Gandy Dancer (2015)
Gandy Dancer reviews The Common, emphasizing a “tasteful unity that is certainly the result of the common thread.”
The Boston Globe (2014)
The Boston Globe highlights The Common in an article about Journal of the Month.
The Kenyon Review (2014)
The Kenyon Review Online interviews Editor in Chief Jennifer Acker about The Common and its new online features.
Beyond the Margins (2014)
Beyond the Margins names The Common as a “hearty, high quality, aesthetically traditional lit mag.”
Amherst Magazine (2013)
Amherst Magazine highlights editor-in-chief Jennifer Acker’s year in Abu Dhabi and The Common‘s foray into Middle Eastern and Arabic literature.
The Best American Essays 2013
The Best American Essays 2013, ed. Cheryl Strayed, named Rolf Potts’ “Tourist Snapshots,” from The Common Issue 03, as a Notable Essay of 2012.
The Review Review (2012)
The Review Review interviews editor-in-chief Jennifer Acker on “capturing the essence of somewhere particular.”
The Boston Globe (2011)
The Boston Globe features The Common in “Read Local,” a piece that compares the magazine to farmers’ markets.
Amherst Magazine (2011)
Amherst Magazine features The Common in the Spring 2011 issue: Print Makes a Stand.