Site Search

Shopping Cart

Your shopping cart is empty
Visit the shop


Lit Crawl NYC: Geek Love
April 1, 2013, 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

The Powerhouse Arena (Dumbo)
37 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Co-hosted by Emma Straub and Teddy Wayne.
Tickets: $15
For more information:
To hear about parties, readings, and other Canteen events, friend us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, or join our mailing list by writing to with “Subscribe” in the subject line. We will never share your email address.


  • LitBridge chats with Canteen cofounder Mia Lipman about how the magazine started, what we look for in our readers and contributors, and what’s up next (04/2013)
  • NewPages offers a rave review of Canteen’s eighth issue: “The bold mix of art and writing is a delight to page through” (12/2012)
  • A Photo Editor finds our second photography contest quotable (11/2012)
  • New York Squash provides colorful insight into Canteen cofounder Stephen Pierson while celebrating canTeens‘ partnership with the New York Squash community (11/2012)
  • Mission Local live-tweets Canteen’s Lit Crawl event in San Francisco and captures author Rakesh Satyal channeling Celine Dion on video (10/2012)
  • Turkish journalist Selin Gulgoz was inspired by Canteen’s Outwrite event in New York to visit our Harlem tutoring program (06/2012)
  • The San Francisco Chronicle explores how Canteen’s Hot Authors project “seeks to restore writers’ glamour” (05/2012)
  • The New Yorker promotes the second installment of Outwrite, Canteen’s reading series that encourages—nay, demands—audience participation (05/2012)
  • Claudette Young‘s reference library has a special place for Joyce Maynard’s essay from Canteen Two about her mother’s influence on her writing (05/2012)
  • Writer’s Voice interviews Canteen’s publisher, Stephen Pierson, and contributor Rich Benjamin about our Hot Authors project and Harlem tutoring program (03/2012)
  • Tablet Magazine catches up with artist Kehinde Wiley via a Canteen gala (03/2012)
  • Inspired by Canteen’s Hot Authors project, Tehelka ponders the issue of writers and sexiness (10/2011)
  • Flavorpill has kind words about Canteen’s tutoring program and our Third Annual NYC Gala, “a unique soirée” (10/2011)
  • Electric Literature gets hot with Canteen at the launch party for our seventh issue, an official event of the Brooklyn Book Festival (09/2011)
  • The New York Observer and Canteen contributor Karan Mahajan think our Hot Authors project is an “inspired idea” (09/2011)
  • 3rd Ward Gallery wraps up a fantastic series of interviews about our Hot Authors project—and upcoming launch party for Canteen Seven—by chatting with literary agent Erin Hosier (09/2011)
  • Time Out New York makes Canteen’s Brooklyn Book Festival event a critics’ pick (09/2011)
  • Jason Jordan, editor of decomP, ranks Canteen’s website as one of the top five literary magazine sites (06/2011)
  • The Millions takes note of Canteen’s forthcoming Hot Authors project and our redesigned website (04/2011)
  • SF Weekly shows big love for Canteen’s enthusiastic community of readers and our Spring Gala in San Francisco (04/2011)
  • The New York Times (via The Bay Citizen) sees a bright future for literary magazines, including Canteen (04/2011)
  • The Rumpus gives Canteen Six a rave review: “This issue is so good—so striking, and rich with compelling content—it makes me wish they published more often” (04/2011)
  • The Kickstarter Blog features Canteen’s Hot Authors project (04/2011)
  • Brooklyn Based thinks Canteen would make the perfect holiday gift to help “keep print alive” (11/2010)
  • A Photo Editor praises the transparent judging process for the Canteen Awards in Photography (08/2010)
  • The Los Angeles Times selects Canteen’s first Outwrite event as a Top Pick (04/2010)
  • Paper Magazine’s Word Up! had a lovely time at Canteen’s Second Annual NYC Gala (03/2010)
  • Scallywag & Vagabond were impressed by Canteen’s literary fibs at our Second Annual NYC Gala (03/2010)
  • Largehearted Boy and WORD bookstore select Canteen Five as a Book of the Week (01/2010)
  • reviews Canteen Four (08/2009)
  • The Rumpus reprints Stephen Elliott’s essay from Canteen Four (08/2009)
  • The New York Review of Magazines reviews Canteen (06/2009, click on Reviews, then Canteen; or read the article via
  • Periodically Speaking: Canteen publisher Stephen Pierson introduces contributor Justin Taylor at a series hosted by CLMP and the New York Public Library (04/2009)
  • The Rumpus reprints Eric Puchner & Katharine Noel’s essay from Canteen Four (04/2009)
  • ArtInfo features Canteen and Envoy gallery’s booth at Pulse Miami (12/2008)
  • Library Journal (08/2008)
  • BlackBook (03/2008)
  • LitMinds interviews Canteen editors Sean Finney and Mia Lipman (09/2007)
  • Utne Reader, From the Stacks (08/2007)
  • San Francisco magazine names Canteen “Best New Local Publication About the Arts” (08/2007)
  • San Francisco Chronicle (05/2007)
  • (05/2007)

Contact with inquiries.

Read our initial launch press release.

Canteen is delighted to have our work featured on DivineCaroline, where women writers rule.


Comments are closed.

Kyplex Cloud Security Seal - Click for Verification