Our Mission:

Vex: (verb)
1. to cause perplexity, puzzle
2. to toss about or shake up
3. to be a mystery or bewildering to

Vex Literary Journal is an online, student-run publication at the University of Mary Washington that seeks to challenge our understanding of truth and reality through pieces that incorporate elements such as psychological twists, mystery, suspense and unexpected endings. Vex accepts works of fiction, poetry, music, and visual arts.

Please see our SUBMIT page for submission guidelines.

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