Gerry Canavan

the smartest kid on earth

The Death of the Literary Journal

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Here at VQR we currently have more than ten times as many submitters each year as we have subscribers. And there’s very, very little overlap. We know—we’ve checked. More on what’s happened to American letters, and the American literary journal, at Mother Jones.

Written by gerrycanavan

January 21, 2010 at 10:20 pm

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  1. The literary journal is dead! Long live the literary journal!

    Same as it ever was.


    January 22, 2010 at 9:18 am

  2. Not sure if you heard about the Five Dials tribute to David Foster Wallace (with contributions by DeLillo, Franzen, Smith, Saunders, and others).

    Click to access fivedials_no10.pdf


    January 22, 2010 at 8:45 pm

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