The Threepenny Review

Fiction, memoirs, poetry, essays & criticism

The Threepenny Review is a quarterly review of the arts and society. Its consulting editors include John Berger, Louise Glück, Ian McEwan, Kay Ryan, and Tobias Wolff; among its writers are Wendell Berry, Geoff Dyer, Phillip Lopate, Greil Marcus, Javier Marías, Robert Pinsky, Oliver Sacks, Elizabeth Tallent, and C. K. Williams.

"The Threepenny Review is one of the most original literary magazines not only in the U.S. but also on the entire planet (as far as my experience allows me such a judgment). Why? Because it stands outside the fads of the day; it’s not driven by any intellectual group or fashion. What it does is give the readers the taste of many individual writers’ voices."—Adam Zagajewski

"There are vanishingly few magazines left in this country which seem pitched at the general literary reader and which consistently publish such interesting, high-quality criticism, reflection, argument, fiction, and poetry…Threepenny is thankfully still out there."—Jonathan Franzen

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