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Friday, October 12 • 10:30am - 11:45am
Getting Published: The Editor’s Perspective

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Three editors discuss best practices for getting published in literary magazines today. Paul Reyes is the award-winning editor of Virginia Quarterly Review and former senior editor of The Oxford American. Katharine Weber is an editor-at-large for Kenyon Review and the author of several novels including Still Life with Monkey, which Fall for the Book headliner Tayari Jones described as, “a brilliantly crafted novel, brimming with heart.” J.M. Tyree is the nonfiction editor of New England Review and the author of several books including Vanishing Streets: Journeys in London, which Publishers Weekly says encapsulates “all the drama and symbolism of character quests with director's commentary.”

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Paul Reyes

Paul Reyes is the editor of the Virginia Quarterly Review, where he develops a variety of content, including investigative reporting, essays, photography portfolios, poetry, criticism, and fiction. Prior to joining VQR, he was a senior editor with The Oxford American. At both publications, his work as an editor has led to several nominations... Read More →
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J. M. Tyree

J. M. Tyree is the coauthor of Our Secret Life in the Movies, a short story collection selected by NPR for its annual Best Books feature. His writing on cinema has appeared in The Believer, Lapham's Quarterly, Film Quarterly, and in the BFI Film Classics series of books from the... Read More →
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Katharine Weber

Katharine Weber is the author of seven books, including Triangle, Objects in Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear, The Music Lesson, and The Little Women; the last three were New York Times Notable Books.  The Washington Post called her novel True Confections “succulently inventive... Read More →