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NewPages features a reliable, up-to-date listing of some of the best online, print, and electronic literary journals covering a wide variety of genres, themes, and styles. Good reading starts here!

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2river viewThe 2River View

2River quarterly publishes The 2River View, occasionally publishes individual authors in the 2River Chapbook Series, and blogs from Muddy Bank. All publications, online and printed, are free.  online


3Elements Literary Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography online online

4x2 poetry online

5x5 fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

805 Lit + Art

805 Lit + Art publishes debut and emerging writers, poets, and artists in our quarterly, online journal. We take unsolicited and simultaneous submissions from contributors worldwide. 805 was founded in 2015 by a team of librarians and won the Innovation Award from the Florida Library Association in 2018. online online




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The A3 Review

The A3 Review is a literary and arts journal published on a single A3-sized page. We publish prose and poetry with a word limit of 150, and artwork that fits into a single panel of our foldout journal. Intense, personal, lyrical, bold work is what we like to publish. online

able museAble Muse

Able Muse is a semiannual review of poetry, prose, and art (including poems, fiction, essays, and book reviews). Each issue contains a featured poet and artist/photographer with a special interview. online


about place journalAbout Place

About Place Journal is published by the Black Earth Institute with each issue having a specific theme and edited by one of our BEI Fellows. online


ADANNA fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, reviews online

The Adirondack Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography online

African American Review fiction, poetry, reviews online

The Adroit Journal

Since inception, Adroit has featured Terrance Hayes, Ned Vizzini, Edith Pearlman, D. A. Powell, NoViolet Bulawayo, Lydia Millet, and beyond. We publish work that’s bizarre, authentic, subtle, outrageous, indefinable, raw, paradoxical. We’ve got our eyes on the horizon. Send us writing that lives between the land and the sky. online



A workshop of literature where wonderful, audacious and strange things come into being. —Bernhard Schlink, author of The Reader online online


Aji Magazine

Aji magazine publishes poetry, short fiction, essays, interviews, book reviews, graphic art, and photography from emerging and established writers and artists from around the globe. The magazine is published online biannually in May and November, and is also available in print. online online

alaska quarterly reviewAlaska Quarterly Review

One of America's premier literary magazines and a source of powerful, new voices. AQR is "one of the nation's best literary magazines," The Washington Post Book World. online


Alexandria Quarterly

At Alexandria Quarterly we hope that each issue acts as a healing art, a question without an answer, a celebration of unanswered questions, and a good long thought shared among friends—all of whom believe that there is magic in our stories, our photographs, our paintings, our music. online online

allegroAllegro Poetry Magazine

Allegro Poetry Magazine publishes the best contemporary poetry from around the world. online


Alluvian fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

The Almagre Review/La Revista Almagre fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art online

Ambit Magazine

Since 1959, British-based Ambit Magazine has a rich history of discovering new poets and writers and publishing them alongside more established voices. The editors love to be surprised and read about things that are new and different and are experimental, thoughtful and brave. online

The American Journal of Poetry poetry online

american literary reviewAmerican Literary Review

The American Literary Review has been published since 1990 through the Creative Writing Program of the Department of English at the University of North Texas. online


The American Poetry Review poetry, reviews, interviews online online

American Writers Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography online

AMP fiction, nonfiction, poetry, video online

Angry Old Man

Angry Old Man Magazine is dedicated to experimental writing, poetry, and art. AOM wishes to publish work that is risky and follows no prescribed dogma/style/schema/school. AOM accepts visual and concrete poetry, short stories, art, photography, collage, asemic writing, blackout poetry, conceptual writing, found poetry, spam lit, mail art, typewriter art, computer/digital art, e-literature, sound poetry, etc. online

Animal: A Beast of a Literary Magazine

Animal: A Beast of a Literary Magazine is an online lit mag where artists of word and image explore the ephemeral boundary between human and animal. Each month we publish one story, one poem, and one essay that teeter on the divide between wild and domestic. online


Anomaly is a journal of literature and the arts. Intersectional. International. Always interesting. We provide a platform for works of art that challenge conventions of form and format, of voice and genre. online


Anomaly Literary Journal (UK) fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art online

antioch reviewThe Antioch Review

The Antioch Review, a distinguished literary journal founded in 1941, publishes essays, fiction, poetry, and book reviews penned by emerging and eminent authors. The Review remains committed to commenting on the temper of the times in prose and story while the balance between literary and social matters continues to evolve. online online


Apalachee Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, reviews online

Apeiron Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, photography online

Appalachian Heritage nonfiction, poetry, art, photography, interviews online

apple valley reviewApple Valley Review

The Apple Valley Review is an online literary journal established in 2005 and published in the spring and fall. Each issue features a collection of beautifully crafted poetry, short fiction, and essays. online


Arc Poetry Magazine (Canada) nonfiction, poetry, reviews online


Arkana, the journal of the Arkansas Writers' MFA Program, seeks and fosters a sense of shared wonder by publishing inclusive art that asks questions, explores mystery, and works to make visible the marginalized, the overlooked, and those whose voices have been silenced. online

Arkansas Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography online

Arlington Literary Journal fiction, poetry, art online

arts lettersArts & Letters

Arts & Letters is one of the premier national literary journals of the Southeast, which attracts young, fresh voices as well as well-established writers. online online



"Simply and unobtrusively one of the best."
Literary Magazine Review online


Asterism: an undergraduate literary journal fiction, poetry, art online

Asymptote fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, interviews, translations online

auroreanThe Aurorean

Upbeat New England poetry journal. Small Press Review-recommended; profiled in Poet's Market. Proudly welcomes newer poets alongside the biggest names in the small press. online


The Awakenings Review

Established in 2000, the Awakenings Review is for writers and poets with a relationship to mental illness—either self, family member, or friend. Mental illness and literature have a long association. Our contributors are able to express themselves in a supportive editorial environment. online




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Bacopa Literary Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

baltimore reviewThe Baltimore Review

Publishing since 1996, The Baltimore Review is an online and print journal of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry, as well as visual and video arts. online online


Barely South Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry online


basalt is an award-winning, large-format, full-color, annual publication that features contemporary poetry and fine art. online online


Bateau fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

Bayou fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

Bear Review

Bear Review is a biannual journal of poetry and micro prose that makes the old new and showcases aesthetic competence and a knowledge of genre and literary tradition. We do admire experimentation and blurred genres, so long as the piece brings the heat. online

Beatdom fiction, poetry online

Belletrist fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, comics, drama online online

bellevue literary reviewBellevue Literary Review

Bellevue Literary Review is a unique literary magazine featuring short stories, essays, and poems that examine human existence through the prism of health and healing, illness and disease. Now approaching its 20th anniversary, BLR continues to highlight the creative connections between literature and medicine. online


The Bellingham Review

Bellingham Review publishes “literature of palpable quality.” We showcase poetry, fiction, nonfiction, hybrid work, and we’re dedicated to offering continual support to our authors. online online

beloit fiction journalBeloit Fiction Journal

The Beloit Fiction Journal publishes the best in contemporary short fiction. Traditional and experimental narratives find a home in our pages. We publish new writers alongside established writers. online


