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 Tarpaulin Sky

Founded in 2002 as an online literary journal, Tarpaulin Sky published its first paper edition in 2007 and continues to publish new work both online and in print, often curated by guest-editors, focusing on cross-genre/trans-genre/hybrid texts as well as innovative poetry and prose.

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

TAYO cultivates emerging poetry and prose, publishing writing that knifes, lifts, and strikes at the emotive truth of all things lost and adrift. We accept work without regard to ethnicity or nationality* (all are welcomed to submit), and we're looking for pieces that slice into the phantasmagoria of the oppressed, marginalized, post-colonized, and diasporic life. We are an annual print, quarterly online and multimedia platform for storytelling. ISSN PRINT: 2164-0270 ISSN ONLINE: 2164-0289

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Aug 8 - Oct 9 Format
Web
E-publication
Print
Audio
Video
Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre Experimental, Feminist, Flash Fiction, Graphic/Illustrated, Historical, LGBT, Literary Fiction, Nature/Environmental, Prose Poetry, Translation, War
Journal Tea Party Magazine

Tea Party aims to expand the venues available for artists and writers from diverse cultures and communities so we may celebrate their truths and share creative expression. We believe this will support and strengthen progressive thought among the public, as well as foster a community centered on compassion and justice. We invite readers to savor the rich content from Tea Party’s pages and to spark meaningful dialogues with your friends, family, and peers. Have a Tea Party!

Genres Published
Poetry
Creative Nonfiction
Fiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Mar 20 Format Payment Subgenre
Journal Temenos Journal

We seek to publish the very best new fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and literary essays by established and emerging writers. All manuscripts are given full consideration. We suggest you first familiarize yourself with Temenos before you submit. Only previously unpublished work will be considered. We do accept simultaneous submissions, but ask that you inform us immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere. Please read the submission guidelines carefully.

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 Cross-genre, Flash Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Prose Poetry
Journal Tendril Literary Magazine

Tendril Literary Magazine is an online collection of poetry, short fiction, and other words published with the seasons.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format
Web
E-publication
Print
Payment No payment Subgenre Cross-genre, Experimental, Flash Fiction, Graphic/Illustrated, LGBT, Literary Fiction, Micro-poetry, Prose Poetry, Translation
Journal Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built + Natural Environments

A place-based literary and technical journal published on a rolling basis and using editorials, poetry, essays, fiction, articles, reviews, interviews, artwork, videos, and case studies to explore the nexus between our built and natural environments.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Sep 1 - May 31 Format
Web
Audio
Video
Payment No payment Subgenre Autobiography/Memoir, Cross-genre, Experimental, Feminist, Flash Fiction, Graphic/Illustrated, Healing/Health, Humor, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, LGBT, Literary Fiction, Micro-poetry, Narrative Nonfiction, Nature/Environmental, Political, Pop Culture, Prose Poetry, Translation