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*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 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
Journal Stepping Stones Magazine

Stepping Stones Magazine is a web-based journal showcasing poetry, short fiction, visual and audio art by artists of all skill levels. Whether you’re an author, who publishes regularly, or new to the craft, this is the place for you.

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, Graphic/Illustrated, LGBT, Literary Fiction, Serialized Fiction
Journal Still Crazy

Publishes works by people over fifty or by people of any age if the subject is about people over fifty.

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