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The Ampersand

The Ampersand


  • Wil Cerbone and Edwin Nieves


  • The Ampersand is Fordham University's Literary Magazine.
  • There are two annual publications, one for the Fall Semester and one for the Spring Semester.

Entry Requirements

  • The magazine accepts poetry, prose, short stories, and photographs/artwork for publication.
  • Please limit poetry to 3 single spaced pages.
  • Please limit prose to 6 single spaced pages.
  • Poetry and prose will not be returned.
  • Both black & white and color photographs are accepted, but will be printed in black & white only.
  • Photography must be submitted in print form only.
  • If you would like photography or artwork returned, please include a self-addressed stamped envelope with your submission.
  • Please include you name, address, phone number, and e-mail address on every submission.
  • Submissions must be accompanied by a biography/credit list which must include your graduation year, major, awards, other publications or exhibitions you have participated in, and/or any other pertinent information.
  • Preferably submissions should be previously unpublished.
  • Simultaneous submissions are acceptable.
  • Send submissions to, or stop by one of our meetings.


  • NOTE: All entries must be sent for the Fall Publication by October, 14th 2005.

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