Final Letter from the Faculty Advising Editor
Goodbyes are often tricky terrain to navigate. We are caught between the intersections of looking ahead, while at the same time, drawn into the reflexive impulse to recall. . . . read more
The Columbia College Chicago Department of English and Creative Writing is thrilled to introduce our new literary magazine, Allium, A Journal of Poetry & Prose.
Allium, A Journal of Poetry & Prose will replace our three genre-specific journals, Columbia Poetry Review (poetry), Hair Trigger (fiction), and Punctuate (non-fiction), creating a multi-genre print and online publication.
Most links within this website will connect to Allium’s website where the complete archives for Hair Trigger has been preserved.
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In thoughtful conversations with writers, Hair Trigger invites you to read the diverse exchanges with writers in the fiction, nonfiction, and poetry genres.
It all begins with a good book. Hair Trigger production editors contribute their talents reviewing books of all genres—eager to share the best of what is engaging and memorable.
We feature photographers from within and beyond the college community. Photographers submit in response to a certain theme or are solicited for their particular portfolios.
Explore the Archives
Hair Trigger‘s past print issues, including its online issues can all be found on Allium, A Journal of Poetry & Prose‘s website.