Win McCormack

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Win McCormack is an American publisher and editor from Oregon.

He is editor-in-chief of Tin House[1] magazine and Tin House Books, the former publisher of Oregon Magazine, founder and treasurer of MediAmerica, Inc., and a co-founder of Mother Jones magazine. He serves on the board of directors of the journal New Perspectives Quarterly.[2] His political and social writings have appeared in Oregon Humanities, Tin House, The Nation,[3] The Oregonian, and Oregon Magazine. McCormack's investigative coverage of the Rajneeshee movement was awarded a William Allen White Commendation from the University of Kansas and the City and Regional Magazine Association.

As a political activist, McCormack served as Chair of the Oregon Steering Committee for Gary Hart's 1984 presidential campaign. He was chair of the Democratic Party of Oregon's President's Council and a member of the Obama for President Oregon Finance Committee.[citation needed] Additionally, McCormack sits on the Board of Overseers for Emerson College,[4] and is a co-founder of the Los Angeles–based Liberty Hill Foundation.[5]

In February 2016, McCormack purchased The New Republic magazine from Chris Hughes.[6][7][8]

He received an A.B. from Harvard College and an MFA from the University of Oregon.[9]


  • 2008 You Don't Know Me: A Citizen's Guide to Republican Family Values. Portland, Oregon: Tin House Books. ISBN 978-1-135-89772-7.
  • 2010 The Rajneesh Chronicles. Portland, Oregon: Tin House Books. ISBN 978-0-9825691-9-1.


  1. ^ "WIN MCCORMACK". Archived from the original on September 14, 2008. Retrieved 2013-11-02.
  2. ^ "NPQ". Retrieved 2016-10-19.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-09-05. Retrieved 2008-09-01.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "About Emerson | Emerson College". Retrieved 2016-10-19.
  5. ^ About: History, Liberty Hill Foundation website, Undated. Retrieved 2 February 2017.
  6. ^ Byers, Dylan. "The New Republic is sold by Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes". CNNMoney. Retrieved 2016-02-27.
  7. ^ Trotter, J.K. "Chris Hughes Sells The New Republic to Win McCormack". Gawker. Retrieved 22 November 2016.
  8. ^ Alpert, Lukas I. "Chris Hughes Sells New Republic to Liberal Publisher Win McCormack". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 22 November 2016.
  9. ^ "Home". Retrieved 26 November 2017.

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