R216. Lit Mag Editors in Academia, Sponsored by CLMP

A105, Oregon Convention Center, Level 1
Thursday, March 28, 2019
1:30 pm to 2:45 pm


How might university literary magazine editors generate more value for what they do? Editing a university-affiliated magazine presents unique challenges well beyond those of simply publishing a magazine. This roundtable discussion will cover everything from course release time, research credit, and staffing issues, to working with or around academic development departments and building circulation through university websites.



Stephanie G'Schwind is the editor of Colorado Review and director of the Center for Literary Publishing at Colorado State University. She is also coeditor, with Donald Revell, of the Mountain West Poetry Series and editor of the anthology Man in the Moon: Essays on Fathers and Fatherhood.

Lisa Roney is editor in chief of the Florida Review and Aquifer: TFR Online. Author of Sweet Invisible Body (memoir), The Best Possible Bad Luck (poetry), and craft guide Serious Daring: Creative Writing in Four Genres, she is Associate Professor of English at University of Central Florida.

Jodee Stanley is the editor of Ninth Letter, published by the Creative Writing Program at the University of Illinois Urbana–Champaign. She has worked in literary publishing for over twenty years, and her fiction, essays, and book reviews have appeared in numerous publications.

David Lynn has been the Editor of The Kenyon Review since 1994. He has a BA from Kenyon College, and an MA and PhD from the University of Virginia.

Jennifer Acker is founder and Editor in Chief of The Common. Her debut novel The Limits of the World will be published in 2019, along with a nonfiction title. She has an MFA from the Bennington Writing Seminars, and she teaches and directs the Literary Publishing Internship at Amherst College.


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