To put you in a holiday mood: Ambit #190.
Ambit is a literary and art magazine created in London and published quarterly. The magazine features work from new talents as well as known writers and is put together entirely from submissions. 
So what’s going on in Ambit #190? The issue is dedicated to travel and features work from Geoff Nicholson, Joan Jobe Smith, Ken Cox and more talking America, Go Go Girls, vicious pelicans and naked women eating sandwiches.
 Enough to make you flee the heat and stop by at our library? 
Ambit 190 is 164,0 x 240,0 in size.

To put you in a holiday mood: Ambit #190.

Ambit is a literary and art magazine created in London and published quarterly. The magazine features work from new talents as well as known writers and is put together entirely from submissions.

So what’s going on in Ambit #190? The issue is dedicated to travel and features work from Geoff Nicholson, Joan Jobe Smith, Ken Cox and more talking America, Go Go Girls, vicious pelicans and naked women eating sandwiches.

Enough to make you flee the heat and stop by at our library?

Ambit 190 is 164,0 x 240,0 in size.

Feeling well adjusted? Here’s yet another zine from our library!
Attitude Adjustment is a zine on world view and personal responsibility and a smart combination of comic and philosophy. Have you ever wondered if you’re crazy or if just everyone else is? Then this zine is for you!
Got curious? Attitude Adjustment is available in our library.
The specs are:
Attitude Adjustment
Zine
140,0 x 216,0
Folded Paper

Feeling well adjusted? Here’s yet another zine from our library!

Attitude Adjustment is a zine on world view and personal responsibility and a smart combination of comic and philosophy. Have you ever wondered if you’re crazy or if just everyone else is? Then this zine is for you!

Got curious? Attitude Adjustment is available in our library.

The specs are:

Attitude Adjustment

Zine

140,0 x 216,0

Folded Paper

We can now provide you with a guide to staying safe!
What is security culture? is a zine published by Sprout Distro, a zine distro and publisher based in Michigan. Their focus is set on anarchic “how to” type zines with the aim of nothing less than building a whole new world. And help you survive. 
We highly recommend checking out this zine at our library as soon as possible. It’s for your own safety. 
Want to know more? Details:
What is security culture?
Zine
139,0 x 216,0
Folded and Stapled Paper

We can now provide you with a guide to staying safe!

What is security culture? is a zine published by Sprout Distro, a zine distro and publisher based in Michigan. Their focus is set on anarchic “how to” type zines with the aim of nothing less than building a whole new world. And help you survive.

We highly recommend checking out this zine at our library as soon as possible. It’s for your own safety.

Want to know more? Details:

What is security culture?

Zine

139,0 x 216,0

Folded and Stapled Paper

We just received the new Structo!
Structo is a British literary magazine founded in 2008. The magazine is published twice a year and features the best new short stories and poetry from all around the world. Whether it’s work from established writers or new voices, they print what they love and have been referred to as ‘annoyingly awesome’ by NewPages. We couldn’t agree more.
Issue 11 features 11 short stories, poetry, interviews and essays, including a profile of the Surrealist painter and author Leonora Carrington. Several of the poems are printed in translation, from the Gaelic, Irish, Classical Chinese and Jèrriais. 
Make sure you don’t miss it! You can also check out their back issues online.
The specs are: 175,0 x 250,0, perfect binding

We just received the new Structo!

Structo is a British literary magazine founded in 2008. The magazine is published twice a year and features the best new short stories and poetry from all around the world. Whether it’s work from established writers or new voices, they print what they love and have been referred to as ‘annoyingly awesome’ by NewPages. We couldn’t agree more.

Issue 11 features 11 short stories, poetry, interviews and essays, including a profile of the Surrealist painter and author Leonora Carrington. Several of the poems are printed in translation, from the Gaelic, Irish, Classical Chinese and Jèrriais.

Make sure you don’t miss it! You can also check out their back issues online.

The specs are: 175,0 x 250,0, perfect binding

Searching for meaning on this rainy day in Amsterdam? We might have something for you.
On our shelves is Parabola, a quarterly magazine publishing on the subjects of mythology and the world’s religious and cultural traditions. For over thirty five years Parabola has done what others cannot, writing their way to wisdom by exploring the world’s traditions, ways, art and the central questions of life.
This issue is dedicated to the topic of Man & Machine, featuring work by Maurice Nicoll, Ilan Amit, James Opie. Got curious? Drop by at our library!
The details:
Parabola
Fall 2008
166,0 x 253,0 mm
Perfect Binding 
The Society for the Study of Myth and Tradition

Searching for meaning on this rainy day in Amsterdam? We might have something for you.

