Subscribe to Granta today

Welcome to the magazine of new writing


Mona’s Story

Urvashi Butalia on her friend Mona, a transexual woman torn between the values of her conservative family and the community of ‘hijras’ she joins after her operation.


Hari Kunzru imagines an Indian future where inequality is taken to an all-too-imaginable extreme.

Frankenstein’s Mother

Darcey Steinke on mothers and monsters.

Self-Made Man

Mark Gevisser’s essay from Granta 129: Fate on transgender identity in Middle America.

In Conversation: Dorothea Lasky and Adam Fitzgerald

Dorothea Lasky and Adam Fitzgerald exchange views on the Metaphysical I, thigh-burning poetry and the timeless appeal of popcorn.

Krapp Hour

Anne Carson’s literary talk show.

Facebook / Twitter


New Writing

Visit our New Writing section for more web-exclusive content