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The Eighth Annual Magathon

May 30, 2009

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This celebration of literary magazines and independent publishing is in its eighth year at the Library! Leading literary magazine editors read favorite selections from their latest issues:

  • Matvei Yankelevich reading from 6x6
  • Lynne Potts reading from AGNI
  • Peter Selgin reading “Out of the Deep Freeze,” fiction by Patrick Schultz, from Alimentum
  • Tracy Grinnell reading from Aufgabe
  • Ronna Wineberg reading “The Weight of Absence,” a poem by Judy Katz, and “Made of Metal and Constructed with Fire,” fiction by Katherine Ellis, from Bellevue Literary Review
  • Joe W. Bratcher reading “The Pretty Redhead,” a poem by Guillaume Apollinaire (translated from the French by Lynn Hoggard), from The Dirty Goat
  • Rebecca Wolff reading from Fence
  • Mitch Wieland reading from The Idaho Review
  • Jessica Fjeld reading two poems by Emily Toder, from jubilat
  • Laura Boss reading from the Michael Benedikt Memorial Issue of Lips
  • Nicole Steinberg reading poems by Paige Ackerson-Kiely, Heather Christle, and Mary Ruefle, from LIT Magazine
  • Jenine Gordon Bockman reading from Literal Latté
  • Minna Proctor reading from The Literary Review
  • Mira Ptacin reading the poems “The Richness of Loss,” by Linda Gregg, and “The Orchard Picked Over,” by M.R.B. Chelko, from Lumina
  • Eugenia Macer-Story reading “A Startling Success,” non-fiction by Dr. Stanhope Templeman Speer, from Magick Mirror Communications
  • Hannah Tinti reading from One Story
  • Meshakai Wolf reading from The Open Face Sandwich
  • Lee Griffith reading “My Mother Discusses John Irving,” non-fiction by Dan O’Brien, and “Delusions of Grandeur,” a poem by Christina Stoddard, from The Pinch
  • Stephanie Volmer reading “Not Wanting Things,” a memoir excerpt by Jane Miller, from Raritan
  • Abigail Holstein reading “The First Thanksgiving,” fiction by Julia Felsenthal, from Saltgrass
  • Mariya Gusev reading from St. Petersburg Review

Please note that while the audio file contains the full program, the video file begins with Joe Bratcher reading from The Dirty Goat.