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.
Salamander 19.2, guest edited by Valerie Duff-Strautmann, features an impressive selection of poetry by Dan Beachy-Quick, Ben Berman, and Beth Woodcome Platow, among others, as well as fiction by Carys Davies, Alice Elliott Dark, and nonfiction by TaraShea Nesbit. Also included are reviews of new work by Shira Dentz, Mary Pinard, Ngo Tu Lap, and Jeffrey Pethybridge, and translations by Mira Rosenthal, Adam Sorkin, and Lidia Vianu.