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American Letters & Commentary is an eclectic literary publisher dedicated to promotig innovative and challenging writing in all forms.

Readers have praised American Letters & Commentary for its "fearless and unabashed intelligence" and its "innovative ideas and lyrical daring." See for yourself why readers say AL&C is "brilliantly assembled" and "feistily done" -- "more like an anthology than a literary magazine"... Back issues are available here.

Past contributors have included Paul Auster, Jeff Clark, Stephen Dixon, Amy England, Diane Glancy, Albert Goldbarth, Barbara Guest, Christine Hume, Bruce Benderson, Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge, Ann Lauterbach, Cris Mazza, Kathleen Norris, Michael Palmer, Claudia Rankine, Donald Revell, Cole Swensen, Susan Wheeler, Diane Williams, C.D. Wright, and John Yau.Works from past issues of AL&C have been selected for Best American Poetry, Harper's, and the Pushcart Prize.

David Ray Vance and Catherine Kasper

Editor Emeritus:
Anna Rabinowitz

Layout Assistant:
Emily Broadwater

Volunteer Administrative Assistant
Christopher Guzman