About Us

Who We Are:

The Alchemist Review is a 30-year literary tradition at the University of Illinois Springfield, published each April and celebrated at the annual Verbal Arts Festival. All UIS students are invited to share their creative writing projects.

Our Mission:

The Alchemist Review is a journal of literary fictionpoetry, and visual arts  dedicated to publishing dynamic works by emerging writers and artists in the University of Illinois Springfield community.  With an appreciation for print culture, as well as digital technologies and mixed mediaThe Alchemist Review provides a forum for collaboration and exploration within the ever-evolving world of literary publishing. The journal is edited by undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Illinois Springfield.


Contact Us