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New & Noted Literary & Alternative Magazine Issues for September 2023

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Blink Ink, 53
Blink Ink features stories of approximately 50 words in this issue themed “Secrets.” See sponsored blog post here.

Boulevard, Spring 2023
Contest winners, a craft interview, a symposium on appropriation in art, and new poetry, fiction, and essays. See sponsored blog post here.

The Fiddlehead, Summer 2023
This all-poetry issue features contributions from over 50 contemporary poets as well as Acadian poetry in translation. See sponsored blog post here.

Humana Obscura, Fall/Winter 2023
Featuring work by 53 new, emerging, and established contributors from around the globe. See sponsored blog post here.

The Kenyon Review, Fall 2023
This new issue features winners of the Patricia Grodd Poetry Prize for Young Writers, a Food-themed folio, and the folio “Luminous Gender Vessel.” See sponsored blog post here.

Jewish Fiction .net, Issue 34
An 8-language issue with more than two-thirds of the stories in translation – including, for the first time, Dutch! See sponsored blog post here.

The Lake, September 2023
Check out great new poetry, reviews, and sample poems from newly published collections. See sponsored blog post here.

Plume, #144
Plume online literary magazine offers new poetry, works in translation, essays, interviews, and reviews. See sponsored blog post here.

The Shore, Issue 19
This online poetry journal features new works from over two dozen writers as well as photography by Rachel Storck. See sponsored blog post here.

Tint Journal, Fall 2023
Contributors to this tenth issue consider the peculiarities of culture, geography, food, history, and the overall circle of life. See sponsored blog post here.

Walloon Writers Review, 2023
An annual print publication of works celebrating Northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula. See blog post here.

Wordrunner eChapbooks, 49
This issue features seven linked stories by Australian author Jane Turner Goldsmith about essential workers in Australia during the pandemic. See sponsored blog post here.

More Publications Received

The American Poetry Review, September/October 2023
Bomb, Fall 2023
Catamaran, Fall 2023
Communities: Life in Cooperative Culture, Fall 2023
Cutbank, 99
Cutleaf, 3.17, 3.18
Free Inquiry, October/November 2023
Gay & Lesbian Review, September-October 2023
The Georgia Review, Fall 2023
Hippocampus Magazine, September-October 2023
Image, 118
In These Times, October 2023
Inch, 56
James Dickey Review, 2022
Kestrel, Summer 2023
The Massachusetts Review, Fall 2023
Mid-American Review, 42.1
One Story, 304
One Teen Story, 73
Poetry, September 2023
Posit, 34
Rain Taxi, Fall 2023
Rattle, 81
Smoky Blue Literary and Arts Magazine, Fall/Winter 2023
Split Lip Magazine, September 2023
subTerrain, 94
Tangled Web, Autumn 2023
Topical Poetry, 65, 66, 67
Translation Review, 116.1
Western American Literature, Summer 2023
Whitefish Review, Spring/Summer 2023

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