We're proud of CutBank's more than forty years as Montana's foremost literary magazine, founded in 1973 by the Creative Writing program at the University of Montana and helmed initially by favorite literary son William Kittredge.

We publish two print issues a year of compelling poetry, fiction, and literary nonfiction by established writers and new voices alike.

We're global in scope, but with a regional bias. Over the years, we've been privileged to feature work by Wendell Berry, Louise Erdrich, Richard Hugo, Seamus Heaney, James Welch, Patricia Goedicke, James Lee Burke, Chris Offutt, Aimee Bender, Steve Almond, and a number of other writers whose work we're fond of. That's the joy, we think, of both publishing and reading a publication like CutBank: discovering and developing a fondness for new work.

Mailing address: CutBank / University of Montana / English Dept, LA 133 / Missoula, MT 59812

Email address: editor.cutbank[at]gmail[dot]com

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Kate Barrett

Online Managing Editor
Nicole Roche

Fiction Editors
Stephanie Pushaw
Zac Raasch
Hamish Rickett

Poetry Editors
Anna Blackburn
Rebecca Durham
Nate Duke

Nonfiction Editors
Lisbet Portman
Claire Voris