Journals & Publications

CUNY Colleges encourage their students to get involved in publishing by creating their own magazines and journals, many of which have already grown into well respected publications that feature work from numerous accomplished writers from around the world.

2 Bridges Review

Based at The New York City College of Technology ("City Tech"), this online magazine features "a distinctive, eclectic assortment of work by both unknown and established writer and artists." >>

219 Magazine

219 magazine is published by the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism as a companion and complement to its award-winning NYCity News Service. While the news service focuses on spot news for the New York metropolitan area, 219 Magazine offers a broader, more timeless scope for literary reportage, narrative nonfiction and longform multimedia journalism--the journalism of issues and ideas. >>

Brooklyn Review

Begun almost 30 years ago by Allen Ginsberg, The Brooklyn Review is published annually by Brooklyn College, and features poetry, prose, plays, interviews, film, and multimedia works. >>


Baruch's first literary journal, has had a history with the College for over 10 years. The magazine, which is now published once a semester, is a journal of original poetry, short stories and essays submitted by Baruch students. >>


¡Escriba!/Write! is published by Hostos Community College. It is a multilingual journal; written works may be in English, Spanish, French, Italian or any language you prefer. >>


The City College of New York's fiction magazine, which publishes the best new writing from America and abroad. The magazine is released twice a year and always features outstanding short fiction by award-winning writers. Fiction's brand new website includes a writer's blog and multi-media capabilities. >>

Global City Review

The City College of New York's Global City Review is a literary metropolis of the imagination. Edited and produced by writers, it celebrates the difficulties and possibilities of the “global city” and other constructions of community...while honoring the subversiveness and originality of ordinary lives. Each pocket-size issue includes stories, poems, memoirs, interviews and essays organized around a broad theme. >>

J Journal

The Literary Journal of John Jay College of Criminal Justice features new writing on crime, criminal justice, law and law enforcement. Housed at CUNY's John Jay College, one of the nation's premier criminal justice institutions, J Journal examines the justice issue through creative work, directly and tangentially. >>


After eight months of hard work, Lehman College's new literary magazine, Obscura, has made its debut. >>

Ozone Park

Ozone Park is a biannual online journal of new writing publishing Fiction, Poetry, Creative Nonfiction, Plays and Translation from emerging and established writers. Ozone Park is edited and designed by graduate students in the Queens College MFA program in Creative Writing and Translation. >>

Poetry In Performance

Since 1972, and through the Poetry Outreach Center, the City College of New York has been printing this poetry anthology. It is a visual record of the readings heard at the annual Spring Poetry Festivals held in May, and appears about six months after the Festival, with one poem by each reader. The book, like the day itself, leads off with poems by the youngest grade school students and goes up through college, guests from other areas, and professional poets. >>

The One Three Eight

The One Three Eight was created in 2005 at the City College of New York by Gregory Crosby and Danny Rivera. Our purpose is to publish the poetry we like, with little regard for fashion or faction. >>


QueensZine is an online showcase for creative and academic work by Queensborough Community College students, faculty, administrators, staff and alumni. Published every Fall, each issue of QueensZine features work from the previous academic year. >>