The Common

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Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
MISSION To deepen our individual and collective sense of place through bold, engaging literature and art. VISION To serve as a vibrant common space for the global exchange of ideas and experiences. To be an essential destination for creative work that embodies particular times and places, both real and imagined. To mentor and promote the next generation of writers, editors, and publishers.

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Amherst College
Primary Editor/Contact Person
Jennifer Acker
Contact Title
Editor in Chief
Submissions Policy
READING PERIODS: March 1 – June 1 September 1 – December 1 (Subscribers may submit year-round.) WE DO NOT ACCEPT EMAIL OR PAPER SUBMISSIONS. (Paper submissions will not be returned to submitters.) All submissions must be received though Submittable.
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions
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