elementia

elementia is a literary arts magazine published to represent and uplift young adults. We accept original poetry, fiction, nonfiction, graphic stories, photography and illustrations.

Submit your original poetry, short stories, essays, comics, or artwork May 1 through February 1 every year.

 

Read a sample of the latest issue

mother's guilt

By Stephanie K

I ate the placenta and the umbilical cord

(and i ate and i ate).

I tasted the iron on my teeth

(it stained until i swallowed and i swallowed the hydrogen peroxide).


Artificial Dreams

By Isabelle Shachtman

Been sitting still the whole day

Can’t sleep

 

Thank you trazowhatervthehellyouare

For the frog and the eyes

And the image of my

Ex-girlfriend in the sun and

 

What am I saying?

What’ve I done?

 


A Bicycle Accident

By Cheyenne Mann

Graze the lips with concrete and floss with blood

Wintergreen and sharp, pennies in the mouth that

Rattle like bicycle wheels down long hills.

Bandaid sticky, adhesive concealer that fortifies a face

To face the world dripping with bruises, salt, and the momentum


Previous issues

Issue 17 cover
issue 17
elementia xvi
issue 16
best of elementia 1-15
best of elementia 1-15
elementia issue xv
issue 15
elementia xiv
issue 14
elementia xiii
issue 13
elementia xii
issue 12
elementia xi
issue 11
elementia x
issue 10
elementia ix
issue 9
elementia viii
issue 8
elementia vii
issue 7
elementia vi
issue 6
elementia v
issue 5
elementia iv
issue 4
elementia iii
issue 3
elementia issue ii
issue 2
elementia issue i
issue 1