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From the Fall 2014 Issue

  • When the girl is three months old, she is the three stones of the hearth.

    Mitchell Grabois
  • It was new to me, but it was powerfully old to me too. Following baseball was, again, like ice skating: a sense memory, a stir of knowledge, a movement that slips into your body and never fully leaves you.

    Amy Kenyon
  • A calculator is a rectangle. My heart is.

    John Myers
  • But there are other kinds of mass, of force, that can’t be measured in ounces or grams or tons.

    Ben Hall

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Thumbnail Press

Cobalt recently acquired Thumbnail Press. Read more by clicking the THUMBNAIL tab.

New Poetry Editor

Ruben Quesada joined Cobalt last spring. Learn more about Ruben and the rest of us on The Team page.

New Designer

Katie Feild hired as designer for Kate Wyer’s Black Krim (novella, 12/21/14)

Writing Prizes

The 2014 Cobalt Writing Prizes close on August 31! Submit now!


In each issue, our editors, designers, and other staff bring unique voices and concepts to life. Each editor works independently, curating unique experiences of new poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction.

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 “One thing that I am becoming more and more excited about is the multitude of ways that Cobalt can demonstrate a commitment to the relationships with our authors. These are really good people, and fun people to work with. We care about the things that they care about.”

PUBLISHER ANDREW KEATING (Interview on 5/21/2014)