Julian Haladyn is Professor of Art History at OCAD University, Toronto. He is the author of Boredom and Art: Passions of the Will to Boredom and Marcel Duchamp: Étant donnés. Samuel Gregory is a freelance writer and occasional contributor to The Quietus. He is also music editor of Sheffield's Now Then magazine. Anna Maconochie 's debut short story collection, Only the Visible Can Vanish, is out now. Mersiha Bruncevic is a writer and literary scholar based in Paris and Gothenburg. Polly Dickson is a research fellow in comparative European literature at Durham University, and is currently working on a project about 19th-century literary doodling. Review 31 's Facebook page is here. Rosa Ainley is a writer and a PhD candidate at the School of Architecture at the Royal College of Art. Hawa Allan writes cultural criticism, fiction and poetry. She is an essay editor at The Offing, and her work has appeared, among other places, in The Baffler, the Chicago Tribune, Lapham's Quarterly and Tricycle magazine, where she is a contributing editor. Louis Amis is a freelance writer based in Las Vegas. His work has appeared recently in the TLS, the New Statesman, the Los Angeles Review of Books and Litro, and is collected at louisamis.com. Aida Amoako is a freelance writer from London. She tweets as @kidisalright. David Anderson is a senior editor at Review 31. Alex Andrews is a co-founder of the Creative Commons record label Records on Ribs, a project that seeks to explore notions of intellectual property, creativity and the commons in an Internet age. He has collaborated with Lucky PDF, teaching at their School of Global Art, and is internet consultant for the art space Auto Italia South East. Neil Archer is Senior Lecturer in Film at Keele University. His latest book is The Road Movie: In Search of Meaning. Anna Aslanyan is a journalist and translator. She writes for a number of publications – including 3:AM magazine, the London Review of Books blog, the Spectator and the Times Literary Supplement – mainly about books and arts. Alex Assaly is a PhD researcher with the Faculty of English at the University of Cambridge. James Attlee 's books include Guernica: Painting the End of the World and Station to Station: Searching for Stories on the Great Western Line. Robin Baird-Smith is Publisher at Bloomsbury, having been formerly editorial director at Harper Collins, Constable and Duckworth. He is a Director of The Tablet and a member of the Society of Analytical Psychology. Daniel Baksi is a freelance writer based in Norwich, UK. His work has appeared in The i Newspaper and Literary Review, among others. Houman Barekat is co-editor (with Robert Barry and David Winters) of The Digital Critic: Literary Culture Online, which is out this month. Jonathan Barnes is the author of two novels, The Somnambulist and The Domino Men. Calum Barnes is a writer and bookseller based in Edinburgh. Scarlett Baron is a lecturer at the Department of English Language and Literature at University College London. Nathaniel Barron is a freelance writer based in London. Dan Barrow is a PhD researcher at Birkbeck, University of London. He has written for The Wire, Sight & Sound, the Los Angeles Review of Books and others. Robert Barry is a senior editor at Review 31. Douglas Battersby is a freelance writer and graduate student based in London. Charlie Baylis is Review 31's poetry editor. Steffen Böhm is Director of the Essex Sustainability Institute and Professor in Management and Sustainability at the University of Essex. Simon Behrman is a PhD researcher and sessional lecturer at the School of Law, Birkbeck College. He is the author of Shostakovich: Socialism, Stalin and Symphonies. Liam Murray Bell is a writer based in Sussex. He is author of So It Is, a novel about the role of women in the Northern Irish Troubles, and co-editor of the essay collection Writing Urban Space. Jack Belloli is a PhD researcher with the English Department at Queens' College, Cambridge. Ross Benar is a Jewish-American writer and recent graduate of the creative writing MA at the University of East Anglia. He is currently based in Berlin, where he is writing his first novel and studying international affairs. Leonid Bilmes is a PhD researcher and teaching associate at Queen Mary University of London. His writing has appeared in 3:AM and minorliterature[s]. He is currently working on a monograph on writing memory after Proust. Ian Birchall is a historian and translator. His most recent book is Tony Cliff: A Marxist for his Time. Liam Bishop is a writer from Leeds who reviews for various online periodicals and magazines. To see a portfolio of his writing visit www.curbcomplex.com