About Us

Connecticut Review is published twice each year by the Connecticut State Universities as a public service contribution to the national literary and intellectual discourse.

Each issue of the journal is 160-212 pages in perfect bound 6 x 9 format and contains poetry, fiction, short essays, scholarly articles, and fine artwork.

The journal publishes the best in contemporary literature and essays. The selection process focuses on bringing to general readers cutting-edge work that is both thought provoking and accessible.

Connecticut Review is under the exclusive direction of editors from the four Connecticut State Universities: Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic, Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, Western Connecticut State University in Danbury.


The current faculty editors are Vivian Shipley (Southern) and Jian-Zhong Lin (Eastern).

The staff editors are Lisa Siedlarz (Managing Editor), Jane Walsh (Production Editor), and Miranda Lau (Website Managment).