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 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
 

MARY accepts previously unpublished fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and hybrid genres. We like weird and risky and humming a little. 

Please send no more than five poems or 15 pages of fiction or nonfiction per submission period. All contributors receive a $30 payment.

MARY Submission Form 

 

2018-19 MARY Staff

 

Editor-in-Chief

Charlie Neer

 

Deputy Editor

Natalie Dunn

 

Creative Nonfiction Editor

Florencia Orlandoni

 

Fiction Editor

Will Preston

 

Poetry Editor

Caeden Dudley

 

Readers

Rai Ahmed-Green

Nicholas Golden

Kathleen Herald

Elli Levin

Connor Mccaslin

Andrew Mercer

Courtney Metz

Lizette Roman-Johnston

Stella Santamaria

Ryan Shepherd

Victoria Quistgaard

 

 

Faculty Editor

Matthew Zapruder

 

MARY Archives

 

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