periphery: a journal of word and image

Peripheries: a journal of word and image is a non-profit literary journal established in 2018, which publishes short fiction, poetry, lyric essay and visual media. The journal is published annually in the spring by the Center for the Study of World Religions under the supervision of CSWR director Charles M. Stang. Previous issues of the journal are archived here and we hope you enjoy reading them. We welcome submissions from all. Submissions may be sent to