Nikita Biswal is a writer based in Delhi. Her criticism has previously appeared in The Times Literary Supplement and Ambit. You can find her @nikitabiswal on Instagram. Christina Black is a PhD researcher with the Department of English at Cornell University, focusing on the rhetoric of waste and taste in the 18th century. She also teaches about spy writers. Andrew Blackman is a freelance writer living in Crete, and author of the novels A Virtual Love and On the Holloway Road. He blogs about writing and books at www.andrewblackman.net. Alan Bowden is a Philosophy PhD researcher at Durham University. He reviews fiction at the Words of Mercury blog. Alfie Bown is co-editor of the Hong Kong Review of Books and author of Enjoying It: Candy Crush and Capitalism. His next book, The Playstation Dreamworld, is forthcoming from Polity. Ka Bradley works in publishing. Dan Bradley is a writer and translator from Japanese. His work appears in Granta, the New Welsh Review and the Times Literary Supplement. Eugene Brennan is a PhD researcher with the University of London Institute in Paris and teaches English with Université Paris 13. He is also a contributor to 3AM Magazine and The Quietus. Kathryn Brown is a lecturer in modern and contemporary art at the School of Arts at Loughborough University. Hugo Brown is a London-based writer and an editorial assistant at the Daily Mail. Luke Brunning is reading for a DPhil in Philosophy at St John’s College, Oxford. Sam Buchan-Watts is a poet and editor living in London. Emily Bueno has an M.Phil in Literature from Trinity College Dublin. She has written for the Times Literary Supplement, the Telegraph Culture section and Litro Magazine. She is a solicitor at Mishcon de Reya. Polly Bull lives in London and has a PhD in the history of gender and reading from the University of London. She currently works in publishing while pursuing freelance writing projects. Tristan Burke is Lecturer in Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Literature at the University of the West of England, Bristol. He holds a PhD for the University of Manchester, and has written on literature, cinema and critical theory for 3:AM Magazine, minor literature[s], The Manchester Review and the Everyday Analysis Collective. Jessie Burton studied at Oxford University and the Central School of Speech and Drama. Her first novel, The Miniaturist, is to be published in July 2014 by Picador. Susan Burton spent 14 years in Japan lecturing in Japanese universities. She is currently writing a book on the unusual lives and bizarre livelihoods of foreigners in Japan. Amber Jane Butchart is an associate lecturer in cultural & historical Studies at the London College of Fashion, and author of Nautical Chic. Her personal website is www.amberbutchart.com. Sam Caleb is a graduate student of modern and contemporary literature based in London. He reviews and writes non-fiction and fiction. Fintan Calpin is a writer based in South East London. He tweets at @fintancalpin. Bárbara Borges de Campos is a freelance arts writer and poet from Lisbon. Eleanor Careless is a PhD researcher with the department of English at the University of Sussex, co-editor of The Literateur, and 2016 British Council Research Fellow at the Library of Congress. Gareth Carrol is a lecturer in psycholinguistics at the University of Birmingham. He has published in a range of journals including Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, Studies in Second Language Acquisition, the Journal of Eye Movement Research, and the Spokesman. Tobias Carroll is the author of three books: Political Sign, Reel, and Transitory. He is the managing editor of Vol. 1 Brooklyn and writes the Watchlist column for Words Without Borders. Martin Casely is a poet, essayist and retired teacher, now freed from the classroom and exploring the Norfolk countryside after recently moving house. His essays have recently appeared in PN Review and Agenda. Maya Caspari is a PhD researcher with the department of Languages, Cultures and Societies at the University of Leeds. Nora Castle is a New Yorker now living in Coventry, UK. She is currently writing a PhD on food futures and environmental crisis in contemporary speculative fiction at the University of Warwick. Danielle Child is a lecturer in art history at Manchester School of Art. Her current research is on social models of labour in contemporary art making, including art activism and socially engaged art. Amanda Civitello is a freelance writer based in Chicago. A graduate of Northwestern University (Evanston, Illinois), she holds degrees in art history and political science. Jenna Clake is a PhD in researcher with the