On our shelves is Parabola, a quarterly magazine publishing on the subjects of mythology and the world’s religious and cultural traditions. For over thirty five years Parabola has done what others cannot, writing their way to wisdom by exploring the world’s traditions, ways, art and the central questions of life.

This issue is dedicated to the topic of Man & Machine, featuring work by Maurice Nicoll, Ilan Amit, James Opie. Got curious? Drop by at our library!

The details:

Parabola

Fall 2008

166,0 x 253,0 mm

Perfect Binding

The Society for the Study of Myth and Tradition

Meet our newest addition to the library, Jubilat.
Jubilat is an American poetry journal brought to you by the MFA Program for Poets & Writers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The journal publishes not only the best in contemporary American poetry, but also a broad selection of reprints, found pieces, lyric prose, art, and interviews with poets and other creatives. They set focus on experiments with language and image and on showing the beauty and strangeness of the ordinary. 
Need a quick get-away? We have Issue #16 on our shelves. It features work by Shane Book, Maureen McLane, Dean Young, L.S. Klatt and the coolest cover art by Terrance Hayes. 
Some more details:
Jubilat
Issue 16, 2009
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
139.0 x 190.0

Meet our newest addition to the library, Jubilat.

Jubilat is an American poetry journal brought to you by the MFA Program for Poets & Writers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The journal publishes not only the best in contemporary American poetry, but also a broad selection of reprints, found pieces, lyric prose, art, and interviews with poets and other creatives. They set focus on experiments with language and image and on showing the beauty and strangeness of the ordinary.

Need a quick get-away? We have Issue #16 on our shelves. It features work by Shane Book, Maureen McLane, Dean Young, L.S. Klatt and the coolest cover art by Terrance Hayes.

Some more details:

Jubilat

Issue 16, 2009

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

139.0 x 190.0

Let’s start the month with yet another issue of Conduit magazine.  
We’re fans. This journal got us hooked with a distinctive mix of original, smart, and courageous work going far beyond the usual. 
Conduit Issue #18 is dedicated to the moving image and the silver screen. It features work from writers including Holly Anderson, Sarah Manguso and Ryan Flaherty. Come check it out, the issue is available in our library. Many more to come!
The specs:
Conduit 
Issue 18 
Spring 2007 
124.0 x 274.0 

Let’s start the month with yet another issue of Conduit magazine. 

We’re fans. This journal got us hooked with a distinctive mix of original, smart, and courageous work going far beyond the usual.

Conduit Issue #18 is dedicated to the moving image and the silver screen. It features work from writers including Holly Anderson, Sarah Manguso and Ryan Flaherty. Come check it out, the issue is available in our library. Many more to come!

The specs:

Conduit

Issue 18 

Spring 2007 

124.0 x 274.0 

Curious what’s going on in Harpur Palate Vol.7? The issue is all about food, hunger and appetite and we’re pretty sure it’ll satisfy yours. 
Harpur Palate is an American literary journal published biannually by the English Department at Binghamton University. Featuring poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction from all over the world, Harpur Palate seeks out for the best work they can get their hands on.
The Food, Hunger and Appetite Issue features work from Lynda Myles, Glenn Pourciau, Roger Sheffer and more. The cover art is by Neil Dvorak and you’ll find more wonderful artwork in between the pages.
The issue is dedicated to one of our favorite things in the world, food. Don’t miss it! It’s now available at our library.
Some more details:
Harpur Palate 
Volume 7 Issue 1 
Summer 2007 
Binghamton University 
153.0 x 230.0 

Curious what’s going on in Harpur Palate Vol.7? The issue is all about food, hunger and appetite and we’re pretty sure it’ll satisfy yours.

Harpur Palate is an American literary journal published biannually by the English Department at Binghamton University. Featuring poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction from all over the world, Harpur Palate seeks out for the best work they can get their hands on.

The Food, Hunger and Appetite Issue features work from Lynda Myles, Glenn Pourciau, Roger Sheffer and more. The cover art is by Neil Dvorak and you’ll find more wonderful artwork in between the pages.

The issue is dedicated to one of our favorite things in the world, food. Don’t miss it! It’s now available at our library.

Some more details:

Harpur Palate

Volume 7 Issue 1 

Summer 2007 

Binghamton University

153.0 x 230.0 

Need some cheering up? Beware! Conduit No.19 is all about the last laugh - black humor in deadpan alley. 
Conduit is a biannual literary journal and has been publishing a mix of distinctive voices for over ten years. Experimental, emerging, established - the journal has them all. Promoting work that demonstrates originality, intelligence and courage, they’re working hard to keep you entertained. 
Not convinced yet? This publication is more than your average literary journal. Conduit reaches beyond by interviewing astronomers, ethno- botanists, artists, graphic artists, and historians. The journal is direct, playful, inventive, irreverent and as they put it: a literary salve for the modern malaise. 
Issue #19 features work from Greg Bachar, Roberto Bolaño, Travis Brown, Lara Glenum and more. Conduit might be “the only magazine risking annihilation”, so don’t miss it. Come down to our library and check it out!
Conduit #19 is 124.0 x 274.0. Published in Spring 2008.

