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 3Elements Review

3Elements Review was founded to spark imagination, to provide a unique creative challenge, and at the very least, to allow writers and artists a bit of fun with our three element prompts. We aim to distinguish ourselves from the typical literary journal through our unique approach to the creative process. We provide both emerging and established writers and artists a platform to share their unique voices and visions with the world.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format
Web
E-publication
Payment No payment Subgenre
Journal 491 Magazine

491 is a twice-yearly print magazine whose aim is to feature up-and-coming poets and artists. Formed in May 2009, 491 is an independent publication. We read year-round. Please read the most recent issue to get a sense of what we are hoping to receive.

Genres Published Poetry Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format Print Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre Experimental, Graphic/Illustrated, Micro-poetry, Political, Prose Poetry
Journal The 5-2 Crime Poetry Weekly

Each Monday, The 5-2 website features an original poem in text and audio/video on the subject of crime, which is open to poets' interpretation. Annual ebooks reprint each year's worth of poems (52).

Genres Published Poetry Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? No Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format
Web
E-publication
Audio
Video
Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre
Journal 521magazine

The more unique the better. We like weird poems and stories. We like strange, odd, bizarre, even leaning towards psychotic. We are dedicated to those with creative minds and prefer that those who write about the dark things submit to us.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format
Web
E-publication
Print
Payment Subgenre
Journal 580 Split: A Journal of Letters

580 Split is most concerned with publishing that work that finds itself situated in an experimental/innovative/avant guard/hybrid tradition that causes us to stop and focus on something blurry and say wow.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jul 1 - Oct 15 Format Payment Subgenre
Journal 5x5

5x5 is a pocket-sized literary magazine packed with concise written and visual art, full of new and established voices, both young and old, that push the limits of our five inch by five inch format. We strive to find exceptional, undiscovered writing and artwork, package it into a neat little book and send it to as many mailboxes as possible.

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