The Loft to Close

Literary Magazine,

Shifting Efforts to Net

MINNEAPOLIS, MN/4/10/06—The literary magazine Speakeasy, published by The Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis, will cease publication effective with the June 15 edition. The quarterly magazine had a distribution of 10,000 copies and 5,000 subscribers. The Loft, like many other publishing entities, plans to expand its website.