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THE LAVENDER

Wesleyan University's Bi-semester Poetry and Prose Magazine.

The Lavender Vol.7: Threshold is open for submissions! Click here to submit!

​Why "The Lavender?":

The Lavender is an homage to the fact that Wesleyan University’s official color used to be lavender. The color was changed because according to an October 1884 issue of the Argus, lavender was not suitable for intercollegiate sports. “Lavender is not a striking color,” the editorial proclaimed. Well, 1884 critic, we here at The Lavender find the color incredibly striking if we do say so ourselves!

The Lavender: About
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The Lavender: Winter 2022

The Lavender: Welcome
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The Lavender: Fall 2022

The Lavender: Welcome
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ISSUE 4: FRAGMENT 94 

The Lavender: Late Spring 2022

The Lavender: Welcome
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ISSUE 3: PATTERNS 

The Lavender: Early Spring 2022

The Lavender: Welcome
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ISSUE 2.5: SPECIAL VALENTINE'S SUBMISSION DRIVE EDITION

Valentine's Day 2022

The Lavender: Welcome
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The Lavender: Winter 2021

The Lavender: Text
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The Lavender: Fall 2021

The Lavender: Image

THE TEAM:

ISSUE 6: The Unremarkable

Editor-in-Chief: Oliver Egger
Managing Editors: Georgia Groome & Ella Spitz
Poetry Editors: Jane Hollander & Emily Hollander
Prose Editor: Immi Shearmur
Design Editor: Madeleine Metzger
Copy Editor: Sylvie Pingeon & Emma Goetz
Assistant Poetry Editor: Casey Epstein-Gross
Senior Editors: Ben Togut, Michaela Poynor-Haas, Sofia Baluyut
The Team: Clara Martin, Colin Bloom, Franklin Mindich, Is- abella Koz, Jake Gale, Julia Gardner, Liz Pace, Myles Edelson, Nicole Lee, Nomi Kuntz, Sabrina Tian, Sadie Gray, Amanda Ding, Samantha Hager, Sophia Neiblum, Tatiana Wolkowitz, Victoria Dozer, Katia Michals, Daniela Stahle, Spencer Klink Cover design: Daniela Stahle
Logo Design: Leo Egger
Dessert Debutante: Maggie McCormick
Special Thanks To: All the dear friends who make this magazine possible (you know who you are), Alpha Delta Phi for hosting our release events, the Shapiro Writing Center, the Wesleyan English Department, the Green Fund, and the SBC.


ISSUE 5: Obsessions

Editor-in-Chief: Oliver Egger

Managing Editors: Georgia Groome and Ella Spitz

Poetry Editors: Jane Hollander and Emily Hollander

Prose Editor: Immi Shearmur

Design Editors: Madeleine Metzger and Bell Rush

Copy Editors: Sylvie Pingeon And Emma Goetz

Assistant Poetry Editor: Casey Epstein-Gross

The Team: Clara Martin, Colin Bloom, Franklin Mindich, Isabella Koz, Jake Gale, Julia Gardner, Liz Pace, Michaela Poynor-Haas, Myles Edelson, Nicole Lee, Nomi Kuntz, Sabrina Tian, Sadie Gray, Amanda Ding, Carissa Herrera, Samantha Hager, Sofia Baluyut, Sophia Neiblum, Tatiana Wolkowitz, Victoria Dozer, Katia Michals, Daniela Stahle

Cover Design: Ava Liberace

Logo Design: Leo Egger

Snack Sanctuary: Maggie McCormick


ISSUE 4: Fragment 94

Lead Editor: Victoria Dozer

Editor-in-Chief: Oliver Egger

Poetry Editors: Jane Hollander and Emily Hollander

Prose Editor: Immi Shearmur

Design Editors: Cate Levy and Bell Rush

Assistant Poetry Editors: Casey Epstein-Gross and Michaela Poynor-Haas

The Team: Sabrina Tian, Amanda Ding, Georgia Groome, Clara Martin, Maya Scheinfeld, Abby Frankenberg, Carissa Herrera, Olivia Sharenow, Sonia Menken, Jake Gale,  Caroline Asnes, Ariana Blaustein, Shaniya Longino, Samantha Hager, Emma Goetz, Ella Spitz, Maya Scheinfeld, Victoria Dozer,  Sylvie Pingeon, Julia Gardner, Milly Berman, Tatiana Wolkowitz, Natalie Horberg, Ben Togut, Sofia Baluyut.

