Though the topic for the evening was editing, it began with confessions of the heart. “I think I was entirely lost as a human being until I found books and magazines,” said JC Gabel, Publisher and Editor of Stop Smiling Books, the imprint that grew out of the arts and culture magazine of the same name that he co-edited for ten years. “If I’m going to work 80 hours a week, I might as well have it be doing something I love.”
November 10, 2010
Lorin Stein of the Paris Review and JC Gabel of Stop Smiling Discuss the Romance of Editing
October 19, 2010
Members of Chicago’s publishing and literary community chat before JC Gabel and Lorin Stein take the stage at Meet the Editors, presented by Publishing Industry Programs.