Illuminations Magazine

Genres Published: 
Poetry
Formats: 
Print
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
No
Payment: 
Contributor copies only
Issues per Year: 
1
Issue Price: 
2 Issues for $15
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Editorial Focus: 

Over the past 27 years, Illuminations Magazine has always maintained a mission to publish new writers alongside some of the world’s finest, believing that a harmonious blend of the two will lend a fresh voice to the world of contemporary poetry.

Tips From the Editor: 

Illuminations is on a reading hiatus for the academic year 2013-2014. We are undergoing a shift in editorship. Please check back with us in the future and feel free to contact Meg Scott Copses with questions.

Contact Information
Meg Scott Copses, Editor
5 College Way
Charleston,
South Carolina
29424

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Last updated: January 16, 2014

Current Issue

Cover Story 

Our Independent Publishing Issue features an in-depth interview with Graywolf Press editor Jeff Shotts; a look at the successful partnerships of eleven small-press authors and their editors; a profile of indie essayist Charles D'Ambrosio; Donald Hall recalls a golden age of American poetry; best-selling author Miranda Beverly-Whittemore on the rewards of self-promotion; advice for self-published authors; a conversation with Guernica publisher Lisa Lucas; and much more.

Let's Just Do This: Eleven Small-Press Authors and their Publishing Partners

by Kevin Larimer

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Eleven small-press authors and their publishing partners discuss the independent approach—and all the passion, commitment, and love that comes with it—to bringing books into the world.

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Agents & Editors: Jeff Shotts

by Michael Szczerban

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Graywolf Press executive editor Jeff Shotts discusses the power of patience in publishing, editing as an act of empathy, and why it’s an exciting time to be a poet.

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Finding Gems in Lost & Found

by Rebecca Bates

News and Trends

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

The Center for Humanities at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City is making the ephemeral more tangible through its Lost & Found chapbook series.

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