THE AMERICAN READER IS THE NEW PARIS REVIEW

The American Reader is a new literary print monthly who say they want to turn the literary Gorgon gaze away from Brooklyn and San Francisco and back on America. It’s a sad reflection of our epoch that a conservative project like running a tightly-designed new monthly print publication for interesting fiction and criticism, seems somehow radical and ambitious, but here we are, and it kind of does.

We sat down with The American Reader’s Editor-in-Chief, Uzoamaka “Max” Maduka (Nigerian), to talk about New York and the publication’s future.