Anthologies 2023

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We're giving the editorial keys to curators.

In an era when we’re seeing literary magazines closing their doors, TSW is dedicated to building more platforms for our communities’ voices.

The Seventh Wave is thrilled to launch Community Anthologies, which allows us to double the number of people we publish per year. Think: special issues, folios, digital zines, mini series. Each year, we give the editorial keys to four curators — writers, artists, or editors — to create their own digital issue, showcasing the work of seven artists/writers in each, publishing a total of 28 additional voices per year. These Editors-in-Chief work in a cohort together, supporting each other as they curate their own call/topic, work with their seven contributors, and publish their anthology. We call them “community anthologies,” because that’s what they are: an anthology of community, conversation, and voice. 

Learn more on our FAQ page.

Are you interested in being one of our four editors-in-chief for the 2024 cohort? Applications for our 2024 EIC Cohort open in March 2024. We will be posting information here, as well as hosting info sessions in March, to help answer any questions you may have. You can also see our FAQ page, which has general information about this program as well. Stay tuned for links to our Submittable Application Form, as well as dates for our Zoom sessions. We recommend signing up for our newsletter, as we always announce those items and opportunities there.

On Permanence • Curated by Briana Gwin

Madeleine Bazil • Savannah Bowen • Sionnain Buckley • Amy Rose Lafty • Erin Langner • Natasha Loewy • Tina Lentz-McMillan • Jeni PraterTeri Vela
“Maybe you are like me, and you’ve been thinking a lot about permanence.”

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