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    Literary Magazines

    The NewPages Guide to Literary Magazines is a trusted resource to discover more than 1,200 print, online, and digital literary magazines that publish poetry, long and flash fiction, creative nonfiction, essays, and more.

    Discover great lit mags
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    Calls for Submissions

    The NewPages Calls for Submissions section is the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and reliable source for active calls for submissions in poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, translation...

    See current calls
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    Writing Contests

    The NewPages Guide to Writing Contests features a comprehensive list of magazine, book, chapbook, audio, and video contests and competitions from independent publishers, literary magazines, alternative magazines...

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    Writing Programs

    Your first stop in researching MA, MFA, and PhD creative writing programs as a way to discover both residency and low-residency colleges and universities.

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Updated November 16, 2015
  • Magazine Reviews

    So little time, so many lit mags—consider our reviewers’ advice on what to read and where to submit. Honest critiques of new and established literary magazines.

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    Updated November 02, 2015
  • Book Reviews

    From newly published to not yet released, our reviewers focus on indie and university press titles. Use our reviews to build your reading list.

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    Updated November 23, 2015
  • Magazine Stand

    It’s a bookstore magazine section at your fingertips! Read descriptions of what’s new in print and online among literary and alternative magazines.

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    Updated November 24, 2015
  • Book Stand

    Get the inside track on new and forthcoming books from independent and university presses. Check out the highlighted books in Editor’s Picks.

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