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Crazyhorse has been publishing the best emerging and established writers for over fifty years. We are open to all styles and forms, and are always on the lookout for something we haven’t seen before. Send us writing we won’t be able to forget. online
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Cumberland River Review

"Every issue is a revelation." —Davis McCombs, National Book Critics Circle Award finalist for Ultima Thule online
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Cutleaf is an online literary journal published by EastOver Press. We feature work that responds to our common experience and reflects our differences. We welcome poetry, short stories, essays, and other nonfiction from established and emerging writers. online

CUTTHROAT fiction, nonfiction, poetry onlineonline

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december is published twice a year and features fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction (including essays, memoir, and literary journalism), and visual art. online

Decolonial Passage fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

Deep Wild: Writing from the Backcountry fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art online

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Dogwood: A Journal of Poetry and Prose is an award-winning annual print journal founded in 2001—also available via LitRagger—publishing fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. onlineonline
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Driftwood Press

Driftwood Press is a literary organization that offers an editing service, online seminars, and publishes poetry collections, novellas, graphic novels, and a biannual print and digital magazine. Inside the magazine, we feature fiction, poetry, comics, art, photography, and interviews. We pay for everything we publish. online online
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elsewhere cares only about the line / no line. Every quarter, we publish six prose works at the crossroads of flash fiction, nonfiction, and prose poetry. And every year we host an annual chapbook contest and print the winning book through elsewhere press. online
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Emerald City

Emerald City is an online literary magazine established in 2019 by members of the Creative Writing program at Pittsburg State University. We publish fiction and creative nonfiction by emerging and established writers. By focusing on these genres, we aim to provide our readers with stories that resonate. online

Epoch poetry, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, screenplays, comics online

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A home for writers. A destination for readers. EVENT is an award-winning magazine that inspires and nurtures writers, showcasing the best contemporary writing from Canada and abroad since 1971, serving up fiction, poetry, essays, notes on writing, and reviews three times a year—with stunning cover art and illustration. onlineonline

Feels Blind Literary fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, screenplays, interviews, audio, art, photography online

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Fiction Southeast

Fiction Southeast is an online literary journal dedicated to flash fiction. The mission of Fiction Southeast is to showcase fiction from today's most promising writers and to create an online literary journal that allows readers to quickly and easily access quality writing from their laptops, iPads, and cell phones. online

Fictive Dream

Fictive Dream is an online magazine for short stories that give an insight into the human condition. We feature stories with a distinctive voice, clarity of thought, and precision of language. They may be on any subject. They may be challenging, uplifting, dramatic, exhilarating, or cryptic. Above all, they must be well-crafted and compelling. online

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Five South

Five South was founded in 2020 in Los Angeles, California. Our readers and writers are a diverse and interesting group of people from all over the world. We love taking chances, knocking down gates, and erasing prerequisites. We believe writing is for everyone and enjoy discovering new talent from unexpected places. online
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Fjords Review

"One of the best features of Fjords is its accessibility."—NewPages. Fjords publishes new and established writers in every genre and style. Each annual print edition features a wide range of diverse voices on a variety of topics, alongside periodic online offerings. onlineonline

Flare Journal fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, screenplays, cross-genre, comics, reviews, interviews, translations, audio, video, photography, art online

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Flash Frog

Flash Frog is an online literary magazine obsessed with flash fiction. We publish one story a week accompanied by an original piece of art created just for that piece. We like our stories like we like our dart frogs: Small. Brightly colored. Deadly to the touch. online

Fleas on the Dog

Fleas on the Dog. Bad boy kick-ass no frills online quarterly publishing QUALITY fiction/nonfiction from traditional to extreme and everything in between. Bad writing drives us insane, but we’re crazy about the good stuff! Scratch our itch, we’ll give your story a pitch. online

Flying South fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

Foglifter Journal fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre, drama, interviews, translations, art, photography online

Free State Review

Free State Review is a biannual print journal. We favor “totally limited omniscience.” In addition to traditional genres, we have several beats which re-appear in each issue. We have published the usual suspects (Spires, Fenza, Campbell, etc.) but the ones who excite us are the emerging ones. online

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From the Depths

Described as one of the most compelling and beautifully illustrated literary journals, From the Depths features original works of fiction and poetry from new, emerging, and established authors. onlineonline


Managed and edited entirely by University of Idaho graduate students, Fugue biannually publishes poetry, fiction, essays, and visual-text hybrids from established and emerging writers. Each year, we publish one print issue and one online issue, and hold an annual contest in prose and poetry, judged by two nationally recognized writers. onlineonline

