Literary Magazines

Connect your poems, stories, essays, and reviews to the right audiences by researching over eight hundred literary magazines in our database. Here, you’ll find editorial policies, submission guidelines, contact information—everything you need to direct your work to the publications most amenable to your vision.

Journal Genres Published Accepts Electronic Submissions? Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Reading Period Format Payment Subgenre
Journal Valley Voices: A Literary Review

Valley Voices is located in the heartland of the Mississippi Delta. It features fiction, poetry, interviews and criticism from writers and scholars anywhere though we hope to see more creative work about the South.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? No Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? No Reading Period Sep 1 - Jun 1 Format Print Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre
Journal Vallum: Contemporary Poetry

Vallum is interested in original and previously unpublished work. Ideal submissions are well-crafted, fresh, and edgy. Open to most styles, whether experimental or traditional—though issues are usually put together with an underlying theme in mind, so not all poetry can be accepted, even if it is genius! Please do not submit unsolicited chapbook manuscripts or artwork. No simultaneous submissions. Essay and review submissions must follow North American, MLA Style guidelines. Vallum acquires First North American Serial Rights.

Genres Published Poetry Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? No Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format Print Payment Cash Subgenre
Journal Valparaiso Poetry Review

Valparaiso Poetry Review presents poems, interviews, and essays by new, emerging, or well-known poets. VPR also offers book reviews and essays on various poets.

Genres Published Poetry Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format Payment Subgenre
Journal Vandal

vandal/van-dal/’vaendl/van-dl 1. it is not a reaction to something, but a catalyst to conversation. 2. it is the immigrant and the disenfranchised, the frustrated and the abandoned, the hopeful and the progressive. 3. is the work of the activist, for we believe that art and literature are obsolete if they don't move you, make you cry, make your bowels hurt from beneath your skin, make you outraged, sympathetic, or simply give a fuck.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format Web Payment No payment Subgenre Cross-genre
Journal Verdad

Verdad is an online, twice-yearly literary and fine arts journal that showcases the best unpublished poetry, short stories, non-fiction and visual art that comes our way. We also offer a wide range of interviews featuring contemporary writers and artists. We encourage new writers and artists to submit

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format Web Payment No payment Subgenre Cross-genre
Journal Versal

Versal, the literary & arts journal out of Amsterdam, seeks work that is urgent, involved, and unexpected. A publication celebrating translocal intersections and cross-cultural dialogue, Versal is internationally renowned for the quality of work published by up-and-coming as well as established writers, and for its strong attention to design and production values. Versal has been featured many times in Poets & Writers Magazine, including being named among the "top indie innovators" (November/December 2010).

Genres Published Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Format Payment Cash Subgenre Cross-genre, Experimental, Feminist, Flash Fiction, Formal, Graphic/Illustrated, LGBT, Literary Fiction, Micro-poetry, Nature/Environmental, Political, Prose Poetry, Translation