Bending Genres

We publish thrilling, oddball, unusual, stunning fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction pieces. Think Olympics on a case of Red Bull. Think October in April. Think Deep Thoughts by Jack Handey. A world not quite right? Yes, this is Bending Genres. online

bennington reviewBennington Review

Bennington Review is a national biannual print journal of innovative, intelligent, and moving poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and film writing. online


Berkeley Poetry Review poetry, art, interviews, translations online

Better Than Starbucks

Better Than Starbucks features talented poets and authors in as wide a variety of genres as possible. Our journal includes free verse, haiku, formal poetry, experimental poetry, form poetry, prose poetry, International poetry, African poetry, fiction, flash fiction, micro fiction, and creative nonfiction (including personal essays or memoirs). online

Big Fiction fiction, nonfiction, reviews online

big muddyBig Muddy

Multidisciplinary issues and events, especially but not solely concerning the 10-state area that borders the Mississippi River, from the Canadian border to the Gulf Coast. online


Big Other fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art online


bioStories is conceived in the belief that every life can prove instructive, inspiring, or compelling, that every life holds moments of grace. online


bitter oleanderThe Bitter Oleander

The Bitter Oleander endeavors to publish imaginative poetry, short fiction, interviews, essays & translations of living poets from every corner of the world. online


Black Dandy fiction, cross-genre online online

black warrior reviewBlack Warrior Review

Since 1974, Black Warrior Review has published the most exciting established and emerging literary talents. Work appearing in BWR has been reprinted in the Pushcart Prize series, Best American Short Stories, Best American Poetry, PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize, and others. The journal won a 2019 Whiting Literary Magazine Prize. online online


Blink Ink

Blink Ink is a quarterly, print-only literary magazine publishing the best in prose fiction of approximately 50 words. We look for exceptional quality storytelling and innovation. Issues are themed and subscribers receive several bonus publications throughout the year. 2019 marks our 10th year of publication. online

blood orange reviewBlood Orange Review

Blood Orange Review publishes emerging and established writers of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Though our journal is modestly sized and our selection is competitive, we encourage writers to submit. online


Blue Earth Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

Blue Heron Review poetry, art online

The Blue Mountain Review

The Blue Mountain Review is a journal of culture, poetry, literature, art, and music. Published by the Southern Collective Experience, we’ve showcased work from Robert Pinsky, Melissa Studdard, Jericho Brown, Rising Appalachia, Delvon Lamarr, Josh Pray, and Christopher Dickey. Our goal is to capture life completely. online

Blueline fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography online

The Boiler fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, reviews online

BOMB Magazine fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, interviews online online

Bone Bouquet poetry online


"The Booth editors seem to have a knack for attracting and selecting pieces that get right into my marrow, fill my bones full with breathing and want." —Vouched Books. online online


borrowed solace fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art online


Publishing the finest fiction, poetry, and essays since 1985. As Poet Laureate Daniel Hoffman said, "One of the half-dozen best literary journals." online


Bourbon Penn fiction online

Boxcar Poetry Review poetry, reviews, interviews, photography, art online

Brevity nonfiction online

briar cliff reviewThe Briar Cliff Review

Founded in 1989, The Briar Cliff Review is an eclectic literary, cultural and art magazine. Its full-size format and elegantly simple design provide an aesthetically pleasing venue for the work of contributors. online


Brick fiction, nonfiction, poetry, interviews online

Bridge: the Bluffton University Literary Journal fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, screenwriting, cross-genre, interviews online online

brilliant flash fictionBrilliant Flash Fiction

Founded in 2014, Brilliant Flash Fiction is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that publishes vibrant stories from around the world, illustrated with dazzling photography. Offering writing contests and writers’ tips through social media, this online journal never charges a fee for any of its services. online


Brush Talks

Brush Talks is a journal of nonfiction, photographs, and poetry about China. The first can take many forms: general essays, travel essays, profiles, memoir, and narrative nonfiction. We publish two issues per year and accept unsolicited submissions on a rolling basis (no fee). online

Burnside Review fiction, poetry, reviews, interviews online




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In times when Earth and humanity seem so breakable, as if they might break each other, poets interpret their screens, sing nature, admonish our selfishness. Califragile portraits the turning, questioning, stretching, stepping up. Our name’s a nod to our bioregion, but the faultline explored is planetwide and in each person. online

CALYX: A Journal of Art & Literature by Women poetry, fiction, nonfiction, art, reviews online

The Canary fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

cape rockThe Cape Rock: A Gathering of Poets

Our mission is to print the best poetry: any style, format, or subject matter. online


The Capilano Review (Canada) poetry, art online

The Capra Review fiction, nonfiction, art online

cargo literaryCargo Literary

Cargo Literary is an online journey that takes you through the rails of the human travel experience, while exploring the cultures and depths that we find in ourselves. online


The Caribbean Writer fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama online

The Carolina Quarterly fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, cross-genre, reviews, interviews online online

carveCarve Magazine

Carve publishes HONEST FICTION, poetry, nonfiction, interviews, illustrations, and more in quarterly print and digital issues and hosts the annual Raymond Carver Short Story Contest. Our mission is to foster a sense of camaraderie among all writers and readers and celebrate great literature with our borderless, inclusive, and diverse community. online online


Catamaran Literary Reader fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, interviews, translations online

cave wallCave Wall

Cave Wall publishes the finest poetry written by today's established and emerging poets. Each issue publishes black and white art by one artist, as well. online


Chantwood Magazine fiction, poetry, art online

The Chariton Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translations online online

chattahoochee reviewThe Chattahoochee Review

Since 1981, for over thirty-five years, The Chattahoochee Review has published excellent writing from the South and around the world. online online


Chautauqua fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

cherry treeCherry Tree

Cherry Tree is an annual print journal that publishes the best poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and literary shade. Produced by the Literary House Press. online


Chestnut Review

Chestnut Review features storytellers—not just in fiction, but in all the genres we publish. We love clarity in art, but that doesn’t necessarily mean simplicity. We work together with writers to bring their stories to the world. It could be a story in a poem, an essay, an image, but it is still a story that needs to be told. We are a paying market and we accept 250 free submissions for poetry, photography, and art each month. online online

chinese literature todayChinese Literature Today

Chinese Literature Today grants the world direct access to China through high-quality translations of the most important modern literature of China—fictional works that have sold millions of copies, poems that have found resonance in many souls, and literary essays that illuminate the many facets of Chinese literature and culture. online online


Cigar City Poetry Journal poetry, translations online

cimarron reviewCimarron Review

One of the oldest quarterlies in the nation, Cimarron Review publishes work with a wide-ranging aesthetic: the bold and ruminative, the sensitive and shocking, imaginative and truth-telling. Cimarron seeks the finest stories, poems, and essays from working writers across the country and around the world. online


The Cincinnati Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, reviews, translations online

The Citron Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

cleaverCleaver Magazine

Cleaver Magazine shares cutting-edge art and literary work from a mix of established and emerging voices. online


Clockhouse fiction, poetry, nonfiction, drama online

Cloudbank fiction, poetry online

The Coachella Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, screenplays, drama online

Coal Hill Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre, reviews, interviews online

Cobalt Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, interviews online

cold mountain reviewCold Mountain Review

A forum for well-told eco- and social-justice stories, through narrative and lyrical poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and visual art. Join us as we create the serious mischief of cultural change. online


collateralCollateral Literary Journal

Collateral showcases literary and visual art that reveals the impact of military service and violent conflict beyond the combat zone. online


