Welcome to the home of The Palindromist, a long running print magazine (since 1996) about palindromes and the people who write them. Click the pictures above to see palindromes, find out about the magazine and books we publish, or hear about talks by editor and palindrome expert Mark Saltveit. You can join the conversation in our discussion forum: share your palindromes, discuss famous ones or how to write them, or talk about other fun kinds of wordplay. Or check out general information below.


- The Palindromist Manifesto

- The Authors List of Great Palindromes, a selective list of the best palindromes which gives credit to the gifted palindromists who created them.

- Sotades the Obscene of Maronea (275 BC) - Inventor of the Palindrome

- Political Palindromes

- "A Chronotype of Revolution:"
a scholarly paper on palindromes in Russia and Eastern Europe by Erika Greber of the University of Munich.

- Click on the Contact form to send email, submit your palindromes, or whine.

Links to other pages

Tim's MockOK pages (The commentaries are especially good)

Verbatim Magazine a great general wordplay magazine

"2002: A Palindrome Story" by Nick Montfort and William Gillespie -- an epic, 2002-word palindrome

Buy the printed book of "2002: A Palindrome Story" at Spineless Books

Peter Norvig's computer generated, 17,000-word expansion of "A man, a plan, a canal...." How does he do it? Well, turns out he's the Director of Research for Google. So dude knows a thing or two about computer arrays.

Palindrome Fun by Brownielocks

Page O'Palindromes!

Neil/Fred's Gigantic List of Palindromes (no longer maintained)

Vote for your favorite palindrome.

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