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Cover Image by William Poe

Spring 2015 Edition


Since it began in 1990, the program has featured writers such as National Book Award winners, Tim O'Brien and Robert Stone, Pulitzer Prize winning poets, Yusef Komunyakaa and Henry Taylor, and Maryland Poet Laureates, Lucille Clifton and Michael Glaser. Connections readings offer the Southern Maryland community a chance to hear from and meet established and emerging local writers up-close-and-personal.

Connections magazine is a regional literary journal published twice a year that features the very best poems, stories, artwork and photography of Southern Maryland.  Also included in each issue is featured material from visiting writers. Publication readings take place in December and May each year.

Fall 2015 Literary Events

Please see Fall 2015 Literary Readings

Call for Submissions

"Want to be published?  The deadline for submissions for the Connections Literary Magazine is March 17, 2015.  Poetry, short stories, and black and white photography are accepted for consideration."

Connections Literary Magazine is now accepting submissions. See submission guidelines for poetry, prose, essays, black and white photography, and drawings.

¿Le gustaría publicar su trabajo? La Revista Literaria ¨Connections¨ le invita a publicar sus poemas, relatos y fotografías en blanco y negro. El plazo para mandar su trabajo está abierto hasta el 17 de marzo del 2015 inclusive.

En el siguiente documento puede encontrar las bases para la publicación: submission guidelines.

Si necesita más información en español puede escribirnos al siguiente correo electrónico: 

Connections YouTube Videos

Dozens of videos from past and recent literary events are available on the College of Southern Maryland 's official YouTube Educational Channel.


Connections Staff

Editor/Literary Series Coordinator
Neal Dwyer

Literary Series Coordinator
Wayne Karlin

Connections Web Site Editor
Paul Toscano

Associate Editors
Sonia Fernandez, David Phalen
David Robinson, Paul Toscano, Krista Keyes, John Kulikowski

Editing Assistance
Brenda Jones

Production and Design
Brenda Jones