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 The Other Stories

The Other Stories is a podcast that showcases new, emerging, and/or struggling writers. Writing is hard enough. Being heard should be easier.

Genres Published Fiction Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format Web Payment No payment Subgenre
Journal Otis Nebula

An independent publishing project based in the western United States that is always looking for new voices. We are open to receiving all kinds of work as long as it is fresh and sparkling on the page, though we do tend to gravitate towards poetry.

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
Audio
Video
Payment No payment Subgenre Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Cross-genre, Experimental, Flash Fiction, Graphic/Illustrated, Historical, Humor, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Pop Culture, Prose Poetry, Translation
Journal Out of Print Magazine

Out of Print is an online platform for short fiction with a connection to the South Asian subcontinent.

Genres Published Fiction Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format
Web
E-publication
Payment Subgenre Literary Fiction
Journal The Outrider Review

The Outrider Review is a quarterly art and literary journal that features writers and artists from around the world. The only requirement for each submission is that it is tied to sexuality, gender or identity. Each issue contains approximately 76 pages of intrigue, exploration and intersections of identity. We are now in our second year of publication.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format
E-publication
Print
Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre Feminist, Graphic/Illustrated, LGBT, Literary Fiction, Love, Micro-poetry, Narrative Nonfiction, Prose Poetry
Journal [out of nothing]

[out of nothing] is an electronic publication featuring new works in image, sound, text and the digital arts, as well as works located at the intersections between these media. Occasional print issues are published.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? No Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? No Reading Period Format
Web
E-publication
Print
Audio
Video
Payment No payment Subgenre Cross-genre, Experimental, Flash Fiction, Graphic/Illustrated, Literary Fiction, Micro-poetry, Narrative Nonfiction, Prose Poetry, Translation
Journal Overtime

Overtime, a series of one-story chapbooks, was created to showcase some of the stories we receive that are a little too long for our Workers Write! series, but are worthy of publication.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format
E-publication
Print
Payment Cash Subgenre