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.
Highlights from the Granta archive:
Don DeLillo: At Yankee Stadium
13,000 Moonies attend a mass wedding at Yankee Stadium
Hasina Gul: Life and Time
Poetry from Granta 112: Pakistan
Gore Vidal: Epistle to the New Age
An extract from a novel of the same title
Nadine Gordimer: Beethoven Was One Sixteenth Black
'History's never over; any more than biology, functioning within every being'
James Purdy: Summer Tidings
Fiction from Granta 1: New American Writing
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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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