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Issue 23 - September 2020

Choreography on Parisian Rooftop

A dance by the choreographer Tarek Aïtmeddour on the rooftop of a parisian building, following 'Concerto in G' by Roger Neill.

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Competition: Antimatter

We're excited to announce the launch of our inaugural arts competition, focused on the stimulus of 'antimatter'! The mind map created by our editorial team serves as inspiration for the multiple associations one can derive from the stimulus.

  • Submission Deadline: September 1, 2020.
  • Shortlist Announcement: September 21, 2020.
  • Winners & Awards: October 7, 2020.

In The News

interview

athiNEA

Members of the LPB editorial team spoke to the Greek arts periodical αθηΝΕΑ about culture, the arts, and the challenges of running a magazine.
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British Library

LPB is proud to be included in the British Library's UK Web Archive, which curates a selection of the best digital magazines in the UK!
Award

National Poetry Library

LPB is proud to be named in the National Poetry Library's 'Top 4 Magazines' for April 2020.

From the Archive

From creative non-fiction, to haiku epics and short stories accompanied by original paintings, our archive has something for every taste!

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Weekly Columns

The Thread

Multi-piece explorations by the same artist

Writers are given the liberty to explore their ideas over a series of pieces. These ‘threads’ are woven together thematically or stylistically, and lightly but deftly touch on the feelings, objects, memories, and passions that pervade our days, crystallising them into psychological and artistic truth. They aim to "feel at each thread" of the mingled webs of our lives.

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Discover interlinked essays on the arts, short stories complemented by original paintings and in-depth poetic explorations!

Staying at Home

Curated Selection of our favourite pieces

Our team of editors is curating a selection of their favour pieces by international artists and writers, to provide solace in the trying global circumstances.

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Explore a curated selection of our favourite pieces

Paraphrasis

Explorations in the practice and process of translation

Writers are invited to translate pieces they admire, and provide insight on the difficulties encountered, as well as any new interpretations they discovered on the way.

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Discover new translations
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