Regarding Literary Magazines: An Interview with David Remnick

by Sanya Noel

David Remnick has been the chief editor of The New Yorker since 1998. He joined the magazine as a staff writer in 1992 having spent ten years at the Washington Post as a reporter. Remnick has also published six books, most recently, The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama (New York: Knopf, 2010.) His 1993 book, Lenin’s Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire, won a Pulitzer Prize in 1994.
Besides being the chief ed. at the New Yorker, Remnick continues to produce a significant amount of articles and essays for the magazine. Enkare Review got interested in interviewing Remnick for two reasons: how he manages The New Yorker and how he keeps writing with such a high profile job. This interview took place via email between Sanya Noel in the hot, dusty Nairobi and David Remnick in the cold Manhattan borough of New York.

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