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Discipline literary journal
Language English
Publication details
Publication history
2000 to present
ISSN 1529-0999

jubilat is a widely distributed American poetry journal published by the MFA Program for Poets & Writers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The magazine was first published in Spring 2000.[1] From the first issue onward, jubilat has aimed to publish not only the best in contemporary American poetry, but to place it alongside a varied selection of reprints, found pieces, lyric prose, art, and interviews with poets and other artists.

National acclaim and honors[edit]

Work from recent issues of jubilat have been chosen by Best American Poetry 2001, 2002, and 2005; The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses 2003 and 2004; and six times for reprint in Harper's magazine. jubilat has also been featured in Poets & Writers, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and on National Public Radio's All Things Considered, and was shown in the New York Public Library's 2002 exhibit New American Literary Magazines. jubilat participates in the Academy of American Poets' National Poetry Month initiative as Media Sponsors, and in the Council of Literary Magazines and Presses' national Lit Mag and Small Press Fairs.

Associated events[edit]

Since 2001, jubilat has co-sponsored the jubilat/Jones Reading Series at the Jones Library in Amherst, Massachusetts.


jubilat is funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the MFA Program for Poets & Writers, the University of Massachusetts Amherst Arts Council & the University of Massachusetts Amherst Alumni Association; the magazine has also received two grants from the National Endowment for the Arts.


Executive Editor: Emily Pettit

Editors: Kevin González & Caryl Pagel

Managing Editor: Halie Theoharides

Assistant Managing Editor: Sarah Nichols

Assistant Editor: Jon Ruseski

Web Editor: Lauren Haldeman

Design Editor: Mary Austin Speaker

Found Content Editor: Halie Theoharides

Editorial Assistants: Caitlyn Griffin & Sierra Rittue

Readers: Max Cohen, Elmira Elvazova, Matt Erickson, Maggie Foley & John Goodhue

Founding Publisher: Robert N. Casper

Founding Editors: Christian Hawkey, Kelly LeFave & Michael Teig

Editors-at-Large: Jen Bervin, Terrance Hayes, Cathy Park Hong & Evie Shockley

Contributing Editors: Andrew Beccone, Jedediah Berry, Shannon Burns, Jessica Fjeld, Peter Gizzi, Kimiko Hahn, Matthea Harvey, Eric Keenaghan, Andrew Kenower, Brett Fletch Lauer, Jeffrey Lependorf, Lisa Olstein & Dara Wier



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