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We are Fordham's premier student-run literary club.

We publish a semesterly magazine (the Ampersand) showcasing student poetry, prose, and artwork. The submission deadline for the Fall 2017 edition is October 20th.

The Ampersand holds weekly meetings at 8pm in the basement of Rodrigue's Coffee House - all are welcome to attend!! We do fun writing prompts and exercises and hold monthly writing workshops.

If you'd like to submit your original work to the Ampersand, email it to

If you'd like to submit a piece to our monthly workshop in which we will offer constructive criticism, email it to

If you'd like to submit a piece to our monthly online publication, the Vagabond, email it to
(you can see past Vagabonds here)

If you have any questions, please email us at


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the Ampersand is an umbrella organization that encompasses projects such as The Ampersand (Fordham's student-run literary magazine), The Vagabond (monthly supplement of student work) and our book club. The club's primary aim is to create, maintain, and promote a forum in which the Fordham student body can express itself through poetry, prose, short stories, spoken work, photography, and artwork.



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