Issue 9: Editing American Literature

Edited by Evan Brier and Tim Groenland

Introduction: Seeing Double: Editors in Postwar American Literature

Tim Groenland and Evan Brier

The Third Eye: Editorial Visions of the Draft Text

John K. Young

Writer Conscious: Katharine S. White, Mary McCarthy, and Editing as Intimacy at The New Yorker

Amy Reading

The Chevalier and the Commahunter: Norman Holmes Pearson Edits Modernism

Greg Barnhisel

“It’s Only Vanity if It’s Not Good”: Daisy Aldan and Women Midcentury Small Press Publishers

Stephanie Anderson

“The Most Sympathetic Reader You Can Imagine”: William Maxwell’s New Yorker and the Midcentury Short Story

Ben Fried

Feminist Poetry & Editorial Labor at Amazon Quarterly,  Chrysalis, and Sinister Wisdom

Meredith Benjamin

“Amazing Connection and Blazing”: The 1970s and 1980s Lesbian-Feminist Editorial Practices of Out & Out Books, Diana Press, and Aunt Lute Press

Julie Enszer

“Escríbelo como si me lo estuvieras contando”: How a Mojado Writes a Cross-Border, Cross-Linguistic Narrative

Marta E. Sánchez

“A list that reflects the world”: An Interview with Peter Blackstock

Tim Groenland