Looking for the perfect gift? The following literary journals are offering specials this holiday season. If you don't see your favorite here, check out their website for special offers. Even without a discount, supporting your favorite rag around the holidays not only makes you look cultured and smart, makes a great (and often very reasonable) gift, but also helps ensure these crucial forums for the work of emerging writers will keep going well into the new year...
Give the gift of Ploughshares. Order a gift subscription today at the special holiday rate of $19.95, and enjoy $4.05 off the regular subscription price.
This holiday season, a year's subscription to One Story is only $18! That's 18 great stories for less than the price of one hardcover book.To get this great rate, visit their website and use promo code H8DEC4 when you subscribe for yourself or a friend. All gifts ordered with this promotion code will receive a holiday card with their special year-end double issue, "Archangel" by National Book Award winner Andrea Barrett.
Buy an annual hard-copy subscription to Narrative and give a friend a subscription at half-price. Or, buy a two-year subscription for yourself and get half-off the price of the second year. Either way, you save almost thirty dollars, and you get Narrative delivered to you in a handsome hard-copy edition, with stories premiering far in advance of the online issue.
For the 2008 holiday season, a one-year subscription to The Kenyon Review comes with a one year subscription to The Kenyon Review archive via JSTOR—all for just $30! Check out details here.
At the Paris Review, two special holiday offers now feature The Paris Review Interviews, III, a new anthology of definitive interviews published in November by Picador. Check out all of their holiday offers here.
And, of course, here at HFR we're offering a buy-one-get-one subscription offer. A year subscription is only $14, and the next one is FREE! Email us at HFR@asu.edu to get shopping.
Also, Rain Taxi is holding a benefit auction on eBay, letting readers support Rain Taxi while simultaneously getting cool stuff. Many items were donated by authors or publishers to help Rain Taxi stay in gear: You'll find signed first editions, gorgeous broadsides, rare chapbooks, seminal graphic novels, quirky collectible books, handcrafted items, and more!