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Like print books and independent bookstores, however, the literary magazine will not die. At the Krieger School, a small but well-regarded venture, The Hopkins Review, not only persists but shows signs of thriving, thanks to strong institutional support, robust creative and business partnerships, and a clear and evolving editorial vision. Read the entire article here!
John Irwin, who led The Hopkins Review from its rebirth in 2008, retired from teaching at Johns Hopkins University this spring. David Yezzi took over the reins of the journal in 2015. A well-known poet, actor and editor, Yezzi joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2013. Yezzi joined JHU Press to talk about his new position and […]
Photo by Summer Greer The Hopkins Review is pleased to announce that our new editor is David Yezzi, an associate professor at The Writing Seminars. Before coming to Johns Hopkins University, Yezzi was the executive editor of The New Criterion. He was also the associate editor of Parnassus: Poetry in Review and the director of the Unterberg Poetry Center of the […]
The JHU Writing Seminars has a slick new website. It’s part of a general redesign of all the university’s web pages. The website’s best feature? A page dedicated to The Hopkins Review!
It often seems as though the literary landscape is divided into two equal halves: there’s New York, and then there’s everywhere else. As someone who grew up far, far from Brooklyn, I take particular pleasure in the emergence of writers who identify with some small part of that second half.Nikolas Butler is one of those writers. The center of his […]
Due to a recent influx of manuscripts, we’ve decided to suspend submissions until the autumn. We have some catching up to do. If you’ve already sent us your work, rest assured: we will read it, and you’ll hear from us. We plan to open things back up in September. Thanks for your patience!
The current issue of Lapham’s Quarterly (a wonderful publication, for those who’ve never encountered it) is about comedy. As usual, LQ has made a number of the pieces available for free online. One worth checking out is this editorial by H.L. Mencken (one of Baltimore’s literary luminaries). In it, Mencken goes to town on President Harding’s […]
We’re pleased to say that our Summer 2014 issue will be guest edited by David Yezzi. Yezzi has written several books of poetry–most recently Birds of the Air (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2013)–and is the poetry editor of The New Criterion. His poems and essays have appeared in The Atlantic, The Paris Review, The New […]
Two items you should check out at the New Yorker’s Page Turner blog. First, one reporter’s impressions of the recent AWP conference in Seattle. AWP is nothing if not…exhausting. But it’s also great to be around so many writers, editors, and book lovers. (Says Sasha Weiss, “A.W.P. feels like a giant reunion of English majors […]