‘Vanity Fair With a Middle American Sensibility’

Buzzfeed was buzzing yesterday with a report on a party held Tuesday at Michael’s in New York, honoring the winner and runners up in the 2013 Great American Fiction Contest. The event was well-stocked with book people from the likes of Random House and Simon & Schuster, but also drew magazine folks curious about the reinvention of the hoariest of American magazine brands, The Saturday Evening Post, creator of the newly-minted annual contest (the story “Wolf,’ by winner Lucy Jane Bledsoe, appears in the January/February 2013 issue).