College Literature nonfiction, reviews online

colorado reviewColorado Review

Founded in 1956 and published three times a year, Colorado Review features contemporary short fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction (memoir, personal essays) by both new and established writers. CR additionally sponsors the annual Nelligan Prize for Short Fiction. online


commonThe Common

The Common publishes fiction, essays, poetry, and images that evoke a modern sense of place. online online online


Comstock Review poetry online

concho river reviewConcho River Review

Since 1987, Concho River Review has been publishing established and emerging writers from all over the country while keeping a focus on the Southwest. online


Conduit fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art online

The Conium Review fiction, reviews, interviews online online

Contemporary Verse 2 (Canada) nonfiction, poetry, interviews, reviews online

Copper Nickel poetry, fiction, nonfiction, translations online

court greenCourt Green

Court Green is a space where all kinds of poems are welcome! online


courtship windsThe Courtship of Winds

The Courtship of Winds is a semiannual online journal that publishes poetry, prose poetry, fiction, essays, art, and short pieces of drama and music. online


Crab Fat Magazine fiction, poetry, art, photography, cross-genre, interviews  online online

Crab Orchard Review

Crab Orchard Review was founded in 1995. We feature diverse voices capturing the range of contemporary American writing and hope in our online version to explore more international concerns as well. We are currently in the process of building an online archive for our more than 20 years of print publications. online


craft literaryCRAFT Literary

We explore the art of fiction with a focus on the elements of craft. We feature new and republished fiction, critical pieces on craft, interviews, book annotations, and more.
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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


Cream City Review fiction, poetry, art online

creative nonfictionCreative Nonfiction

Creative Nonfiction is true stories, well told. online online


The Critical Pass Review fiction, poetry, art online

Crossways Literary MagazineCrossways Literary Magazine

Crossways showcases poetry and short fiction from around the globe but has a special interest in writing with an Irish connection. New and emerging writers are very welcome but we also publish established authors. online online


cumberland river reviewCumberland River Review

"Every issue is a revelation." —Davis McCombs, National Book Critics Circle Award finalist for Ultima Thule online


The Cupboard Pamphlet LLP fiction, nonfiction online

CutBank fiction, nonfiction, poetry online online


We publish high-quality poetry, short fiction, and nonfiction from well-known as well as previously unpublished authors in a regular online edition and an annual print anthology. online online





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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


decomP fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, audio online

del sol reviewDel Sol Review

Del Sol Review was started in 1997 for the purpose of publishing excellent work. Contributors include Maxine Chernoff, Paul West, Linh Dinh, and Holly Iglesias. online


diodeDiode Poetry Journal

The home of electropositive poetry since 2007. online


Dirty Paws Poetry Review poetry online

The Disconnect fiction, nonfiction, poetry online


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. online online


Door is a Jar Magazine fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, drama online

driftwood pressDriftwood 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


Dying Dahlia Review poetry online




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Eastern Iowa Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, cross-genre online online


Ecotone published at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, features writing and art that reimagine place. The editors interpret this charge expansively, with poetry, fiction, essays, comics, maps, and art at the intersections of landscape, identity, and genre.
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edify fictionEdify Fiction

Edify Fiction showcases positive and edifying fiction writing as well as digital art content by new and established authors. online


The Ekphrastic Review

The Ekphrastic Review is an online literary journal exclusively devoted to writing inspired by visual art. We are proud to show off incredible talent from around the globe. We also feature biweekly art prompt writing challenges open to all. online

elsewhere fiction, poetry, nonfiction, photography online

Epiphany fiction, poetry, nonfiction, art online

Epoch poetry, fiction, nonfiction, screenplay, comics online

The Esthetic Apostle fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography, cross-genre, drama, screenplay, comics, reviews online online

Evansville Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translations, drama online

EVENT (Canada) fiction, nonfiction, poetry, reviews online

Exit 7 fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

Ezra: An Online Journal of Translation

Ezra, founded in 2007, is an online journal of literary translation. We offer summer residencies (competitive). The journal is unusual in that any era, style, genre, or language is of interest to us. Special feature every issue–three issues per year. Book reviews as well. online




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F(r)iction is a collection of art and literature that seeks to unwind conventions, pairing contemporary prose and poetry with vibrant, full-color illustrations. online online

Fairy Tale Review

Fairy Tale Review is an annual literary journal dedicated to publishing new fairy-tale fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. The journal seeks to expand the conversation about fairy tales among practitioners, scholars, and general readers. Contents reflect a diverse spectrum of literary artists working with fairy tales in many languages and styles. online

Feels Blind Literary

Feels Blind celebrates artists and writers who identify as women. Inspired by a Bikini Kill song, we publish work with a punk aesthetic. This doesn’t necessarily mean punk in the traditional sense, however. We love reading about what you love. We want you to push boundaries and teach us something. online

The Festival Review

Quarterly publication of new and diverse voices across literature and cultural criticism. Based in Los Angeles, California. online


Fiction International fiction, nonfiction online

fiction southeastFiction 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


The Fictional Cafe fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography, reviews, interviews 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, dramatic, playful, exhilarating, or cryptic. Above all, they are well-crafted and compelling. online

fiddleheadThe Fiddlehead

The Fiddlehead, Atlantic Canada's international literary journal, is entertainment for the thoughtful with its mix of poetry and stories by established and new writers. online


Fifth Wednesday Journal fiction, nonfiction, poetry, photography online

Figure 1 poetry, translations, art online

Fire Poetry poetry online

first lineThe First Line

The First Line is unaffiliated, unfunded, unassuming, and far from uninspiring, and as we enter our third decade, we want to continue to encourage writers to entertain and even enlighten. So, if you are ever stuck staring at the blank page, give our starters a shot. We are a writer’s journal for readers. online



FishFood Magazine is an independent, free-spirited literary and arts magazine dedicated to all forms of creative expression and talent. online


Five on the Fifth fiction online

Fjords Review poetry, fiction, nonfiction, cross-genre, comics, reviews, interviews, art, photography online online online

Flare: The Flagler Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, art 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

Flock fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre, comics online

florida reviewThe Florida Review

The Florida Review publishes innovative fiction, nonfiction, poetry, reviews, graphic narrative, digital stories, and visual art by established and emerging writers in print and online. online online


Flying South fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

Flyway fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art online

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

Foliate Oak fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography online

FOLIO Literary Journal poetry, fiction, nonfiction, art online

Forge fiction, nonfiction, poetry, comics, photography, art online

The Forge Literary Magazine fiction, nonfiction online

Foundry poetry online

Fourteen Hills fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, cross-genre online

fourth genreFourth Genre

Published twice annually by Michigan State University Press, Fourth Genre is a literary journal that explores the boundaries of contemporary literary nonfiction. We're interested in all forms of the essay: personal, nature, environmental, graphic, lyric, travel, cultural, political, occasional, traditional, and pretty much anything else that plays with the long tradition of the nonfiction essay. online online


The Fourth River fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art online online

Fredericksburg Literary and Art Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art 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

from the depthsFrom the Depths

From the Depths is a publication of Haunted Waters Press showcasing works of fiction and poetry from new, emerging, and established writers. online online


frontier poetryFrontier Poetry

Offering more than a byline, Frontier Poetry strives to be a resource for new poets, agents, and other writers to discover new work and emerging poets. online online


