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 storySouth

Focus on writing from and about the American South.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? No Reading Period Sep 15 - Dec 15 Format Payment Subgenre
Journal The Story Shack

The Story Shack is a daily on-line flash fiction publication that celebrates the collaboration between writers and illustrators. We are proud to say that all stories we publish come with an accompanying illustration.

Genres Published Fiction Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format Web Payment No payment Subgenre Flash Fiction
Journal Straylight Literary Magazine

Straylight Magazine is the literary magazine of the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. We look for innovative works of fiction and poetry, and also accept book reviews. Straylight prides itself for being on the edge of literary innovation and we greatly value new and upcoming writers.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Sep 1 - Apr 1 Format
Web
E-publication
Print
Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre
Journal Streetlight Magazine

We're looking for fiction, poetry, memoir and art -- especially pieces that reflect a sense of place.

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

Structo is a British literary magazine. Twice a year we publish the best new short stories and poetry from all around the world alongside essays, and interviews with some of the most interesting authors working today. We print writing we love, which for fiction can sometimes lean towards the slipstream end of things.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? No Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format
Web
E-publication
Print
Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre Cross-genre, Experimental, Literary Fiction, Prose Poetry
Journal subTerrain Magazine

“Strong Words for a Polite Nation” subTerrain Magazine was founded in 1988 to publish writers from the other side of the tracks. Each issue features progressive and sometimes controversial writing, alongside timely book reviews and contemporary visual art. Praised by both writers and readers for featuring work that might not find a home in more conservative periodicals, subTerrain seeks to expand the definition of literary and artistic culture by showcasing the best in progressive writing and ideas.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? No Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Feb 1 - Oct 15 Format
Web
Print
Payment Cash Subgenre Experimental, Flash Fiction, Literary Fiction