The Reader is Hampshire College’s annual literary and visual arts journal produced completely by students. It aims to showcase student-produced works emblematic of Hampshire College at the time of publication.

Committees (visual, prose/poetry, and mixed media) formed in the Fall semester hold weekly discussions on the criteria for making selections and on the layout design. Anyone interested in joining a committee should plan to attend an interest meeting to be held within the first two weeks of the Fall.

Submissions are accepted throughout the school year with a deadline in early March and publication in late April/early May.

The Reader is free and published using the Student Activities Fund.

The last issue, Vol. 21 (Spring 2015), marked The Reader’s 21st year in publication.

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