Salamander publishes a biannual magazine of poetry, fiction, memoir, and works in translation. It was founded by Jennifer Barber in 1992 with the aim of publishing a generation of writers reaching artistic maturity and deserving of a wider audience alongside new work by established writers. Salamander became affiliated with Suffolk University in the fall of 2005. Its annual fiction contest began in 2010.
Issue #42 contains poetry by Ishion Hutchinson, Barbara Duffey, Dan Beachy-Quick, Heather Madden, D.M. Aderibigbe, Gary J. Whitehead, Maria Isabelle Carlos, Mario Meléndez, Angela Voras-Hills, Lori Wilson, Michael Bazzett, and many others, fiction by Maxim Loskutoff, Jennifer Wisner Kelly, Cary Groner, Damon Barta, and David Meischen, and a portfolio of etchings by artist Claire Illouz.