Encounter was a literary magazine, founded in 1953 by poet Stephen Spender? and early neoconservative author, Irving Kristol. The magazine ceased publication in 1990. Published in the United Kingdom, it was a largely Anglo-American intellectual and cultural journal. Spender served as literary editor until 1967, when he resigned due to the revelation that year of the covert CIA funding of the magazine.

Mount, Ferdinand. "Encounter: the end of an era(external link)." The Times Literary Supplement 1 Feb. 1991.

Articles about Richard Brautigan that appeared in Encounter:

Mount, Ferdinand. "The Novel of the Narcissus: A Review of Sombrero Fallout." Encounter 48.6 (June 1977): 51-58.