Author(s): John Freeman
This special fourth installment of the acclaimed literary anthology from leading editor and critic John Freeman introduces a list - to be announced just before publication - of more than twenty-five poets, essayists, novelists, and short-story writers from around the world who are shaping the literary conversation right now and will continue to impact it in years to come. Freeman's- The Future of New Writing includes pieces from a select list of writers aged twenty-five to seventy, from twenty countries and writing in almost as many languages. It is an aesthetic manifesto for our times and an exciting view of where writing is headed today.
`Freeman's sets a new standard for literary journals...Refreshing.' * Chicago Literati * `There's an illustrious new journal in town...[with] fiction, nonfiction, and poetry by new voices and literary heavyweights...alike.' * Vogue.com * `Freeman's is fresh, provocative, engrossing.' * BBC.com * `Strikingly international.' * Boston Globe * `A superb anthology: eclectic and thought- provoking.' * Kirkus Reviews *
John Freeman is the author of How to Read a Novelist, Tales of Two Cities, and the forthcoming Tales of Two Americas. Maps, his debut collection of poems, will be published by Copper Canyon in October. He is executive editor at the Literary Hub and teaches at the New School and New York University. His work has appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times and the Paris Review and been translated into more than twenty languages.