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 Star 82 Review

Star 82 Review is a full-color, online and print magazine. We are especially open to writers who make art and artists who write but are interested excellent work, whatever it may be. Each issue features microfiction and creative nonfiction, erasure texts, narrative art, postcard lit, and poetic storytelling. We like works filled with humility, humanity and humor that merge the strange with the familiar, include the displaced person, and highlight the oddness of everyday life.

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

Star*Line is a journal of speculative poetry, including not only science fiction, but fantasy, horror, and what lies between these genres. We also publish relevant articles and SF poetry book reviews.

Genres Published Poetry Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format
E-publication
Print
Payment Cash Subgenre
Journal Stealing Time Magazine

Literary writing focused on parenting, broadly defined, in four themed issues each year, plus one special issue focused on pregnancy and childbirth. No how-tos, no mommy wars, no guilt. We seek beautiful writing celebrating the joys, challenges, and sorrows of parenting in conventional and non-conventional families. Non-traditional families are currently underrepresented in our submissions, we want stories from the entire spectrum of experience. We accept international submissions. Please review our submission guidelines and submit via our website *only.*

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format Print Payment Cash Subgenre Commercial Fiction, Experimental, Flash Fiction, Humor, LGBT, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Political
Journal Steam Ticket

Steam Ticket, A Third Coast Review, is published each April. It is the national literary magazine of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. We aspire to publish high-quality poetry, fiction, and essays from both experienced and emerging writers.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Dec 1 - Mar 15 Format Payment Subgenre
Journal Steel Toe Review

We publish interesting fiction, poetry, essays, and multimedia work from all over the world. However, preference is given to writers, artists, and subject matter with some connection to the South. We are particularly interested in work that uses conventions of traditional genres in new and interesting ways.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format
Web
Print
Audio
Video
Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre Cross-genre, Experimental, Flash Fiction, Graphic/Illustrated, Literary Fiction, Micro-poetry, Narrative Nonfiction, Prose Poetry, Regional
Journal StepAway Magazine

StepAway Magazine is an online literary magazine publishing the best urban flash fiction and poetry by writers from across the globe. The title of the magazine draws inspiration from Frank O’ Hara’s landmark flâneur poem, “A Step Away from Them”. Our magazine is hungry for literature that evokes the sensory experience of walking in specific neighborhoods, districts or zones within a city. Our aim is to become an online repository of walking narratives. Our writers will lead our readership through the streets of his or her chosen city. They will do so in one thousand words or less.

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