Magazine Articles Tagged With literary magazines

A Tough Transition for TriQuarterly

by Kevin Nance

News and Trends

Posted 1.1.10

January/February 2010

The latest casualty in the ongoing siege of academic presses and literary magazines in the economic downturn was recorded last fall when Northwestern University announced plans to end the forty-five-year run of its prize-winning journal TriQuarterly as a print publication. After the magazine's final print issue this spring, it will become an online-only, student-run publication.

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Literary MagNet

by Staff

News and Trends

Posted 1.1.10

January/February 2010

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 Mosaic, New Ohio Review, the Massachusetts Review, Monkeybicycle, the LBJ: Avian Life, Literary Arts, McSweeney's Quarterly Concern, and Scarab

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School’s in Recession

by Kevin Nance

News and Trends

Posted 11.1.09

November/December 2009

For seventy-five years Louisiana State University, in Baton Rouge, has been home to two of the country's most storied literary institutions, LSU Press and the Southern Review. But prestige was not enough to save either one from a 20 percent cut in university subsidy in July.

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Literary MagNet

by Staff

News and Trends

Posted 11.1.09

November/December 2009

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 the Melancholy Dane, Isotope, Our StoriesPuerto del Sol, the Collagist, Alimentum, Crab Creek Review, and Forklift, Ohio.

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One Hundred Years of Solitude Tops World Lit Survey

by Adrian Versteegh

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.28.09

A panel of international writers has chosen Nobel laureate Gabriel García Márquez’s novel One Hundred Years of Solitude as the book that has most influenced world literature over the past twenty-five years. The survey, commissioned by international literary magazine Wasafiri, coincided with the release last Friday of the quarterly’s twenty-fifth anniversary issue.

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HuffPo to Launch Books Section

by Adrian Versteegh

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.16.09

On October 5, the Huffington Post will unveil a new books section and kick off an Oprah-style book club, the New York Observer reported yesterday. According to Arianna Huffington, the site will feature essays and articles culled from the New York Review of Books alongside material contributed by HuffPo readers, a mixture designed to highlight “the best of the old and the best of the new.”

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Literary MagNet

by Staff

News and Trends

Posted 9.1.09

September/October 2009

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 Annalemma Magazine, Oxford American, Ninth Letter, Opium Magazine, the Iowa Review, Slice Magazine, Poet Lore, Fence, and Electric Literature.

 

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The Strand Serializes Unfinished Graham Greene Novel

by Adrian Versteegh

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.15.09

The summer issue of the Strand will feature the first chapter in what is to be a five-part serialization of a previously unpublished novel by Graham Greene. The Empty Chair, a murder mystery the author began—and then evidently abandoned—when he was just twenty-two, was discovered last year by a French researcher in the Greene archives at the University of Texas in Austin.

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Q&A: Why Junker Can’t Quit ZYZZYVA

by Kevin Larimer

News and Trends

Posted 7.1.09

July/August 2009

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Last August, Howard Junker announced that at the end of 2009 he would retire as editor of ZYZZYVA, the literary journal he founded in San Francisco in 1985. Six months later, in February, he rescinded his resignation. Junker recently spoke about his change of heart and the future of the magazine.

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Literary MagNet

by Kevin Larimer

News and Trends

Posted 7.1.09

July/August 2009

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 Wag's Revue, Poet Lore, the Glut, Portrait, Argosy, can we have our ball back?, DoubleTake, Midnight Mind Magazine, Mot Juste, Cue, and Black Clock.

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