The Paris Review

literary magazine

The Paris Review is an English-language literary magazine. It started in Paris in 1953. It is published four times a year.[1] by Harold L. Humes, Peter Matthiessen, and George Plimpton. In its first five years, The Paris Review published works by Jack Kerouac, Philip Larkin, V. S. Naipaul, Philip Roth, Terry Southern, Adrienne Rich, Italo Calvino, Samuel Beckett, Nadine Gordimer, Jean Genet, and Robert Bly.

The Paris Review
EditorEmily Nemens
CategoriesArt, culture, interviews, literature
First issueSpring 1953
CompanyThe Paris Review Foundation
CountryUnited States
Based inNew York City (since 1973)


  1. "Top 50 Literary Magazine". EWR. Retrieved August 17, 2015.