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 December 10, 2018: Constellations volume 8: VULNERABILITY is now available, featuring poetry, fiction, art, and photography from a record-breaking 62 contributors.

The issue is available via in the U.S.,,,,, and in Europe, and in Asia.


Please also join us in congratulating the authors of the following pieces, our Pushcart Prize nominees for issue 8:

  • “Thoughts on a Priest's Cassock” by Babitha Marina Justin (poetry, 24 lines)
  • “A Theory With a Flaw” by Jenna Le (poetry, 32 lines)
  • “American Massacre” by Brandon Marlon (poetry, 24 lines)
  • “Spacemusic” by Justine Talbot (fiction, 990 words)
  • Au Secours!” by James Ross (fiction, 1432 words)
  • “Disclosure” by Treena Thibodeau (fiction, 5395 words)

We will be reopening for
submissions on March 15, 2019, when we will begin reading for volume 9: CONFESSION.