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Christina Thompson

Christina Thompson on the Harvard Extension School Blog

In a guest post on the Harvard Extension School blog, Harvard Review editor Christina Thompson gives her advice for how to improve your writing. Read her thoughts here.
Ask the Writing Teacher

Harvard Review on The Millions

Our Senior Reader, Rachel Branwen, was recently interviewed for the Ask the Writing Teacher column on The Millions. Read the article here .
Jonathan Weinert

Weinert Featured on Poetry Daily

Poetry Daily will be featuring Jonathan Weinert's poem, "History," from Harvard Review 44 on November 27.
Kevin McGrath

The Roundtable at Porter Square Books

Join us Monday, November 4th at 7pm for a reading with Linda Bamber, Kevin McGrath and Jonathan Weinert at Porter Square Books. More information at http://psbroundtable.tumblr.com/events
Boston Book Festival

Boston Book Festival

Another great Boston Book Festival! Every year I wonder if this will be the time we get torrential rain, but no, we escaped again. The weather was beautiful, the crowd was terrific. Thanks to everyone who stopped by our tent on Copley Plaza. Hope to see you again next year!

Essay Daily

Christina Thompson on Essay Daily

Want to know more about how we select work for publication? Take a look at our editor Christina Thompson's post on Essay Daily. The blog, run by Ander Monson, is "a space for ongoing conversation about essays & essayists of note, contemporary and not-so-much." Monson's found art essay "Bind in Everything" appears in the current issue of Harvard Review.

Harvard Book Store Warehouse Weekend

The Harvard Book Store Warehouse Sale begins this weekend at 14 Park Street, Somerville. We'll be there, along with more than 30 of New England's small presses and journals, from 10 to 4 Saturday and Sunday, September 14 and 15. Stop by if you're in the area and say hello!

For more information visit: http://www.harvard.com/event/warehouse_weekends_local_voices/

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PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grant Winners

Harvard Review would like to congratulate several of our authors who were winners of this year's PEN/Heim Translation Fund grants.

Chloe Garcia Roberts won an award for her translation of Escalating Derangements of My Contemporaries, a collection of poems by Classical Chinese poet Li Shangyin. You can read an excerpt from the book as part of our Omniglots feature.

Other winners include Daniel Borzutzky, whose poetry will appear in Harvard Review 44, and Edward Gauvin, whose translation of Georges-Olivier Châteaureynaud appeared in Harvard Review 38. Congratulations to all!

Harvard Review 41

HR Covers Selected for Design Annual

We are very excited to announce that the covers of Harvard Review #41 and #42 have been selected for Print magazine's 2013 Regional Design Annual! Congratulations to Alex Camlin for his amazing design work. You can read an interview with Alex here.

The Drum

“Creation Stories” Read Aloud

Hear Canadian author Judith McCormack’s witty story of love between two young lawyers read aloud by Katrina Grigg-Saito for The Drum. “Creation Stories,” from HR 43, has also been picked for Best Canadian Short Stories 2013. This is McCormack’s second story for Harvard Review; her first — “A Theory of Probability” — appeared in HR 26.

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