THIS WEEK, LARB GOES TO PRESS with our new Fall 2013 Special Edition print magazine. This new issue is the outcome of our 2013 summer internship program, featuring the LARB Publishing Course: an intensive 9-week seminar series designed to train aspiring students in every aspect of independent publishing, from editing and copyediting to production and marketing.
The Course summer project is for the students to create, copyedit, lay out and ultimately finance their own edition of our tabloid print magazine. They worked throughout the summer acquiring all new, previously unpublished articles, interviews and essays; solicited illustrations and original art; launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise the money to finance it; and learned how to typeset, work with a Los Angeles-based printer, and finally, bring the magazine to press. They were given the chance to produce a real world magazine of their own, and in this they did not disappoint.
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The LARB Special Edition: Intern Issue will be mailed to LARB members this week. If you are not already a member and would like to receive a copy of this and future issues for one year, click here to register at the $5 monthly/$55 annual level. The support of everyday readers is what makes our public service programs such as the LARB Publishing Course possible.