Fugue poetry, fiction, nonfiction online online

Full Bleed fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre, reviews, translations, art, photography online online




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gargoyleGargoyle 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


The Gateway Review: a Journal of Magical Realism fiction, art online

Geist fiction, nonfiction, poetry, photography online online

Gemini Magazine

Gemini is an online journal established in 2009. We publish compelling fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction as well as photography and art. We have no rules. online

georgia reviewThe Georgia Review

Each issue of The Georgia Review features some 200 pages of fiction, poetry, essays, and reviews—as well as a visual art portfolio, usually in color. online online


gettysburg reviewThe Gettysburg Review

The Gettysburg Review publishes poetry, prose, and visual art by established and emerging talents in issues that are as handsome as they are stimulating. Now available in digital, also. online online


Glass Mountain

Glass Mountain, an international student-run literary magazine, accepts submissions all year. We publish a print journal, twice annually; our online magazine, Shards, four times annually. We accept work by new 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 online

Glass: A Journal of Poetry poetry 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. The primacy of artistry, deep pride in individual craftsmanship, and willingness to test conventional boundaries to create new work are part of our continuing spirit. online online online

Glintmoon poetry online

gold man reviewGold 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. online online


Golden Walkman Magazine fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre, audio online

Gone Lawn fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

Grain Magazine (Canada) fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre, art online

gravelGravel Literary Magazine

Gravel is an online journal of art and writing published by the MFA program at the University of Arkansas, Monticello. We seek poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and flash prose that is descriptive, evocative, and makes us shake our heads in wonder. online


Green Blotter fiction, nonfiction, poetry, photography, art online

Green Mountains Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, interviews, reviews online online

greensboro reviewThe Greensboro Review

We publish fiction and poetry twice a year, each fall and spring. Work from the journal is consistently cited in collections honoring the finest new writing. online


Griffith Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre online online online

gris grisGris-Gris: An Online Journal of Literature, Culture, and the Arts

Gris-Gris is published twice yearly. We feature original literary poetry, fiction, and nonfiction from emerging and established writers. We are open to all styles and subjects. Our main criterion is excellence in any form it takes. online


Grist: A Journal of the Literary Arts fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre online

Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature & Fine Arts fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, reviews, interviews online

Gulf Stream fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

Gyroscope Review poetry online online online




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hamilton arts lettersHamilton Arts & Letters

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


Hamilton Stone Review fiction, poetry online

hampden sydney poetry reviewThe Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review

One of the longest-running poetry journals in the country. "I like the look of it, the feel of it—the taste of it." —William Stafford online


hanging looseHanging Loose

Hanging Loose, first published in 1966, has consistently published fresh, lively writing by new and older authors who deserve a wider audience. Among them Joan Larkin, Sherman Alexie, David Lehman, Hettie Jones, Yolanda Wisher, Kimiko Hahn, Maggie Nelson, Charles North, Tony Towle, David Kirby, Wang Ping, and many more. online


Harpur Palate fiction, poetry online

haydens ferry reviewHayden's Ferry Review

Hayden’s Ferry Review is an international literary journal curated by the MFA students at Arizona State. Work from HFR has been included in the Pushcart Prize Anthology, Best American Poetry, and Best New Poets and has been recognized as notable by Best American Short Stories, Best American Essays, and others. online


The Headlight Review (formerly The Crambo) fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography, drama, screenplay, reviews online

HEART poetry online

The Heartland Review

The Heartland Review is a biannual literary journal published by The Heartland Review Press which hosts annual poetry and chapbook contests. online

HeartWood fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art online

Helen: A Literary Magazine fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, cross-genre online online online

The Helix poetry, fiction, art online

Heron Tree

Heron Tree is an online poetry journal. We publish poems individually and collect them in ebook volumes and special issues. We look for clarity, efficiency, momentum, and trajectory. We gravitate toward poetry that creates an integrated whole of language, form, and meaning. online online

high desert journalHigh Desert Journal

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


Hippocampus nonfiction, interviews, reviews online

hiram poetry reviewHiram Poetry Review

The Hiram Poetry Review has been publishing witty, distinctive and heroic poetry since 1966. online


The HitchLit Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, screenplays, cross-genre, comics, reviews, art online

The Hollins Critic nonfiction, reviews online

Hotel Amerika fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre, interviews, translations online

House Mountain Review

House Mountain Review is an online literary journal that publishes innovative, aesthetically-diverse poetry and visual art. HMR showcases works that explore various forms of difference, broadly defined, and that interrogate aesthetic conventions. We particularly encourage submissions by writers and artists from underrepresented perspectives and backgrounds. online


The Hudson Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, reviews, translations online

The Hunger fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art online

The Hungry Chimera fiction, poetry, art online

Hypertext Magazine

Hypertext Magazine online has published over 600 established or emerging writers since 2010. Unsolicited submissions comprise ninety-five percent of Since 2017, we have also been publishing the print journal Hypertext Review. Spring issues of the print journal are predominantly unsolicited. Our Fall issues are usually 90% solicited (but this varies). Poetry and interviews are solicited. online online




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The Idaho Review fiction, poetry online

In Layman's Terms nonfiction, poetry, photography, art online

Indiana Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art online

The Inflectionist Review poetry, art online

Inklette fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography online

Inlandia fiction, nonfiction, poetry, reviews, interviews online

Interim nonfiction, poetry, translations, reviews, cross-genre online

into voidInto the Void Magazine

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. online online online


Inverted Syntax

An art & literary journal supported in part through the Mile-High MFA. We love unorthodox approaches to form and aesthetics. We publish online in October and in print in January. Our Sublingua Prize for Poetry awards $1000 and publication in our print issue for five pieces by a writer who hasn’t yet published a full-length manuscript nor a chapbook exceeding 44 pages. online online

IO Literary Journal fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography, screenplay, reviews
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iowa reviewThe Iowa Review

Edited by faculty, students, and staff from the renowned writing and literature programs at the University of Iowa, the Iowa Review—now approaching its 50th year of publication—takes advantage of this rich environment for literary collaboration to create a worldwide conversation among those who read and write contemporary literature. online online


Irish Pages (Ireland) fiction, nonfiction, poetry, interviews, translations online

Iron City Magazine: Creative Expressions By and For the Incarcerated

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. online online


Iron Horse Literary Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, photography, interviews, reviews online

Isthmus fiction, nonfiction, poetry online online


We publish, we write, we live to open minds to the vast experience of every person who feels othered out of their authenticity. IthacaLit—now in its 9th year of publication—publishes emerging and established writers with a special interest in connection with the experiences of people from all heritages and backgrounds. online




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J Journal fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

Jabberwock Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art online

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

jewish fiction.netJewish 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


JMWW fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, interviews, reviews online

Jokes Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art online

The Journal fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, reviews, interviews, audio online online

Juked fiction, nonfiction, poetry online online

JuxtaProse Literary Magazine fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography 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


kenyon reviewThe Kenyon Review

Building on a long tradition of excellence, the Kenyon Review has evolved from a distinguished literary magazine to a pre-eminent arts organization. KR is devoted to nurturing, publishing, and celebrating the best in contemporary writing in its flagship bimonthly print magazine and in KROnline, its distinct digital journal. online online


