So to Speak

So to Speak publishes one print issue and one online issue each academic year. Visit their website to read the latest edition and purchase print or electronic copies.

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So to Speak is George Mason University’s graduate journal of language and art focused on elevating non-traditional creative voices. Founded in 1993 by an editorial collective of women MFA candidates at Mason, So to Speak has been a dynamic showcase of feminist and intersectional writing and art for over 20 years that publishes poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and visual art. So to Speak is a national journal published by graduate students from Mason’s English and Art departments working under the Student Media umbrella.

So to Speak’s Mission: “It is no secret that the literary canon and literary journals are largely comprised of heteronormative, patriarchal, cisgender, able-bodied white men. So to Speak seeks work by writers, poets, and artists who want to challenge and change the identity of the “canonical” writer. Our mission at So to Speak is to provide a digital and print platform to amplify the voices of BIPOC, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ people, nonbinary people, women, neurodivergent people, people of all different religions or none, migrants, refugees & immigrants (regardless of citizenship), and incarcerated writers.”

Contact So to Speak:
(703) 993-3625
The Hub Suite 1201 (lower level next to Mail Services)

So to Speak Journal
The Hub Suite 1201, MS 2C5
4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030

So to Speak

Fall 2024 Staff:

Headshot Placeholder Image_0716Jessika Bouvier
(703) 993-3625

Headshot Placeholder Image_0716Jason Hartsel
Faculty Advisor
(703) 993-3408

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