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Puerto del Sol is a non-profit literary magazine run by graduate students from the English department [1] at New Mexico State University. It is based in Las Cruces, New Mexico and has been in circulation for over 50 years.[1]

Puerto del Sol  
Edited byRichard Greenfield
Publication details
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Puerto Sol

Submissions are accepted from across the world and copies are distributed globally as well. Puerto del Sol includes works of fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, visual art and book reviews.

Puerto del Sol publishes twice a year - one physical copy and one digital issue. Work from Puerto del Sol is considered for the Pushcart Prize, O. Henry Awards, Best American Short Stories, and other awards.

In addition to publishing established authors, Puerto del Sol also accepts work from up and coming writers. Past notable authors include David Foster Wallace, George Saunders, Pam Houston, Jenny Boully, and Rodrigo Toscano.

The current editor-in-chief is MFA faculty member Richard Greenfield, and past editors include Kevin McIlvoy, Evan Lavender-Smith, Carmen Giménez Smith [2] and Lily Hoang.

Puerto del Sol also hosts the digitally curated Black Voices Series and hosts an annual competition in both poetry and prose.

External linksEdit

Official website


  1. ^ a b [1] New Mexico State University
  2. ^ [2] NBC News