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Don Share’s Poetry of Multiplicity

New Poetry editor Don Share’s first issue has arrived, with collage cover from the great Tony Fitzpatrick (who many will recognize from those Steve Earle albums). Here’s a bit of Share positioning himself as the incoming editor of America’s most conspicuous literary magazine: I’ll always be looking over my shoulder as 
I move forward: a

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What the F@%k Do Lit Mags Offer Colleges? Lit Mags & Learning, Saturday, March 9th at 3:00PM, AWP Boston

Attention 12,000 AWP 2013 conference attendees: come check out a panel on lit mags and student learning today, Friday March 9th at 3:00PM. (No, it won’t be three hours long as advertised; just a brief chat with some super nice/smart people. About an hour.) S234. The Teaching Press: Literary Magazines and Learning. (Travis Kurowski, Jay Baron

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Death Is Simply a Shift in Tense: An Evening Will Come Tribute Issue to Jake Adam York

Evening Will Come issue 26 (Feb 2013) is a tribute issue to poet Jake Adam York, who passed away late last year. The issue includes poetry and prose from Adam Clay, Mathias Svalina, Mary McHugh, Sarah Browning, and many others, as well as a foreward to the issue from Jake’s brother, Joe York— My brother

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Dead White Magazines

From “The Intellectual Situation,” n+1 issue 15: So what’s an old magazine to do? Should it be like the New Yorker and just . . . it’s hard to say what exactly the New Yorker does on the internet. They do not post their best pieces, except when they do. They do not have their best writers blogging, except

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Lit Mag on the Runway

Kara Bloomgarden-Smoke writes for The New York Observer about a party for the new lit mag The American Reader, which has strong ties in the fashion world (and which—without having seen an issue—seems to resemble The Paris Review à la book reviews): “We are young, and when you are young, you have less inhibitions, and you just power through

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Raconteurs & Malcontents: Dwight Garner on Oxford American’s History and Future

After receiving the new issue of Oxford American under a new editor, The New York Times’ Dwight Garner reminisces about picking up the magazines first issue in Oxford, Mississippi: The Oxford American’s first issue, published early in 1992, announced its ambitions. I happened to be traveling in Mississippi that spring. I remember discovering this issue,

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The Truth About TriQuarterly?

Gina Frangello’s recent “Lit-Link Round-up” post at The Rumpus is probably the most interesting—and detailed—thing written yet about the 2010 TriQuarterly transition from national print to student-run online publication: I briefly served as the faculty editor for TriQuarterly Online when the magazine was first transitioning from print.  Christ, that was a hot mess.  Susan Hahn and Ian Morris

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Is The Paris Review Like Rock ‘n’ Roll?—Lorin Stein Talks with Brad Listi for Other People Podcast

The Paris Review editor Lorin Stein talks with Brad Listi for his podcast The Other People. Check it out. I just love the idea of putting something on the shelf and knowing that it’s going to stay there. That it will outlast you.

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All Women, All Pages

The young Brooklyn lit mag Armchair/Shotgun recently released an unintentional all-female issue (mentioned at The Millions and The Atlantic): Though the all-female-writers issue was a complete surprise to us, we’re pretty delighted about it and thought we should tell you a little bit about how it came about. Armchair/Shotgun has an anonymous submissions process. When

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New Cupboards

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