After Hours, a literary journal of Chicago writing and art

After Hours Press


Launched in June 2000, After Hours is a semi-annual literary magazine publishing poetry, fiction, art, and photography from Chicago-area writers and artists such as Stuart Dybek, Marc Smith, Barry Silesky, Mark Turcotte, Rane Arroyo, Kevin Coval, David Hernandez, Nina Corwin, Tara Betts, Marty McConnell, Quraysh Ali Lansana, Norbert Blei, Mike Puican, Billy Lombardo, Donald G. Evans, Carlos Cumpian and so many more.

In 2014, After Hours Press began publishing full length books as well as the semi-annual journal.

Contact Us

Submission Guidelines

Order Online


Current Issue $10.00

Dancing A Dizzy Holiliness, by Larry Janowski, $15.00

when word and image run away, the selected poems of Mary Blinn, $15.00

The Professor's Quarters, essays by students of Norbert Blei and their experience of his class at The Clearing Folk School, $15.00

Subscription, One Year, $17.00



Albert DeGenova


Albert DeGenova

P. Hertel

Circulation Manager

Andrew Byrne

© After Hours Press 2021, Elmwood Park, IL