Department of Film and Creative Writing at the University of Birmingham. Her debut poetry collection, Fortune Cookie, was published this year. John P. Clark is a philosopher, teacher and political activist in New Orleans. His projects include the development of theories of communitarian anarchism and dialectical social ecology. His most recent books are Anarchy, Geography, Modernity and The Impossible Community. Benedict Clarke is a writer and former student at the Centre for Research in Modern Philosophy at the University of Kingston. He is currently undertaking research on the history of trade unionism in Britain. Mathis Clément is a writer based in London. Jane Cleasby is a writer and researcher based in Brighton. She has recently completed an MA in Modern and Contemporary Literature, Culture and Thought at the University of Sussex. Her research focuses on contemporary American experimental writing, and the way it intersects with queer theory and radical utopianism. John Clegg works as a bookseller in London. His new collection, Holy Toledo!, is out in May from Carcanet. Rebecca Close is a writer and critic based in Barcelona, where she is a graduate student on the Independent Studies Programme at the University of Barcelona and MACBA Museum. She is currently working at the editorial desk in Spain for ArtAsiaPacific Magazine. Anna Coatman is a writer and book editor based in London. David Collard 's most recent book is About a Girl: A Reader's Guide to Eimear McBride's 'A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing'. He is currently working on a group biography of writers active in the London literary scene of the 1970s. Tom Conaghan writes, edits and judges short stories. His work has appeared in MIROnline and Neon magazine. Nadia Connor is a writer living in London. She has written for Apollo, the Independent and the LRB blog, among others. David Convery is a London-based historian and the editor of Locked Out: A Century of Irish Working-Class Life, forthcoming from Irish Academic Press. James Cook is an assistant editor at Review 31 and the author of Memory Songs: A Personal Journey into the Music that Shaped the 90s. Julian Cosma is a freelance writer living in New York City. He can be contacted at email@example.com. Jess Cotton is an academic and writer who lives in London and works at Cardiff University. She writes about gender, poetry, visual culture, technology and feminism. Elsa Court is an Americanist working on representations of highway and roadside architecture in 20th-century American culture. She recently completed her PhD at University College London and currently lives, teaches and writes in London. Leon Craig is a writer of short fiction and criticism based in London. Her work has appeared in Queen Mob's Teahouse, 3:AM magazine, and the TLS. Rona Cran is a lecturer in Twentieth-Century American Literature at the University of Birmingham, and the author of Collage in Twentieth-Century Art, Literature, and Culture. Jemma Crew is a freelance writer based in London. Thom Cuell is the editorial director of Dodo Ink, an independent publisher specialising in daring and difficult fiction. His writing has appeared in 3AM Magazine and Minor Literature[s], where he is interviews and features editor. Antonia Cundy is a freelance journalist and writer. She has written for the TLS, the Financial Times and the Economist, amongst others. She is an assistant editor at Review 31. Erin Cunningham is a PhD candidate at King’s College London, writing a thesis on modern Irish poetry. Tom Cutterham teaches American history at the University of Birmingham, and is the author of Gentlemen Revolutionaries: Power and Justice in the New American Republic. Sara D'Arcy is a freelance journalist based in London. She likes books, cats, and red wine, more or less in that order. Luke Davies is a teaching fellow in the English Literature department of the University of Tübingen. Eli Davies is a London-based teacher and writer. Dominic Davies is a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow in the English Faculty at the University of Oxford. His first monograph, Imperial Infrastructure and Spatial Resistance in Colonial Literature (1880-1930), will be published by Peter Lang in 2017. Neil Dawson has a PhD from King’s College London and teaches Politics and History. Robert M. Detman writes fiction and reviews, and is based in Oakland, California. His short story collection was a semi-finalist for the 2013 Hudson Prize from Black Lawrence Press. Jason DeYoung lives in Atlanta, Georgia. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in numerous publications, including Numéro Cinq Magazine, Booth, Madcap Review, Corium, The Austin Review, The Los Angeles Review, New Orleans Review, Monkeybicycle, Music & Literature, and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s Best American Mystery Stories 2012. Alasdair Dick completed his MPhil in Modern European History at the
