Soundings East

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Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Representative Authors: 
Sascha Feinstein, Leslie Lawrence, Robert Cooperman, Jim Daniels, Caroline Knox, Jill McDonough
Reading Period: 
Sep 1 to Feb 1
Response Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
Contributor copies only
Issues per Year: 
Issue Price: 
Less than 1,000

Editorial Focus

Soundings East, the literary journal of Salem State University, has published quality fiction, poetry, and nonfiction for forty years. The magazine is published annually with support from the Center for Creative and Performing Arts. Edited by upper-level creative students under the aegis of an advisory editor from the writing faculty, Soundings East is distributed nationally, with recent press runs of 750 copies.

Tips From the Editor

Prose submissions (fiction and nonfiction) should not exceed 10,000 words. Please address these to either the fiction editor or the nonfiction editor. Poetry of any style is welcomed; please limit submissions to five pieces or fewer, addressed to the poetry editor. Include contact information and a brief biographical note. All publication rights revert to authors. Soundings East will return hard copies if accompanied by a stamped and self-addressed return envelope.

Contact Information

Cathy Fahey, Managing Editor
Department of English
Salem State University
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Last updated: Feb 20, 2024