R233. So You Think You Want to Start a Lit Mag: Straight Talk from Editors About Launching Mags and Keeping Them Afloat
Thursday, March 31, 2016
1:30 pm to 2:45 pm
Jennifer Acker is editor in chief of The Common, based at Amherst College. Her MFA is from the Bennington Writing Seminars; fiction and essays have appeared in magazines such as Slate, n+1, Guernica, the Millions, and Ploughshares. She teaches creative writing and editing at Amherst and NYU Abu Dhabi.
Benjamin Samuel is program manager of the National Book Foundation and editor at large at Electric Literature, where he cofounded its literary magazine Recommended Reading. Find his writing at McSweeney's, Publishers Weekly, Flavorwire, Men's Journal, and @benasam.
Jonathan Lee is the author of the forthcoming High Dive and two previous novels. His short stories have appeared in Tin House, A Public Space, and Granta, among other journals. He is the associate editor at A Public Space and a contributing editor to Guernica.
Natalie Eilbert is the author of the poetry collection, Swan Feast.
Paul Legault is writer in residence at Washington University in St. Louis. He is the author of The Emily Dickinson Reader, The Other Poems, and The Madeleine Poems, and the cofounder of the translation press Telephone Books.