So, what is The Common?
The Common is an award-winning print and online literary magazine based at Amherst College that publishes essays, short stories, poetry, and images with a strong sense of place.
We've published work by Claire Messud, Lauren Groff, Phillip Lopate, Ted Conover, Mary Jo Salter, and Major Jackson. Sign up for our monthly newsletter to find out about events near you, special promotions, and exciting new content in print and multimedia.
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