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

Kissing Dynamite: A Journal of Poetry poetry, reviews, art online




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L'Éphémère Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

Lackington's (Canada) fiction online

lakeThe Lake

The Lake is an online poetry magazine publishing the best contemporary poetry and reviews monthly. online


Lake Effect fiction, nonfiction, poetry online


Lalitamba is an international journal of writings for liberation. online


leaping clearLeaping Clear

Leaping Clear features work of worldwide artists and writers with dedicated meditation and contemplation practices. Our contributors are accomplished whether they are established or emerging. 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


light darkLight and Dark Magazine

Light and Dark is an online literary journal published online six times a year. Each issue features short stories that play with the dichotomous nature of existence. Light and Dark pays their writers a nominal award for the rights to publication. online online


The Light Ekphrastic fiction, poetry, audio, video, photography, art online

Lily Poetry Review

Lily Poetry Review is a print journal interested in promoting contemporary poets, poetry, flash fiction, and literary citizenship. We also publish chapbook and book-length poetry collections. We promise that each writer will be proud of all of the work published here. online


Literal fiction, nonfiction, poetry, interviews online

Literal Latte fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

The Literary Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translations, reviews online

The London Magazine fiction, nonfiction, poetry, reviews online

Loud Zoo fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art online

louisville reviewThe Louisville Review

Since 1976, The Louisville Review has published the best of contemporary writing in fiction, poetry, nonfiction, drama, and writing by children (K-12). online


Lumina fiction, nonfiction, poetry online




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macguffinThe MacGuffin

The MacGuffin, a national literary magazine from Schoolcraft College in Livonia, Michigan, is a collection of the best poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction. online


main street ragThe Main Street Rag

The Main Street Rag is an independent literary magazine. Our support comes from subscribers, contributors, and readers. Are we a little rough around the edges? Depends on the stodginess of your perspective. We’re not seeking perfection, but freedom of expression. Send us your best. The rest will sort itself out. online


The Maine Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry online online

MAKE fiction, nonfiction, poetry, reviews, translations online online

malahat reviewThe Malahat Review

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. online


Manoa fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translations online

The Mantle

The Mantle is an online journal founded in 2017 dedicated to compelling, contemporary poetry. We are committed to publishing the most memorable poetry we receive, whether raw or refined. online

Manzano Mountain Review

Manzano Mountain Review is an online literary journal based in New Mexico. We publish flash prose, poetry, short prose, & image. We love flash—little pieces that explode in our hands. We like plot, but not at the expense of character. Brevity, lyric, place, experiment. online

Maryland Literary Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

massachusetts reviewThe Massachusetts Review

The Massachusetts Review promotes social justice and equality, along with great art. Committed to aesthetic excellence as well as public engagement, MR publishes literature and art that provokes debate, inspires action, and expands our understanding of the world around us. online


masters reviewThe Masters Review

Always a free way to submit. Always paid for your work. The Masters Review offers a quality platform for emerging writers. online online online


maydayMAYDAY Magazine

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. online


The Maynard (Canada) poetry online

meadowThe Meadow

The Meadow is the annual print and online literary journal of Truckee Meadows Community College in Reno, Nevada. online online


Meat for Tea fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography, comics online online

Medical Literary Messenger fiction, nonfiction, poetry, photography, art online

memoir magazineMemoir Magazine

Memoir Magazine features artwork, creative nonfiction and personal essays, interviews, and book reviews, and aims to support storytellers through publication, education, and advocacy. online online online


The Mercurian: A Theatrical Translation Review nonfiction, translations, drama, reviews online

Metafore fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

Michigan Quarterly Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, reviews online online

Mid-American Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, reviews, translations online

Midway Journal fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama online

The Midwest Quarterly

Published in October, January, April, and July by Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS 66762. Each issue features interdisciplinary scholarly and peer-reviewed articles (approx. 5) and poetry. Annual awards in both scholarship and poetry. online

Midwest Review

Midwest Review is a handsome, sturdy venue for thoughtful, and thought-provoking writing and visual art that examines, interprets, and redefines the full spectrum of life, past and present, in the Midwest. online


minerva risingMinerva Rising Literary Journal

Minerva Rising Literary Journal publishes thought-provoking and insightful fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. online


the minnesota review poetry, fiction, interviews, reviews, nonfiction online

Mississippi Review fiction, poetry, interviews online

missouri reviewMissouri Review

One of the premier publishers of the best new stories, essays, and poems from Pulitzer Prize winners to unpublished emerging writers. online online


Mistake House fiction, poetry online

Mizmor Anthology poetry online

Mizna fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

The Mochila Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art online

mom egg reviewMom Egg Review

Mom Egg Review is an annual print literary journal focused on motherhood. MER Vox is a quarterly online journal spotlighting women writers and artists. online online


The Moth fiction, poetry, art, interviews online

Mothers Always Write

Mothers Always Write is a bimonthly online literary magazine written by mothers (and fathers) about parenthood. In our fifth year of publication, we strive to show motherhood as it is, not as someone is telling you it should be. We love poems and essays that honor parenting and provide insight into the parenting experience. online

Mud Season Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography online online


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. online


Muse A Journal poetry online




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Narrative fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

The National Poetry Review poetry online

Naugatuck River Review poetry online

NELLE fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

New Delta Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, reviews, interviews, audio, video, art online

The New Engagement fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography online online

new england reviewNew England Review

New England Review distinguishes itself with a fine blend of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction that is both challenging and inviting to the general reader. online online


The New Guard

The New Guard is a contest-centered, independent literary review, publishing 35+ emerging writers each year from the US and abroad. We proudly publish in print, with the exception of our online feature, BANG!, where we publish three short works by a single writer for a full month at a time. online online


New Letters fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography, reviews online

New Limestone Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry online online

New Millennium Writings fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

New Ohio Review poetry, fiction, nonfiction online

new orleans reviewNew Orleans Review

New Orleans Review, publishing contemporary poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and film and book reviews, is engaging, challenging, surprising, and always good looking. online


The New Quarterly (Canada) poetry, fiction online online

New South Journal fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

Nice Cage fiction, poetry online


Nimrod International Journal, founded at The University of Tulsa in 1956, has been a leader in the publication of established writers and the discovery of emerging writers for over 60 years. Each issue contains an engaging and diverse selection of poetry, short fiction, and short creative nonfiction. online online


Ninth Letter fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art online online

NonBinary Review poetry, fiction, nonfiction, drama, screenplays, cross-genre, comics, translations, photography, art online online

North American Review poetry, fiction, nonfiction online

North Dakota Quarterly

NDQ is one of the famous “little magazines” that are traditional seed beds for writers and contributed to the nation’s cultural life. An international spectrum of writers and artists comes together in NDQ. For over 100 years the Quarterly has stood as an important landmark in the global literary landscape. online

Nowhere Magazine nonfiction, photography, art, video online

Nunum (Canada) fiction, art online




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Obsidian:Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora

