Launched in January 2016, our Lit Mag League is a community of readers and writers who meet every other month to discuss a recent issue of a literary magazine. We seek to cultivate a community of readers who appreciate, discuss, and digest literary magazines as relevant—and valuable—cultural artifacts. For each meeting, the Lit Mag League will select a literary magazine and gather at the moderator’s home to talk about the fiction, poetry, and design aesthetics of that issue.

We will ask: What writing styles are being published? What aesthetic governed the magazine’s curation? What stories and poems are in conversation with our own lives? In addition to discussing the magazine, the Lit Mag League will hear from editors and contributors of esteemed journals like Gulf Coast, Tin House, Five Points, Kenyon Review, Paris Review, and more. Drinks and snacks provided!


June 2019 event: poetry to the people with tin house!  

Last call for Tin House!

Last call for Tin House!

When: Tuesday, June 18

Where: Porch HQ — 2811 Dogwood Place

Join us for this special event to celebrate the final issue of Tin House with a special visit from Tin House editor, Rob Spillman, and his Poetry to the People Bookmobile!

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About our League Leader: Lisa Bubert is a writer and librarian living in East Nashville. She writes stories, the occasional poem, and is currently working on her second novel, all of which are informed by her formative experiences growing up in rural Central Texas. Her fiction and poetry have appeared in Carolina Quarterly, wildness, Barnstorm Journal, Spartan and more. 

Twitter and Instagram: lisabubert