Author Archives: Ann Kjellberg

Padgett Powell: Thursday Night at Housing Works

Little Star has been publishing Padgett Powell since our very first issue, which included quite a bit of what became his 2012 novel, You & Me. Then in 2012 we published his story “The New World,” which found its way into his new book of stories, out this week, Cries for Help: Various. We plucked […]

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Joy Williams: A New Book and a Little Star Weekly Special

Today Knopf issues Joy Williams’ first book of stories in ten years, and for the occasion we have opened up all her work for Little Star as our weekly special!       “Argos,” the afterlife of Odysseus’s faithful dog, reimagined “Mission,” nine days, or is it forever, behind bars, for desecrating the dead after […]

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Glyn Maxwell on the stage, this summer

Enjoying our poets’ correspondence between Glyn Maxwell and Rowan Ricardo Phillips? Keep it going by buying Rowan’s new book, or taking a dip into Glyn’s work for the stage: Glyn is not only a prolific writer of plays, libretti, and screenplays, but also one of our foremost advocates for verse drama. “Cyrano de Bergerac,” by […]

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A Poets’ Correspondence (I–V): Rowan Ricardo Phillips and Glyn Maxwell

This summer in our digital edition, Little Star Weekly, inaugurated an occasional series, a correspondence on poetic means in the English of here and there (England and the UK) by Rowan Ricardo Phillips and Glyn Maxwell.  Read Glyn’s first installment in Little Star Weekly here, ensuing correspondence below. Dear Glyn, I’m in New York. And now that I’ve […]

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Coming soon! A poet’s correspondence

This week in our digital edition, Little Star Weekly, we inaugurate an occasional series, a correspondence on poetic means in the English of here and there (England and the UK) by Rowan Ricardo Phillips and Glyn Maxwell.  Read the first installment here.  And stay tuned for part two! Send us your email address to request […]

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Happy Birthday Little Star Weekly!

This week our digital mini-magazine Little Star Weekly turns two, and we are celebrating with lots of special offers. First of all, subscribe to the Weekly for a year—receive it as an app on your iPhone or iPad or read it on the web—and for this week only we’ll send you a gratis copy of […]

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Happy Birthday Derek Walcott!

Our beloved contributor Derek Walcott turns eighty-five this Thursday, and we celebrate by opening up his past work in Little Star Weekly as our Weekly Special! • An early poem revisited in his new collected poems, introduced by editor Glyn Maxwell • An encounter with a forest succubus from his recent play Moon Child We posted […]

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Our new cover!

Issues arriving in December! Order Little Star #6 now at our special pre-publication price here.

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Welcome Chris Sharp! Little Star Gallery curator beginning this week

As we launch our new web-wide version of Little Star Weekly, we also welcome Chris Sharp as our new curator for Little Star Gallery.  Chris will be selecting an image for each issue of the Weekly for the six next months, following his predecessors painters Mary Weatherford and John Zinsser.  (Our web-based version also makes […]

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Supernova! Little Star Weekly goes web-wide

We are very thrilled to announce that our little app, Little Star Weekly, which has been bringing a dollop of poetry and prose every Friday to the pockets of readerly iPhone and iPad users, is about to go web-wide and become visible on any internet enabled device! On Friday we’ll post a new web page […]

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