Welcome To Levitate!

The Literary and Art Magazine of  the Chicago High School for the Arts




to rise up from the ashes, to soar beyond, to say wingardium leviosa,

to find cloud nine, to love frost, to waltz on stanzas,

to spread feathers, to spit their ink, to breathe in


Mission Statement

The purpose of Levitate is to give voice to artists of various backgrounds, especially those who are aspiring, or new to the world of art and writing. We want to share experiences that will bring people together, celebrate the underrated, the overlooked and artists who are excited and passionate about their work.

We strive to:

  • Bring confidence to all artists.
  • Allow writers and artists to submit work that excites them and makes them proud.
  • Reach out to new voices and artworks, but encourage all artists of all ages to submit.
  • Be open to the unconventional.

Overall, have all pieces selected be inclusive of diverse identities, perspectives, and topics.

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