LA Review of Books to Publish Online Magazines


By Dianna Dilworth Comment

boomThe Los Angeles Review of Books (LARB) has plans to publish a series of online magazines under a new division which is called, “LARB Channels.”

The division will produce a number of new nonprofit digital literary magazines aimed at fostering culture around books and the arts. The first five are called: Boom: A Journal of CaliforniaThe Marginalia Review of BooksThe Levantine Review, Avidly and The Philosophers Plant. There will be more in the series.

“The Channels division gives us the opportunity to extend our support to other independent magazines who, like us, want to build a community around vanguard writing in literary criticism, politics, science, the arts, and culture” explained Tom Lutz, the Editor in Chief of the Los Angeles Review of Books, in a statement. “We intend for these publications to form a new, cutting edge literary collective in tandem with our flagship magazine, the Los Angeles Review of Books.