Kelly Burdick

Kelly Burdick is the executive editor of Melville House.

International Crime Month 2014 kicks off

Held every year in June, International Crime Month is a celebration of crime fiction from foreign shores. Four of America’s most prominent independent publishers—Grove Atlantic, Akashic Books, Melville House, andRead more »

Vice Media is not Twitter

I am delighted to call bullshit on this: Vice Media co-founder Shane Smith’s claim, to Bloomberg TV, that his company could soon “have a market value equaling” Twitter. The numbersRead more »

A report from the stacks

Esteemed literary translator Susan Bernofsky toured the New York Public Library’s 42nd Street book stacks, which are set to be demolished as part of the NYPL’s Central Library Plan. Bernofsky,Read more »