Yale Review selects Meghan O'Rourke as new editor

NEW YORK – The Yale Review, one of the world's oldest literary publications, has a new editor.

Meghan O'Rourke, The Long Goodbye, has been selected for her memoir about the death of her mother, "The Long Goodbye." She will begin next July, around the time of the Review's 200th anniversary. At Yale graduate, O'Rourke has served as a literacy critic for Slate and poetry editor for the Paris Review.

O'Rourke was selected a year after the Review's longtime editor, J.D. McClatchy, announced he was stepping down. McClatchy gave in April.

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