is a print literary journal based in the Cambridge/Boston area, featuring poetry and short fiction. We seek writing that is fresh and resonant, and look forward to reading work from our local literary community as well as elsewhere.

UPDATE September 5, 2017: Submissions are now closed for Constellations volume 7: TRANSGRESSION. Thanks to all who asked us to consider their work. We’re still poring through the final weeks’ submissions and hope to begin laying out the new issue soon.

Meanwhile, Constellations volume 6: INTERFERENCE is still available for purchase in our CreateSpace store. Volume 6 includes poetry, fiction, and photography from 46 contributors and costs just $12. Many thanks to everyone who contributed their work and made this issue possible.

We’d also like to congratulate the authors of the following pieces, our
Pushcart Prize nominees for this issue:
  • “Language Lesson for One” by Pui Ying Wong
  • “Wanting” by Brandon French
  • “Moths” by Kathleen Spivack
  • “Lobster for Supper” by Philip E. Burnham, Jr.
  • “Room” by Gloria Mindock
  • “The Footnote” by Beate Sigriddaughter
Please note that while we recoup our costs most quickly via CreateSpace orders, the issue is also available via in the U.S. and,,,, and in Europe.