Subnivean never flees from chilling poems, penetrating stories, words that whip our perspectives around. Housed at the State University of New York at Oswego, where 4x more snow falls on our city than Manhattan, we’ve learned to persist. When winter comes, we reject migration. We use the cold itself as insulation.

Juan Felipe Herrera. Arisa White. Molly Giles. John Sibley Williams. Sofie Harsha. Meg Hurtado Bloom. Jane Wong. Keenan Norris. Donna Steiner. Amit Majmudar. Jendi Reiter. Siamak Vossoughi. Angie Kang. Megan Merchant. David Moore. Louise Wareham Leonard.

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INTRODUCING THE SUBNIVEAN AWARDS

DANIEL
HANDLER

The weird, wild, wonderful writer also known as Lemony Snicket awaits your short, experimental story. The Subnivean Awards offer eight finalists the chance to have their work read by a final judge. Winners will receive blurbs — plus, some cold hard cash.

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APRIL
SINCLAIR

Named one of "25 Living Legends" by Oprah, April Sinclair is looking for a legendary short story: one that's unmistakably literary — a timeless classic in the making — yet leaves readers stunned, surprised, shivering. Might you be writing such a story?

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FEATURED

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NEWS & EVENTS

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