NEW YORK (AP) _ David Remnick, one of a number of widely admired writers brought to The New Yorker by the outgoing editor Tina Brown, was named as her successor today.

Remnick, 39, will take over from Ms. Brown sometime after her Aug. 1 departure, said Perri Dorset, the magazine's senior publicist.

Remnick was one of many writers introduced by Ms. Brown during her six years as editor of the Conde Nast publication. Some of the others include Louis Menand, Anthony Lane and Henry Louis Gates.

Brown announced last week that she was resigning as the magazine's editor to start a company affiliated with Miramax Films.