Author Archives: widenerjmesch

Issue 21 is live!

Issue 21 features undergraduate writers from Gettysburg College, John Carroll University, Macalester College, Saint Joseph’s University, SUNY Geneseo, and Tusculum University. Plus an interview with poet Cynthia Dewi Oka and art from students at Lorain County Community College, St. John’s University, Thomas Jefferson University Kanbar School of Design, and Widener University.


Thank you to all the writers, artists, and staff members who helped to make this issue deliver a profound glimpse of the human experience. To our readers, we hope you enjoy this selection of contemporary life as seen by fellow members of the literary and artistic community!

Issue 19 is live!

Issue 19 (December 2017)

 Featuring undergraduate writers from Central Michigan University, Dickinson College, Indiana University Bloomington, John Carroll University, Swarthmore College, Ursinus College, and a spotlight interview with author Stephanie Powell Watts. 

Thanks to all the writers, artists, and staff members who helped to make this issue a great one. Enjoy reading!


Issue 11 is Here!

Issue 11 is live, featuring new poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction by undergraduate writers from Rowan University, Stephen F. Austin State University, Swarthmore College, and Western Kentucky University.

Our submission period will open again on February 1.

Issue #9 is Live!

The new issue of The Blue Route is out, featuring work of undergraduates from Carnegie Mellon University, Notre Dame of Maryland University, Stephen F. Austin State University, Susquehanna University, University of Colorado Denver, University of Houston, and University of South Florida.

Welcome to the Blue Route

May 4, 2012: We are putting the finishing touches on Issue #8 of The Blue Route. We hope to go live by the end of the month.

Be sure to follow us on Twitter: wutheblueroute