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 American Athenaeum

American Athenaeum is a cultural magazine that features fiction, poetry, essays, opinion, author book reviews, and other literary contributions. Each journal explores the world of words like a patron explores a museum—by offering a view of the past, right up until the present. We consider this journal to be a museum of artistic endeavors, filled with cultural appreciation and stories that not only teach, but demonstrate the frailty of the human condition.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format Print Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre Cross-genre, Experimental, Feminist, Flash Fiction, Healing/Health, Historical, LGBT, Literary Fiction, Nature/Environmental, Political, Religious/Spiritual, War
Journal Anomalous Press

Anomalous Press launched in March of 2011 as a non-profit press dedicated to the diffusion of writing in the forms it can take. Its backbone is an editorial collective from different backgrounds and geographies that keep an eye out for compelling projects that, in any number of ways, challenge expectations of what writing and reading should be.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Nov 1 - Dec 1 Format
Web
E-publication
Audio
Video
Payment No payment Subgenre Autobiography/Memoir, Cross-genre, Experimental, Feminist, Flash Fiction, Graphic/Illustrated, LGBT, Literary Fiction, Love, Micro-poetry, Narrative Nonfiction, Nature/Environmental, Political, Pop Culture, Prose Poetry, Serialized Fiction, Translation, War
Journal Apogee Journal

Apogee is an independent literary journal, founded by writers in Columbia University’s M.F.A. Writing Program in 2011. We currently publish an biannual issue that features fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry by writers of color, as well as non-hegemonic perspectives on racial, social and political issues by writers of all races. Our dual purpose is to celebrate writers on the periphery who express their creativity, interests and struggles, and to provide a platform for all writers to thoughtfully engage with issues of race and cultural diversity.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? No Reading Period May 1 - Jun 30 Format
Web
E-publication
Print
Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre Cross-genre, Experimental, LGBT, Political
Journal Appalachian Heritage

In this age of information overload, Appalachian Heritage strives to be a literary sanctuary for the finest contemporary writing and visual art that we can find. Each quarterly issue showcases the work of emerging and established writers throughout Appalachia and beyond, offering readers literature that is thoughtful, innovative, and revelatory. Appalachian Heritage considers previously unpublished fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, writing for young adults, craft essays, book reviews, and visual art.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Aug 1 - Feb 28 Format Print Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre Autobiography/Memoir, LGBT, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nature/Environmental, Prose Poetry, Regional
Journal Apple Valley Review

The Apple Valley Review is an online literary journal. It is published twice annually, once in spring and once in fall. Each issue features a collection of poetry, short fiction, and essays. Our goal is to support and promote both emerging and established writers.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? No Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format Web Payment Subgenre Autobiography/Memoir, Cross-genre, Experimental, Feminist, Flash Fiction, Humor, LGBT, Literary Fiction, Prose Poetry, Regional, Translation
Journal Aries: Journal of Art and Literature

Aries is a nonprofit journal of art and literature published annually by Southeastern Community College. Since 1969, Aries has showcased finely crafted works from North Carolina artists and writers. Also, can download our eText edition of the print journal for free right here: 2014-2015: http://issuu.com/allisonparker8/docs/ariesbooklet2014issu Spring 2013: http://issuu.com/allisonparker8/docs/aries2013?mode=mobile

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period May 1 - Oct 31 Format
Web
E-publication
Print
Payment No payment Subgenre Autobiography/Memoir, Experimental, Feminist, Flash Fiction, Graphic/Illustrated, Humor, LGBT, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nature/Environmental, Pop Culture, Prose Poetry