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Looking Back—and Looking Forward

Editor Adam Ross talks with Chapter 16 about the 500th issue of The Sewanee Review

When Nashville novelist Adam Ross was appointed editor of The Sewanee Review last year, he took his place in a literary lineage that dates back to 1892. George Core, the…

Seeking to Enchant and Enlighten

The Sewanee Review continues its long commitment to excellence under new editor Adam Ross

…a literary magazine, but it can become a major hurdle to keeping a publication fresh and relevant. When acclaimed writer Adam Ross (author of Mr. Peanut and Ladies and Gentlemen)…

Fearless and Exacting

The new Sewanee Review will appear the end of this month, and “new” hardly begins to describe it

Eleven months ago, Adam Ross was named The Sewanee Review’s first new editor in nearly forever, and the storied journal is scheduled for its long-awaited rebirth at the end of…

In a Dark Wood

Novelist Adam Ross first opened the closet of adult secrets through the plays of Tennessee Williams, who won a Pulitzer Prize for both A Streetcar Named Desire and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

…kindness of strangers. That’s asking the people we share our lives with to be adults. Adam Ross is the author of Mr. Peanut and Ladies and Gentlemen. In February 2016…

Carrying on the Legacy

Novelist Adam Ross is the new editor of The Sewanee Review

…the end of 2016. The new editor is Nashville novelist Adam Ross, longtime friend of Chapter 16 and author of two books (a novel, Mr. Peanut, and a story collection,…

Fiction as Autobiography

Claire Vaye Watkins talks with novelist Adam Ross about her celebrated debut story collection, Battleborn

Adam Ross is the author of Mr. Peanut and Ladies and Gentlemen. This semester he is serving as the visiting writer-in-residence at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. He lives…