The editors are delighted to officially announce that the Columbia Journal Fall Contest is now open for submissions in poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and, for the...
Until Mother's Day of 2018, Luis Montenegro took part in the Nicaraguan Protests. In his poetry, the doctor examines the ongoing unrest.
Chaya Bhuvaneswar talks about her book White Dancing Elephants, and her writing as it evolves within and beyond myth, time, and self-love.
Hello and welcome to the new (and possibly improved?) Blurbed. Each month, columns editor Adin Dobkin gives recommendations from his reading list, as well as...
Melanie Kruvelis talks emotional mapping, grieving alone in New York City, and the catharsis of karaoke.
tarah douglas talks about safe spaces, space for grief, and space for responding to the world.
Alex Dimitrov discusses capitalism, social media, and his upcoming book, Love and Other Poems.
Here—this is the love poem no one/ gave you. And thank god!/ They couldn’t do it like this.
This poem, Joke 3, by Hélène Sanguinetti, has been translated from the French by Ann Cefola.
I don’t think of my life in suitcases, but I think/ I could part with everything that I own.
The following short story comes from Luigi Malerba's posthumous collection Sull’orlo del cratere (2018, On The Edge of the Crater).
He wasn’t ready to relinquish the life they shared, to believe another human had been made who understood him as well as her.