F138. The Little Magazine in America: Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?

Room 101 B&C, Level 1
Friday, April 10, 2015
10:30 am to 11:45 am


A diversity of literary magazine experts discuss and debate the sometimes secret history and roles of "the little magazine" in America. Where do literary magazines seem to be headed now? What other routes might they take?



Jeffrey Lependorf serves as the shared executive director of America's two national service organizations for independent literary publishing: the Council of Literary Magazines and Presses (CLMP) and Small Press Distribution.

Don Share is the editor of POETRY magazine.

Ian Morris is founding editor of Fifth Star Press and the managing editor of South Loop Review. He is the author of the novel When Bad Things Happen to Rich People and is co-editor (with Joanne Diaz) of The Little Magazine in Contemporary America. He teaches publishing at Columbia College Chicago.

Jane Friedman is the co-founder of Scratch, a magazine about writing and money, and she currently teaches digital publishing and media at the University of Virginia. She is a former editor at VQR and has served on grant panels for the NEA. Her blog for writers at JaneFriedman.com receives 100,000+ visits each month.


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