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blog — October 25

Politics and Prose at the NYPL

On October 11, the New York Public Library hosted a panel discussion moderated by Dan Simon (Seven Stories Press) with editors Matt Lord (Boston Review), Katherine Rowland (Guernica), and Dayna Tortorici (n+1) about the difficulties and benefits of publishing politically engaged prose in a politically charged climate and the relationship of the literary arts to contemporary journalism and social action. Check out the audio below. 

A muffling fog had settled over downtown Newport. The garish neon blaze of Monmouth Street’s strip was smeared and softened in the haze.