Connections Magazine

Author reads to audience

Connections 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.


Fall 2022 Connections MagazineSubmission Guidelines


  • Fall Publication - October 26
  • Spring Publication - March 17

Who Can Submit

  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Community

What to Submit

  • Submissions are limited to five poems, two stories, one essay, or five black and white photographs.
  • Simultaneous submissions are accepted.
  • By submitting your work to Connections, you indicate your consent for us to publish that work in our print journal and on this website.
  • Please inform us if your work is accepted elsewhere.
  • Submissions must contain name, address, phone number, and a brief biographical statement.

Where to Submit

Email your submissions to

Copies of the books featured in the Connections Literary Series can be purchased at any CSM College Store location or online.



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