The new winter issue of Salamander, the national literary journal published at and supported by the Suffolk University English Department, is now available in its print version and online.

The issue was prepared with the assistance of students in the fall 2017 semester’s Salamander Practicum Course, English 476-A, taught by Scholar-in-Residence Jennifer Barber, who is the magazine’s editor-in-chief.

Feature excerpts from the new issue are publicly available on the Salamander website.

Highlights from the new issue of Salamander include:


Poets include Suzanne Berger, Robert Cording, David Ferry, Julie Hanson, Kirun Kapur, Carolyn Guinzio, Ye Lijun, Nina Lindsay, Richard Hoffman, Ricardo Pau-Llosa, Derek N. Otsuji, Martha Collins, Lola Haskins, Christine Jones, and many others


"Seventeen Things about My Friend Farzana," by Neha Chaudhary-Kamdar

"Mastermind," by Jared Lipof, 2017 Fiction Second Prize

"Girls Girls Girls," by Cady Vishniac, 2017 Fiction First Prize

"The View from the Necropolis," by Erica X Eisen

"You've Got to Be Good to People," by Lizzie Reinhard


The Aeneid, by Virgil, translated by David Ferry, reviewed by Drew Swinger

Cold Storage, by Keith Althaus and Spill, by Kelle Groom, reviewed by Valerie Duff-Strautmann