Need some cheering up? Beware! Conduit No.19 is all about the last laugh - black humor in deadpan alley.

Conduit is a biannual literary journal and has been publishing a mix of distinctive voices for over ten years. Experimental, emerging, established - the journal has them all. Promoting work that demonstrates originality, intelligence and courage, they’re working hard to keep you entertained.

Not convinced yet? This publication is more than your average literary journal. Conduit reaches beyond by interviewing astronomers, ethno- botanists, artists, graphic artists, and historians. The journal is direct, playful, inventive, irreverent and as they put it: a literary salve for the modern malaise.

Issue #19 features work from Greg Bachar, Roberto Bolaño, Travis Brown, Lara Glenum and more. Conduit might be “the only magazine risking annihilation”, so don’t miss it. Come down to our library and check it out!

Conduit #19 is 124.0 x 274.0. Published in Spring 2008.

It’s almost the weekend! To celebrate we want to share a special fiction issue from MAR.
Founded in 1981, the Mid-American Review is an international literary journal publishing contemporary fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and translations. MAR features the work of both established and emerging artists and is constantly  on the lookout for new work that is powerful and astonishing. The journal is a publication of the Bowling Green State University.  
The fiction issue features work from Brian Buckbee, Jen Fawkes, Lance Olsen, Meggie Monahan and many more. The striking cover art is by Shawn Savage. Available in our library.
Make sure you don’t miss this special issue!

Some technical details:
Mid-American Review 
Volume 32 
Fall 2011 - Spring 2012
152,0 x 228,0 

It’s almost the weekend! To celebrate we want to share a special fiction issue from MAR.

Founded in 1981, the Mid-American Review is an international literary journal publishing contemporary fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and translations. MAR features the work of both established and emerging artists and is constantly  on the lookout for new work that is powerful and astonishing. The journal is a publication of the Bowling Green State University. 

The fiction issue features work from Brian Buckbee, Jen Fawkes, Lance Olsen, Meggie Monahan and many more. The striking cover art is by Shawn Savage. Available in our library.

Make sure you don’t miss this special issue!

Some technical details:

Mid-American Review

Volume 32 

Fall 2011 - Spring 2012

152,0 x 228,0 

Good news! We now own a back issue of The Stinging Fly.
The Stinging Fly is a literary magazine out of Ireland promoting the best of new Irish and international writing. The magazine is especially devoted to short stories and publishes three issues a year. Occasionally the Stinging Fly incorporates other material such as novel extracts, song lyrics, and interviews. 
Issue #2, Vol.2 is 96 pages filled with poetry, essays and exciting new fiction, featuring work from Brian McGettrick, Neil Hegarty, Philip Ó Ceallaigh and more. Definitely worth checking out!
Alright. Details are:
The Stinging Fly 
Issue 2 Vol. 2 
Autumn/Winter 2005/2006 
175.0 x 244.0 

Good news! We now own a back issue of The Stinging Fly.

The Stinging Fly is a literary magazine out of Ireland promoting the best of new Irish and international writing. The magazine is especially devoted to short stories and publishes three issues a year. Occasionally the Stinging Fly incorporates other material such as novel extracts, song lyrics, and interviews.

Issue #2, Vol.2 is 96 pages filled with poetry, essays and exciting new fiction, featuring work from Brian McGettrick, Neil Hegarty, Philip Ó Ceallaigh and more. Definitely worth checking out!

Alright. Details are:

The Stinging Fly

Issue 2 Vol. 2 

Autumn/Winter 2005/2006 

175.0 x 244.0 


Weekend reading: The Play Issue of Fugue is our newest addition to the Semaphore library.
Fugue publishes poetry, plays, fiction, essays and interviews of both established and emerging writers. Collaborations with local and national artists result in some of the finest cover art - whether it’s photography, digital art or oil paintings, you won’t be disappointed.
The journal is produced biannually by the University of Idahos English Department. Summer/fall issues are printed hard copy, winter/spring is published digitally. You can check them out on the Fugue website. Or you come down to our library to escape the heat (or the world cup).
The specs:
The Play Issue
Issue #40
142,0 x 212,0
Perfect Binding

Weekend reading: The Play Issue of Fugue is our newest addition to the Semaphore library.

