Adrienne is a literary journal featuring poetry by self-identified queer women. Adrienne has published portfolios of work from 60+ established and emerging queer women poets. 


 Adrienne: A Poetry Journal of Queer Women
ISSN: 2331-9194
Valerie Wetlaufer, Editor
Submissions to this journal are currently closed.

Issues Available in PAPERBACK



ADRIENNE ISSUE 01 – January 2014 – (ISBN: 978-1-937420-65-9): features Judith Barrington, Ela Barton, Cheryl Boyce-Taylor, Elizabeth Bradfield, Ching-In Chen, Meg Day, Laura Hershey, JP Howard, Joy Ladin, M. Mack, Lesléa Newman, Kristen Stone, and Franciszka Voeltz. Featuring cover art by Cindy Baker. Edited by Valerie Wetlaufer and proudly published by Sibling Rivalry Press.

Adrienne Issue 02

 ADRIENNE ISSUE 02 – April 2014 – (ISBN: 978-1-937420-72-7): features Alysia Angel, Jessica Rae Bergamino, Tamiko Beyer, Sossity Chircuzio, Cheryl Clarke, Theresa Davis, Leah Horlick, Laura Passin, Anne Marie Rooney, and Arisa White. Featuring cover art by Ashley Inguanta.

 ADRIENNE ISSUE 03 – July 2014 – (ISBN: 978-1-937420-82-6): features Aimee Herman, Alyse Knorr, Nomy Lamm, Anna Soteria Morrison, Shauna Osborn, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, Kathleen Savino, Imani Sims, July Westhale, Shelley Wong, and cover artist J. Muir.

 ADRIENNE ISSUE 04 – October 2014 – (ISBN: 978-1-937420-95-6): features Stephani Maari Booker, Amber Dawn, Rae Gouirand, Vanessa Huang, Ansley Moon, Jennifer Perrine, Meaghan Quinn, Amal Rana, Heidi Andrea Restrepo Rhodes, and Terry Wolverton, with cover art by Heidi Andrea Restrepo Rhodes.


 ADRIENNE ISSUE 05 – June 2015 – (ISBN: 978-1-937420-72-7): features Cat Fitzpatrick, Cindy Hines, Ashley Inguanta, Erika Jeffers, Devi K. Lockwood, Megan McHugh, Jacks McNamara, Nina Puro, and Carina Yun, with cover art by Nina Barnes.


 ADRIENNE ISSUE 06 – January 2016 – (ISBN: 978-1-943977-07-9 ): features features work by Liz Ahl, Tara Shea Burke, Hollie Dugas, Joy KMT, Petra Kuppers, Dane Kuttler, Michelle Lin, Mary Meriam, Renée Vivien translated by Samantha Pious, and Hallie Wiederholt with artwork by Devon Browning.


The Editor. Valerie Wetlaufer is a poet, editor, doula, and teacher. Born and raised in Iowa, she has also lived in Vermont, Paris, Florida, and Utah. She is the author of three chapbooks, as well as the full-length collections Mysterious Acts by My People (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2014) and Call Me by My Other Name (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2016), and editor of Adrienne: A Poetry Journal of Queer Women. Valerie holds a BA in French and an MA in Teaching from Bennington College, an MFA from Florida State University, and a PhD in Literature & Creative Writing from The University of Utah, where she was a Vice-Presidential Fellow. She lives in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.