In his many years as an editor, Jonathan Galassi has persistently supported new and serious work. Now thirty-eight and an executive editor at Farrar, Straus and Giroux, he seems on his way to being one of the literary arbiters of the 1990s.
Brodsky resigns from the Academy-Institute; Goodwin to head the NEA's literature program; new tax law threatens writers.
In Chapel Hill, North Carolina, a small press is producing some highly acclaimed first novels.
Libel & Fiction
For years libel suits were primarily a problem for nonfiction writers, but since the historic Bindrim case in 1979, they have become a hazard for fiction writers too. What should a writer know about libel and what steps should be taken to...
An Interview with Jonathan Galassi
A profile of editor Jonathan Galassi, who has worked with writers from poet Molly Peacock to novelist Scott Turow.
One Writer's Isolation
Writers work alone so many of them look for ways to relieve the isolation. Others, however, consider "aloneness" a desirable state and deliberately seek it. One such fiction writer reports from Wyoming where fellow writers are scarce.