Magazine Articles Tagged With literary magazines

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Buys Washington Post, Insider Account of Franzen Versus Oprah, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.6.13

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos has purchased the Washington Post; Elmore Leonard is recuperating after a stroke; Boris Kachka provides an insider's view of the Jonathan Franzen versus Oprah’s Book Club dustup of 2001; and other news.

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Shakespeare Deniers, Literary War, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.24.13

Internet juggernaut BuzzFeed has launched a books section; James Lasdun recounts how he unknowingly rejected a Doris Lessing manuscript; June Thomas explains how the new Netflix series Orange Is the New Black improves on the Piper Kerman memoir; and other news.

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Marathon Reading of Stanislaw Lem, Harlan Ellison’s Haircut, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.17.13

Mark Saunders has been named director of the University of Virginia Press; Tim Kreider looks at the current state of book cover design; the Telegraph investigates the nebulous world of literary libel; and other news.

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Top Nonfiction Books This Year, Ask Zadie Smith, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.5.13

Elon Green recounts a historic shakeup at the New Yorker; Jason Diamond lists this year’s ten best books of nonfiction; a map to find your way around writer’s block; and other news.

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Literary MagNet

by Travis Kurowski

News and Trends

Posted 7.1.13

July/August 2013

Literary MagNet chronicles the start-ups and closures, successes and failures, anniversaries and accolades, changes of editorship and special issues—in short, the news and trends—of literary magazines in America. This issue's MagNet features MAKE: A Chicago Literary Magazine, Tin House, Bellevue Literary Review, and Harvard Review. 

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Lit Mag Helps Newtown Heal

by Kevin Nance

News and Trends

Posted 7.1.13

July/August 2013

The Newtowner, an arts and literary quarterly based in Newtown, Connecticut, published a tribute issue in an effort to help its hometown heal after the shooting at Sand Hook Elementary School.

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Ways to Share Books With Troops, Exodus at Granta, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.24.13

For Memorial Day, five ways of sharing books with men and women in armed service; brick-and-mortar bookstores saw a dramatic increase in foot traffic in the first quarter of 2013; Flavorwire rounded up twenty smart books for the beach; and other news.

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Literary MagNet

by Travis Kurowski

News and Trends

Posted 5.1.13

May/June 2013

Literary MagNet chronicles the start-ups and closures, successes and failures, anniversaries and accolades, changes of editorship and special issues—in short, the news and trends—of literary magazines in America. This issue's MagNet features Mississippi Review, New Orleans Review, Booth, West Branch, and Pleiades. 

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VIDA Count 2012, Second Lehrer Book Pulled, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.4.13

The VIDA count for 2012 has been published, which spotlights gender disparity among publications; Paul Ford considers Amazon's foggy corporate culture; LynDee Walker shares unconventional tips on dealing with rejection; and other news.

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Literary MagNet

by Travis Kurowski

News and Trends

Posted 2.28.13

March/April 2013

Literary MagNet chronicles the start-ups and closures, successes and failures, anniversaries and accolades, changes of editorship and special issues—in short, the news and trends—of literary magazines in America. This issue's MagNet features N+1, Boston Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, and Witness. 

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