University of Cambridge in 2011 and now works for a publishing house in
London. He reviews and writes fiction and non-fiction. Josh Dickson lives in Brighton. He has an MA in Literature and Philosophy from the University of Sussex. Alex Diggins is a journalist and critic based in Oxford. He regularly contributes to the Economist, the Spectator and the Times Literary Supplement, among others. He is currently working on a book about holy islands and climate change. Minoo Dinshaw is the author of Outlandish Knight: The Byzantine Life of Steven Runciman. Hazel Dowling is an artist working in film and performance, based in London. She is currently working on a research project at Kew Botanical archives, exploring the history of the Fern in relation to the emergence of the first female botanists Jon Doyle is currently working on his debut novel as part of a PhD in Creative Writing at Swansea University. His writing has appeared in Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction, 3:AM Magazine, Cardiff Review and other places, and he runs the arts website Various Small Flames. James Draney is a postgraduate student with the Department of English at King's College London. His writing has appeared in Bookslut and the Los Angeles Review of Books. Dana Drori is a freelance writer and model living in New York. She is also an intern at PEN. Kate Duckney completed her Masters in Poetry at the University of East Anglia in 2014 and now lives in London, where she works in alternative education. She is the author of a book of poems, Ada in the Shells. Sarah Emily Duff is a researcher in the medical humanities at the Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research in Johannesburg, South Africa. Michael Duffy is a PhD researcher with the Department of 20th and 21st-century literature at the University of Southampton. John O'Meara Dunn lives and works in London. He is a PhD researcher at Queen Mary University of London, reading and writing about realism and time in American poetry and poetics. William Eichler is a freelance writer with an interest in the history and politics of the Middle East. Jake Elliott is a graduate of Modern and Contemporary Literature at University College London. He is currently writing his first novel. Lucie Elliott is a writer based in London. Samantha Ellis is the author of How To Be a Heroine. Nina Ellis is a British-American writer and PhD candidate based in Cambridge and Islamabad. Her short stories have appeared in Ambit, American Chordata, Granta, The London Magazine, 3:AM and elsewhere, and she is currently writing her first novel. Matt Ellison is a freelance writer based in London. Paul Ennis is a research fellow at the School of Business, Trinity College Dublin. His is the author of Continental Realism, co-editor with
Peter Gratton of the Meillassoux Dictionary, and co-editor with Tziovanis Georgakis of Heidegger in the 21st Century. James Everest is a PhD researcher at University College London's Centre for Editing Lives and Letters. Megan Evershed is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in The Guardian, Prospect Magazine, and The Establishment. She is currently completing her BA in English Literature at Columbia University Alice Falconer graduated from the University of East Anglia MA in creative writing in 2014 and is working on a novel. She recently had a story published in the 2015 Bath Award Anthology and tweets at @alicefffalconer. Stephen Farrall a Professor of Criminology in the Centre for Criminological Research at the University of Sheffield. He is co-editor of The Legacy of Thatcherism: Assessing and Exploring Thatcherite Social and Economic Policies. Dunja Fehimović is a PhD researcher at the University of Cambridge, where she works on contemporary Cuban cinema and national identity. Her interests include Caribbean and Latin American prose fiction, visual cultures, music, nation branding and cosmopolitanism. Charles Fernyhough is a writer and psychologist. This essay is adapted from the introduction to Others: Writers on the power of words to help us see beyond ourselves (Unbound), featuring contributions from Kamila Shamsie, Noam Chomsky, Louise Doughty, Matt Haig, Damian Barr, A L Kennedy, Marina Warner and many others. Profits from the book are being donated to Stop Hate UK, which works to raise awareness of hate crime and encourage its reporting, and Refugee Action, which