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The MacGuffin, a national literary magazine from Schoolcraft College in Livonia, Michigan, is a collection of the best poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction.
Not for the faint of heart. Our literary magazine features some of the best writers in the small press alongside up and coming voices.
One of Canada’s most admired journals, publishing contemporary poetry, short fiction, and creative nonfiction by emerging and established writers from across the country and around the world.
Manoa is a unique, award-winning literary journal that includes American, Asian, and Pacific fiction, poetry, essays, plays, and artwork.
Online magazine devoted to contemporary literature and art updated weekly. Founded in 2009. [o]
The Masters Review publishes the best writing from emerging authors. Guest judges include Lauren Groff and AM Homes.
Published by New American Press, MAYDAY Magazine presents new poetry, prose, translations, political/cultural commentary, and visual art to a growing international community of readers. [o]
The Meadow is the annual print and online literary journal of Truckee Meadows Community College in Reno, Nevada.
Meat for Tea: The Valley Review is a non-academic affiliated publication devoted to showcasing the works of both emerging and established writers and artists.
Memoir is a nonprofit literary journal dedicated to memoir in all forms, from the traditional to the experimental.
Publishes a wide range of essays, memoirs, fiction, poetry, and book reviews for a sophisticated readership.
Minerva Rising celebrates the creativity and wisdom in every woman by publishing prose, poetry, and art by women artists three times a year.
Mississippi Review features National Book Award winners, Pulitzer Prize winners, National Book Critics Circle winners as well as hundreds of new writers.
One of the premier publishers of the best new stories, essays, and poems from Pulitzer Prize winners to unpublished emerging writers.
In Mudfish, the poet is seen as a storyteller. The art and poetry interlock, one enhancing the other. The journal is highly acclaimed, full of daring and resonant work.
NANO Fiction is a
biannual publication that publishes fiction of 300 words or fewer, with issues appearing in the spring and fall.
[Read more about NANO Fiction]
New England Review distinguishes itself with a fine blend of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction that is both challenging and inviting to the general reader.
The international magazine of writing and art. Essays, poetry, fiction, interviews, reviews, features, and special issues delighting readers for over 75 years.
New Madrid is the national journal of the low-residency MFA program at Murray State University. It takes its name from the New Madrid seismic zone, which falls within the central Mississippi Valley and extends through western Kentucky.
NMW promotes new and emerging writers of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction by showcasing their works alongside profiles and interviews and works by famous writers, and through generous awards that have totaled more than $100,000 since 1996.
NOR consistently features some of the finest fiction, poetry, and nonfiction to be found anywhere.
New Orleans Review, publishing contemporary poetry, fiction, nonfiction, art, photography, and film and book reviews, is engaging, challenging, surprising, and always good looking.
New South publishes quality fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction from both established and emerging writers, regardless of style, subject or genre.
We publish absurd short-fictions in print and online. Experimental, new, or forgotten literary forms. No short-stories, no poetry, everything else!
Since 1956, Nimrod has published the best new fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction from across the country and around the world.
Ninth Letter is a journal of art and literature featuring a wide range of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and visual art in various media.
Nowhere is a quarterly journal of photography, art, and literary travel writing. We’ve run stories about the longest sea voyage in history and kidnappings in Libya. Each story is illustrated with found objects brought back from the trip. [o][e-pub]
Since 1998, a quarterly journal for poetry, criticism, reviews, stories and essays edited by Ricardo Nirenberg. [o]
Dedicated to writers worldwide who have survived depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and other mental illnesses. Poetry, fiction, essays, true-life stories, and more.
For thirty years, Passages North has published quality fiction, nonfiction and poetry from both established and emerging writers.
The Paterson Literary Review (PLR) is a multicultural literary review established in 1979. PLR features work by well-known writers as well as by writers who will soon be well-known.
Pembroke Magazine is the literary magazine housed at UNC Pembroke, publishing quality poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, interviews, and art from North Carolina and beyond since 1969.
Persimmon Tree: An Online Magazine of the Arts by Women Over Sixty, offers a lively mix of fiction, nonfiction, art, and poetry by new and established women writers and artists. [o]
For over 40 years, Phoebe has supported new writers, whose voice, form, and subject matter vigorously appeal to the senses, intellect, and emotions of our readers.
