July 23, 2010

Welcome Ujala! 0


We’d like to introduce you all to our new intern, Ujala Sehgal, who beat out 50+ other applicants for the position. Ujala lives in Manhattan and recently left a nascent career in corporate law to travel and focus on her writing. Her first full-length piece, about negotiating one’s limitations as a reader and writer, has […]

June 15, 2010

Introducing The Millions’ “Books and Reviews” 7


Knowing that people like to dig through the archives to read about the books we’ve covered, we’ve tried to create ways to make that easier, but until now our efforts had proven unwieldy to use and to manage. So, in an effort to solve this problem once and for all, we’ve spent several months putting together a new section that we are proud to show off today.

June 7, 2010

Help Wanted! The Millions Seeks an Intern CLOSED 0


Our intern will join a great group of creative thinkers and have the opportunity to get their work edited by the working writers among us and potentially see their pieces published at The Millions.

April 13, 2010

Welcome Jacob! 0


We’re welcoming another regular to The Millions. You’ll recognize Jacob Lambert from his ongoing series “The Road (A Comedic Translation),” and he’ll be doing more humor pieces for us as well as whatever else he comes up with. Jacob has written for MAD Magazine for several years. He also has a regular column in Philly […]

March 24, 2010

The Millions Turns Seven 7


The Millions was started on this day seven years, four urls, and umpteen layouts ago.

January 22, 2010

Welcome Emily St. John Mandel! 0


To kick off 2010, we at The Millions are thrilled to announce that Emily St. John Mandel has joined us as a regular contributor. Emily lives in Brooklyn. Her first novel, Last Night In Montreal, was recently published by Unbridled Books; her second novel, The Singer’s Gun, will be published by the same press in […]

September 4, 2009

Welcome Sonya 0


Today, we are officially adding a new regular contributor to The Millions. Those of you who have been reading The Millions for the last several months will be familiar with Sonya’s writing (collected here). Particularly recommended are Sonya’s essay on the complications of choosing a book cover design for her forthcoming novel and her clever […]

August 16, 2009

Welcome to the New 11


We’ve long felt the great writing here needed a little room to breathe.

May 14, 2009

The Millions is now Available via Kindle 0


Our ambivalence about the Kindle has been on full display of late. Still, when Amazon recently opened up its Kindle blog subscription program to all blogs it seemed worth trying, if only to satiate our curiosity about what it entails. With The Millions freely available for all readers, its hard to imagine why someone might […]

May 5, 2009

Tonight on 4th Avenue 0


Tonight’s installment of the Pacific Standard Fiction Series here in Brooklyn features Benjamin Kunkel, author of Indecision and Rivka Galchen, author of Atmospheric Disturbances. Books will be for sale on-site, and drink specials will be chosen by dartboard. The reading starts at 7 p.m. at Pacific Standard. Hope to see you there!