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The Ploughshares years

After reading an item on the Boston Globe book page noting that DeWitt Henry had published a memoir, I bought a copy of the book.
A different perspective on the venerable Boston lit mag's early years
By GEORGE KIMBALL  |  November 11, 2011
RIP George Kimball, 1943–2011

RIP George Kimball, 1943–2011


The Boston Phoenix, and the world of boxing, has lost a heavyweight. George Kimball, Phoenix sports editor (back when there was such a thing) for...
By Sean Kerrigan  |  July 07, 2011
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Giving good gimmick

To sustain a literary magazine over decades it pays to have a gimmick.
Granta at 30
By WILLIAM CORBETT  |  June 12, 2009
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Literary import

One of the first things Ladette Randolph tells me is that she’s a fifth-generation Nebraskan, that her great-great grandparents settled there, that the landscape there, particularly in the western part of the state, where her novel is set, is “like being
Ploughshares lands a new editor
By NINA MACLAUGHLIN  |  September 24, 2008