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 Broad River Review

We publish fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. We also encourage visual artists to submit for possible cover art. In addition, we sponsor two contests, the Rash Awards, with $500 first prizes in fiction and poetry.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Aug 15 - Nov 15 Format Print Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre Autobiography/Memoir, Flash Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Regional
Journal Broad Street

Broad Street is a non-profit magazine featuring the best that the field of creative non-fiction has to offer. At Broad Street, we hope to create an engaging platform where writing, poetry, and artwork can converge in one space to be enjoyed equally by members of the world of creative non-fiction and by those who are new to this exciting form.

Genres Published
Poetry
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format
Web
Print
Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre Autobiography/Memoir, Cross-genre, Formal, Graphic/Illustrated, Historical, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, Narrative Nonfiction
Journal Broad!

Broad! is an online semiannual that publishes exclusively women (e.g. female-bodied or female-identified) writers, artists and photographers. We welcome both emerging and published writers.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Apr 1 Format
Web
E-publication
Payment Subgenre Autobiography/Memoir, Cross-genre, Experimental, Feminist, Flash Fiction, Graphic/Illustrated, LGBT, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Political, Prose Poetry
Journal Broadsided Press

Broadsided Press publishes original, high-quality collaborations between writers and visual artists and gets them onto streets around the world. Broadsided modernizes the centuries-old tradition of the broadside and harnesses the invigorating spirit of guerilla art. Subscription to Broadsided is free. The publications are designed to be downloaded and printed on regular, letter-sized paper. “Vectors” around the world take the collaborations and post them in their communities: on notice boards, telephone poles, office doors…. anywhere people might encounter them as they go about their days.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Sep 15 - May 15 Format Web Payment No payment Subgenre Flash Fiction
Journal The Brooklyner

The Brooklyner was founded to exhibit new narrative, from both emerging and established writers. We publish fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, reviews, interviews, sketches and translations. Also, audio and video. We're mediatelling.

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 Subgenre Autobiography/Memoir, Flash Fiction, Graphic/Illustrated, Literary Fiction, Micro-poetry, Narrative Nonfiction, Regional
Journal Brooklyn Review

The Brooklyn Review is published annually by Brooklyn College of the City University of New York. Begun almost 30 years ago by John Ashbery, The Brooklyn Review has been overseen throughout its history by esteemed writers such as L.S. Asekoff, Amy Hempel, Josh Henkin, and Jonathan Baumbach. While traditionally having published only poetry, short fiction, plays, and visual art, The Brooklyn Review is expanding to include multimedia works as well as interviews with working writers and artists.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? No Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Sep 1 - Nov 15 Format
E-publication
Print
Audio
Video
Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre Experimental, Feminist, Flash Fiction, Formal, Graphic/Illustrated, LGBT, Literary Fiction, Micro-poetry, Narrative Nonfiction, Pop Culture, Prose Poetry, Regional, Translation

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