Salamander cover with abstract painting by by Elizabeth DoranSalamander, the national literary journal published at and supported by the Suffolk University English Department, has just come out with its new issue, #43 (Winter 2016-17).

Jennifer Barber, a scholar-in-residence in the English Department, is the editor-in-chief, and Katie Sticca is the managing editor.

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

Highlights from the new issue


Rodney Gomez, Jackson Sabbagh, Tara Skurtu, Derek JG Williams, Ellen Kaufman, Philip Raisor, Fiona Sze-Lorrain, Mary Buchinger, George Kalogeris, Kelle Groom, Sally Bliumis-Dunn, Austin Sanchez-Moran, and many others


  • "Recursions," by J.L. Montavon (2016 Fiction Prize Winner)
  • "Gabe Dove," by Sonya Larson (2016 Fiction Prize Honorable Mention)
  • "A Little Grief," by Andrea Uptmor
  • "Receive Us Every One," by Erica X Eisen
  • "The Worm," by Matthew Baker.


  • Ishion Hutchinson's House of Lords and Commons reviewed by Valerie Duff-Strautmann
  • Meghan Kenny's Love Is No Small Thing reviewed by Olivia Kate Cerrone
  • Talvikki Ansel's Somewhere in Space reviewed by Kasey Jueds
  • Mary Stewart Hammond's Entering History reviewed by Jacqueline Kolosov