Route 9 showcases creative and critical work by poets and fiction writers from the University of Massachusetts Amherst MFA in Creative Writing in all stages of their careers, along with interviews, event listings, and links to small presses and magazines run by or affiliated with UMass poets and fiction writers.
We welcome submissions from current members and graduates of the University of Massachusetts Amherst MFA Program for Poets and Writers
We do not read submissions from poets or writers unaffiliated with the UMass Amherst MFA Program.
We welcome art and photography from UMass and beyond.
Please make all submissions through our online system. Contact us at