Lydia Kiesling Named Editor of The Millions

The long-time staff writer moves up.

lydiakieslingLiterary site The Millions has named Lydia Kiesling its new editor. Kiesling has been a staff writer for the site since 2009. She has also contributed to The New York Times Magazine, The Guardian and more.

In a note announcing the change, The Millions founder and founding editor Max Magee heaped praise upon Kiesling.

“She is a special talent, and I have complete confidence in her ability to inject new energy and ideas into The Millions while maintaining the quality and tone that we are known for. Lydia’s unique voice and intelligence has won over new readers to The Millions even as she has become a writer to watch beyond the confines of this magazine. I don’t doubt that Lydia will surpass what I have done as editor.”