Combing the EdgesJuly 2014
The editorial director of Other Press on cultivating politically important literature, seeking new voices, and race and class in publishing.
The Art of Independent PublishingApril 2014
The publisher of Graywolf on the pleasure of finding books others have overlooked.
Elisabeth Schmitz: Editing Under The RadarFebruary 2014
The vice president and editorial director of Grove Atlantic on the art of literary editing, why publishers shouldn’t turn their backs on risk-taking writing, and how the first novel she ever bought went on to transform her career.
Jesse Pearson: Accidental CurationAugust 2013
The founding editor of Apology talks with Rebecca Bates about the trouble with lit mags, defining pornography, responding to book-hype, and avoiding becoming a weird old man.
Literary Culture ClashJuly 2013
The “super-agent” talks about finding success with messy, difficult books, re-thinking how we publish works in translation, and the advice she gives to authors---no hotel porn on book tours.
You Are The Second PersonJune 2013
You wondered out loud what writing “multiculturally” actually meant and what kind of black man would write the word “bro” in an email.
Work for GuernicaApril 2013
We're currently hiring interns for our editorial and publishing departments.
It Doesn’t Mean We’re Wasting Our TimeNovember 2012
Reflections on a postcard from David Foster Wallace
Guernica EIC Michael Archer To Speak at Comadres y Compadres Writers ConferenceOctober 2012
Guernica editor-in-chief Michael Archer will be speaking about the publishing industry, with an especial focus on magazines and literary journals.
Roger D. Hodge: The Personality of a MagazineSeptember 2012
Newly minted Oxford American editor Roger D. Hodge discusses the role of an editor, finding a form, and the newsstand's allure.
Ed Winstead: Tell the Truth and Shame the DevilAugust 2012
What's next for the Oxford American now that founder Marc Smirnoff has been fired?
Notes from the UndergroundAugust 2012
Writer and former radical bookstore owner Sean Stewart talks about his new book on the underground press that was so vital to '60s counterculture.
Against the LineJune 2012
The literary legend on his new book of poetry, about a personal evolution, and those he's published; MFA's and prizes; and the ongoing river of language.
The Sick and the WellJuly 2011 Lynne Tillman discusses her latest mindfuck story collection and how social reading platforms erode the barrier between writer and reader.
Roger D. Hodge: On Obama’s Shamelessness and How to Save Harper’sFebruary 2011
|Former editor of Harper’s Magazine Roger Hodge speaks about his former employer, John “Rick” MacArthur, the current state of Harper’s, and why Obama’s State of the Union was “appalling.”|