Image by Richard Selesnick and Nicholas Kahn.

Muse/A Journal (myoo-zay) is a literary journal that developed from the creative efforts of Gregg Murray to share poetic writing of all themes with a wide network of enthusiasts.  Founded in 2015, Muse/A publishes work by emerging artists and has since launched its first online publication in April of 2016. We publish lyrical, playful, moving, linguistically-inventive, unique, experimental, moving, honest, diction-sensitive, collaborative, economical, attentive, vested, clever, touching, REAL work.

The inaugural issue, an online issue, was launched at AWP 2016. Since then, Muse/A has published two more online issues (/TWO and /FOUR) and one print issue (/THREE). Our publication schedule for 2017 includes one more online issue (/FIVE). 2018 will begin with our next print issue (/SIX). We publish two online issues and one print issue per annum.

We occasionally take chances on established artists.


Gregg Murray (editor@museajournal.com)



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Lyric Essays Editor:
Anya Vostrova Chambers

Poetry Editor:
Simona Chitescu Weik

Assistant Poetry Editor:
Shamar Hill

Assistant Poetry Editor:
Shannon Finck



We encourage all who desire an honest look into the creative activity of the poetic imagination to join our mission. To continue our efforts, we are seeking donations to assist us in the continual development of this project. The costs of publication, website maintenance, and promotion are challenges for sharing Muse/A Journal with the world.

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