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Tin House
Founded 1998
Founder Win McCormack
Country of origin United States
Headquarters location Portland, Oregon
Distribution Publishers Group West
Publication types Magazines, Books
Official website www.tinhouse.com
Tin House Headquarters

Tin House is an American literary magazine and book publisher based in Portland, Oregon, and New York City. Portland publisher Win McCormack conceived the idea for Tin House magazine in the summer of 1998. He enlisted Holly MacArthur as managing editor, along with the help of two experienced New York editors, Rob Spillman and Elissa Schappell.[1]

In 2005, Tin House expanded into a book division, Tin House Books. They also run a by-admission-only summer writers' workshop held at Reed College.[2]

Tin House magazine[edit]

Tin House
Tin House (magazine) volume 9 number 1 cover.jpg
Editor-in-chief Win McCormack
Categories Literary magazine
Frequency Quarterly
First issue  1999 (1999-month)
Country United States
Based in Portland, Oregon
Language English
Website www.tinhouse.com/magazine/
ISSN 1541-521X

Tin House publishes both fiction and poetry, and it also publishes interviews with important literary figures, a "Lost and Found" section dedicated to exceptional public domain and generally overlooked material, and drink recipes. It is also distinguished from many other notable literary magazines by actively seeking work from previously unpublished writers for its "New Voices" section.[3]

A story from the Summer 2003 issue, "Breasts" by Stuart Dybek, was featured in The Best American Short Stories for 2004,[4] and in 2006, "Window" by Deborah Eisenberg was a "juror favorite" in The O. Henry Prize Stories.[5]

Staff[edit]

[6]

  • Publisher/Editor-in-Chief: Win McCormack
  • Editor: Rob Spillman
  • Managing Editor: Cheston Knapp
  • Executive Editor: Michelle Wildgen
  • Poetry Editor: Matthew Dickman
  • Assistant Editor and Workshop Director: Lance Cleland
  • Assistant Editor: Desiree Andrews
  • Assistant Editor: Emma Komlos-Hrobsky
  • Art Director: Diane Chonette
  • Deputy Publisher: Holly Macarthur
  • Paris Editor: Heather Hartley
  • Editor at Large: Elissa Schappell
  • Poetry Editor-at-Large: Brenda Shaughnessy

Writers whose work has appeared in Tin House[edit]

Tin House Books[edit]

Staff[edit]

[6]

  • Tony Perez: Editor
  • Meg Storey: Editor
  • Nanci McCloskey: Director of Publicity

Books published[edit]

[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ McGrath, Charles. "Does the Paris Review Get a Second Act?" New York Times, February 6, 2005.
  2. ^ Greenfield, Beth. "Where Words Go to Work and Play". New York Times, May 4, 2007.
  3. ^ Cotts, Cynthia. "Tin Meisters." The Village Voice.
  4. ^ Moore, Lorrie (ed.), The Best American Short Stories 2004, Houghton Mifflin, 2004 http://www.amazon.com/Best-American-Short-Stories-2004/dp/0618197354
  5. ^ Furman, Laura. The O. Henry Prize Stories 2006. Anchor: May 2006.
  6. ^ a b Staff, Tin House.
  7. ^ See also List of short stories by Alice Munro
  8. ^ Tin House Catalog

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