more…
Consistently on the pulse of what is happening in the literary scene, and a meeting place of the day’s greatest minds, The London Magazine abides.

Contact Information

name: Sara-Mae Tuson
phone: 02084005882
email: admin@thelondonmagazine.net
website: www.thelondonmagazine.net

address:
32 Addison Grove
London
W4 1ER
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