News & Events

Announcing the 2019 Annual Solstice Literary Contest!
Deadline: May 7th, 2019
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ANNOUNCING OUR NEW tri-annual event: NIGHT RIFFS:  A Solstice Magazine Reading & Music Series, debut Saturday eve, June 1st at the Lily Pad in Cambridge!  Founded by Dzvinia Orlowsky, (recent poetry collection Bad Harvest) and co-organizer of series with Lee Hope and Franny Zhang; music organizer, Mischa Salkind-Pearl.

More info to come!

We’re thrilled to announce that 6 of our 2018 published works are Puschart finalists. 3 nonfiction pieces and 3 poems are being considered for inclusion in the anthology, and we could not be happier. This is a milestone for our magazine, and we thank you all for being part of this journey.

We’d also like to say that several of the nominated works and many other excellent pieces can be found in our Fall 2018 print issue. If you haven’t already, please consider purchasing a copy!

A huge congratulations to our poetry editor Iain Haley Pollock on his NAACP Image Awards nomination! Ghost, Like a Place, Iain’s latest collection, is a contender for the Outstanding Literary Work in Poetry award. Check out the other nominees in all categories below!

Ghost, Like Place is now available for pre-order.

Ghost, Like a Place highlights the complexities of fatherhood and how to raise young kids while bearing witness to the charged movements of social injustice and inequities of race in America. Memory, culpability, and our very humanness course through this book and strip us down to find joy and inspiration amid the darkness.

Pre-order from Alice James, Indie Bound or Amazon.