Chapman (magazine)

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Chapman is a literary magazine based in Edinburgh, Scotland.[1] It has published many Scottish and international authors, including Iain Crichton Smith, Alasdair Gray, Sorley MacLean and Kathleen Raine, it covers new poetry and short fiction, as well as critical essays and reviews.

It was started in 1970[2][3] as The Chapman, a pamphlet edited by George Hardie and Walter Perrie. Robert Calder, Joy Hendry and Walter Perrie edited the magazine during 1975. Joy Hendry began editing the title first in conjunction with Perrie, then solo from Issue 16 in 1976, she was the magazine's editor until 2005.[4]

It is variously known as Chapman magazine, Chapman: Scotland's Quality Literary Magazine, but Chapman is its proper title.

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  1. ^ "Chapman Publishing (Publishers)". WriteWords Directory. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  2. ^ Robert Lee Brewer (5 August 2014). 2015 Writer's Market: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published. F+W Media. p. 524. ISBN 978-1-59963-860-7. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Angus Calder: Maverick & Motivator: 110 (Chapman Magazine)". Amazon. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  4. ^ "Great composure under fire Literary magazine Chapman has been edited by Joy Hendry for more than 30 years". The Herald Scotland. 16 January 2005. Retrieved 23 April 2017.

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