West Branch Magazine

Poetry, fiction, essays & reviews

West Branch is a thrice annual magazine of poetry, fiction, essays, and reviews. Founded in 1977 and housed at the Stadler Center for Poetry at Bucknell University, West Branch publishes a fall, winter, and spring/summer issue each year. West Branch is funded by Bucknell University and the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. Works originally published in West Branch have been subsequently selected for inclusion in The Best American Short StoriesThe Best American PoetryThe Pushcart Prize: The Best of the Small Presses, and other anthologies.

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