UTGT_Cover14Under the Gum Tree is an independent and reader-supported literary artsĀ micro-magazine. Because we strive for authentic connections through vulnerability, we exclusively publish creative nonfiction and visual art. We publish quarterly, and accept submissions year-round. Click here for complete submission guidelines and here for subscription options.

What’s inside the current issue?


Neighbors, by Chelsea Schott

Driving to Find Home, by Mark Liebenow

Right Foot, Left Foot, by Melissa Cronin

Contact, by Ann Gamble

Alvin Toffler and My Baby Boy, by Christopher Drabick

Market Day, a photo essay by David Pace

Raspberry Grandma, by Eliana Osborn

Lyrics and Panic: The Time My Mom Found My Tapes and the Devil, by Brad Guillory

Creating Artifacts, by Phyllis Brotherton

Between Weekends, by Abi Bechtel

My Halloween Ritual: The History of a Coping Mechanism, by Benjamin Winterhalter

Visual art by Scott Helmes