Issue Two is Here!

Apogee Journal is very pleased to announce the launch of Issue Two of our journal. You can check it out online at our reader, here. Issue Two features poetry from EJ Koh, Marina Blitshteyn, Mark Elias, Aaron Samuels and Brian Patrick Heston, among many sparkling others. Nonfiction from Franny Choi,  Tenzin Dickyi, Sarah Thomas and Sukriti Yadava. And fiction from Zalika Reid-Benta, Brandon Storm, Alberto Gullaba and Elisa Fernandez-Arias.

Issue Two: Call for Submissions

We are proudly accepting submissions for the second issue of Apogee Journal, this literary journal created in 2011 by writers of color and international students in Columbia University’s Creative Writing MFA program. The word apogee denotes the point in an object’s orbit farthest from the center, and we are looking for work that unearths issues and voices that arise ‘from the margins.’ We welcome work from any writers who take on race, social issues, class, and related topics. Think: a creative essay on the nature of privilege; a short story by a woman of color discussing an instance of racism; a white writer’s prose poem about an awareness-raising experience. Prowl the margins, engage this space. Our aim is to provide a forum where unheard voices and issues can rise to the fore. Send your original nonfiction, poetry, and short fiction as a Word document to Please keep your prose submissions under 3,000 words and send no more than 3 poems for consideration. Additionally, please include your name, the title of your piece, and its genre in the subject line of the email but exclude your name from the submission itself. Shoot any questions to Be sure to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @Apogeejournal. You can also find a copy of our first issue here on our website,...
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