A “Future of Digital Publishing” Article That We’re Actually Excited About


“It’s an LG-something. It flips. Lately, though, it’s a little sad because the flipping mechanism has gotten very loose so it’s more like a flap-phone. It just dangles out there.”

That’s Eli Horowitz, “luddite and creator of a new digital literary app,” describing his cell phone in this BuzzFeed piece about his new project: The Silent History. Check out the entire article to learn more (about the experimental project that is, because the line above is pretty much it in terms of Horowitz’s phone) and to view the “exclusive trailer, featuring the voices of Ira Glass and Miranda July.”

Isaac Fitzgerald has been a firefighter, worked on a boat, and was once given a sword by a king, thereby accomplishing three out of five of his childhood goals. Formerly of The Rumpus and McSweeney’s and most recently the founding editor of BuzzFeed Books, Isaac is now the co-host of BuzzFeed News’ Twitter Morning Show, #AMtoDM. He also appears frequently on The Today Show to talk books, and is co-author of Pen & Ink: Tattoos and the Stories Behind Them and Knives & Ink: Chefs and the Stories Behind Their Tattoos (with Recipes) (winner of an IACP award), and the author of a YA novel and picture book forthcoming from Bloomsbury. He uses Twitter. More from this author →