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Wesleyan University and Middletown, Connecticut's

Community of Writing, Art, and Publishing.


The Lavender Vol.6: The Unremarkable Issue is out now! Read here!

Pre-Owned, Good Condition Issue Two is out now! Read here!

Sazón is out now! Read here!

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Route 9 is a literary collective that was founded in 2020 by Wesleyan student Oliver Egger. The collective publishes multiple magazines and literary projects a year at Wesleyan University and in Middlesex County, Connecticut. 

Currently we have four major projects:

-The Lavender:

Wesleyan University's bi-semester poetry and prose magazine.

Fall 2021: Inaugural Issue: Click here to read!

Winter 2021: Issue 2: Metamorphosis: Click here to read!

Early Spring 2022: Issue 3: Patterns: Click here to read!

Late Spring 2022: Issue 4: Fragment 94: Click here to read!

Fall 2022: Obsessions: Click here to read!

Winter 2022: Vol.6: The Unremarkable: Click here to read!

-The Route 9 Anthology:

An anthology of poetry and prose by Wesleyan University students,

professors, and residents of Middletown, Connecticut.

Book released in September, 2022 by Wesleyan University Press.  Click here to order!

-Poems of Our Climate:

 A weekly poetry column run by Sofia Baluyut in The Wesleyan Argus. 

Open year-round to Wesleyan Students. Submit directly to her at

-Pre-Owned, Good Condition: 

A new magazine of found art and writing at Wesleyan University. 

The content includes found poems, collage, letters, photography, lists, and more.

Issue One: Click here to read!

Issue Two: Click here to read!

-Special Projects:

Everything else Route 9 is up to! Including but not limited to:

Sazón: Latin American Culture and Heritage Literary Magazine

Student-Faculty Reading Series

The Poetry Room Exhibit and Zine

Want to get involved? Email for more information!

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