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Featuring stories, essays, and poetry, first drafts, and interviews with authors of note, draft is a unique print publication emphasizing the importance and diversity of the creative process. We’re interested in mechanics, techniques, approaches, triumphs, failures, concussive frustration — everything that goes into crafting a great piece of writing.

For academic orders, discounts, and general inquiries, please reach us at draftjournal@gmail.com. We offer a 10% discount on bulk classroom orders (over 10).

We do not read unsolicited submissions.

Mark Polanzak + Rachel Yoder, founding editors
Lisa Ciccarello,
poetry editor
Shannon Gassman, design

We’re proud to have been used in classrooms in the following institutions of higher ed. 
Please contact us if you’re interested in our discount for classroom orders.

Aquinas College, Bentley University, Berklee College of Music, Cal Poly University, Coastal Carolina University, DePaul University, Drake University, Eastern Connecticut State University, Florida Atlantic University, Georgetown University, Grub Street Writers, Havergal College (Canada), Louisiana State University, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Northern Michigan University, Purdue University, Roanoke College, St. Charles Community College, St. John Fisher College, Stanford University, Stephen F. Austin State University, SUNY Geneseo, University of Illinois at Springfield, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Massachusetts Boston, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, University of Washington Seattle, York College

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