Founded in 2002, Bayou Magazine is a biannual, national literary magazine published by The University of New Orleans. We publish poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and the winner of the annual Tennessee Williams One-Act Play Contest. Bayou’s mission is to publish exceptional, exciting work by both established and emerging writers.
Bayou is proud to have featured work from such writers as Marcia Aldrich, Jacob M. Appel, Mark Doty, Marilyn Hacker, Timothy Liu, D.A. Powell, Eric Trethewey, Tom Whalen, and Christy Wise. Writing that first appeared in Bayou has been short-listed for the Pushcart Prize and named in the notable essays list in Best American Essays.
|Joanna Leake||Editor in Chief|
|Spencer Martin & Dorothy Nguyen||Associate Editors|
|Barb Johnson||Fiction Editor|
|Richard Goodman||Nonfiction Editor|
|Carolyn Hembree||Poetry Editor|
|Barb Johnson||Web Editor|
|Emma Seely & Juliette Stoltz||Associate Fiction Editors|
|Teo Chesney & Kirsten Reneau||Associate Nonfiction Editors|
|Isaac Lauritsen||Associate Poetry Editor|
|Alex Moersen||Associate Web Editor|
|Ashlee Beals & Jillian Borukhovich||Associate Social Media Editors|
|Ashlee Beals, Ryan Mayer, & Natalka Proszac||Interns|
Associate Editors Emeriti
Jamie Amos, Robin Baudier, Robert Bell, April Blevins, Lauren Capone, Danny Caporaletti, Carrie Chappell, Amberly Fox, Amie Geistman, Carolyn Goetze, Barb Johnson, Marian Kaufman, Jesse Manley, Lish McBride, Kailyn McCord, Adam Peltz, Melissa Remark, Nora Seilheimer, Luke Sirinides, Reda Wigle, Phinnie Zahareas