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Goldfinch, Women Who Write’s annual literary journal, is comprised of a juried selection of member-authored works, including prose and poetry.
Goldfinch retains one-time publication rights for all works accepted. The author retains all other rights. Goldfinch is copyright as a collective work by Women Who Write, Inc. All members of Women Who Write will receive a copy of Goldfinch. Those whose work is in Goldfinch will receive a second copy. Additional copies will be available for purchase.


Will you be our next cover artist?

All WWW members in good standing (2022-2023) are invited to submit up to three pieces of original artwork to be considered for the cover of Goldfinch 25.

Artwork must be related to writing and/or the Women Who Write organization. The inclusion of a depiction of a goldfinch is optional. For all the necessary details that you need to know for creating and submitting your artwork, read the Art Guidelines Submissions page. Artwork that is received that doesn’t adhere to the guidelines will not be considered.

The submission deadline is Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 10:59 pm. No exceptions.

Have fun! I look forward to seeing what you create.

Donna Piken

Scroll down to see an archive of Goldfinch’s past covers.

Goldfinch 25

Cover Art Guidelines

Goldfinch 25 Guidelines

Goldfinch 25

Tips and Tricks

Goldfinch Vol. 24, 2021-2022

Goldfinch Vol. 23, 2020-2021

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Goldfinch, Vol. 1, 1995
Goldfinch, Vol. 2, 1996
Goldfinch, Vol. 3, 1997
The Blank Page, Vol. 1, 1999
Goldfinch, Vol. 6, 2002
Goldfinch, Vol. 7, 2004
Goldfinch, Vol. 8, 2005
Goldfinch, Vol. 9, 2006
Goldfinch, Vol. 10, 2007
Goldfinch, Vol. 11, 2008
Goldfinch, Vol. 12, 2009
Goldfinch, Vol. 13, 2010
Goldfinch, Vol. 14, 2011
Goldfinch, Vol. 15, 2012
Goldfinch, Vol. 16, 2014
Goldfinch, Vol. 17, 2015
Goldfinch, Vol. 18, 2016-2017
Goldfinch, Vol. 19, 2016-2017
Front Cover GF 21 with Bleed
Goldfinch 22 Cover
GF 23 Front Cover for Non-Bleed
GF 24 Cover

Move your cursor over any cover to see the whole image.  Click on any cover to see it in full screen, with editorial and cover credits.

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