Chariton Review showcases work that exhibits a strong sense of the craft and conventions of poetry, fiction, and essays. It includes literature that demonstrates an active familiarity with contemporary innovations and conversations in literary writing and exhibits mindfulness of various rich traditions.
Chariton Review supports the artistic community of poets and writers by offering peer-reviewed feedback on their creative work to help develop the author’s craft.
This international literary journal was founded in 1975 by Andrew Grossbardt and edited by Jim Barnes from 1976 to 2010. Dr. James D’Agostino became the editor in 2011. He is the author of Nude with Anything, and his work has appeared in numerous poetry magazines and journals. He teaches at Truman State University, which supported Chariton Review for many years. Truman State University Press began managing production and distribution of the journal in 2008.
Editor: Dr. James D’Agostino
Asst. Managing Editor: Allison Kester
Editorial Staff: Megan Matheney, Kristen Greif, Katelyn Hawkins, Dani Eschweiler, Kristen Womble, and Kaitlin Walker
Managing Editor: Barbara Smith-Mandell
Production Editor: Lisa Ahrens