Paul W. Morris
A compilation of text, photographs, illustrations and diagrams, The Art of McSweeney’sdocuments the history of the unique publisher as it rose from its precarious position as a hawker of rejected stories.
Paul Morris chats with artist Dale Williams about his melancholy characters, populating an imaginary borough, and the Phrygian cap of liberty.
Innovative fiction imprint Red Lemonade uses Cursor technology to connect writers to one another and to create a system of manuscript review that empowers both established and up-and-coming authors.
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This Editor’s Choice contains Paul W. Morris on Electric Literature’s publishing model, which utilizes a combination of various electronic formats and print-on-demand technologies.
In these years of declining magazine sales, where publishers have cut editorial pages, reduced trim sizes, used cheaper paper, and shuttered their doors completely in favor of going digital, a new “micro-magazine” called Abe’s Penny launched in 2009 as if to demonstrate just how lean a printed publication can be from the start.
Shakespeare and Company, the legendary English-language bookstore on Paris’s Left Bank, recently got a facelift. Several faces, in fact. Fourteen illustrated portraits of the Lost and Beat Generation writers who once frequented the store—and its predecessor—now adorn the staircase wall leading up to the second floor library of the bookshop.
For the last five years, Robert Crumb, the father of underground comix, has been laboring over a graphic retelling of the first book of the Bible.