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New & Noted Literary & Alternative Magazine Issues

NewPages receives many wonderful literary and alternative magazines each month to share with our readers. You can read more about some of these by clicking on the link to their sponsor information or blog post. If you are a publication looking to be listed here, please visit our FAQ page.

Agni, 99
Partly devoted to a major new portfolio of writing from the Central American and Mexican diasporas. See sponsor blog post here.

Apple Valley Review, Spring 2024
The spring issue offers readers new flash fiction and short stories, including Jadranka Milenković, translated from the Serbian by Petar Penda. See sponsor blog post here.

Arkana, Issue 16
Featuring an interview with poet Brody Parrish, and showcasing diverse voices in new fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. See sponsor blog post here.

The Awakenings Review, Spring 2024
A biannual print publication from The Awakenings Project featuring works by poets, writers, and artists living with mental illnesses and/or addictions. See sponsor blog post here.

The Common, Issue 27
Featuring a fiction portfolio with works from Chad, South Sudan, and Eritrea, a new story from author Jade Song, and an essay by Sven Birkerts. See sponsor blog post here.

Good River Review, Issue 7
Publishing writing that excites and avoids sameness, this issue offers new essays, poetry for young adults, flash fiction, reviews, and reprints deserving a second look. See sponsor blog post here.

The Greensboro Review, Spring 2024
Dedicated to UNC Greensboro Professor Emeritus and former North Carolina Poet Laureate Fred Chappell (1936–2024). See sponsor blog post here.

Hole in the Head re:View, May 2024
Celebrating five years, this issue features poetry, art, and photography on a wide array of subjects – including Frankenstein’s bride, Aroostook County, and Leningrad, 1983. See sponsor blog post here.

The Lake, May 2024
This issue features new poetry, reviews of published collections, and sample poems from recent books. See sponsor blog post here.

The Main Street Rag, Spring 2024
Featuring an interview with Richard Allen Taylor about his collection Letters to Karen as well as new prose, poetry, and reviews. See sponsor blog post here.

The Midwest Quarterly, Spring 2024
A special issue on “Craft of Writing” guest edited by Lori Martin. See blog post here.

The Missouri Review, Spring 2024
Themed “Animal Kingdom,” this issue spotlights 2023 Jeffrey E. Smith Editors’ Prize Winners plus new fiction, poetry, essays, and an arts feature. See sponsor blog post here.

Mudfish, 24
Featuring the winners of the 17th Mudfish Poetry Prize judged by Deborah Landau and new poetry, fiction, and art by many others. See sponsor blog post here.

New Letters, Winter/Spring 2024
Featuring new poetry, fiction, essays, and winners of the New Letters Literary awards and Editor’s Choice Award. See sponsor blog post here.

Sky Island Journal, Spring 2024
Featuring stunning new poetry, flash fiction, and creative nonfiction from contributors around the globe. See sponsor blog post here.

South Dakota Review, 58.2
Publishing from the University of South Dakota since 1963, this issue offers fresh new essays, poetry, and short stories in a beautifully designed print package. See sponsor blog post here.

Superpresent, Spring 2024
With equal emphasis on visual art and the written word, this issue is themed “survival.” See sponsor blog post here.

Wordrunner eChapbooks, Issue 51
Themed “Displacement,” this issue offers readers new fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and Editor’s Choice nonfiction and fiction selections. See sponsor blog post here.

More Publications Received

The American Poetry Review, May/June 2024
Arc Poetry, 103
Black Warrior Review, Spring/Summer 2024
Catamaran, Spring 2024
Conjunctions, 82
Ecotone, 35
Five Points, 23.1
Free Inquiry, June/July 2024
Green Horizon, Spring 2024
Hominum, 6
The Hudson Review, Spring 2024
Lilipoh, Spring 2024
Louisiana Literature, 41.1
Michigan Quarterly Review, Spring 2024
Platform Review, Spring 2024
Pleiades, Spring 2024
Rattle, 94
Resources for Gender and Women’s Studies, Winter-Spring 2024
Salt Hill, 51
The Sewanee Review, Spring 2024
Third Coast, Spring/Summer 2023
Translation Review, 110.1
Whispering Wind Magazine, 50.4
The Woven Tale Press, 12.1

See April 2024 new issues received here.


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