The White Review is a London-based arts and literature quarterly magazine, featuring fiction, essays, artwork, poetry, and interviews with writers and artists. Tonight’s series of readings by recent contributors Rowan Hisayo Buchanan, Carlos Fonseca Suárez and Richard O’Brien will celebrate the publication of their twentieth issue.
Rowan Hisayo Buchanan is the author of the acclaimed novel Harmless Like You (Sceptre). Her short work has appeared in Granta, Guernica, The Guardian, The Harvard Review, and NPR’s Selected Shorts
Carlos Fonseca Suárez was born in Costa Rica in 1987 and grew up in Puerto Rico. Coronel Lágrimas was published in Spanish by Anagrama and in English, as Colonel Lágrimas, by Restless Books. His work has appeared in publications including The Guardian, the TLS, The White Review and BOMB. Recently, he was selected by the Hay Festival as part of the Bogotá 39 list, which includes the 39 most promising Latin American authors under forty. He teaches at the University of Cambridge and lives in London. His new novel, Museo Animal, will be published this coming September.
Richard O’Brien’s pamphlets include The Emmores (Emma Press, 2014) and A Bloody Mess (Valley Press, 2015). His work has featured in Oxford Poetry, Poetry London, and The Salt Book of Younger Poets. His first children’s play – an adaptation of The Selfish Giant – was produced at the Arcola Theatre in December 2016. He is working on a Midlands3Cities-funded PhD on Shakespeare and verse drama at the University of Birmingham. In 2017, he won an Eric Gregory Award from the Society of Authors.
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