Obsidian supports—through publication and critical inquiry—contemporary poetry, fiction, drama/performance, visual, and media art by Africans globally. Recognized by the NEA as one of the premier journals dedicated to Africa and African Diaspora Literatures, Obsidian is published biannually in print and year round at online online


ocotillo reviewThe Ocotillo Review

The Ocotillo Review is eclectic, evocative, effervescent, and essential. One of the fastest growing international literary journals, giving word artists from all communities and cultures a platform for developing their voice. Supported by Kallisto Gaia Press, a nonprofit, independent, writer-focused organization. We Pay all contributors upon publication! online


Off the Coast poetry, interviews, translations, audio, photography, art online

The Offbeat fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

off courseOffCourse Literary Journal

Since 1998, a quarterly journal for poetry, criticism, reviews, stories and essays edited by Ricardo Nirenberg. online


On Spec (Canada) fiction, poetry, art online


Award-winning literary magazine publishing work by winners and finalists for the Pulitzer Prize, MacArthur Genius Grant, and National Book Award, as well as first timers and mid-career poets. Featuring writers from six continents. Winner and Honorable Mention awards from Best of the Net. Editors' nominations for the Pushcart Prize. online


Open Arts Forum fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography online

Open Minds Quarterly fiction, nonfiction, poetry, reviews online online

orsons reviewOrson's Review

Founded in 2017, Orson’s Review is a thoughtful literary journal publishing wise yet approachable stories from writers of diverse backgrounds. online


otis nebulaOtis Nebula

Otis Nebula publishes incandescent, substantial writing that operates on its own terms. online


Oxford American fiction, nonfiction, poetry, photography online

Oyster River Pages fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography online




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palette poetryPalette Poetry

Palette Poetry endeavors to uplift and engage emerging and established poets. We strive to paint our small part of the world with truth through poetry, as hopeful and eviscerating as truth can be. online online


Pangyrus LitMag fiction, nonfiction, poetry, comics, reviews, interviews, translations, art online online

PANK Magazine poetry, fiction online

parhelionParhelion Literary Magazine

Parhelion Literary Magazine delights our readers with some of the best creative writing and photography online today. We publish three issues a year, in the winter, summer, and spring, while also providing regular features like interviews, book reviews, and shorter essays/stories. online


The Paris Review poetry, fiction, nonfiction online

Passages North fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre online

paterson literary reviewPaterson Literary Review

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 whose work is so good, they should be well-known.  online


pembrokePembroke Magazine

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. online


Perfume River Poetry Review poetry online

permafrostPermafrost Magazine

Permafrost is a biannual literary journal run by the MFA program in Creative Writing at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, with one print and one online issue each year. We feature the highest quality fiction, poetry, nonfiction, hybrid, and artwork, from both established and emerging writers and artists. online online


Persimmon Tree fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art online

The Petigru Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

petrichor poetry, art online

Phantom Drift fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, cross-genre online

Philadelphia Stories

Since 2004, Philadelphia Stories has published writers and artists of all ages from the Greater Delaware Valley in its free quarterly magazine, reaching more than 25,000 readers every year. online online

PHOEBE fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art online

The Phoenix fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography online

Pif poetry, fiction, nonfiction, reviews online

Pilgrimage poetry, fiction, nonfiction online

The Pinch fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, cross-genre online online

Pinyon fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, art online

Pleiades: Literature in Context fiction, nonfiction, poetry, reviews, interviews, translations online

Plenitude Magazine (Canada) fiction, nonfiction, poetry, comics, video online

Ploughshares fiction, nonfiction, poetry online online


Plume publishes the very best contemporary poetry: national and international voices presented in monthly issues with twelve poets contributing one poem each. online online


Poet Lore nonfiction, poetry, reviews online


The oldest, boldest, and most distinguished monthly for and about poetry in the English-speaking world. online online


Poetry Flash nonfiction, poetry, reviews, interviews online

Poetry International poetry online

Portland Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography online online


Posit provides an aesthetically beautiful showcase for carefully curated, highly innovative contemporary poetry, short fiction, and visual art. We showcase accomplished, challenging work that leans towards the experimental. We are committed to supporting writers and artists of all races, ages, gender identifications, and sexual preferences. online

Potomac Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translation online

Prairie Schooner fiction, poetry, nonfiction, reviews online online


An annual journal of the best poetry informed by the Catholic faith, also featuring book reviews and interviews. online


prime number magazinePrime Number Magazine

Prime Number Magazine (a Press 53 publication) is an online quarterly journal that publishes poetry and short fiction from new, emerging, and established writers of all ages from around the world. New guest editors for each issue, with submissions open year-round. online


PRISM International

PRISM international is a quarterly magazine based out of Vancouver, British Columbia. We strive to uplift and shine a light on emerging and established voices across Canada and internationally, and are especially committed to providing a platform for folks who have been systematically marginalized in the literary community.

Prism Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

Projected Letters fiction, nonfiction, poetry, reviews online

Psychopomp fiction online

A Public Space fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre, translations, art, photography online

Puerto Del Sol fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

Pulp Literature fiction, poetry, art online

Punctuate. A Nonfiction Magazine

We believe nonfiction is a reflection of a complex and evolving world. We want the work we publish to embody a sense of journey and discovery. We seek to house pieces that bring the reader into the story on a personal level while speaking to larger trends and issues. online


The Puritan (Canada) fiction, poetry, interviews, reviews online




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Qu Literary Magazine publishes fiction, poetry, essays, and script excerpts. Payment: $100 per prose piece, $50 per poem. online online


Quarterly West poetry, fiction, nonfiction online

Quiddity fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, interviews online




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Radar Poetry poetry online

ragazineccRaleigh Review

Raleigh Review is a national non-profit magazine of poetry, short fiction, and art, offering accessible works of experience that are emotionally and intellectually complex. online online


Random Sample Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art online

rathalla reviewRathalla Review

Rathalla Review is the literary magazine of Rosemont College in Rosemont PA. We publish fiction, flash fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry and art twice a year online and once in print.  online online



RATTLE is the journal for people who love poetry—whether they realize it yet, or not.
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RavensPerchThe RavensPerch

TRP is an exciting award-winning literary magazine that publishes writers from around the world. We accept new and established writers whose work simply cannot be ignored. online


Red Rock Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

Red Savina Review fiction, poetry, nonfiction online

Red Wheelbarrow fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography, comics online

Redivider fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, comics online

Review Americana fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, screenplay online

Revolute fiction, nonfiction, poetry, reviews online


RHINO publishes some of modern poetry's best and most innovative poetry, short shorts, and translations. We invite traditional or experimental work reflecting passion, originality, artistic conviction, and a love affair with language. Literary Magazine Review believes RHINO is “an annual that anyone interested in American poetry should attend to.” online


Ricochet Review poetry, translations online

River Heron Review poetry online

river styxRiver Styx

River Styx is a multicultural literary and arts magazine that has been publishing thoughtful yet accessible literature and art since 1975. online


River Teeth

Founded in 1999 by Joe Mackall and Dan Lehman, River Teeth is recognized as a national leader in publishing quality essays, memoir, and literary journalism. Our authors include Brenda Miller, Jerald Walker, Rebecca McClanahan, Fleda Brown, Ira Sukrungruang, Ana Maria Spagna, Angela Morales, and Phillip Lopate. online online


Since 1977, riverSedge has published the very best art and literature from the South Texas region and beyond. online


Roadrunner Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

Rock & Sling fiction, poetry, nonfiction, graphic art, comics, art, photography, reviews online

