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 PALABRA A Magazine of Chicano & Latino Literary Art

PALABRA's focus is on writing by Chicano & Latino writers that stretches the boundaries of language and literary convention.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? No Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Sep 1 - Apr 30 Format Print Payment Cash Subgenre Cross-genre, Experimental, Flash Fiction, Literary Fiction, Prose Poetry
Journal Palooka

A truly fair shot at publication and the chance to be seen, read, and recognized—no connections, no solicitations, and only blind reading. Here, the quality of work is all that matters and not who you know or where you come from or what you've already done.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format
Web
E-publication
Print
Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre Autobiography/Memoir, Cross-genre, Experimental, Flash Fiction, Formal, Graphic/Illustrated, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, Literary Fiction, Micro-poetry, Narrative Nonfiction, Nature/Environmental, Political, Pop Culture, Prose Poetry, Translation
Journal PDorg.jpg.jpgPaper Darts

Paper Darts is committed to presenting high-quality content that captivates, but doesn't overwhelm, and culminates in a finished product that is, itself, a piece of art. The great aim of Paper Darts is to do away with the overwhelming text block that is most lit mags, and provide avid art lovers and literature buffs with a product that is artistic as the content it offers.

Genres Published
Poetry
Creative Nonfiction
Fiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 Format
Web
E-publication
Print
Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre Graphic/Illustrated, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
Journal Paper Nautilus

Founded in 2011, Paper Nautilus has a broad range of taste. Our only criteria is quality, so whether you specialize in hybrid genres, minimalist experimental short stories, traditional sonnets, you name it—if it's done well, we want to see it. We believe in variety, and gravitate toward producing a magazine that's dynamic, eclectic, and refreshing in our selections. We also strive to support emerging writers, in addition to those already established in their careers.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Sep 1 - Aug 31 Format Print Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre Cross-genre, Experimental, Feminist, Flash Fiction, LGBT, Literary Fiction, Micro-poetry, Nature/Environmental, Prose Poetry
Journal Paperbag

Paperbag is interested in presenting larger bodies of visual art, poetry, sound, experiment, and collaboration from established and emerging writers and artists throughout the world.

Genres Published Poetry Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Aug 1 - Sep 30 Format
Web
Audio
Video
Payment No payment Subgenre Experimental
Journal Papercuts

Papercuts is a bi-annual literary magazine available both in print and on the web. We invite both established and emerging writers and poets to submit on a particular theme for each issue. Papercuts is brought out by Desi Writers Lounge (DWL), an online workshopping community for writers and poets. We offer one-on-one editing to all our contributors and work closely with them to present the finest version of their work to our readership. We want to build strong partnerships with our contributors and work hard to promote them under the DWL/Papercuts umbrella.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format
Web
Print
Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre