INQUE is a beautiful annual literary magazine dedicated to extraordinary new writing. Documenting what is going to be an era-defining decade, it will run no advertising, have no web version, and only ever publish 10 issues.

Contributors include Margaret Atwood, Max Porter, Joyce Carol Oates, Ocean Vuong, Tom Waits, Ben Lerner, Alexander Chee, Kae Tempest, and more.


Senior Editor

Contributing Editors


Art Director

Anthony Anaxagorou is a poet, writer and educator. He is author of the anthology After the Formalities, artistic director of Out-Spoken and publisher at Out-Spoken Press. He has toured extensively throughout Europe and Australia.

Niven Govinden is the author of five novels, most recently Diary of a Film. He was appointed chair of judges for the 2015 Green Carnation Prize.

Claire Gutierrez is a story editor at the New York Times Magazine, where she has edited award-winning features and essays. She previously worked at Harper's Magazine and Elle.

Hanif Kureishi is an author, screenwriter and playwright. His debut novel, The Buddha of Suburbia, won the 1990 Whitbread First Novel Award. Kureishi went on to write Intimacy, Something to Tell You and The Nothing. In 2008 he was awarded a CBE, and in 2010 he won the PEN Pinter Prize.

Sharmaine Lovegrove former literary editor at Elle, is head of the transformative new imprint Dialogue Books; named after her bookshop in Berlin, the publishing house has the sole purpose of producing inclusive books aimed at the LGBTQI+, disabled, BAME and working-class communities.

Wesley Morris is critic-at-large at the New York Times and staff writer at the New York Times Magazine, where he writes about popular culture and cohosts, with Jenna Wortham, the podcast Still Processing. He spent 11 years as a film critic at the Boston Globe, where he won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for criticism. He won the Pulitzer again in 2021 for his work at the New York Times Magazine.

SIMON PROSSER is the award-winning publishing director of Hamish Hamilton and Penguin Books, chair of the Civil Liberties Trust and trustee of The Future Library.

LIZ WELCH is a New York Times bestselling author and award-winning journalist whose work has appeared in Vogue, Glamour and New York Magazine. Her non-fiction books include The Kids Are All Right, a memoir co-written with her sister Diana Welch; I Will Always Write Back, with Caitlin Alifirenka and Martin Ganda, and We Are Displaced by Malala Yousafzai.