Washington Square Review, a journal of new fiction, poetry, translations, and interviews, is published biannually by the students and faculty of the NYU Graduate Creative Writing Program.
We're proud to announce that Amy Hempel's story, "The Chicane," which originally appeared in Washington Square Review #37, has been selected for Best American Short Stories 2017, guest edited by Meg Wolitzer. "The Lucky Lady" by Rebecca Schiff and "We the Grandchildren" by Loredo Lucas, also from issue #37, were listed as "Other Distinguished Stories of 2016." We're also pleased to announce that Megan Tucker's debut story, "Candidates," from issue #40, won the 2018 PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers. Purchase both issues by clicking here.
PAST issues include work by:
Kaveh Akbar, John Ashbery, Zeina Hashem Beck, Joshua Beckman, Marie-Helene Bertino, Charles Bock, Anne Carson, Martha Collins, Courtney Craggett, Mahmoud Darwish, Lydia Davis, E. L. Doctorow, Nguyen Do, Timothy Donnelly, Stephen Dunn, Thomas Sayers Ellis, Ross Gay, Eamon Grennan, Terrance Hayes, Amy Hempel, Edward Hirsch, Catherine Lacey, Phillis Levin, Todd Hasak-Lowy, Etgar Keret, David Kirby, Yusef Komunyakaa, Ben Lerner, Colum McCann, Shane McCrae, Jeffrey McDaniel, Joe Meno, Paul Muldoon, Carol Muske-Dukes, Eileen Myles, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Howard Norman, Naomi Shihab Nye, Meghan O'Rourke, Tommy Pico, D. A. Powell, Brian Morton, Anne Marie Rooney, Charles Simic, Ruth Stone, Nguyen Trai, Deb Olin Unferth, Cesar Vallejo, G. C. Waldrep, Elizabeth Willis, John Yau, Javier Zamora, Rachel Zucker, and many more.
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF: Joanna Yas
EXECUTIVE EDITORS: Matthew Rohrer & Darin Strauss
MANAGING EDITOR: Katie Bockino
ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR: Alisson Wood
FICTION EDITOR: Alyssa diPierro
ASSISTANT FICTION EDITORS: Spencer Gaffney & Sonia Feigelson
POETRY EDITORS: Maggie Millner & Maddie Mori
ASSISTANT POETRY EDITOR: Hannah Hirsh
WEB EDITORS: Hannah Gilham & T.J. Smith
ASSISTANT WEB EDITORS: Caitlin Barasch, Nadra Mabrouk & Katie Rejsek
ART EDITOR: Wallace Ludel
INTERVIEWS EDITORS: Rachel Mannheimer & Eleanor Wright
ASSISTANT INTERVIEWS EDITOR: Elizabeth Dubois
INTERNATIONAL EDITORS: Mallory Imler Powell & Momina Mela
ASSISTANT INTERNATIONAL EDITORS: Silvina Lopez Medin & Brittany Shutts
COPY EDITORS: Matthew Chow & Megan Swenson
Before contacting us about submissions, please review our submission guidelines. If you still have questions, our editors would be happy to assist you via email.
Reach the editors at
58 West 10th St. / New York, NY 10011
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