The Perch Magazine

There are presently no open calls for submissions.

The Perch is a (non-academic) literary journal of the Yale Program for Recovery and Community Health. We conceptualize a “perch” as a vantage point from which to gain  certain perspectives, and a place for taking off, incorporating those perspectives. We invite many voices, including those with a broad, artistic interest in mental health. To submit poetry and short fiction and nonfiction visit You may also visit our website, Our next reading period is November 15, 2016 to May 15, 2017.

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