Cover Design: Catherine Capeci 

Logo Design: Leo Egger 

Snack Sancturary: Maggie McCormick

Special Thanks to: Kate Ciolkowski-Winters, Tobias Matz, Annabel DeMartino,  Ruby Baden-Lasar, Lavender legend off in London: Annie Wendorf, Lana Kalfas,  The Wesleyan English Department, John Murillo, Amy Bloom, The SBC, and German Haus for continuing to allow their home to be our weekly meeting place.


ISSUE 3: Patterns 

Editor-in-Chief: Oliver Egger

Poetry Editors: Emily Hollander and Jane Hollander

Prose Editor: Immi Shearmur

Design Editors: Bell Rush and Cate Levy

Assistant Poetry Editor: Casey Epstein-Gross and Michaela Poynor-Haas

The Team:  Sabrina Tian, Amanda Ding, Georgia Groome, Ruby Levitin, Clara Martin, Maya Scheinfeld, Abby Frankenberg, Carissa Herrera, Olivia Sharenow, Sonia Menken, Jake Gale, Abby Frankenberg, Caroline Asnes, Ariana Blaustein, Shaniya Longino, Samantha Hager, Emma Goetz, Ella Spitz, Maya Scheinfeld, Victoria Dozer, Sylvie Pingeon, Julia Gardner, Milly Berman Tatiana Wolkowitz, Natalie Horberg, and Ben Togut.

Logo Design: Leo Egger

Cover Design:  Carmen Scott-Henning

Snack Specialist/Snack Savior/Snack Supplier: Maggie McCromick

Special Thanks to: Kate Ciolkowski-Winters, Tobias Matz, Annabel DeMartino, Ruby Baden-Lasar, Lavender legend off in London Annie Wendorf, The Wesleyan English Department, John Murillo, The SBC, and German Haus for continuing to allow their home to be our weekly meeting place.  



ISSUE 2: Metamorphosis 

Editor-in-Chief, Poetry Editor: Oliver Egger

Prose Editor: Immi Shearmur

Design Editor & Financial Manager: Annie Wendorf 

Assistant Poetry Editor: Casey Epstein-Gross

Assistant Design Editors:  Cate Levy and John Bell

The Team: Sabrina Tian, Amanda Ding, Sonia Menken, Emily Hollander, Jane Hollander, Jake Gale Abby Frankenberg, Clara Martin, Caroline Asnes, Ariana Blaustein, Carissa Herrera, Shaniya Longino, Samantha Hager, Emma Goetz, Ella Spitz, Maya Scheinfeld, Victoria Dozer, Sophie Jager, Sylvie Pingeon, Julia Gardner,

Ruby Baden-Lasar, Chloe Green.

Cover design: Layla Krantz

Logo Design: Leo Egger

Head of Snacks: Maggie McCormick

Special Thanks to: Kate Kate Ciolkowski-Winters, Tobias Matz, Annabel DeMartino, The Wesleyan English Department, The SBC, and German Haus for continuing to allow their home to be our weekly meeting place.  

ISSUE 1: Inaugural 

Editor-in Chief, Poetry Editor: Oliver Egger
Prose Editor: Immi Shearmur
Design Editor: Annie Wendorf
Head of Community Engagement and Assistant Prose Editor: Caroline Asnes

Assistant Poetry Editor: Casey Epstein-Gross

Copy Editor: Jake Gale
Head of Social Media: Elizabeth Campagna
Poetry Team: Sabrina Tian, Rose Cook, Amanda Ding, Sonia Menken,

Emily Hollander, Jane Hollander, Jake Gale, and Elizabeth Campagna
Prose Team: Sophia Meloni, Abby Frankenberg, Clara Martin, Ariana Blaustein,

Carissa Herrera, Shaniya Longino, and Lily Gitliez
Design Team: Cate Levy and John Bell
Cover design: Io Perl-Strahan

The Lavender: Text
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