Winner of the 2016 Pushcart Prize

Featured by the Poetry Society of America

Best New Magazine... Prelude curates an astonishing array of talent. —Dazed Digital

Best of the Year Entropy

Best Literary Criticism of the Year... Sharp, measured, and remarkably broad. —Flavorwire

Stellar —The Poetry Foundation, Harriet

Audacious... Impressive. —Edge Media

Prelude has already made a name for itself. —LitHub



Stu Watson

Contributing Editors

Robert C.L. Crawford
Armando Jaramillo Garcia

Prelude is a journal of poetry and criticism based in New York.
We publish online quarterly in addition to a yearly print issue.
Available at hundreds of bookstores in the US and internationally, or order here.

We also publish books.


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Founding Editors: Robert C.L. Crawford · Frank Guan · Stu Watson

We review submissions through Submittable.