The Lantern Literary Magazines, 1933 to Present



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• Our Lady of Perpetual Virginity • Essential Terms for the Audience • Stories Untold • Jesus Camp • The Second Avenue Schmear • Driving to the Beach • Thanks, Alice • Decay • Peanut Butter Rhapsody • Transactions • Traffic • Sissy • Melting Wings • Ocean • Small Town Summer • Third Story • Family Trees • Mixed, Just Like Me • Sour Graves • How Sweet the Sound • Goodnight, Halfmoon • I'm Going to Ask Him How • Music • Pizza • Manhoodlike • Meditations From a Bunk Bed in a Home on Mount Pocono • Soft • Twilight's Palette • The Oracle • Cynicism • River Ganges • Pinata Body and Hearing the Gun Shot • Song With No Music • Of Mornings Considering Womanhood • 10 Hours in Philadelphia • To Cut • Sachrang • Bavarian Wave Swinger • Irish Rain • Remembrances, Well • The Roses • Buttermilk • The Universe Will Always Listen if You Ask Her, Which is Why I Like Her More Than God • A Lukewarm Light • A Thought of Death • Hobson • Decaying Light • Window Women • Dead Bee • The Imagery • For Rent • Mona Lisa MMXVI

Publication Date

Spring 2017


Collegeville, Pennsylvania


Ursinus College


Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pennsylvania, Lantern, literary magazine, poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, visual arts


Arts and Humanities | Creative Writing | Fiction | Illustration | Nonfiction | Poetry


Editor: Albert Hahn

Poetry Editor: Emily Shue

Fiction Editor: Briana Mullan

Non-Fiction Editor: Paige Szmodis

Visual Arts Editor: Teddi Caputo

Production Editor: Sarah Gow

Faculty Advisor: Jon Volkmer

The Lantern, 2016-2017



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