About The Falcon

The Falcon (1970-1980) was the literary journal produced by the Department of English at Mansfield State College, now Mansfield University of Pennsylvania. Under the guidance of founding editors Joe David Bellamy and W.A. Blais, The Falcon published poetry and short fiction by both established and emerging writers, and often included interviews with contemporary authors.  Conceived in the “little magazine” tradition, and with a circulation of about 1500, The Falcon‘s eighteen issues feature works by nearly 200 authors, including Joyce Carol Oates, John Ciardi, Maxine Kumin, Miller Williams, Diane Wakoski, Fielding Dawson, and many others, as well as interviews with John Barth, Ronald Sukenick, William Gass, Donald Hall, Louis Simpson, Michael Benedikt, and many more.

This site is an effort to make the content of The Falcon accessible for the first time online. This site is under development. We appreciate your patience as we get the content online.

Copyright Note: The Falcon is copyrighted by Mansfield University of Pennsylvania (formerly Mansfield State College) and The Falcon contributors. Unauthorized reproduction of the content or images is prohibited.

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