What and Why

Underneath the surface of rational thought, the human mind is shaped over a nucleus of emotion, feeling, and unreason.
Our irrational ancient minds seek out the entire spectrum of the human experience. Experiences that are beautiful, repulsive, intensely pleasurable, and profoundly terrifying. Moments and sensations that take us by surprise and leave our brains tickled and bruised.

L'Allure des Mots celebrates this experience through the written and visual arts.



Quarterly, with a limited run in print in May, August, November, and February.



L'Allure des Mots is published and edited by Katherine Villari and Sam Beasley. And if you like the cut of our jib, the same things we do for the magazine, we can do for you, too, including site design, page layout, and photography. Email us!



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