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 Sinkhole Magazine

Sinkhole is a literary magazine dedicated to innovative and experimental written works. We accept essays, stories, poems, and book reviews. We interview writers about the writing process—how they engage with form, writers who have shaped their work, and personal literary goals and ideals.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format Web Payment No payment Subgenre
Journal Six Hens

Our writers take us to the places and events that changed what they believe in, changed how they see their place in the world, and changed them. Through their storytelling, they change us. We want powerful nonfiction prose written by women about the moments that segment life into before and after.

Genres Published Creative Nonfiction Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format Web Payment Cash Subgenre Autobiography/Memoir, Narrative Nonfiction
Journal Sixth Finch

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Genres Published Poetry Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format
Web
Print
Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre
Journal Skin to Skin

Skin to Skin is a coffee table magazine for women of the LGBT community, mixing poetry and prose with the artistry of the female art form. It is a platform that promotes unity, freedom of expression, and the sharing of ideas. Skin to Skin features poetry, prose, illustrations, and photographs from artists who identify as lesbian, queer, bisexual, transgender or allies.

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 Contributor copies only Subgenre Erotica, Feminist, LGBT, Literary Fiction, Love, Prose Poetry
Journal Slant

Slant publishes well-crafted work (formal or free verse) from all parts of the U.S. and beyond. While open to experimentation, its editorial readers generally prefer plainsong: concrete, resonant, accessible poems written by humans for other humans.

Genres Published Poetry Accepts Electronic Submissions? No Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Aug 15 - Nov 15 Format Print Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre Experimental, Formal
Journal Sleet Magazine

Sleet publishes writers in all phases of their careers. We are always looking for love (!) and beauty in its various forms.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format Web Payment No payment Subgenre Cross-genre, Flash Fiction, Micro-poetry, Prose Poetry, Translation