About The Critic

The Critic is Britain’s monthly magazine for politics, ideas, art, literature and much more.

Edited by Christopher Montgomery, The Critic exists to push back against a self-regarding and dangerous consensus that finds critical voices troubling, triggering, insensitive and disrespectful. The point is not provocation or trolling. The point of honest criticism is to better approach truth, not deny its possibility.

As we explain in our launch editorial, ossified thought and a lack of intellectual rigour are depressing features of all sides of today’s political and cultural debate. Our writers will subscribe to no editorial line nor serve the interests of any party, faction or cause. We ask them to write because we expect them to be honest, and lucidly so. Look to our contributors and fault us if they are not.

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Editor: Christopher Montgomery
Deputy Editor: Graham Stewart
Art Director: Martin Colyer
Designer: David Rice
Production Editor: Nick Pryer
Deputy Production Editor: Neil Armstrong
Literary Editor: David Butterfield
Executive Editor: Sebastian Milbank
Online Editor: Ben Sixsmith
Managing Editor: Yen Leung
Assistant Editors: Kittie Helmick, Jo Bartosch
Contributing Editors: Daniel Johnson, Roger Kimball, Toby Young, Alexander Larman, David Scullion
Artist in Residence: Adam Dant
Publisher: Yvonne Dwerryhouse

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