Wesleyan Graduates Produce New Literary Magazine

(Left to right) Evan Simko-Bednarski '07, Laura McMillan '05, John Cusick '07, Adam Read-Brown '07 and Kevin Dugan (of the New School) are current managing editors at Armchair Shotgun.

Several Wesleyan graduates are involved in Armchair/Shotgun, a new literary magazine based in Brooklyn, N.Y. that publishes new fiction, poetry, visual art work and author profiles. The publication was co-founded by writers John Cusick ’07 and Evan Simko-Bednarski ’07 is run by an editorial and business staff that includes the co-founders and Laura McMillan ’05, Aaron Reuben ’07, Adam Read-Brown ’07 and W. Gavin Robb ’07.


The staff celebrated the release of its second issue on March 18 at Greenlight Bookstore in Brooklyn. This issue features a profile by Kevin Dugan of novelist Jesse Ball, author of Samedi the Deafness and The Way Through Doors, an interview with Brooklyn-based artist Sono Osato, and original poems, stories and artwork.

Armchair/Shotgun considers submissions anonymously to provide a venue for new and veteran authors alike. It is a print publication and available in bookstores.

For more information, go to http://armchairshotgun.com.

David Low

David Low '76 writes about arts and culture for the Wesleyan magazine and Wesleyan Connection. He is associate director of publications in the Office of University Communications. He is also a published fiction writer. E-mail: dlow@wesleyan.edu