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 20.1 includes prize-winning stories by Barrett Warner and Margaret Osburn (judged by Jennifer Haigh), as well as fiction by Elliot Ackerman, Parini Shroff, and Karen Tucker. Poets include Todd Swift, Maggie Dietz, Elyse Fenton, Ciaran Berry, Jessica Plante, Daniel Tobin, and many more. Reviews of work by Frannie Lindsay, Fanny Howe, Claudia Rankine, and Shane McCrae.