MARY: A Journal of New Writing

The MFA's graduate student-run online journal.  

MARY: A Journal of New Writing is a student run online arts journal sponsored by Saint Mary’s College of California’s MFA in Creative Writing program. Since its inception in 2002, MARY Magazine has published contemporary poetry and prose from a diverse group of talented emerging writers and established artists, including: D.A. Powell, Peter Orner, Gillian Conoley, Bruce Smith, Elizabeth Robinson, Rebecca Curtis, Carol Snow, K. Silem Mohammad, Matthew Zapruder, and Dorathea Lasky. MARY has also conducted interviews with award-winning writers such as Michael Palmer, Nick Flynn, Susan Steinberg, Michael Pollan, John D’Agata, Jo Ann Beard, Mary Roach, Forrest Gander, and Kent Johnson. 

Submission Guidelines

All work must be previously unpublished. Fiction and Nonfiction submissions should be no more than 15 pages in standard 12-point font, double-spaced format (unless otherwise structured for craft purposes). Poetry submissions should contain no more than 5 poems or 10 pages per submission.

MARY Submission Form 

 

2017-18 MARY Staff

 

Editor-in-Chief

Laura A. Zink

 

Deputy Editor

Seth Simons

 

Creative Nonfiction Editor

R. Awwal

 

Assistant Creative Nonfiction Editor

Gillian Reimann

 

Fiction Editor

Amy George

 

Assistant Fiction Editor

Brian Barrientez II

 

Poetry Editor

AC Harmon

 

Assistant Poetry Editors

Emily Alexander

Julie MacKay 

Terry Taplin

 

Readers

Dee Allen-Kirkhouse

Jordan Galerkin

Ryan Jones

Cynthia Leonard

Alyssa Johnson

Rebecca Samuelson
 

 

Faculty Editor

Lysley Tenorio

 

MARY Archives

 

If you would like to donate to MARY, please visit our Giving Page and remember to direct your Gift to MARY!