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A Public Space #6
Peyton Marshall on celebrity family reunions; An Illustrated Guide to Chicago Politics by Peter Orner & Eric Orner; Dubravka Ugresic on setting off alarms; Fiction by Sana Krasikov, Gary Amdahl, & Preeta Samarasan; Focus: Italy; Poetry by Tom Yuill, Pierre Martory, & Cathy Park Hong; & much more.
Paperback, 183 pages
Published 2008 by A Public Space Literary Projects, Inc.
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A Public Space is a truly fantastic literary magazine. It was the brainchild of Brigid Hughes, who grew up in the literary world as the right hand woman to George Plimpton. As many know, Plimpton was the founder of The Paris Review, which was widely known as the cadillac of literary magazines in its day. The two worked together for years on The Paris Review then after Plimpton's passing, Hughes took over the reigns of the world renowned magazine. After a year she left it behind to start her own ...more
Brigid Hughes spent ten years at The Paris Review, where she worked as executive editor under the literary champion George Plimpton. After his death, Hughes decided there was a need for a new magazine dedicated to fiction. So began A Public Space, a quarterly literary journal that pursues the power of fiction and wider worldviews.More about Brigid Hughes...