"The essayists on that site are the cleverest around." - GLOBE AND MAIL
Winner of three Gold Medals at the 2013 National Magazine Awards,
Including Magazine Website of the Year
TORONTO, Nov. 26, 2013 /CNW/ - The debate-stirring, award-winning online
magazine launches its inaugural print edition with a one-of-a-kind,
elegantly art-directed, colour journal that mixes art, photography and
literature with pop culture, politics and design.
Featuring George Saunders, Jhumpa Lahiri, Sheila Heti, filmmaker Xavier
Dolan, Joseph and Amanda Boyden, among many others, Hazlitt No. 1 collects some of the greatest hits and seminal tracks previously
published on the website alongside newly commissioned work.
George Saunders Battles Bitterness with Bogeymen
Shelf Esteem: Sheila Heti's Rabbit Eats Books!
Michael Winter on the Idea of a Dangerous Life
Patricia Lockwood Writes: Nessie Wants to Watch Herself Doing It
Tabloid Fiction—Billie Livingston on an Oxycontin epidemic
Sarah Nicole Prickett on James Salter's Blue Moves
Jhumpa Lahiri's Family Secrets
Lynn Crosbie on Lindsay Lohan
Peter Meehan: "I Was a Directionless Acid Freak Until I Found Cooking"
Three Eulogies by Alexandra Molotkow: Wendy O. Williams, Valerie
Solanas, Cookie Mueller
Plus art and photography by Luis Jacob, Adrienne Kammerer, Hugh Scott-
Douglas, Lorne Bridgman and Michael Comeau.
Distributed to bookstores, newsstands, and specialty retailers in
Canada, the United States, England, Japan, Hong Kong, and elsewhere.
Coming soon in an electronic version.
ABOUT THE EDITOR AND ART DIRECTOR
Christopher Frey is the Editor-in-chief of Hazlitt and the Director of Digital Publishing
at Random House of Canada. A five-time National Magazine Award- winner,
he has contributed to The Walrus, Globe and Mail, National Post, Azure, CBC Radio, and Maisonneuve. He is also the Toronto correspondent for Monocle magazine.
Jeremy Laing is an internationally acclaimed designer based in Toronto. Before
launching his own eponymous clothing line in 2005, Laing apprenticed
under Alexander McQueen. In 2011 he was a finalist for France's
prestigious ANDAM Fashion Award.
HAZLITT No. 1 / Winter 2014
Edited by Christopher Frey
Art directed by Jeremy Laing
In stores November 2013
Launched in August 2012, Hazlitt is the flagship online magazine
published by Penguin Random House Canada, reaching approximately
150,000 unique visitors a month worldwide.
"At Hazlitt we believe that now more than ever it's important to
consider how books intersect with current events and the rest of the
culture. To make authors part of the daily conversation; to put their
ideas and stories in dialogue with the world as it happens."
Hazlitt also produces The Arcade, a biweekly podcast on the arts,
culture and current affairs (available at iTunes, Soundcloud, and
Hazlittmag.com); Hazlitt Originals, an imprint of fiction and
non-fiction e-shorts; and Pagelicker, an award-winning video series of
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For further information:
To request an interview or copy of Hazlitt No. 1 please contact Scott Sellers at 416 957 1564 or firstname.lastname@example.org