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  • About this Magazine:

    “A beacon of international literary culture . . . known for publishing important new writers early in their careers” (PEN).

  • Contact Information:

  • Organization (if applicable): AGNI Magazine
  • Address 1: Boston University
  • Address 2: 236 Bay State Road
  • City: Boston
  • State Code: MA
  • Postal Code: 02215
  • Phone: (617) 353-7135
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Submission/Subscription Information:

  • Format: Online, Print
  • Genres: Fiction, Interviews, Nonfiction, Poetry, Reviews
  • Copy Price: $13.95
  • Simultaneous Submissions: yes
  • Email Submissions: no
  • Online Submissions: yes (see website)
  • Subscription (individuals): $23
  • Subscription (institutions): $29
  • Reading Period: 9/1-5/31
  • Response Time: 2-4 months
  • Payment: yes (see website)
  • Contests: no
  • ISSN: 0191-3352
  • Founded: 1972
  • Issues Per Year: 2

Publisher’s description: AGNI discovers stories, poems, and essays that map our pressured interiority and respond in necessary ways to the bedeviled state of the world.

Even as we focus on writers most haven’t heard of, seven of our contributors have gone on to win the Nobel Prize in Literature.

AGNI is edited by a diverse and far-flung masthead, which also oversees an energetic rotation of new, digital-only work at AGNI Online. We are part of Boston University, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, and rely on additional support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Mass Cultural Council, and a committed roster of individual donors (

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