Rockvale Review

Rockvale Review celebrates poetry that is both bold and vulnerable. We love solid, tough language combined with fluid, supple images – the strong and the gentle, the rock and the vale. Our featured artists and composers pair accepted poems with art and music. We believe in the power of creativity! online


Ruminate is a reader-supported, contemplative literary arts magazine. We invite slowing down and paying attention. We love laughter. And we delight in deep reading, telling stories, staying astonished, and doing “small things with great love,” as Mother Teresa said. online online


runestone journalRunestone Journal

We’re an award-winning, national online literary annual, compiled and edited by BFA students in the Creative Writing Programs at Hamline University in Saint Paul, Minnesota. online





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Specializes in publishing highly accomplished poetry, fiction, and memoirs by writers who deserve a wider audience for their work. online online


Salmagundi poetry, fiction, nonfiction, reviews, interviews online

San Pedro River Review poetry, art, photography online

Sand Hills Literary Magazine fiction, nonfction, poetry, art, drama online

santa clara reviewThe Santa Clara Review

The Santa Clara Review is a student-edited literary/arts magazine that publishes poetry, fiction, nonfiction, short plays, art, and photography by students and professionals from around the world. We release issues in February and May each year in a full-color, perfect-bound run of 1500 copies, as well as online. online online


Santa Monica Review fiction, nonfiction online

Saranac Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, translations online online online

Schuylkill Valley Journal fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre, interviews, art, photography online online


Scribble is an exciting online venue for exceptional flash and short fiction. Our eclectic journal publishes literary fiction and all fiction genres with a literary approach. We publish 3-5 short stories bimonthly (every two months). online

The Seattle Review poetry, nonfiction online

seneca reviewSeneca Review

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. online



Sequestrum publishes new, emerging, and internationally-acclaimed writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and cross-genre. We feature innovative, contemporary literature and pair every publication with a unique visual component with the goal of fostering and exposing our writers to a large literary audience. online online

SERIAL Magazine fiction online online

The Sewanee Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, reviews online online

Shadowgraph fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre, interviews online online

SHANTIH Journal fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography, drama, cross-genre online

SHARKPACK Poetry Review poetry online

sheila na gig onlineSheila-Na-Gig Online

Sheila-Na-Gig online supports work of established/emerging poets in a crisp, uncluttered space. Free poetry submissions and fee-based quarterly contests and annual full manuscript contest. online



Great literature since 1950. Supporting poets, fiction writers, nonfiction writers, comic artists, and translators. online


Shift: A Journal of Literary Oddities fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, cross-genre, comics, interviews, translations, audio, video, photography, art online

shore poetryThe Shore Poetry

The Shore publishes poems exploring the worlds of things and ideas, recognizing the liminality, the shifting of everything, our ability to name a thing whole. online


silk roadSilk Road

Publishes vibrant, well-crafted fiction, nonfiction, essays, poetry, one-act plays, translations, first chapters, and artwork that explore human dynamics and social transformations that occur in any story-rich location in the world. online online


Sinister Wisdom fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

Sisyphus fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre, reviews, interviews, photography online

Sixfold fiction, poetry online online

sky islandSky Island Journal

Sky Island Journal is an independent international literary journal; we discover and publish the finest poetry, flash fiction, and creative nonfiction. Always free-access and advertising-free, we publish accomplished authors—side by side—with emerging voices for over 45,000 readers in 145 countries. Every submission receives a prompt, respectful, individualized response. online


The Slag Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, translations online online

sleetSleet Magazine

Sleet Magazine is now 10 years old! As always, we proudly present extraordinary fiction, poetry, irregulars and CNF. Sleet: intelligent, sexy, writer-friendly. “Sleet is so f***ing cool.” –writer/professor Suzanne Nielsen.


Slippery Elm fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art online online

Sliver of Stone fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography, video online

Smoky Blue Literary and Arts Magazine fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre, photography, art online

Snapdragon: A Journal of Art & Healing

We are an online journal publishing poetry, creative nonfiction, and photography with a healing bent from across the globe. We are extending the conversation on art and healing believing art is a catalyst for well-being. online

So to Speak poetry, fiction, nonfiction, art online online


Solstice has a Best of the Net award & Notable Essay Citations in Best American Essays 2015. We promote diversity in literature and photography. online


sonder reviewThe Sonder Review

We are a biannual publication of short fiction, creative nonfiction, and art. We also accept book reviews and author interviews for publication on our blog. online online online


Sonic Boom fiction, poetry, art online

Sonora Review poetry, fiction, nonfiction online

Sou'wester fiction, poetry, interviews, translations, nonfiction online

Soundings East fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

south 85 journalSouth 85 Journal

"South 85 Journal promises and delivers strong setting and characters, all written by a carefully curated selection of strong creative writers."—NewPages online


South Dakota Review

Founded in 1963, South Dakota Review is a literary print journal published quarterly at The University of South Dakota. online


The Southampton Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, screenplays, comics, art, photography online

southeast reviewThe Southeast Review

Florida State University's literary magazine of merit, publishing quality fiction, poetry, and nonfiction since 1979. online


southern humanities reviewSouthern Humanities Review

Southern Humanities Review publishes fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction—as well as the occasional translation—by new and established writers. online


Southern Indiana Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, cross-genre, interviews, translations, art, photography online

Southern Poetry Review poetry online

The Southern Review poetry, fiction, nonfiction, translations online

Southwest Review poetry, fiction, nonfiction online

Speak Magazine fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, translation online

split rock reviewSplit Rock Review

Split Rock Review is a not-for-profit publication featuring literature and art that explore place, environment, and the relationship between humans and nature. online


Sport Literate nonfiction online

spoon river poetry reviewSRPR (Spoon River Poetry Review)

Contemporary poetry in English from the U.S. and around the world in English translation. online


st petersburg reviewSt. Petersburg Review

A culturally diverse independent, international review of contemporary poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and drama. online


Stand Magazine fiction, poetry online

Still fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

still point arts quarterlyStill Point Arts Quarterly

Focuses on nature, art, and spirit; a feast for the eyes and the soul. Includes art of all periods and genres, along with fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Intended for artists, nature lovers, seekers, and enthusiasts. Each issue focuses on a topic, with more information found at our submissions page. online online


Stinkwaves fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, comics, art, photography online online

Storm Cellar

Storm Cellar, an independent literary arts magazine since 2011, is a journal of safety and danger in many senses. Emphasizing the Midwest, and showcasing surprising, amazing writing and art by marginalized voices including BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, poor, and neuroatypical creators, we are not a distraction but a cure for boredom. online online

Story fiction, nonfiction online

StoryQuarterly fiction, nonfiction online

Straight Forward

We are a poetry magazine and an editing service. We value you. We value poetry. We value getting to the point. We know that everything worthwhile takes time. online

subTerrain (Canada) fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, reviews online

Subtropics fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

Sukoon fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography, cross-genre, interviews, reviews, translations online

superstition reviewSuperstition Review

Superstition Review is the online literary magazine produced by creative writing and web design students at Arizona State University. online


swamp ape reviewSwamp Ape Review

A literary and visual arts journal out of Florida Atlantic University. We encourage hybrid or non-traditional pieces that unsettle our assumptions of what is possible. online online


