From the Magazine

The Strand Serializes Unfinished Graham Greene Novel

by
Adrian Versteegh
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summer issue of the Strand will feature the first chapter in what is to be a five-part serialization of a previously unpublished novel by Graham Greene.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.

Literary MagNet

by
Kevin Larimer
7.1.09

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.

Granta Editor Alex Clark Steps Down

5.29.09

Alex Clark, the first female editor of Granta, has left the magazine after only eight months in the position. In a statement released yesterday, the London-based quarterly announced that American editor John Freeman will immediately take the helm as acting editor. 

VQR Takes Top Independent Press Award

5.19.09

The Virginia Quarterly Review won the 2009 Utne Independent Press Award in the category of general excellence, the Utne Reader announced. The editors cited the quarterly journal's focus on long-form narrative journalism: "No one is doing it with more heart or soul."

Literary MagNet

by
Kevin Larimer
5.1.09

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 Witness, the Massachusetts Review, Calyx, River Teeth: A Journal of Nonfiction Narrative, and Oxford American.

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