Memorious: A Journal of New Verse and Fiction

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Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction
Representative Authors: 
Poetry: Jean Valentine, Norman Dubie, Diana Khoi Nguyen, Eamon Grennan, Major Jackson, Kevin Prufer, Ishion Hutchinson, Gail Mazur, G. C. Waldrep, Bob Hicok, David Rivard, Emily Rosko, Sean Singer, Jake Adam York, Kara Candito, Timothy Liu, Jericho Brown, Alex Dimitrov, Sandra Lim. Interviews: Pablo Neruda, Linda Gregerson, Brenda Hillman, Robert Creeley, Thom Gunn, Alice Fulton. Prose: Xu Xi, Steve Almond, Benjamin Percy, Paul Yoon, Abby Frucht, Peter Orner
Reading Period: 
Mar 1 to Jun 1
Response Time: 
Greater than 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
No payment
Issues per Year: 
Greater than 10,000

Editorial Focus

Memorious publishes poetry and fiction by emerging and established writers. The magazine also collaborates with the Chicago Organization Singers On New Ground for an annual art song contest, in which a guest composer selects a poem to set. The winning work is performed in Chicago, and a studio recording is published in the magazine.

Memorious was founded in 2004 by Robert Arnold, Brian Green, and Rebecca Morgan Frank. Site design by Brian Green. Memorious is a member of the Council of Literary Magazines and Presses.

Tips From the Editor

Please read and follow our submissions guidelines. Submissions are only accepted through Submishmash. Please do not contact the editors directly with submissions or withdrawals.

Contact Information

Rebecca Morgan Frank, Editor-in-Chief
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Last updated: Nov 16, 2023