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Open City Inc (Open City Magazine & Books)

General Information


Open City Magazine & Books are published by Open City, Inc., a nonprofit corporation based in New York City. The editors, Thomas Beller and Joanna Yas, strive to keep the literary journal vital for each new generation by publishing a dynamic array of poetry and prose with a daring, youthful, spirit. The editors aim to add a voice to the culture that values wit, depth, and ingenuity, and, in particular, the exposing and elucidating of the human predicament which is often devalued by commercial publishers. Many writers featured in Open City’s pages are being published for the very first time.

The magazine was founded in 1990 by Thomas Beller and Daniel Pinchbeck and the book series was founded in 1999 by Robert Bingham. The magazine comes out three times per year, and at this time Open City Books releases one book per year. The magazine and books are distributed to the trade by Publishers Group West.

Open City Magazine & Books are dedicated to publishing daring and cutting-edge poetry, fiction, and essays. Open City also hosts frequent readings and literary events.

Full Name

Open City Inc (Open City Magazine & Books)


New York (Manhattan)

Phone Number

(212) 625-9048