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 South Loop Review

South Loop Review is a literary journal of Creative Nonfiction and Photography. We publish essays and memoir in lyric and experimental forms. We give greater emphasis to non-linear narratives and blended genres. We welcome montaged and illustrated essays, as well as narrative photography.

Genres Published Creative Nonfiction Accepts Electronic Submissions? No Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Sep 1 - Feb 1 Format Payment Subgenre
Journal Southern Humanities Review

Southern Humanities Review publishes fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. Translations in all genres have also appeared in the journal. SHR is currently undergoing a complete redesign, inside and out. Our new look debuts with Issue 48.2. The journal recently established the Auburn Witness Poetry Prize Honoring Jake Adam York, poet and Auburn University alum. $1,000 and publication in SHR will be awarded annually to one poem of witness by an American poet. Full guidelines on our website.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Aug 1 - Apr 1 Format
Web
E-publication
Print
Audio
Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre Autobiography/Memoir, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Prose Poetry
Journal Southern Indiana Review Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Sep 1 - Apr 30 Format Print Payment Cash Subgenre
Journal Southern Poetry Review

SPR reads submissions year-round and annually sponsors The Guy Owen Prize Contest. The result is a semi-annual literary publication showcasing poems by leading poets as well as those writers we think will become leading poets. We look forward to hearing from you and reading your work.

Genres Published Poetry Accepts Electronic Submissions? No Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format
E-publication
Print
Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre
Journal The Southern California Review

This year our theme is "In Transit," whether this is the literal movement of people from one place to another or a metaphorical movement from one stage of life to another.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Sep 1 - Dec 1 Format Print Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre Autobiography/Memoir, Cross-genre, Humor, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
Journal The Southampton Review

Dedicated to publishing fine fiction, non-fiction, plays, screenplays, poetry, literary cartoons, photography and art, The Southampton Review opens its pages to writers from across the globe whose work is compelling. Our pages are equally devoted to emerging and established writers and artists.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Sep 1 - Dec 1 Format
Web
E-publication
Print
Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre