About Catamaran.

Catamaran Literary Reader is a quarterly literary and visual arts journal. Catamaran features fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and fine art in a full size, full color magazine. The Catamaran nonprofit is based in the Tannery Arts and Digital Media Center, in Santa Cruz, California, and our nonprofit mission is to capture the vibrant and creative West Coast spirit in writing and art from around the world. Among the themes we address are nature and the environment, personal freedom, and the artistic spirit. We seek to present diverse voices in a creative, sophisticated format by publishing the best literary writing and fine art we can find. 

Catamaran Literary Reader (ISSN 2168-7226) is a print magazine published quarterly and distributed in the USA nationwide and in Canada. Catamaran Literary Reader is a California Nonprofit Corporation with 501C-3 tax exempt status, and all donations are fully tax deductible.  



Catamaran Literary Reader accepts fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and art. Themes we are especially interested in include the environment, the artistic spirit, personal freedom, and creative ideas.  West Coast settings and topics are also what we like to explore.  We read submissions year round and we try to respond as quickly as we can, but given our quarterly production cycle it might take up to 3-4 months.  Click on the cloud to the right to sail over to our submissions page.



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Catamaran Literary Reader is based in the new Tannery Arts and Digital Media Center Studios, in Santa Cruz, CA. 

Catamaran Literary Reader

1050 River St., Studio 118
Santa Cruz, CA 95060


The Tannery Arts Center is dedicated to providing an affordable, accessible and sustainable home for Santa Cruz County artists and arts, cultural, education and heritage organizations so that all offerings on this historically significant campus may be enjoyed by residents, visitors and the general public.

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