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Since 1979 Granta has published the best new writing four times a year. Each themed issue contains fiction, memoir, poetry and photography from the brightest emerging talents and finest authors on the planet.

Alongside this the online edition, New Writing, runs daily exclusives, including stories, poems, essays, interviews, animations and more from a host of Granta luminaries as well as new voices.

Our Online Archive reaches back to the very first issues, which reshaped the literary landscape, and can be accessed by a yearly subcription.

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Selected highlights from the Granta archive:

Jonathan Raban: Second Nature
The de-landscaping of the American west

Ian Jack: In Memory of Simon Gray
His longtime friend and editor remembers him

Jonathan Lethem: Portrait of my Father
My dad as I dream him, my idol

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Browse through Granta’s rich history of fiction, reportage, memoir, photography, poetry and artwork. Much of the archive is restricted by a paywall, but you can buy a digital subscription here.

For three consecutive decades, Granta has foreseen the brilliant careers of the British literary scene, showcasing an array of talent that included Martin Amis, Pat Barker, Julian Barnes, Kazuo Ishiguro, Ian McEwan, Salman Rushdie, Rose Tremain, Alan Hollinghurst, A.L. Kennedy, Will Self, Helen Simpson, Jeanette Winterson, David Mitchell and Zadie Smith. In this latest collection of new work by twenty writers, is the future of literature in Britain.

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...and visit the pages of our recent issues – Betrayal, The Best of Young Brazilian Novelists, Medicine, Britain, Exit Strategies, Horror, Ten Years Later, The F Word, Pakistan, Going Back, Sex and Work – which have free articles from the magazine as well as a full complement of web-exclusive material.

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