Emily Stokes named new Paris Review editor

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The Paris Review has a new editor, only the sixth since being founded in 1953, but its third since 2017
NEW YORK -- The Paris Review has a new editor, only the sixth since being founded in 1953, but its third since 2017. Emily Stokes, currently a senior editor at The New Yorker, succeeds Emily Nemens, who announced earlier this month that she was leaving to work on a new book.

"Emily (Stokes) will honor the Review's tradition of discovery," Mona Simpson, publisher of The Paris Review, said in a statement Tuesday. "I believe she'll publish distinctive work in a distinctive way, with courage, subtlety,…
HILLEL ITALIE AP National Writer
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