Published in April, August, and December in quality paperback, each issue is guest-edited by a prominent writer who explores personal visions, aesthetics, and literary circles.
Plume publishes the very best contemporary poetry: national and international voices presented in monthly issues with twelve poets contributing one poem each. [o/p]
Poet Lore publishes two 160-page issues each year, featuring a wide array of contemporary poets as well as essays on poetry and book reviews.
The oldest, boldest, and most distinguished monthly for and about poetry in the English-speaking world.
Although we are in the Potomac River basin, we welcome submissions from all over the globe. Order a copy and join the literary conversation.
A national literary quarterly published since 1926. Home to the best fiction, poetry, essays, and reviews by beginning, mid-career, and established writers.
We are looking for well-written, interesting pieces that embrace the fabric of diverse voices who have something to say, say it well, and originally. [o]
Quiddity is a multimedia arts venue featuring an international literary journal (print and audio), a public-radio program, and a visiting writer and artist series.
Eclectic content for a global audience, including Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Photography, Art, Music & Reviews. “We take chances.” [o]
Raleigh Review is a national magazine of poetry, art and flash.
is a non-profit literary magazine that publishes fiction, creative
nonfiction, poetry, and art. We publish first-time writers and established
writers alike. [o]
[Read more about Rathalla Review]
Rattle is the journal for people who love poetry—whether they realize it yet, or not.
Dedicated to publishing the best literature available. We have published authors from all parts of the country. Special area of interest is Southwestern literature.
Features innovative poetry, short shorts and translations. Literary Magazine Review believes RHINO is “an annual that anyone interested in American poetry should attend to.”
River Styx is a multicultural literary and arts magazine that has been publishing thoughtful yet accessible literature and art since 1975.
River Teeth - Where good writing counts and facts matter.
Rock & Sling, a literary journal of witness, seeks work that aspires, that challenges, that sings, that demands our attention.
Ruminate is for everyone who has paused over a good word, a real story, a perfect brushstroke—longing for the significance they point us toward.
The Saint Ann's Review is an eclectic compendium of the best-crafted writing around.
A culturally diverse independent, international review of contemporary poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and drama.
The Santa Clara Review is a student-edited literary magazine that publishes poetry, fiction, non-fiction, short plays, visual art, and photography from students and professionals.
Attempting to act as a source of connection, the journal publishes the work of emerging and established writers from the United States, Canada and beyond.
Seneca Review specializes in innovative poetry, translations from around the world, and the lyric essay. Work from the magazine is regularly featured in annual anthologies.
Having never missed an issue in 113 years, the Sewanee Review is the oldest continuously published literary quarterly in the country. Begun in 1892 at The University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee, the Review is devoted to American and British fiction, poetry, and reviews--as well as essays in criticism and reminiscence.
“Shenandoah has long been a showcase for exceptional writing.” -- The Washington Post Book World. For 55 years Washington and Lee’s lively gallery for the literary arts. [o]
A literary microcosm of the known world, takes readers places – real or imagined, minute or vast, evolving or timeless.
Skidrow Penthouse is an elegant 300+ page journal that contains the richest and widest possible range of poetry, fiction, and art.
Sleet Magazine proudly presents extraordinary fiction, poetry, and irregulars online. Sleet: intelligent, sexy, writer-friendly. “Sleet is so f***ing cool.” – Suzanne Nielsen. [o]
Bi-annual, online literary magazine dedicated to the publication of work from both emerging and established poets, writers, and visual artists from all parts of the globe. [o]
SNReview (SNR) is a quarterly literary online and print magazine of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. [o]
Creative Nonfiction + Art
South Loop Review: Creative Nonfiction + Art magazine publishes essays and memoir, lyric and experimental forms, non-linear narratives, blended genre, photography and art.
The Southampton Review is committed to publishing the finest
fiction, literary nonfiction, craft lectures, poetry, cartoons, photography
and fine arts from emerging and established writers and artists.
[Read more about The Southampton Review]
Florida State University’s literary magazine of merit, publishing quality fiction, poetry, and nonfiction since 1979
Fiction, poetry, personal and critical essays, and book reviews on the arts, literature, philosophy, religion, cultural studies, and history by new and established writers. Also publishes translations.
