Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
 Thank you for your readership and contributions. 


Sunday, October 17

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Wanting to make itself attractive to a new buyer, The Reader will be laying off staffers and reducing salaries, as explained in a memo this week from publisher Alison Draper and CFO Tammy Bailey. UPDATE: No layoffs have been announced; the original linked story at Poynter has been corrected.

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