Firethorne — The Gustavus Journal of Literary and Graphic Arts

Firethorne is Gustavus Adolphus College's literary magazine comprised solely of student work.

Click on the cover to the right to read the entire issue online!

For more, see the Firethorne archive page and read our submission guidelines for current Gustavus students.

Firethorne is an annual, full-length color publication, produced in the spring. The editorial staff of Firethorne is comprised of students enrolled in English 350: Editing and Publishing. These students also edit and publish Razor Literary Magazine, a national online literary journal exploring the creative process.

Inquiries into Firethorne can be made by contacting:

Matthew Rasmussen, Visiting Assistant Professor, English
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 West College Avenue
St. Peter, MN 56082
or e-mail Matthew Rasmussen (

This policy was revised February 2018. Firethorne, MMVI all rights reserved.