Mike Joyce, editor in chief of the online journal Literary Orphans, launches the Rookery, a permanent home for recently shuttered literary magazines whose content would otherwise be lost.
From the Magazine
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 Osiris, Two Lines, Hayden’s Ferry Review, the Literary Review, and Stonecutter.
The Guardian’s literary editor discusses the newspaper’s new monthly prize for self-published books by writers based in the U.K.
Open Road acquires Premier's book list; Smith Magazine’s Six-Word Twitter Festival; swearing in an ambassador on an e-reader; and other news.
The Bible as America’s favorite book; the popularity of Rumi; an introduction to the best Chinese literature in translation; and other news.
Two editors launch a new digital magazine that explores the business of getting paid to write.
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 Glimmer Train, A Public Space, American Short Fiction, NOON, One Story, and One Teen Story.
Small Press Points highlights the innovation and can-do spirit of independent presses. This issue features Barrelhouse Books, a newly founded independent press launched by the editors of Barrelhouse magazine.
An original Wilfred Owen manuscript on display in England; inside the Manhattan offices of the Paris Review; six successful independent bookstores; and other news.
Wikipedia will be published as a volume of books; an investment firm has offered to buy 51 percent of Barnes & Noble; Lorrie Moore profiled in the Millions; and other news.