Southern Poetry Review celebrates 50 years of publishing some of the best poetry in America from leading writers around the world.
Spittoon is an independent online literary quarterly, dedicated to the publication of quality contemporary and experimental poetry, creative nonfiction, and fiction. [o]
Online literary arts magazine for poetry, prose, graphic narrative, and art that also includes exclusive interviews, articles, and other unique services for our readership. [o]
Contemporary poetry in English from the U.S. and around the world in English translation.
Squalorly is a quarterly lit mag that publishes "literature from the other side" along with original art and photography. [o]
Focuses on artistic expression and creativity. Includes portfolios from artists along with fiction, non-fiction, poetry about art and artistry. Intended for artists and art enthusiasts.
Stone Voices uses essays, fiction, articles, poetry, and art to explore the profound connections between visual arts and spirituality.
The Straddler is an online interdisciplinary journal of culture, publishing innovative criticism, essays, art, poetry, fiction and interviews, all of which aim to examine and transform their cultural context. [o]
subTerrain Magazine publishes writers from the other side of the tracks. Each issue features progressive and sometimes controversial writing, alongside timely book reviews and contemporary visual art.
Sukoon is an Arab-themed, English language, online literary magazine reflecting the diversity and richness of the Arab world, where established and emerging artists, poets and writers of fiction & nonfiction, publish their original work in English. [o]
Founded in 2007 at Arizona State University, Superstition Review publishes art, fiction, interviews, nonfiction and poetry. Named after the beautiful Superstition Mountains to the north of our campus, Superstition Review produces two issues each year in April and December. [o]
Talking Writing is an online literary magazine that supports writers and those interested in literature by encouraging creative discussion of the writing process. [o]
Tampa Review is a literary gallery space in print, presenting new writing and visual arts from Florida and the world.
Terrain.org publishes three theme-based issues per year that include editorials, poetry, essays, fiction, articles, videos, reviews, an interview, the ARTerrain gallery, and the UnSprawl case study. [o]
THEMA is a theme-related literary journal of stories, poetry, artwork and photography. Each issue has a different unusual theme.
TIFERET offers poetry and prose from a variety of spiritual and religious traditions.
A highly acclaimed quarterly literary journal based in Portland, Oregon, and New York City, and distributed throughout North America.
TriQuarterly is the literary magazine of Northwestern University and the MA/MFA in Creative Writing program, and is an international journal of writing, art, and cultural inquiry. [o]
Under the Gum Tree is an independent literary arts micro-magazine. Because we strive for authentic connections through vulnerability, we exclusively publish creative nonfiction and visual art. [e-pub]
An award-winning literary annual containing quality, cutting-edge fiction, cnf and poetry, with an author interview in each issue. “…rampant with talent.”—Berkshire Bright Focus
Valley Voices: A Literary Review features fiction, nonfiction, poetry, interviews, and criticism from writers and scholars from the Mississippi Delta and anywhere in the world.
Versal is the acclaimed literary & arts journal out of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, publishing a range of work from around the world.
Vine Leaves will entwine you in atmosphere and wrap you in a world where literature ferments and then matures. [o]
Devoted to all aspects of the poetry and life of American modernist poet Wallace Stevens, The Wallace Stevens Journal has been publishing scholarly articles, poems, book reviews, news, and bibliographies since 1977.
"Water~Stone Review is one of the most elegant, substantial literary journals anywhere on the American scene....It will nourish and uplift you." Naomi Shihab Nye
The Contemporary West
Weber—The Contemporary West has been published since 1983. We seek work that speak to the preservation of and access to the wilderness, to environmental cooperation, and to the insight derived from an enlarged understanding of both the new and old West.
“Not only one of the nation’s most underrated literary magazines, but one of its best.”—Literary Magazine Review
A literary journal affiliated with Eastern Washington University's Inland Northwest Center for Writers. We publish fiction, poetry, literary nonfiction, and interviews.
Witness is a publication of the Black Mountain Institute and is affiliated with the creative writing doctoral program at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. [o/p]
The award-winning World Literature Today, your window to world literature and culture for over eighty years.