The Writer magazine ‘will go on hiatus’ after 125 years of helping writers with their craft.

Editor Jeff Reich sent an email to contributors today: “I’m sorry to announce that The Writer magazine will go on hiatus after the October 2012 issue, which is in production now. Kalmbach Publishing Co., which owns The Writer, is currently looking for a buyer for the magazine, and our hope is that The Writer will re-emerge under the careful stewardship of a new owner.”

The magazine celebrated its 125 anniversary in January. It was founded in 1887 by Boston Globe reporters Robert Luce and William H. Hills. We have reached out to the company for an official statement and will update when they respond.

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