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Running a journal—selecting content, editing, finding just the right images—takes a lot of time. (Trust us: we know!) So when I heard about Twenty-Four Magazine, I was flabbergasted. You see, Twenty-Four Magazine just put out its first issue last month, and they did it all—the concept, the writing, the publishing, the design—in [...]
Our latest Journal of the Week, Lapham’s Quarterly, is a true curator of culture. By juxtaposing the old and the new, Carolyn Gan says in this profile, it’s the “literary equivalent of a really good mix tape, where obscure songs of various styles come together to tell you something more about the music.”
Reed, published at San Jose State University, is proud to reinvent itself regularly–that’s one of the ways it keeps itself current. Learn more about the journal, its history, and its ever-evolving tastes in our latest Journal of the Week feature.
Our latest Journal of the Week, The Georgia Review, has been committed to storytelling since its founding in 1947. Heading toward its 258th issue, the journal’s careful curating of stories, essays, poetry, reviews and art has helped it survive the test of time—and flourish.
Michael Rudin presents Hobart, our latest Journal of the Week. The journal’s ability to curate badass, cutting-edge narratives has helped this modest upstart grow out of Founding Editor Aaron Burch’s bedroom into a full-on web/print literary journal and publisher.
Kittens get adopted because they’re cute and fuzzy, with big eyes and adorable faces. (And those wee paws! Those little whiskers! Those tiny noses! Ahem.) But what about lit mags? No big eyes, no fuzzy paws—but they, too, deserve to be adopted.
Enter the Council of Literary Magazines and Presses’ Lit [...]
Sometimes the best things in life come in small packages: Cadbury Creme Eggs, bonsais, the poetry of Kay Ryan. The same is often true of fiction, where in a few thousand words a great short story can convey emotional intensity in a way that a longer piece sometimes cannot.
The stories in PANK epitomize their founders’ spirit of innovation, and it’s this spirit that has quickly helped build the journal a loyal community. Read on to learn more about how the journal provides inspiration for writers and readers alike.
I recently moved back to Los Angeles after many, many years away. Having left soon after my high school graduation for places beyond, I am pretty much a newcomer to my own hometown. More than once, I’ve thought I was lost only to come across something startlingly familiar: a beloved restaurant, an old friend’s driveway, [...]