Verse, the literary journal of the University of Richmond, focuses on contemporary poetry in English and translation. It also features innovative short fiction, interviews with writers, and criticism. Past contributors include John Ashbery, Hayden Carruth, Inger Christensen, Barbara Guest, Tomaz Salamun, and James Tate. Work from the journal has received the Pushcart Prize and has been reprinted in numerous editions of The Best American Poetry.