This weekend, CLMP (The Council of Literary Magazines and Presses) is hosting its 12th annual Lit Mag Marathon Weekend. Here’s the scoop, courtesy of CLMP’s newsletter:
The Magathon: Saturday, June 11th, 4-6:30 PM
New York Public Library’s DeWitt Wallace Periodical Room, 5th Ave. at 42nd St.
In this “marathon” reading, editors of lit journals will present selections from their first issues.
The GIANT Lit Mag Fair at Housing Works: Sunday, June 12th, 11-4PM
Housing Works Used Book Café, 126 Crosby Street in Soho
Lucky you, New Yorkers—you can pick up tons of lit mags for only $2 a copy! Magazines from all over the country will be represented, and many of their editors will be there to meet and greet as well. Says the newsletter, “Proceeds go to Housing Works, a nonprofit organization serving homeless people living with AIDS, and to The Council of Literary Magazines and Presses, a nonprofit organization serving independent literary publishers.”
Both events are free and open to the public.