Ed Park, founding editor of The Believer magazine, has joined Amazon New York as a Senior Editor. In his new role, Park will be responsible for acquiring and editing literary fiction.
Park, who got his M.F.A. at Columbia University’s School of the Arts where he now teaches, has worked as literary editor of The Village Voice and as an editor at the Poetry Foundation. He is also a judge of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize’s graphic novel category and chairs the reading committee of the New York Public Library’s Young Lions award.
Park is also the author of the 2008 novel Personal Days, which was a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Foundation Award. He teaches writing at Columbia University’s School of the Arts, where he received his M.F.A.