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Celebrating The All-Female Shortlist For The BBC National Short Story Awards

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 11.22.2014 | Home
Nikki Gloudeman

Considering the fact that women remain woefully underrepresented in the literary world, it came as a pleasant surprise today that this year's prestigious BBC National Short Story Awards shortlist is entirely -- as in 100 percent -- dominated by females.

The Paris Review Turns 60!

Posted 03.15.2013 | Arts

In 1953, writers George Plimpton, Harold L. Humes, and Peter Matthiessen banded together to found The Paris Review, the famed magazine that gave voice...

What Makes A Great Short Story?

Posted 10.19.2012 | Home

Short stories, when done well, can be perfect narratives, captured in miniature. So when The Paris Review recently released their new book, Object Les...

What Do 'Breaking Dawn' And 'The Descendants' Have In Common?

Posted 12.07.2011 | Home

What do tween blockbuster "Breaking Dawn: Part 1" and Alexander Payne's infidelity dramedy "The Descendants" have in common? Well, according to Jam...

Listen Up! James Franco Is Reading A Story Aloud In Bed

Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 12.25.2011 | Home

Sometimes you just have to get into bed, pull out your iPhone, and read an Amie Barrodale short story from The Paris Review aloud. If you're James...

Janet Malcolm On Journalism, Her Life

Paris Review | Posted 09.10.2011 | Media

Though I will make the trip up the ele­vator to Janet Malcolm's stately town-­house apartment, overlooking Gramercy Park, three times in the course ...

The Paris Review Expands Online For Free

The New York Times | DWIGHT GARNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Mr. Stein's most radical act since taking over from Philip Gourevitch is visible only on the 57-year-old magazine's crisply redesigned Web site, thepa...

Salinger Taught Her To Be Trashy

The Paris Review | Jillian Lauren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

But it wasn't until age fourteen that I met Seymour Glass and fell in love. I read Nine Stories and read it again and found that it left me suffering ...

Thomas Guinzburg Dead: Paris Review Co-Founder Dies At 84

New York Times | BRUCE WEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Thomas Guinzburg, an editor and publisher who helped create The Paris Review, the enduring lion of American literary magazines, and who later became p...

The Paris Review: Can Editor Lorin Stein Make It Relevant Again? | Trevor Butterworth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

There can be only one rational response to the longueurs of a Manhattan August, when the city becomes a tropical marinade and everyone who can is eith...

Philip Roth Wins Paris Review Hadada Prize

The Guardian | Alison Flood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Philip Roth missed out on the Literary Review's bad sex in fiction prize last year to Jonathan Littell but the grand old man of American letters was y...

Paris Review Launches A Blog

Los Angeles Times | Carolyn Kellogg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

On Tuesday, the famed journal the Paris Review launched a blog, the Paris Review Daily. In its first post, new(ish) editor Lorin Stein writes, "a quar...