little magazine


: a literary usually noncommercial magazine that features works especially of writers who are not well-known

Examples of little magazine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In 2004, Keith Gessen co-founded n+1, a nervy little magazine that was framed as a provocation against the dull, sanctimonious status quo of the literary scene. Phillip MacIak, The New Republic, 27 June 2022 As editor and then publisher, Mr. Navasky presided over the Nation from 1978 to 2005, cultivating a roster of stylish, incisive writers while pinching pennies and soliciting donations to keep the little magazine afloat. Harrison Smith, Washington Post, 25 Jan. 2023 Media coverage of the new new left has tended to view predominantly white cultural types — scabrous podcast hosts, brittle little magazines — as its vanguard. Frank Guan, Daily Intelligencer, 5 Nov. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1895, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of little magazine was in 1895

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“Little magazine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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