The board of the Paris Review Foundation, which publishes the literature quarterly The Paris Reviewis pleased to announce the appointment of Emily Stokes as the next Editor-in-Chief of The Paris Review. She will be the sixth editor in the magazine’s sixty-eight year history.
Mrs. Stokes comes from The New YorkerMrs. Stokes was also an editor T: The New York Times Style Magazine, Harper’s Magazine, and the Financial Times. She is a graduate of Cambridge University and a Kennedy Memorial Trust fellow at Harvard.
“Emily will honor that reviewA tradition of discovery, ”says Mona Simpson, editor of The Paris Review. “I think she will publish distinctive work in a distinctive way, with courage, subtlety, and style.”
“How many readers have I come to The Paris Review through his interviews, which show that writing is the hard, inspiring work it is, ”says Ms. Stokes. “Over the years, the review introduced me to new and established writers who have had the most pleasant kind of company. After a year of being alone and going crazy from the news, the reviewThe mandate to publish “the good writers and good poets, the non-drummers and the non-ax-grinders” is a timely calling, and I am extremely excited and grateful for this opportunity. ”
“We are very excited to have Emily Stokes at a time when The Paris Review reaches the widest and largest audience in its history, ”say Paris Review Foundation Co-Presidents Matt Holt and Akash Shah. “We are also grateful to our readers and other supporters, as well as our employees, who continue to lead this institution with great commitment.”
The Paris Review was founded in Paris in 1953 by William Pène du Bois, Thomas H. Guinzburg, Harold L. Humes, Peter Matthiessen, John PC Train and George Plimpton, who edited the publication from the beginning until his death in 2003, interviews with important writers from the last hundred Years have been described by one critic as “one of the most enduring acts of cultural protection in the history of the world”. The Paris Review Foundation, through its online publication, maintains the Every day;; has a book impression of material first published in the magazine; and produces the third season of The Paris Review Podcast.
For press inquiries, please contact Akash Shah, Co-President of the Foundation ([email protected]).