The Oxford Review of Books (ORB) is a cultural magazine based at Oxford University. It was founded in Spring 2017 , and publishes one issue every Oxford term. The most recent issue was published in March 2020.

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.

The latest issue of the ORB can be purchased at Blackwell's Bookshop (Broad Street, Oxford), Daunt Books Summertown, and newsagents across the UK and Ireland. See here for a full list of our current stockists.

We are currently reading for our Summer 2021 issue. Pitches, letters, and enquiries can be sent to orbeditor@gmail.com. Poetry submissions can be sent to orbpoetry@gmail.com. More information 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/.

Please email us before sending physical review copies in the post.

Our articles of incorporation can be found here


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