Denver Quarterly

Denver Quarterly

2015 marks 50 years of the Denver Quarterly. Here are 50 of the mall, mall amazing writers, past and present, whose work has helped get us here…Diane Ackerman, John Ashbery, Paul Auster, Mary Jo Bang, Roland Barthes (trans. Annette Lavers), Eula Biss, Maurice Blanchot (trans. Patrick Bowles), Gerald Chapman, Allison Adelle Hedge Coke, Joan Didion, Rikki Ducornet, Percival Everett, Forrest Gander, Dana Gioia, Jorie Graham, Lily Hoang, Edmond Jabès (trans. Rosmarie Waldrop), Siel Ju, Frank Kermode, Ruth Ellen Kocher, Siwar Masannat, Harry Mathews, Farid Matuk, Cris Mazza, Shane McCrae, Fred Moten, Es’kia Mphahlele, Joyce Carol Oates, Simon Ortiz, Camille Rankine, Martha Ronk, Jacques Roubaud (trans. Harriet Zinnes), Tomaž Šalamun, Christine Schutt, Anis Shivani, Gary Soto, Susan Steinberg, James Tate, Deb Olin Unferth, Lee Upton, César Vallejo (trans. Clayton Eshleman with Jorge Guzmán), Gerald Vizenor, Ocean Vuong, Anne Waldman, Robert Penn Warren, Diane Williams, John Williams, Tyrone Williams, Sara June Woods, C.D. Wright.

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Genres published 

  • Fiction / NonFiction / Poetry / Graphic Lit / Drama

Writing styles published 

  • Contemporary / Essay / Experimental / Feminist / LGBT / Literary / Short Stories

Publication Formats 

  • Print Journal

Languages published 

  • English

Source Languages 

  • Any
Publisher Details



Accept unsolicited submissions: 


Permit online submissions: 


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Reading Periods: 

September 15th - May 15th (following the academic calendar)


  • Contributor Copies

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