Five Dials

A free literary magazine from Hamish Hamilton

Number 54 | Debuts

Number 53

Wise writing advice from Lydia Davis. Nathalie Olah on Edna O'Brien. Stanley Donwood and Robert Macfarlane's wild novella. Philippe Besson on Marguerite Duras. Plus Benjamin Markovits on the slow beauty of cricket.

Number 52

A warning from Extinction Rebellion. Helon Habila on the migrations of our time. Poetry from Andrew McMillan and Rachael Allen. Artwork from Jackie Morris. Plus Julian Hoffman, Stig Dagerman, and short fiction about a sentient block of wood.

Number 51

New short fiction from Eley Williams, Joe Stretch and Chris Killen, plus an interview with Emilie Pine, an essay by Joanna Kavenna and a new assessment of Wide Sargasso Sea by Sara Collins. Plus new poetry from Jana Prikryl and Keisha Thompson.

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