Win McCormack is a publisher, editor, and writer on politics. He has been Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Oregon Magazine and Tin House literary quarterly, and is currently owner and Editor-in-Chief of The New Republic. He has a dual interest in literature and politics, holding as he does a B.A. from Harvard University in Government and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Oregon. He is well-known as a political activist in Oregon and nationally.