New York to Japan

by Posted on January 31st, 2008 at 2:30 am

Literary magazines invade Big Apple! In Canada’s National Post, Robert Fulford reflects on the recent death of Tamarack Review founder Richard Weaver. Across the Pacific, theJapanese literary journal Bungaku-kai questions the boom of the cellphone novel, and one of that nation’s finest novelists, Kenzaburo Oe, explains himself in The Paris Review. NYTimes book blog on one of The Paris Review’s less well-known founders honored in film. Stephen Dixon, who has probably published in more literary magazines than anyone else on the planet, has his brain picked by young novelist and poet Tao Lin at 3:AM Magazine. A new online literary magazine…on Facebook? UK’s Times questions the use of big names in little publishing. The history of online’s sluttiest bibliophile, Bookslut. And, not paper or plastic, but online or off—writers discuss the world of online publishing. The zine and literary Chicago underground. Better in audio: New Yorker’s new poetry editor Paul Muldoon on rock and roll, poetry, and his school against school. The Georgia Review has a (sort of) new editor. So does The Southern Review. What it would look like to live in a typographic world, in video at Good Magazine.And Ninth Letter’s not-to-be-missed video-homage of Kelly Link’s already classic story, “The Girl Detective.”