Connections Literary Series

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Connections Literary Magazine

connections-cover-spring-2024Connections Literary 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.

View Guidelines and Archive

Want to be published? Connections Literary Magazine is now accepting submissions. Poetry, short stories, and black and white photography are accepted for consideration. See submission guidelines for more information.

Connections Literary Readings

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. 

Spring 2024 Literary Series Events

Thank You to Our Sponsors

The Connections Literary Series is presented by CSM's English, Communication, and Languages Department in the School of Liberal Arts, and is sponsored in part by the CSM Foundation and supported by Galazio’s Restaurant.

Watch Past Connections Readings

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