NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Harper’s Magazine has announced that James Marcus will join the magazine as deputy editor, effective November 1. He will serve as second-in-command to Ellen Rosenbush, editor of the magazine.
“James has many years of experience in print and online journalism, which he will bring to Harper's Magazine, and we are looking forward to working with him,” Rosenbush said.
Marcus has been editor-at-large at Columbia Journalism Review since 2007. He is responsible for assigning and editing the Ideas + Reviews section of the bimonthly publication. He has also been a senior editor at Amazon.com (1996-2001) and Propeller.com/AOL News (2006-2010). Marcus has written for The New York Times, The Nation, The New York Review of Books, and Salon, among other publications. He received his. B.A. in Art and English from Wesleyan University in 1981 and his M.F.A. in Writing from Columbia University in 1984.
Founded in 1850, Harper’s Magazine (www.harpers.org) is the oldest continuously published general-interest monthly in America. The magazine explores the issues that drive the national conversation through such celebrated features as Readings, Annotation, Findings, and the iconic Index. Harper’s has received eighteen National Magazine Awards. The magazine is owned and published by the Harper’s Magazine Foundation. Monthly previews of the magazine are available for reporters who write about Harper’s: http://www.harpers.org/PR/highlights/