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 Poydras Review

Poydras Review believes that creativity and expression are the foundation of our national culture. We seek outstanding literature with sociocultural integrity. The journal aims to help gifted and emerging authors and artists add their voice to the creative community. We hope to introduce their work to the largest public possible by using a variety of mediums including print, online, and ebooks.

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 A Prairie Journal

A Prairie Journal is an online magazine dedicated to providing a creative forum for writers and artists whose work reflects our relationship with the prairie and related landscapes. Submissions of poetry, prose, and artwork are invited.

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

Prairie Margins is an UNDERGRADUATE literary journal, printing work by writers who are verifiably enrolled in undergraduate institutions anywhere in the world. The annual deadline is February 1. Writers may send any time; work received December through February will be responded to quickly.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Format Print Payment Subgenre
Journal Prairie Schooner

After more than 85 years of continuous publication, we still seek new work from established, mid-career, and beginning prose writers and poets.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? No Reading Period Sep 1 - May 1 Format Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre
Journal Prairie Wolf Press Review

A semi-annual online anthology publishing the new works of both emerging and established literary and visual artists. A prairie wolf breathes, inhaling the positive energy enfolding each of us, exhaling intentionally-shaped howls to mindfully, helpfully balance its world. We embrace the howling animal. Prairie Wolf Press Review values the density of language, the impact of the wisely considered word.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jul 1 - Sep 1 Format Web Payment No payment Subgenre Cross-genre
Journal Prick of the Spindle

Prick of the Spindle is a literary journal that is open to forms in both traditional and experimental modes, with a special bent toward fresh and innovative voices using language in unique ways.

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 No payment Subgenre Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Cross-genre, Experimental, Flash Fiction, Formal, Graphic/Illustrated, Literary Fiction, Micro-poetry, Narrative Nonfiction, War