Basalt is a student-run literary magazine funded by the College of Western Idaho's Language and Arts Department. It is published annually each Spring and accepts submissions year round. Basalt publishes original fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and art, as well as the three top submissions to Storyfort's Micro-Fiction Contest. 2018's contest will open in the Fall. Look for more information about the contest and about Basalt at

The current issue of Basalt, as well as back issues, may be purchased online. We sell Basalt for $10.00 an issue, plus payment processing and hosting fees, totaling $11.59.