Global City Press

Welcome to the literary metropolis.

Welcome to the literary metropolis.

Global City is a literary metropolis of the imagination. Edited and produced by writers, it celebrates the possibilities of the “global city” and other constructions of community while honoring the subversiveness and originality of ordinary lives. Global City is for citizens in spirit, wherever they may live.

Subscriptions, Submissions, and More

Dear Global City friends and family, Thanks to all of you that have already subscribed to Global City. If you have not yet subscribed, please do. All digital subscriptions are free. You can do so here. You will then receive in your…
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Interview with a Gay Cop

Want to know what it was really like being a gay cop in the heydays of New York City? Here’s a flashback to our celebrated piece, “Interview with a Gay Cop,” from our Crime and Punishment issue from the Spring of…
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Linsey Abrams and Global City Review

I met Linsey Abrams when I was in Graduate School in 2002.  I took her novel workshop at Sarah Lawrence College and confessed that although I was admitted as a poet I thought I was a novelist.  She graciously agreed that…
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Global City Relaunch Party

On June 27th, Global City Press celebrated the relaunch of their literary journal, Global City Review, at 100 Grand—the distinctive and spacious sixth floor loft in SoHo, a true relic of SoHo’s glory days. The summer sun had started to set…
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“The exciting Global City Review…is a rich treasury of contemporary social thought and artistic expressions, defending a humanistic view of the individual in a complex society.”

Multicultural Review

“A few more journals like Global City Review, and literary periodicals just might get a bit more news rack respect.”

Los Angeles Times Book Review

“Each issue of this truly small (4 1/8″ X 6 3/4″) journal is constructed around a single theme…while maintaining a mix of post-modern literary criticism and progressive world views.”

Library Review