provides advice and support to refugees and asylum seekers in the UK. Douglas Field is a senior lecturer in 20th century American literature at the University of Manchester, and author of All Those Strangers: The Art and Lives of James Baldwin. Joseph Finlay is a musician and writer. He was formerly deputy editor of the Jewish Quarterly and writes about politics, music and Jewishness. His personal website is www.josephfinlay.com. Alex Fletcher is a PhD researcher at the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy at Kingston University. Hugh Foley is a graduate student of modern and contemporary literature. He lives in London. Will Forrester is a critic, and Translation and International Manager at English PEN. Alexis Forss completed his MRes in English Literary Studies at the University of Southampton in 2012. He is a PhD researcher at Brunel University. Tristan Foster is a writer from Sydney and an editor at 3:AM Magazine. Dominic Fox is a writer and programmer living and working in London. He is the author of Cold World and blogs at www.thelastinstance.com. Nina Franklin is a postgraduate student with the Department of Greek & Latin at University College London. She also writes for eatingfromthetrashcan.com. Daniel Fraser is a writer from Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire. His poetry and prose have appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books, The London Magazine, and Aeon among others. His debut poetry pamphlet, ‘Lung Iron’, was published by ignitionpress in Autumn 2020. Simi Freund studied French and German. He currently works as an independent cultural researcher and semiotician. Lena Friesen is a graduate of Ryerson University, Toronto, and writes the blog Music Sounds Better With Two. She is based in London. Niall Gallen is a PhD Candidate at the University of Birmingham researching the intersections between Eduardo Paolozzi’s and J.G. Ballard’s responses to technology and the contemporary theory of accelerationism. Andrew Gallix is a writer and literary critic. He founded 3:AM Magazine and teaches at the Sorbonne. Tom Gann is a writer on urban politics and a housing activist in south London. Orit Gat is a writer based in New York. Her writing has appeared in Frieze, ArtReview, The Brooklyn Rail, The White Review and elsewhere. She is a contributing editor at Rhizome. Charlotte Geater is a graduate student in Creative Writing at the University of Kent, and works in publishing. Guadalupe Gerardi is a Lecturer in Spanish American Literature at Trinity College Oxford. Jonathan Gharraie is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and has published with n+1 online and The Paris Review Daily. He lives in South Derbyshire, where he's working on his first novel. Niall Gildea teaches critical theory at Goldsmiths College and Queen Mary, University of London. Louis Goddard recently submitted a PhD thesis on the contemporary British poet JH Prynne at the University of Sussex. He now works on investigative projects as a data journalist for The Times and The Sunday Times. Mike Gonzalez is Emeritus Professor of Latin American Studies at the University of Glasgow. Kate Gould is a writer, campaigner for sex workers' rights at SCOT-PEP and commissioning editor at The Fine Line. She is the author of Exposing Phallacy, a study of flashing in contemporary culture. Marjorie Gracieuse is a Leverhulme Research Fellow at the University of Warwick, working on a project on bio-ethics and bio-politics. She has written her PhD thesis on Deleuze and the problem of Hierarchy, and is currently preparing a book on Deleuze, Artaud and the Crowned Anarchy of Desire. John Green is a freelance journalist based in London. He is the author of several books, including a biography of the radical artist Ken Sprague and a recent biography of Friedrich Engels. Callam Green is a freelance writer & researcher based in Stratford-upon-Avon. Daniel Green is a literary critic whose essays and reviews have appeared in a variety of online and print publications. His book on contemporary literary critics and criticism will appear in December, published by Cow Eye Press. Eleanor Green is a PhD candidate at the University of Manchester researching queer sexuality in Samuel Beckett’s late prose works. Neil Griffiths is the author of the novels Betrayal In Naples and Saving Caravaggio. His latest novel, As A God Might Be, is out now. Simon Grimble is a lecturer with the Department of English Studies at the University of Durham. Samuel Grove is a PhD researcher with the Centre for Critical Theory at the University of Nottingham. He has written for various publications including Tribune Magazine and Red Pepper. Ruby Guyatt is completing a PhD in Philosophy of Religion at the University of Cambridge. She tweets at @RubyGuyatt. Laura Hackett is studying a Masters in Renaissance literature at Oxford. She is the Today Programme’s Student Critic of the Year. Christo Hall has written for The Quietus, Prospect, White Noise and others, often about cities and urbanism. He is founding editor of Cureditor, a site that recommends arts and culture articles.