SWWIM Every Day poetry online

Sycamore Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, reviews, art online

Synaesthesia Magazine fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography online




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Talking Writing fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre, interviews online

Tampa Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

temenos fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography online publishes editorials, poetry, essays, fiction, hybrid forms, articles, videos, reviews, an interview, the ARTerrain gallery, and the UnSprawl case study on a rolling basis. online


THAT Literary Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre, photography, art online online


THEMA is a journal of short stories, poetry, photography and art, each issue based on a unique theme. What do the themes mean? We don't know! You tell us. Let each theme roll around in your head and see what unique ideas emerge. One premise—many interpretations. online


Thin Air fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

Third Coast Magazine fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama online

Thrice Fiction fiction online online

Thriller Magazine

Thriller Magazine is an online literary magazine that publishes creative works in the thriller/suspense/mystery genre along with book reviews and author interviews. We also offer editing services for short stories and novels, and we are proud to host the International Thriller Award. online

Through the Gate poetry online


Tiferet is a literary magazine and global writing community at the nexus of literature and spirituality. We publish high-quality poetry, prose, and art that further meaningful dialogue about what it is to be humane and conscious in today’s often divisive world. Past contributors include well-known and new writers. online online online

The Tiger Moth Review

The Tiger Moth Review is a new, independent art + literature online journal that publishes poetry, prose, art, and photography engaging with nature, culture, the environment and ecology. We champion minority, marginalised, and underrepresented voices, and publish works in translation. online


The Timberline Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

Tin House fiction, nonfiction, poetry, interviews online

Tipton Poetry Journal poetry online

tishman reviewThe Tishman Review

The Tishman Review believes that by giving authors space for their words, the existential function of literature is honored and readers' lives are enhanced. online online online


Torrid Literary Journal fiction, poetry online online

trampset fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre, reviews, interviews, translations online

Transference poetry, translations online online

Translation Review poetry, fiction, reviews, interviews, translations online online


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. online


true storyTrue Story

True Story is a new home for longform nonfiction narratives, published monthly by the editors of Creative Nonfiction magazine. Each pocket-size issue showcases one exceptional essay by one exceptional writer. online online


Tupelo Quarterly poetry, fiction, translations, art online

The Turnip Truck(s) nonfiction, poetry online

Twist in Time fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art online

Two Cities Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre, audio, video, art online

Two Hawks Quarterly

Two Hawks Quarterly publishes fiction, CNF, poetry, genre X, and art. We feature work that is exquisitely crafted, takes chances, and has something original to say. We especially love fiction that reaches beyond the standard tropes and diverse voices. online

TXTOBJX fiction, nonfiction, cross-genre online




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U.S. 1 Worksheets poetry online

Umbrella Factory poetry, fiction, nonfiction online

Under A Warm Green Linden

Excellence in poetry publishing since 2008: chapbooks, broadsides, interviews, reviews, and a biannual digital journal. online


under gum treeUnder the Gum Tree

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. online online


Under the Sun nonfiction online

Understorey Magazine

Understorey Magazine publishes stories of women's lives and experiences told through literary writing and visual art. We define women to include all who identify as such. Issues are themed and submissions are open to writers and artists in Canada and Canadians living abroad. online


Up the Staircase Quarterly poetry, reviews, art online


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 online





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valley voicesValley Voices

Valley Voices: A Literary Review is a biannual publishing fiction, nonfiction, poetry, interviews, criticism, and reviews from writers and scholars from the Mississippi Delta and anywhere in the world. Works published in Valley Voices have been selected for republications in anthologies, scholarly books, and The Best American Poetry. online


Vallum poetry, nonfiction, interviews, reviews, art online

A VELVET GIANT fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre online

Verse fiction, poetry, art, cross-genre, translations online

Verse-Virtual poetry online

The Virginia Normal fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

Virginia Quarterly Review poetry, fiction, nonfiction online

The Voices Project poetry online

Volney Road Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, interviews, comics online




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The WAiF Project

The WAiF Project's literary journal breaks down—in thematic progression—the process of moving, changing, and waking to one's place-based identity. We publish first-person nonfiction only in any creative format. online

The Wallace Stevens Journal nonfiction, poetry, photography, reviews online online

Walloon Writers Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

The Washington Square poetry, fiction online

water stone reviewWater~Stone Review

"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 online


The Wax Paper fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art online online

Waxing & Waning fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, screenplays, cross-genre, comics, translations, art, photography, video online online


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.
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West Branch poetry, fiction, nonfiction, reviews online online

west marin reviewWest Marin Review

The West Marin Review features 140 pages of previously unpublished prose, poetry, and art. It is published annually by Point Reyes Books and friends and neighbors, with a print run of 2,000. online


West Texas Literary Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, photography online

Western American Literature nonfiction online

Western Humanities Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art online


Founded in 2015, Wildness is a quarterly literary journal that publishes bold and innovative poetry, fiction, and narrative nonfiction by some of the best emerging and established writers from around the world. online

Willawaw Journal

Willawaw Journal is an online magazine for poetry and art, published three times a year. Each issue features the poem prompt of a northwest poet laureate with a model response from the editor, and may also promote a theme. Our mission is to support and encourage creativity, community, and diversity. online

willow springsWillow Springs

Willow Springs is a national literary journal featuring the best of new and established writers of contemporary poetry and prose, as well as interviews with authors of note, including Stuart Dybek, Marilynne Robinson, Joyce Carol Oates, Maggie Smith, Rebecca Brown, D. Nurkse, Jericho Brown, Ramona Ausubel, and Laura Kasischke. online online


Windhover fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

Windmill fiction, nonfiction, art, photography online online

The Windward Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art online


Witness is published by the Black Mountain Institute at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and is affiliated with the school’s prestigious creative writing doctoral program. The magazine publishes one themed print issue and an online issue. online online


WomenArts Quarterly fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, reviews online

wordrunner echapbooksWordrunner eChapbooks

Wordrunner eChapbooks is a hybrid of literary journal and online chapbook, the latter featuring mini-fiction collections by one author that are also available as ebooks. Our annual online journals are themed anthologies of fiction, CNF or memoir, and poetry. online online


world literature todayWorld Literature Today

The award-winning World Literature Today, your passport to world literature and culture for over ninety years. online online


woven tale pressThe Woven Tale Press

The Woven Tale Press regularly features a rich and resonate roster of the literary and visual arts, by both established and emerging writers and artists. online online


Wraparound South

Wraparound South is a journal of contemporary literature focusing on Southern writers and themes, especially those that challenge or subvert stereotypes about the region as well as writing that challenges genre and form. We like to accompany Southern themes alongside experimental, international, or non-regional literary works for a "wraparound view" of contemporary literature. online


write place write timeThe Write Place at the Write Time

We are about the synchronistic convergences of time, place, readers, and writers that create unforgettable moments where lives change course and dreams are born. online


The Writing Disorder fiction, nonfiction, poetry, cross-genre, comics, reviews, interviews online


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Yellow Medicine Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art online

Yemassee fiction, nonfiction, poetry online

zizzle literaryZizzle Literary

Zizzle publishes literary flash fiction that both grownups and kids will enjoy. We produce three hardcover issues a year and also professional audio editions. online online


zone 3Zone 3

Zone 3 publishes fiction, poetry, and nonfiction from beginning and established writers. online



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