zeotrope: all storyPosted: December 8, 2009
When going to Kansas City for Thanksgiving, I was perusing the magazine selection at my local Barnes and Noble. It’s the Barnes and Noble by John Hopkins, and so it tends to include a few more literary magazines and journals than your normal store. This publication immediately stuck out at me:
The publication is called Zoetrope: All Story. It’s a quartley magazine that has short stories and plays. They have some big name contributors, and some now-famous individuals originally got their work published in All Story.
Along with new stories, every issue features a reprinting a published short story that inspired a great-film – to illustrate the relationship between different art forms.
The magazine also has guest designers and illustrators each issue, so it changes the look each time. Here are some previously published issues I like (visually):