Salamander :: NewPages Guide to Literary Magazines
a magazine for poetry, fiction & memoirs
About Salamander: Salamander specializes in publishing highly accomplished poetry, fiction, and memoirs by writers who deserve a wider audience for their work.
Suffolk University English Dept
41 Temple Street
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: (617) 573-8290
Simultaneous submissions: yes Email submissions: no Online Submissions: yes Reading period: 9/1-4/30 Response time: 3 months approx. Payment: honorarium Contests: yes (see website) ISSN: 1063-3359 Founded: 1992 Issues per year: 2 Average pages: 160 Cover price: $9 Sample price (postpaid): $3 Subscription (Ind) 1 year: $13 Subscription (Inst) 1 year: $14
Publisher’s description: Salamander, a magazine for poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and translation, specializes in publishing highly accomplished work by writers who deserve a wider audience. Our writers have been recipients of the National Bookw Aware, the National Book Critics Circle Award, included in Pushcart Prize Anthology; and have received "notable story" from Best American Short Stories as well as appearing in The Best American Nonrequired Reading. Salamander is the recipient of a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
Recent contributors include: Tehila Lieberman, David Abrams, Mary O'Donoghue, Jeanne Marie Beaumont, Binh Nguyen, Hester Kaplan, Kelly Luce, Rachel Kadish, Marie Gauthier, Fiona Sze-Lorrain
“…a stimulating, eclectic selection…work that will linger in your mind long after you finish the magazine.” —NewPages.com
Salamander vol. 18 no. 1 is the first issue celebrating Salamander's 20th year. This issue features poetry by Leslie Williams, Yehoshua November, Wesley Rothman, Fred Marchant, Lori Wilson, Ben Berman, Kim Triedman, Adam Day, Gregory Lawless, Amy Dryansky, and others; stories by 2012 Fiction Contest winner Lynne Butler Oaks and Honorable Mention Jenn Chan Lyman; stories by Lynne Sharon Schwartz, Dana Diehl, and Daniel Pinkerton; and Crossings Over: George Kalogeris's Dialogos, reviewed by Jacqueline Kolosov; Ancestral Lines: David Ferry's Bewilderment reviewed by Valerie Duff-Strautmann.
Summer 2012: Salamander vol. 17. No. 2, an all-fiction issue guest-edited by Peter Brown and Catherine Parnell, features stories by an array of new and award-winning writers, including David Abrams; Dwaine Rieves; Austin Duffy; Siobhan Fallon; E. A. Neeves; Mary O’Donoghue; Shane Castle; Jenn Hollmeyer; Tehila Lieberman; Albert Somma; Sara Hulse; and Katia Kapovich. In his introduction to the issue, Peter Brown writes that the stories included “bring us the drama of the tenderness in people who, facing death and trauma and failure each in their own way, go on attending to each other’s lives.”
Our Winter 2011-12 issue features Fiction by our 2011 contest winner, Hester Kaplan, and our honorable mention, Kelly Luce, both selected by Jim Shepard, as well as stories by Rachel Kadish and Brandi Wells. New poetry by Jeanne Marie Beaumont, Benjamin Sutton, Brett Foster, Nancy Botkin, Nancy Carol Moody, Susan Goslee, Linda Katherine Cutting, Marie Gauthier, Katherine Hollander, Frannie Lindsay, Sarah Chace, Kathleen Balma, Albert Abonado, and many others. The cover painting is by Samuel Bak.
last updated 12/31/2012