“The Hudson Review is rare in having remained a forum for intelligent, well-written criticism and cultural commentary on a broad spectrum of topics . . . it belongs to a tiny handful of magazines where the first criterion of inclusion is literary merit.”
On Thursday, May 11, 2017, The New York Society Library hosted a panel featuring authors Susan Balée, Andrew Motion, William H. Pritchard and Igor Webb, in celebration of the publication of Literary Awakenings: Personal Essays from the Hudson Review, edited by Ronald Koury, the magazine’s Managing Editor since 1985. William H. Pritchard, […]
TWS: What is a uniquely Hudson Review-style essay and how does it differ from, say, a New York Times Book Review essay?
Koury: I would say that range of subject matter is one of the defining characteristics of our essays.
Literary Awakenings: Personal Essays from the Hudson Review, edited by managing editor Ronald Koury, has just been published by Syracuse University Press and is now available for purchase. About the book: During the past thirty years, the editors of the Hudson Review have observed a trend among some of the best literary essayists and […]
We are happy to announce that Asako Serizawa’s short story “Train to Harbin,” published in our Autumn 2014 issue, has been selected as an O. Henry award winner. The story will be featured in The O. Henry Prize Stories 2016, edited by Laura Furman. The anthology will be published by Anchor this September. We extend […]