Terence Hamilton is a graduate student at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. Mary Hannity is an assistant editor at The White Review. Her reviews have previously appeared in The Spectator. Nina Hanz is a German-American writer and poet based between London and Essen. Her most recent publications include This Is Tomorrow, MAP Magazine, The Double Negative and Vogue CS. William Harris has written for the Los Angeles Review of Books, the Awl, 3:AM, Full Stop, the Point and others. He lives in Minneapolis. Liam Harrison is a PhD candidate at the University of Birmingham researching late styles and modernist legacies in 21st-century literature. Daniel Hartley is a literary critic, currently writing his PhD at the University of Giessen, Germany. He blogs at Thinking Blue Guitars. Tom Hastings is a PhD candidate at the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies at University of Leeds. He runs the art writing blog www.mineralmatters.wordpress.com. Owen Hatherley 's latest book is The Chaplin Machine: Slapstick, Fordism and the Communist Avant-Garde. Thea Hawlin is a freelance writer, artist and editor specialising in the arts. Her work has previously appeared in The Guardian, The Times Literary Supplement and AnOther among other publications. She currently works as a social media manager for an Arts Foundation in Venice. For more of her work visit www.theahawlin.com. Bernard Hay is a writer, editor and education curator based in London. He is Producer of Adult Learning at The Design Museum and co-founder of four by three magazine. Christian Høgsbjerg is a historian and author of CLR James in Imperial Britain and Mariner, Renegade and Castaway: Chris Braithwaite: Seamen's Organiser, Socialist and Militant Pan-Africanist. James Heartfield is the author of An Unpatriotic History of the Second World War and The European Union and the End of Politics. He is currently working on a history of the Anti-Slavery Society and lecturing in London. Eloise Hendy is a writer and poet living in London. She is currently working on a PhD on autotheory, creative labour and the contemporary at the University of Sussex. Her writing has appeared in frieze, Ambit, PAIN, The Tangerine and The Stinging Fly. Her debut pamphlet, 'the blue room', is available from Makina Books.
Jeff Heydon is a PhD researcher at Goldsmiths, University of London and a Sessional Instructor at the Centre for Communication, Culture and Information Technology, University of Toronto. Rosanna Hildyard is an editor and writer from North Yorkshire. Her essays and fiction have been published by Nine Arches Press, The Poetry School and The Darlington & Stockton Times. She won second prize in the Brick Lane Bookshop short story competition 2019, and is currently a member of the Roundhouse Poetry Collective. Matt Hill is a freelance writer based in London. Jakob Horstmann is a London-based editor, writer and agent. Alison Hugill is an editor, writer and curator based in Berlin. She is the editor of Berlin Art Link, and a former editor at Review 31. Francis Hutton-Williams is an Amelia Jackson scholar at the University of Oxford, where he is completing his doctorate. Hilary Ilkay is an assistant editor at Review 31. Dustin Illingworth lives and writes in Southern California. He writes a monthly column for Full Stop, and his work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Rumpus, The Brooklyn Rail, Words without Borders, The Quarterly Conversation, 3:AM Magazine, and various other venues. He is currently at work on a debut novel. Matthew Ingleby teaches literature and film at University College London. He has published articles on diverse topics including the role of locality in utopia, building plots, and Victorian Bloomsbury bachelordom, and is co-editor of a forthcoming essay collection entitled GK Chesterton, London and Modernity. Marcel Inhoff is completing a doctoral dissertation at the University of Bonn. He is the author of the collections Prosopopeia and Our Church Is Here, as well as numerous published poems and essays in German and English. He is currently working on his first novel. Emma Irving is a journalist. She writes freelance for a range of publications alongside her work at