Folio is a literary magazine founded in 1984 and based at American University in Washington, D.C. It publishes fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction twice each year. Folio is also known for interviews with prominent writers, most recently Ann Beattie, Alice Fulton, Leslie Pietrzyk, Gregory Orr, and Adam Haslett. Work that has appeared in Folio was short-listed for the Pushcart Prize multiple time in the 1980s.
Among the notable stories that first appeared in Folio are Jacob M. Appel's "Fata Morgana" and "Becoming Coretta Davis" by I. Bennett Capers.
The Editor-in-Chief is Jenny Dunnington.