Mission

A Public Space is an independent nonprofit publisher of an eponymous award-winning literary, arts, and culture magazine, and APS Books. Under the direction of founding editor Brigid Hughes since 2006, it has been our mission to seek out overlooked and unclassifiable work, and to publish writing from beyond established confines. Subscribe today, and join the conversation.

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A Public Space
323 Dean Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
(718) 858-8067
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Submissions

A Public Space welcomes submissions to the magazine from September 15–April 15. Work may be mailed to the Dean Street address above or submitted online through our Submittable page, where guidelines are also available. We are not currently accepting submissions for APS Books. Please sign up for our newsletter to receive updates on submission periods.

A Public Space Fellowships

A Public Space offers three fellowships annually to fiction and nonfiction writers who have not yet published a book-length work. Fellows are selected through an open application each fall. More information about the fellowship program is available here.

Volunteer and Internship Opportunities

A Public Space accepts applications for reader and intern positions throughout the year. The internship program provides practical experience in critical reading, research, copyediting, and fact-checking; marketing and publicity, including social media and events; and an overview of an independent nonprofit literary organization as well as an introduction to the publishing community. Applications can be found on our Submittable page.

Partnerships
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A Public Space has partnered with Graywolf Press to publish books by contributors to the magazine, including: Karate Chop (2015), So Much for That Winter (2016), and Mirror, Shoulder, Signal (2018) by Dorthe Nors; Cities I’ve Never Lived In (2016) by Sara Majka; The Complete Ballet (2017) by John Haskell; and A Lucky Man (2018) by Jamel Brinkley.

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From 2011–2017, A Public Space served as the co-publisher of Monkey Business International, an annual anthology showcasing the best of contemporary Japanese literature that developed out of a portfolio in the debut issue of A Public Space. Monkey Business International is edited by Motoyuki Shibata, one of Japan’s most highly regarded men of letters. For more information, please visit their website.

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Editor
Brigid Hughes

Founding Benefactor
Deborah Pease (1943-2014)

Managing Editor
Megan Cummins

Associate Editors
Laura Preston
Sarah Blakley-Cartwright
Melissa Ragsly

Poetry Editor
Brett Fletcher Lauer

Contributing Editors
Yiyun Li, Annie Coggan, Martha Cooley, Edwin Frank, Mark Hage, John Haskell, Aviya Kushner, Fiona Maazel, Ayana Mathis, Robert Sullivan, Antoine Wilson

International Contributing Editor
A. N. Devers

Editor At Large
Elizabeth Gaffney

Design
Harriet Sleigh

Copy Editor
Anne McPeak

Readers
Zoë Bodzas, Rebecca Chekouras, Valentina Concha-Toro, Sidik Fofana, Joseph Holt, Heather Wells Peterson, Tessa Solomon, Caroline Wray

Interns
Julia Harrison, Hannah Nash, Benjamin Selesnick


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