a documentary production company in London, and is about to begin working for the Guardian Weekend. Holly Isemonger lives in Sydney. She is the author of the chapbooks Hip Shifts and Deluxe Paperweight. She can be found at @hisemonger on Twitter and hisemonger.tumblr.com. Ruth Jackson is a third-year PhD researcher with the Faculty of Divinity at the University of Cambridge. Dominic Jaeckle is a writer and academic based in London. Karina Jakubowicz is a lecturer in English Literature at James Madison University Virginia and Florida State University. She is writing a book on Virginia Woolf and gardens. Bethan James is an undergraduate reading English at the University of Oxford Paul Johnathan is a writer living in London. David C. Jones is an independent scholar based in Liverpool. He completed a PhD at the University of Manchester in 2015, where his research focused on African-American literature in the 1950s, and has taught English and American Studies at the University of Manchester and Newcastle University. Rhian E. Jones is co-editor of the New Socialist website and author of Clampdown: Pop-Cultural Wars on Class and Gender, Petticoat Heroes: Gender, Culture and Popular Protest and Triptych: Three Studies of Manic Street Preachers' The Holy Bible. Phil Jourdan is an editor at Angry Robot and Repeater, and was a co-founder of LitReactor. He is the author of several books including Praise of Motherhood and What Precision, Such Restraint. Sarah Keenan teaches law at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Joe Kennedy is a teaching fellow in English and cultural studies at Gothenburg University at Sussex. He has written for publications including the Times Literary Supplement and The Quietus. His book, Games Without Frontiers, is forthcoming from Repeater Books. Erik Kennedy ’s first book of poems will appear with Victoria University Press in New Zealand in 2018. His poems have recently been published in places like 3:AM Magazine, Landfall, LEVELER, Powder Keg Magazine, and Prelude, and his criticism has been in the Los Angeles Review of Books and the TLS. Andrew Key lives in Sheffield. His writing has also appeared in The Manchester Review, Splice, New Socialist, 3:AM Magazine, amongst other publications. He writes the Roland Barfs Film Diary (rolandbarfs.substack.com) and is on Twitter (@rolandbarfs). Robert Kiely is a poet, critic, and book reviewer, currently completing a PhD and tutoring at Birkbeck College, University of London. Jake Kinzey is the author of The Sacred and the Profane: An Investigation of Hipsters. Miles Klee is an editor at the Daily Dot. He is the author of the novel Ivyland and a collection of stories, True False. Marie Louise Krogh holds an MA in Contemporary European Philosophy from Kingston University and Université Paris VIII. Jacqueline Landey is a freelance writer based in London. Dale Lately is a freelance journalist whose work has appeared in the Guardian, VICE, Slate, Baffler, Big Issue and elsewhere. He blogs for the Huffington Post and is currently working on a book about power and propaganda in the age of the smartphone. Chris Law is a freelance writer and researcher based in London. He completed an MA at the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy, Kingston University. Jessica Lee is a Women's Studies graduate who lives and works in London. Alexandre Leskanich received his PhD from Royal Holloway, University of London in 2020. His first book, The Anthropocene and the Sense of History: Reflections from Precarious Life, is under contract with Routledge. He lives in London. Ben Leubner lives and teaches literature in Bozeman, Montana. Katie Da Cunha Lewin is a London-based freelance writer and a PhD researcher with the department of English at the University of Sussex. She researches and writes on structuralism, modern and contemporary literature, and negative theology. Matt Lewis is a freelance writer based in London. He writes and reviews fiction and non-fiction. Nicolas Liney is a doctoral student in classics at Oxford. Andre van Loon is a freelance literary critic, specialising in new British and American novels and studies of Russian 19th- century literature. Marika Lysandrou works at the literary agency Sheil Land Associates. Jamie Mackay is a writer and translator based in Italy. He is a contributor to VICE, the New Statesman, and Il Manifesto among others, and author of The Invention of Sicily, which is forthcoming from Verso. Kristian Vistrup Madsen is a writer based in London. He is currently studying Critical Writing in Art & Design at the Royal College of Art. Mélissa Mahi is a graduate student in publishing at University College London. Lara