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 Swamp Biscuits and Tea

We are a quarterly e-publication with new issues arriving in the months of February, May, August and November. For each issue, we aim to publish 3-10 stories, depending on the length, quality and number of submissions in a given quarter. As far as aesthetic, our primary interest is imagination. Beyond that, our favorite categories include: magic realism, literary fiction, slipstream, noir, surrealist, bizarro, weird tale, experimental, science fiction, absurdist, mystery, hardboiled, quirky, fantasy, or any combination of these.

Genres Published Fiction Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format
Web
E-publication
Payment No payment Subgenre Cross-genre, Experimental, Flash Fiction, Humor, Literary Fiction
Journal Swamp Lily Review: A Journal of Louisiana Literature & Arts

We publish poetry, short stories, book reviews, nonfiction, photos, and interviews with a preference for diversity and creativity in the finest literary and visual arts.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format Web Payment Subgenre
Journal Switchback

Switchback publishes fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry, interviews, literary reviews and displays visual art.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format
Web
E-publication
Audio
Payment No payment Subgenre Commercial Fiction, Experimental, Flash Fiction, Formal, Literary Fiction, Micro-poetry, Prose Poetry
Journal Sycamore Review Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Aug 1 - Mar 31 Format Payment Subgenre
Journal Symmetry Pebbles

Symmetry Pebbles places particular focus on experimental, risk-taking, fresh, exciting, bold and brave poetry and art. Particularly interested in discovering new writers as well as publishing the more experienced.

Genres Published
Poetry
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format
Web
E-publication
Payment No payment Subgenre Experimental
Journal SYNDIC LITERARY JOURNAL

Syndic Literary Journal publishes interesting, creative and thoughtful pieces from authors/artists at home and abroad.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format
Web
E-publication
Audio
Video
Payment Subgenre