News and Press
NewPages reviews Issue 08, finding it "entertaining, informative, thought-provoking, and above all else ... comforting."
NewPages reviews Issue 07, highlighting "lines that prick like needles wedged in the cotton of concrete, everyday objects."
The Review Review gives Issue 04 five stars, saying it "seamlessly blends style, presentation, and experimentation with pieces that celebrate the universal human experiences of love, loneliness, heartbreak, and anxiety."
Amherst College posts videos from the various Lit Fest 2016 events. The videos feature Angela Flournoy, Lauren Groff '01, Deborah Treisman, Harold Augenbraum and Jen Acker '00.
Literary Hub named Ben Shattuck's "There Once was a Dildo in Nantucket," from The Common Issue 10, as one of their top ten most read stories of the year.
Arablit.org reviews our March 2015 conversation on contemporary Arabic fiction, which included readings by short-story writers Hassan Blasim and Hisham Bustani.
Qadita.net, an Arabic contemporary literature and arts website, writes a feature on Issue 06 contributor Hisham Bustani's collaboration with The Common.