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Lit Mag Marathon Weekend!

This weekend, June 19th and 20th, is the 11th Annual LIT MAG MARATHON WEEKEND! All events are free and open to the public.

The magazines may be little, but the weekend is big, big, BIG! Itʼs time once again for CLMPʼs annual Lit Mag Marathon Weekend, a massive showcase of Americaʼs diverse literary magazines and journals.

EDITORS UNLEASHED! The Magathon, New York Public Libraryʼs DeWitt Wallace Periodical Room, 5th Ave. at 42nd St. Saturday, June 19th from 4–6:30 PM. The Magathon kicks off the weekend with a celebratory “marathon” reading. Dozens of editors representing journals of different sizes and styles will present favorite selections from their latest issues.

BARGAINS! BARGAINS! BARGAINS! The GIANT Lit Mag Fair at Housing Works Used Book Café, 126 Crosby Street in Soho, Sunday, June 20th from 12–5PM. Lit fiends can take home armfuls of lit mags discounted more than 50% at only $2 a copy! Choose from hundreds of magazines from all over the country and hobnob with many of the editors whoʼll be there in person to meet and greet.

Proceeds go to Housing Works, a nonprofit organization serving homeless people living with AIDS, and to The Council of Literary Magazines and Presses, a nonprofit organization serving independent literary publishers.