Friday, October 9, 2009

Tuesday Reading at the New York Public Library

Periodically Speaking:
Literary Magazine Editors Introduce Emerging Writers
at The New York Public Library

New York, NY—The Council of Literary Magazines and Presses [clmp] and The New York Public Library present Periodically Speaking, a reading series providing a major venue for emerging writers to present their work while emphasizing the diversity of America’s literary magazines and the magazine collections of The New York Public Library. Each event presents writers from three influential literary magazines—one poet, one fiction writer, one nonfiction writer—introduced by their editors.

Program i
Tuesday, October 13th, 6 – 7:30 pm
DeWitt Wallace Periodical Room, The New York Public Library,
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street
(Please use Fifth Avenue entrance; admittance is free)

Vestal Review

Vestal Review, America’s first magazine exclusively devoted to flash fiction, began as a quarterly eZine in March of 2000. We now publish twice a year in print; some of the stories from these editions may be read on our webzine as well. We pay our contributors and nominate for web-based and print awards, including the Pushcart prize. For more information please look us up at:

Editors Mark Budman and Susan O’Neill introduce fiction writer Lincoln Michel.

Low Rent

Low Rent was founded with belief that those heavy, incredibly large journals of fiction and poetry were really great, but smaller, sillier-sized journals would be better (and cheaper). Based in Brooklyn, Low Rent’s editors tirelessly attempt to curate collections by new and emerging writers from all over the world. Low Rent can be had for a very small price, a few dollars—as though the recession might always be in style.

Editor Jason Koo introduces poet Leigh Stein.

Tin House

Tin House is a ten-year-old bi-coastal (Brooklyn, New York and Portland, Oregon) literary magazine. Tin House has been honored in Best American Short Stories, Best American Essays, Best American Poetry, O’Henry Prize Stories, the Pushcart Prize Anthology and numerous other anthologies.

Editor Rob Spillman introduces nonfiction writer Montana Wojczuk.

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