Monday, June 20, 2011

Endicott College: One College: Two Literary Magazines

(Beverly, Mass.)

By Doug Holder

Endicott College in Beverly, Mass. is known for many things-- a fine Nursing School-- a spanking new and cutting-edge arts center, a much lauded internship program, a great creative writing program, a beautiful campus by the sea--to name just a few things. Well... it also has two fine literary magazines as well. The Endicott Review is an undergraduate journal that publishes established writers as well as emerging student writers. In the current Spring 2011 issue poets and writers such as Luke Salisbury " The Answer is Baseball", Gary Metras the founder of the Adastra Press, Timothy Gager, founder of the Dire Series in Cambridge, Mass., Paul Steven Stone--Creative Director of W. B. Mason and author of the novel "How to Train A Rock," as well as faculty members and many students appear on the page. The Review also offers fine artwork and photography. It is edited by professor Dan Sklar.

Also on board is the magazine " Ibbetson Street." Ibbetson Street has an office at Endicott and in this issue accomplished bards like Richard Hoffman, (Poet-in-Residence--Emerson College), Jennifer Barber ( Founder of Salamander Magazine), Celia Gilbert, Endicott faculty members Margaret Young and Dan Sklar, as well as a student book review of Pulitzer-Prize winning poet Maxine Kumin appear.

If you are interested in exploring the writing program at Endicott go to

Doug Holder ( office of the Ibbetson Street Press-Endicott College) Ibbetson Street The Endicott Review

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