Building Literary Community, Online


A new website from Electric Literature and Grove Atlantic hopes to unite the online literary universe. The Wall Street Journal reports that the website is the latest attempt by publishers to connect with readers, particularly as newspapers dial back book coverage. The site will include essays from partners like n+1, the Paris Review, and others, as well as original essays and dispatches from literary communities across the US. Literary Hub launches April 8th.

Ian MacAllen's fiction has appeared in 45th Parallel Magazine, Little Fiction, Vol 1. Brooklyn, Joyland Magazine, and elsewhere and nonfiction has appeared in Chicago Review of Books, The Negatives, Electric Literature, Fiction Advocate, and elsewhere. He is the Deputy Editor of The Rumpus, holds an MA in English from Rutgers University, tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at More from this author →