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 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 literary magazine. It was founded in 2008, and is based mainly in the UK. Twice a year a print issue is produced containing remarkable new short stories and poetry from all around the world, alongside essays and interviews with authors and others. Three months later the issue goes online, free to read by all. Writing in the magazine comes from established writers and new voices. On the fiction side it tends towards the slipstream end of things. Poetry in translation and original verse in English both feature.

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
Journal Subtle Fiction

We are a new literary magazine which aims to publish the best short fiction online. We are interested in short stories and flash fiction pieces of no more than 3,000 words. Fiction which does not fit into a box. It must be lively, daring, and filled with subtlety, hence our name. Give us stories which surprise and move us. We are looking for beautiful, complex, and uncompromising work.

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