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Gargoyle Magazine

Gargoyle Magazine has always been a scallywag magazine, a maverick magazine, a bit too academic for the underground and way too underground for the academics. online
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Gemini Magazine

Gemini Magazine showcases compelling fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction as well as captivating cover art. Three annual contest issues feature flash fiction, short stories, and poetry. We simply publish work that we love. Work from Gemini has appeared in Best of the Net and Best Small Fictions. online

Girls Right the World fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

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Glass Mountain

Glass Mountain, an international student-run literary magazine, accepts submissions all year. We publish an online journal, twice annually. We feature work by emerging writers only—not writers who have attended graduate courses in creative writing. Each May we host Boldface: A Conference for Emerging Writers, at the University of Houston. online


Glassworks is a publication of the MA in Writing program at Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ, founded as "GlassWorks in the Woods" in 1779. Glassworks publishes literary work from both emerging and established writers from across North America and around the world. We especially seek to promote work by new authors and those from marginalized communities. onlineonlineonline

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Gold Man Review

The aim of Gold Man Review, an annual literary journal, is to serve and support our community of authors residing on the West Coast. onlineonline
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Good River Review

Good River Review is the literary journal of the School of Creative and Professional Writing at Spalding University. We publish two issues a year. Between issues, we regularly feature book reviews, interviews, essays on the practice of writing, and other important literary news. online
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Hamilton Arts & Letters

Hamilton Arts & Letters magazine is a biannual online publication featuring artwork, interviews, reviews, essays, poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, film, and sound. online

Heather fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art online

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High Desert Journal

HDJ is a literary and visual arts magazine dedicated to further understanding the people, places and issues of the interior West. online
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Humana Obscura

Humana Obscura is an independent, biannual literary magazine publishing the best new, emerging, and established writers and artists in the “nature space.” As our name suggests—”obscured human”—we focus on work where the human element is concealed but not entirely absent, aiming to revive the genre of nature-centric poetry and artwork in today’s modern world. onlineonline

Hypertext Magazine

An independent publisher, Hypertext has been publishing short stories, essays, poetry, and interviews in print and online since 2010. We publish established writers next to emerging writers—and unsolicited submissions make up approximately 60% of our publication. We now pay writers for their work. online online

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I-70 Review

I-70 Review is an annual literary magazine that publishes short fiction, poetry, and art from new and emerging writers and artists. The journal holds constant to work that is surprising and fresh believing original voice is essential in poetry and fiction. onlineonline
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Into the Void

Into the Void is an award-winning print and online literary magazine and small press publisher dedicated to providing a platform for world-class fiction, flash, creative nonfiction, poetry, and visual art from people of all kinds all over the world. onlineonline

Inverted Syntax

Experimental art & literary journal published annually in print and monthly in Fissured Tongue. Past contributors: Rae Armantrout, Kiki Petrosino, Philip Metres, Kathy Fish, and more! Our Sublingua Prize for Poetry for emerging writers awards $1000. Contest judges: Dorothea Lasky (2019), Khadijah Queen (2020). Send us your best genre-bending work. onlineonline

IO Literary Journal fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography, screenplays, reviews onlineonline

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Iron City Magazine

Iron City Magazine: Creative Expressions By and For the Incarcerated celebrates writing and art from the prison world—regardless of topic. Our primary goal is to give voice to formerly/currently incarcerated authors and artists. We also publish work by others—but only when that work clearly treats themes of incarceration. onlineonline

Jelly Bucket

Print annual of Bluegrass Writer Studio, the low-res MFA program at Eastern Kentucky University. Work from Jelly Bucket has been shortlisted in the Best American anthology series, and we nominate for The Pushcart Prize and PEN America Literary Awards. First-time and emerging authors have appeared alongside Eileen Casey, Ted Cooser, Stuart Dybek, Rigoberto Gonzalez, Sonja Livingston, Frank X. Walker, and Kevin Wilson. And we read in summer! online

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Jewish Fiction .net

Jewish Fiction .net is currently the only English-language journal, either print or online, devoted exclusively to publishing Jewish fiction. We proudly showcase the finest contemporary Jewish-themed fiction from around the world (either written in, or translated into, English). Stories and novel excerpts are both welcome. online
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Kaleidoscope magazine creatively focuses on the experiences of disability through literature and the fine arts publishing personal essays, creative nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and book reviews. online

Kestrel: A Journal of Literature and Art fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography, translations, reviews online

Lake Effect fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

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Lalitamba is an international journal of writings for liberation. online
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Leaping Clear

Leaping Clear features accomplished work of worldwide artists and writers with dedicated meditation and contemplation practices. Our contributors include emerging as well as established and notable artists. We invite you to spend some time at our website for your enjoyment and to see if your work might find a place there. online
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