Fugue publishes poetry, plays, fiction, essays and interviews of both established and emerging writers. Collaborations with local and national artists result in some of the finest cover art - whether it’s photography, digital art or oil paintings, you won’t be disappointed.

The journal is produced biannually by the University of Idahos English Department. Summer/fall issues are printed hard copy, winter/spring is published digitally. You can check them out on the Fugue website. Or you come down to our library to escape the heat (or the world cup).

The specs:

The Play Issue

Issue #40

142,0 x 212,0

Perfect Binding

From our shelves: the Western Humanities Review #67, No. 1.
WHR is a journal of contemporary literature and culture coming to us from Salt Lake City, Utah. Founded in 1947, the journal has since published poetry, fiction, nonfiction and art from both new and established creatives.  The publication celebrates work that resists to be easily categorized - so come check it out! WHR is now available in our library. How to spot it? #67 features a beautifully illustrated outside, work from Thalia Field, Sarah Blackman, Eric Zboya and more. 
Who said you can’t judge a book by its cover?
Details:
Western Humanities Review 
Volume 67, Number 1 
 
Published by the University of Utah English Department
 
152,0 x 229,0 

From our shelves: the Western Humanities Review #67, No. 1.

WHR is a journal of contemporary literature and culture coming to us from Salt Lake City, Utah. Founded in 1947, the journal has since published poetry, fiction, nonfiction and art from both new and established creatives.

The publication celebrates work that resists to be easily categorized - so come check it out! WHR is now available in our library.
How to spot it? #67 features a beautifully illustrated outside, work from Thalia Field, Sarah Blackman, Eric Zboya and more.

Who said you can’t judge a book by its cover?

Details:

Western Humanities Review


Volume 67, Number 1 

 

Published by the University of Utah English Department

 

152,0 x 229,0 

A literary magazine out of Beirut you say? Yes, you read that right. Paraphrased from their website: Rusted Radishes features a diverse collection of Beirut’s most daring and talented writers and artists, both established and emerging, in order to nurture cross-genre creative conversations through a print medium. How about that? 
Rusted Radishes is both a joy to read and an object to covet (just don’t steal our copy ;). Issue 2 features an eclectic range of fiction, non-fiction, drama, art, and more. Come on down to the library and check it out. 
Details:
Rusted Radishes 
Issue 2
Published by the American University of Beirut’s English Department

190,0 x 244,0

A literary magazine out of Beirut you say? Yes, you read that right. Paraphrased from their website: Rusted Radishes features a diverse collection of Beirut’s most daring and talented writers and artists, both established and emerging, in order to nurture cross-genre creative conversations through a print medium. How about that? 

Rusted Radishes is both a joy to read and an object to covet (just don’t steal our copy ;). Issue 2 features an eclectic range of fiction, non-fiction, drama, art, and more. Come on down to the library and check it out. 

Details:

Rusted Radishes 

Issue 2

Published by the American University of Beirut’s English Department

190,0 x 244,0

How about an inaugural issue to brighten this rainy day in Amsterdam?
Paris Lit Up is the first publication by the Paris Lit Up collective. If you’re not familiar with this wonderful initiative, you should check them out the next time you’re in Paris (or buy an issue).
Issue 1 features 124 pages of poetry, fiction, and essays, as well as an interview with Marilyn Hacker, and photography/artwork from Parisian and international writers and artists. The issue is available in our library, or you can buy a physical copy or download a digital version on the Paris Lit Up website. All proceeds support this amazing, non-profit publication. 
The nerdy details are: 
Paris Lit Up
2013
210,0 x 210,0
Body typeface: Adobe Garamond Pro in 11 point on 15 point lead
Section headers: Didot set at 113 points
Work title/Author names: Kozuka Gothic at 25 and 19 points respectively

How about an inaugural issue to brighten this rainy day in Amsterdam?

Paris Lit Up is the first publication by the Paris Lit Up collective. If you’re not familiar with this wonderful initiative, you should check them out the next time you’re in Paris (or buy an issue).

Issue 1 features 124 pages of poetry, fiction, and essays, as well as an interview with Marilyn Hacker, and photography/artwork from Parisian and international writers and artists. The issue is available in our library, or you can buy a physical copy or download a digital version on the Paris Lit Up website. All proceeds support this amazing, non-profit publication. 

The nerdy details are: 

Paris Lit Up

2013

210,0 x 210,0

Body typeface: Adobe Garamond Pro in 11 point on 15 point lead

Section headers: Didot set at 113 points

Work title/Author names: Kozuka Gothic at 25 and 19 points respectively