The Oxford Review of Books (ORB) is a cultural magazine based at Oxford University. It was founded in Trinity term 2017 , and publishes one issue every Oxford term. The most recent issue was published on 7 March, 2018, and can be purchased here.

The ORB is home to long-form book reviews and essays, as well as diary pieces, interviews and poetry. It has conducted interviews with politicians, actors, philosophers, historians, poets, classicists and activists.

Letters and enquiries can be sent to editor@the-orb.org, and news can be found at www.facebook.com/this.is.the.orb and www.twitter.com/OxReviewofBooks.  Our Instagram is www.instagram.com/oxfordreviewofbooks/.




Hugo Murphy
Oliver Eagleton
Billie Esplen
Clarissa Mayhew


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Altair Brandon-Salmon
Alastair Curtis
Laura Hackett
William Hosie-Lissac
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Poetry Editors

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Fiction Editor

Kit Eastwood

Artistic Director

George Wilson

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Cover Art

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Jess Brown
Benjamin Davies
Daniel Kodsi
Katie Mennis
Benn Sheridan



With Special Thanks to:

Victoria Hislop
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Founding Editors

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Katie Mennis
Benn Sheridan