“[Freeman] wants writers to be seen. He believes in the stories they tell . . . While the roster of writers included in the first issue is impressive—in addition to Mr. Keret, Ms. Carson, Mr. McCann and Mr. Hutchinson, you’ll also find the likes of Haruki Murakami and Dave Eggers—and the stories they tell in Freeman’s feel like hands reaching out from the ether to save the reader from everyday life, they connect . . . Freeman’s is very much like New York, a melting pot where folks can be themselves . . . The world has certainly arrived in the pages of Freeman’s.”

Review by New York Observer

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