165 x 240 mm, 98 pages
Norfolk & London, UK
First published in 1959
Editor: Kirsty Allison
Designer: Stephen Barrett
Guest edited by: Sarah Chalabi and Zeina Chamseddine
The long-established British literary and art magazine recently went full-colour, celebrating 60 years in production and something of a new direction; focusing on ‘new work more reflective of the times,’ under new editor Kirsty Allison.
This is The War Issue, beginning long before the war in Ukraine and co-edited by Dongola Books in Lebanon. A courageous collection of contributors 'revolting, grieving, refuting, dancing, processing, mourning, loving and expressing the un-simplifiable mixture of feelings that come with war.'
Also! Hear editor Kirsty Allison speak at our We love music! event next week, here at the magCulture shop. Tickets available here.
On the Journal
At work with Kirsty Allison: ‘I felt that Ambit had survived as a quarterly since 1959, and despite there being more competition now than ever with the advent of digital printing and Adobe, there was nothing to stop us continuing putting out four a year, but maybe make two of those issues skinnier. So that birthed ‘Pops’…’