About Inkwell

Mission Statement

Inkwell is dedicated to discovering new talent and bringing the work of up and coming writers and artists to a wider audience. We encourage diverse voices and have an open submission policy for poetry, prose and artwork. It is published twice a year and staffed by faculty and graduate students of Manhattanville’s MFA Program in Writing.



Past Recognition

Pushcart Prize “Special Mention”:
"Save the Bones for Henry Jones" by Dan Masterson (Inkwell 2001)

Pushcart Prize Nomination:
"On the Preserve Before the Season Opens" by Debra Daniel

Pushcart Prize Fiction Nominations:
"The Extinction of Fairy Tales" by Jacob Appel (Inkwell 2006)


Best American Essays “Notable Mention”:
“Cars” by Cynthia Anderson (Inkwell 2001)