Circumference


Type Of Organization
Magazine
Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
Circumference is a biannual journal of poetry, translation and international culture. We believe translation is a vital part of public and artistic discourse. In print and online, we publish new translations of poetry, drama, and essays, particularly—but not exclusively—from contemporary authors. We’re interested in interviews and dialogues between artists and thinkers of all stripes, and in profiles and other projects that shed light on literary and artistic praxis around the world.

Is Your Group Affiliated With A University, Portal Or Other Agency?
no
Primary Editor/Contact Person
Elina Alter, Michael Barron
Publishes
poetry, translation
Submissions Policy
We are looking for translations of new poetry being written around the globe, translations of poets of the past who may not be familiar to American readers, and new visions of classical poems. We’re also interested in translations of drama, essays, and other long-form writing, and in interviews with and profiles of artists around the world. We’d like to learn about authors who have not previously appeared in English-language translation, and about works in languages that are not often translated into English. Please see our Submittable for submission details.
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions
Yes
Simultaneous Submissions Accepted
yes
Reading Period
Varies
Reporting Time
1 - 5 months
Author Payments
cash, copies, subscription
Number Of Unpaid Staff
4
Year Founded
2002
Distributors
Ingram, Ubiquity
Average Print Run
500-1000
Total Circulation
3200
Paid Subscriptions
400
Individual
$1-yr $20, 2-yr $35
Insitution
$1-yr $15
Single Copy Price
$$12 print, $6 digital
Total Number Of Issues Published
9
Back Issues Available
yes
Unsolicited Manuscripts Accepted
no
Format
perfect
Average Number Of Pages
200

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