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 Pinwheel

Pinwheel is a triannual poetry journal. Our issues include poets at various stages of their writing careers, and we refuse to subscribe to one creative aesthetic over another. We want poems that can throw and take a punch.

Genres Published Poetry Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period May 1 - May 31 Format
Web
E-publication
Payment Subgenre
Journal Pinyon

We appreciate a strong voice and clear vision. We seach for emerging as well as established writers.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? No Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Aug 1 - Dec 1 Format Payment Subgenre
Journal Pismire

Pismire is an audio poetry journal. Pismire publishes poems that reach their telos when read aloud, poems that demand to be read aloud, poems that require their poets. Pismire wants to fill a niche in contemporary poetry: it wants to exhibit poems that--without the auditory experience--other journals might overlook.

Genres Published Poetry Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? No Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format
Web
Audio
Payment No payment Subgenre Experimental
Journal Pithead Chapel

Pithead Chapel is looking for engaging stories told in honest voices. Most of all, we want to feel something. We want to reach the last word and immediately crave more. We want your work to leave a brilliant bruise.

Genres Published
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format Web Payment No payment Subgenre Autobiography/Memoir, Experimental, Flash Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
Journal Plath Profiles

Plath Profiles is an international, interdisciplinary journal of studies on Sylvia Plath.  Peer-reviewed.  International Board of Directors, Plath scholars.  We accept essays, book reviews, notes, teacher-reactions, poetry, memoirs, student essays, responses, art and photography.

Genres Published Poetry Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Apr 1 Format E-publication Payment No payment Subgenre
Journal Platte Valley Review

Platte Valley Review is a juried journal of the University of Nebraska at Kearney. 

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 15 - Feb 15 Format
Web
E-publication
Print
Audio
Video
Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre Cross-genre