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HR in the Harvard Gazette

The Harvard Gazette has run an article detailing Harvard Review's recent accolades.

Stories from Harvard Review are also slated to appear in The O. Henry Prize Stories 2014, Best American Mystery Stories 2014 and Best Canadian Short Stories 2014. “It’s been a great year for us,” said Christina Thompson, editor of Harvard Review. “I’m always so happy for our contributors when their work is acknowledged in this way.”

Read the whole article here.


Harvard Review at Litfest!

Tomorrow in Ticknor Lounge at 6:00pm, Harvard Review will host a publications fair including undergraduate journals and organizations such as Tuesday, The Advocate, Speak Out Loud, Third Space, Satire V, and Harvard Book Review. Following the reception there will be a panel next door with Harvard's creative writing faculty in Fong Auditorium at 8:00pm.

On Thursday, come see Christina Thompson's panel "The Critic and the Crowd" with C. Max Magee, Jeffrey Howe, and Parul Sehgal in the Barker Center's Thompson Room at 12:00pm.

Unknown University

Healy Finalist for Best Translated Book Award

Harvard Review's Managing Editor Laura Healy's translation of Roberto Bolaño's collected poetry is a finalist for Three Percent's Best Translated Book Awards in Poetry for 2014. Congratulations, Laura!
O. Henry Prize Stories

Duraj Chosen for O. Henry Prize Stories

Congratulations to Halina Duraj for receiving an O. Henry Prize for "Fatherland," which appeared in Harvard Review 43. Look for her story in The O. Henry Prize Stories 2014, to be published in September 2014 by Vintage Books & Anchor Books.
Best American Mystery Stories

Engel Chosen For Best American Mystery Stories

Patricia Engel's story, "Aida," from Harvard Review 43, has been picked up by Best American Mystery Stories. Congratulations, Patricia!
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.
Jonathan Weinert

Weinert Featured on Poetry Daily

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