Bonus Point for Creative Use of “Imperialist”

David Kipen, who sometime last month did a piece for NPR in which he reviewed Swink, Black Clock, and Los Angeles Review, recycles his piece for the SF Chronicle. Add in an analysis of the latest issue of Zoetrope: All-Story, and voila!

But a West Coast literary magazine lives or dies not by how many trophies it racks up but by three seemingly straightforward criteria. These are: how it reads, how it looks and how well it reflects sensibilities in our neck of the woods, especially in light of news that the imperialist New Yorker now has more subscribers in California than in the Empire State.

Read the review here.