Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Online magazine Hazlitt releasing a one-off
print version

Hazlitt, the online magazine published by the book publishing giant Random House of Canada Limited, is releasing its first print issue this week worldwide.It's a one-of-a-kind that will be distributed through bookstores, newsstands and specialty retailers in Canada, the U.S. England, Japan, Hong Kong and elsewhere at a cost of $17.95.

The online site reaches 150,000 unique visitors online and the 160-page print extension is a compilation of original material and some "greatest hits" from the magazine. It features George Saunders, Jhumpa Lahiri, Sheila Heti, filmmaker Xavier Dolan, Joseph and Amanda Boyden, among many others.

The editor is Christopher Frey, editor-in-chief of Hazlitt and the director of digital publishing at Random House of Canada who is a five-time National Magazine Award winner. The art director is Jeremy Laing, a Toronto designer who launched his own eponymous clothing line in 2005 and was a finalist for France's prestigious ANDAM Fashion Award.

Hazlitt was launched in August 2012 and, in addition to online content, produces a weekly arts, culture and current affairs podcast called The Arcade and e-books under the Hazlitt Originals brand.



Anonymous Anonymous said...

Great. Now we'll be able to tell whether it's just as pretentious in print as it is online.

12:54 pm  

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