Whose Magazine Is It, Anyway?

Daniel Nestor does a great job of summing up the great poetry purge at the Paris Review over one We Who Are About to Die. It’s an interesting dilemma for lit mags: exactly who sculpts/defines a magazine’s voice? Is it something that should stay relatively static through the course of its existence or evolve as its editors at lost and added?

One response to “Whose Magazine Is It, Anyway?

  1. Well, I hope it’s something that evolves as editors are lost and added ;^) But… there should a thread of consistency to theme, content, aesthetic, feel. Going from dark and dystopian to absurdist would leave a lot of readers going ‘hunh?’. Intersting question. Peace…


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