Washington Square Review is a nationally distributed literary journal publishing fiction and poetry by emerging and established writers, as well as interviews. Edited and produced biannually by the students and faculty of the NYU Graduate Creative Writing Program, Washington Square Review also sponsors an annual literary contest and hosts reading events in New York City.

Recent issues include new work by:

Steve Almond, John Ashbery, Joshua Beckman, Anne Carson, Martha Collins, Courtney Craggett, Shane McCrae, Mahmoud Darwish, Lydia Davis, E.L. Doctorow, Nguyen Do, Timothy Donnelly, Stephen Dunn, Thomas Sayers Ellis, Eamon Grennan, Terrance Hayes, Edward Hirsch, Phillis Levin, Todd Hasak-Lowy, Etgar Keret, David Kirby, Yusef Komunyakaa, Ben Lerner, Colum McCann, Shane McCrae, Jeffrey McDaniel, Paul Muldoon, Carol Muske-Dukes, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Howard Norman, D. A. Powell, Anne Marie Rooney, Charles Simic, Ruth Stone, Nguyen Trai, Deb Olin Unferth, Cesar Vallejo, G. C. Waldrep, Elizabeth Willis, and John Yau.