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The Editor of the Paris Review Has Resigned in the Wake of Sexual Harassment Allegations

The Editor of the Paris Review Has Resigned in the Wake of Sexual Harassment Allegations
From TIME - December 6, 2017

(NEW YORK)The editor of the Paris Review has resigned amid allegations of sexual harassment.

Magazine board president Terry McDonell told the Associated Press that Lorin Stein submitted his resignation on Wednesday. The Paris Review, one of the worlds most prestigious literary journals, was founded in 1953 and edited by George Plimpton for 50 years. Stein, who took over in 2010, was only the fourth editor in the magazines history.

The Paris Review has no tolerance for sexual harassment, the magazine said in a statement. We are committed to whatever is necessary to ensure that the Paris Review is free from harassment and discrimination of any kind.

Also Wednesday, a spokesman for the publisher Farrar, Straus & Giroux told the AP that Stein had resigned from his position as editor at large. Stein had been a full time editor at FSG before joining the Review and had worked with such prize winning authors as Denis Johnson and Jonathan Franzen.

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