"It is the responsibility of the writer/artist to make a place for the arts."

Wild Violet is a place for the arts.

Our Goal

The goal of Wild Violet, an online literary magazine, is to bridge the gap between academia and pop culture, bringing the arts to the mainstream, to make a place for the arts.

Contact Info



Because of both the COVID-19 pandemic and the current civil unrest in Philadelphia, for the time being, please use the following updated address instead of the post office box we have previously used for correspondence.

Submissions and correspondence can be sent to:

Alyce Wilson, editor

Wild Violet Magazine

1925 Lawrence Rd., Apt. D-3

Havertown, PA 19083

E-mail: wildvioletmagazine@yahoo.com

Inquire via e-mail before sending books or CDs for review.


Meaning of Wild Violet

According to herbalism, the wild violet symbolizes the essence of optimism and exploring new options. To find a balance between caution and courageous decision making. To be able to trust new opportunities despite unknown outcomes, so as not to stop oneself from experiencing Life.