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Published January 25, 2010
Bananafish Magazine is "an online venue for exceptional, short-form literature with a focus on wit, originality, and innovation," with Founding Editor Daniel McDermott and Assistant Editor Elaine Strome.

The inaugural issue, January 2010, features works by Teri Carter, Nathan Leslie, Kenneth Pobo, Anne Wagener, William Farrant, Eirik Gumeny, Nick Chambers, and Lindsay Champion.

Bananafish is open for submissions of fiction and memoir.
Published January 24, 2010
Eclectic Flash editors Brad Nelson, Sheila Smith, Grandpa Fitz, Jason Smith, and Deborah Dalcin, have released the first issue, available online as PDF and also in print format. EF is pen to all styles and genre of poetry, prose, fiction, nonfiction, short script, essay, experimental, literary, horror, sci fi, etc. - as long as it's fewer than 1000 words. The first issue is packed with works from fifty writers, and submissions are being accepted for the next issue.

Eclectic Flash is currently running a flash fiction and poetry contest. To enter, write a FF story or poem based on some element in a video posted on their site (and make a $1 donation).

[Re-posted with corrections.]
Published January 22, 2010
"There is new voice for avant-garde and experimental poetry that can now be heard. An electronic journal that showcases unconventional writers and subject matter far from the main stream featuring beat, postmodern, jazz, and free verse poetry from all over the world." Published by J.P. Farrell and edited by Michelle Garvey, Dominick Montalto, Atonal Poetry Review has launched its inaugural issue.

Contributors come from Canada, Ireland, The United States, India, Norway, England and Germany. Featuring poet Dr. Lorne Foster, other authors include Ben Velazquez, J.R. Slonche, Joe Wetteroth, Rebecca Singh, Jason Joyce, Daniel Klawitter, Devika Menon, Catherine Frazer - and many more for a total of 30 poets.

Atonal Poetry Review is currently accepting submissions of poetry and certain essays, reviews and interviews - see their website for specific information.
Published January 22, 2010
Founded in Wichita, KS in the summer of 2009, Fractions is are a bimonthly independent arts publication that features visual artists, writers, musicians, film makers, craftspeople, culinary artists and other individuals engaging in creative pursuits. It presents work from individuals, local to international, amateur to professional. Fractions is available via Issu on their website as well as in print. It is supported by contributions from the community.
Published January 21, 2010
5x5 is radio terminology used to signify that the signal has excellent strength and perfect clarity. And 5x5 is also a "nascent, printed literary magazine" publishing poetry, fiction, nonfiction, comics & visual arts in a palm-sized (5"x5"), saddle-stiched format. The most recent issue includes works by James Hannibal, Jory M. Mickelson, Ian Denning, Jonathan W. Sodt, Ryler Dustin, R.M. Hanson, Nathan Burgoine, and Jenni B. Baker. Each issue is themed, but as the editors point out, "themes are meant to be suggestions only...play with our themes...tell us your leaps of imagination and wordplay...we don't want to box you in."

Submission are open to high school and beyond, with free subscriptions offered to high school students.
Published January 21, 2010
Ben Spivey, Kyle Whitley and Jennifer Whitley, editors of Warm Milk Printing Press, have begun a new venture in publishing Spilt Milk, an online literary magazine. The first issues, Fall 2009, includes authors Eric Beeny, J.A. Tyler, Kenneth Radu, Howie Good, Greg Santos, and Donal Mahoney. Spilt Milk is open for submissions of works between 500-5000 words.
Published January 20, 2010
Edited by Jennifer H. Fortin, P.J. Gallo, Evan Glasson, and Yotam Hadass, Leveler offers a new approach to publishing poetry online. Each week, the editors publish one poem, alongside which they offer their comments about the work: "To assure our readers we are being responsible editors and to increase the transparency of our editorial process as a whole, each poem published by LEVELER will be accompanied by a brief note on our selection entitled 'levelheaded.' Here we will look at what a poem conveys and how. In no way do we claim 'levelheaded' is a final, authoritative take on any corresponding poem. Instead, we hope to provide readers with another way into the poem, thereby encouraging closer readings, and ultimately, challenges to our findings."

The editors also offer their readers an opportunity to respond to each poem as well: "we encourage thoughtful responses to individual poems and challenges to our own observations and interpretations."

While Leveler has the next month of poems planned, they are open for submissions.

Currently published or waiting in the wings are poems by Priyadarshi Patnaik, Karen Neuberg, Gerald Yelle, Nate Pritts, Jay Snodgrass, Mark Jackley, Heather McNaugher, Stephen Danos, Ron Green, Chris Caldemeyer, Nancy Devine, Tom McCauley, and Rob Schlegel.
Published January 19, 2010
Founding Editor Amber Victoria Tudor and Web Designer Kevin Jobe bring Dark Lady Poetry to the web on a monthly basis. Already in its forth issue since late 2009, Dark Lady Poetry has featured such writers as A.P. Chambers, Louie Crew , Joseph Fonseca, Jennifer A. Hudson, Lola Nation, Benjamin Neal, Michael Padilla, Ivy Peterson, Judith Skillman, Yermiyahu Ahron Taub, Broadie Thornton, Ivy Torres, Clifford K. Watkins, Jr., and Brandon Whitehead.

Dark Lady Poetry accepts all forms of poetry, and is open for submissions.
Published January 19, 2010
Jelly Bucket - once the term used for a coal miner's lunch pail - has become something quite different at the hands of the Eastern Kentucky University Creative Writing Program. An annual of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction and artwork, the publication is unique in providing an eight-page color insert in each issue dedicated to visual art that incorporates text and/or features an aspect of the book arts. This first issue highlights the poetry and handmade journals of poet/artist Hank Lazer. Also included in this issue are works by Mary Molinary, Dan Sociu as translated by Adam Sorkin, Roger Pincus, Tony Crunk, Gaylord Brewer, Heather van Deest, and many more.

Jelly Bucket is open for submission from February 1 through June 1, accepting only original, unpublished works.
Published January 18, 2010
Editors Brian Wilson and Ian Terrell are touting Scarab as the first literary magazine for your iPhone. The publication promises to deliver eleven new works of poetry and prose and one interview per issue - only for your iPhone and iPod touch. There is a fee for per use of the app, but Wilson and Terrell note that "22% of the purchase price for each issue goes directly to the artists involved."

The first issue includes authors Isris Goodwin, Dan Rosenberg, Bryan Parys, Sarah Stickney, Major Jackson, Hannah Larrabee, Sean Bishop, Leah Williams, Alicia Ostriker, and Michael Venditozzi.
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