Mancinelli recently completed an MA at the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy at Kingston University. She is currently based in São Paulo. Laurane Marchive is a French writer and director living in London. Her writing has appeared in The London Magazine, The Mechanics’ Institute Review and the TLS. In 2020 she was shortlisted for the London Short Story Prize, and Highly Commended in the Spread The Word Life Writing Prize. She also runs a circus. Željka Marošević works in publishing. She writes fiction and poetry. Alexandra Marraccini is a research associate at the Bilderfahzeuge Project, Warburg Institute, University of London. She is also an essayist and critic. Peter Marshall is a well-known adventurer who has canoed over 10,000 kilometers through remote regions of the North. He holds advanced degrees in English and Eastern Classics. Stoddard Martin is a critic, lecturer and editor. He writes fiction and occasionally performs poetry under the name Chip Martin. Andrew Marzoni is a Marion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Elliot C. Mason is a poet, playwright, translator and essayist who works as a consultant for schools in south London. His written works have been widely published and his plays performed at many theatres. His website is www.pennydropscollective.org Pete Maxwell s a London-based writer and critic, and a graduate of the Royal College of Art’s Critical Writing in Art and Design programme. Helen McClory is a writer and reader living in Edinburgh. She blogs at http://schietree.wordpress.com/ Annie McDermott translates fiction and poetry from Spanish and Portuguese into English. She has previously lived in Mexico City and São Paulo, Brazil, and is now based in London. Erin McFadyen is a writer and educator based between Sydney and the UK. She recently completed an MPhil in Modern and Contemporary Literature at Cambridge, and her work can be found in publications including Running Dog, Art & Australia, Sudo Journal and Artist Profile, where she is currently Principal Writer. Robin McGhee works in public policy in London, and sometimes writes about politics. Rafe McGregor is the author of eight books and two hundred articles, essays, and reviews. He lectures at the University of York and can be found online at @rafemcgregor. Rosanna Mclaughlin is a writer and curator living in London. Josh Mcloughlin is a writer and editor from Merseyside. He is the editor of New Critique and a Wolfson Scholar in the Humanities at University College, London. Luke McMullan is the author of three books of poems and a PhD researcher at New York University, where he is writing a dissertation on the history of philology. John P. Merrick has recently completed an MA at the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy at Kingston University. Andy Merrifield 's What We Talk About When We Talk About Cities (and Love), from which this essay is extracted, is published by O/R Books. Tony Messenger is an Australian writer, critic and interviewer whose work has appeared in Overland Literary Journal, Southerly Journal, Mascara Literary Review, Burning House Press and Concrescence Online. His short story, ‘Fournel’s Bouquet’, won the Open Prize at the Jugiong Writer’s Festival in 2019. He can be found on Twitter @messy_tony. Magdalena Miecznicka is a writer and critic based in London. Ben Millson is a trainee solicitor and holds an MA in English Literature. Josie Mitchell is an editor at Granta magazine. Peter Mitchell is a writer and historian based in Newcastle. Rod Moody-Corbett ’s work has appeared in Canadian Notes and Queries and on the Paris Review Daily. He teaches at the University of Calgary. David Morgan is a journalist, historian and human rights campaigner, and secretary of the Socialist History Society. Horatio Morpurgo writes on European affairs and the environment for many magazines and websites, and is the author of an essay collection, Lady Chatterley's Defendant & Other Awkward Customers. His personal website is www.horatiomorpurgo.com. Rhiannon Morris is a freelance critic based in South Wales. Mantra Mukim is a doctoral candidate in the Department of English & Comparative Literary Studies, University of Warwick. Jacinta Mulders is an Australian writer and graduate of the University of East Anglia’s fiction MA programme. Her work has been published in Meanjin, Seizure, The Lifted Brow, and other publications in the UK, Ireland and Australia. She is working on her first collection of short stories. Elliot Murphy is a graduate neurolinguistics student at the Faculty of Brain Sciences, University College London. 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