Since 1936, the New Directions in Prose and Poetry anthologies have served as vehicles for the presentation of new and variant trends in world literature.
This anthology series draws on authors from countries across the world and features selections of the finest new prose and poetry.
About the Author
James Laughlin (1914–1997) founded New Directions in 1936 while still a student at Harvard. He wrote and compiled more than a dozen books of poetry as well as stories and essays; seven volumes of his correspondence with his authors are available from W.W. Norton.
Peter Glassgold is the former editor in chief of New Directions.
Born in New York City in 1927, Griselda Ohannessian studied to be a pianist at Barnard College and has been associated with New
Directions Publishing since 1956. She was the President and Managing
Director when she retired in 2005, and she is still a member of the New
Directions Board of Directors.