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 Stonecoast Review

The Stonecoast Review is a literary arts journal edited by students and alumni from Stonecoast’s MFA program in Creative Writing. We welcome writing in the genres of creative nonfiction, fiction, and poetry. The editorial staff of Stonecoast Review seeks exciting work from both new and established writers. Our goal is to publish innovative and deeply resonant literature that embodies our core values of social and environmental justice, cultural awareness, and international perspectives. We also accept art submissions for issue covers, and for our online gallery.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 22 - Apr 24 Format
Web
E-publication
Print
Payment No payment Subgenre Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Cross-genre, Experimental, Flash Fiction, Graphic/Illustrated, Healing/Health, Historical, Humor, LGBT, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nature/Environmental, Prose Poetry, Regional, War
Journal The Stoneslide Corrective

We’ll look at any genre. We like serious, comic, lighthearted, dark, emotional, and acerbic. The important factor for us is that the work use story, characters, emotions, and other fundamental elements of storytelling to think, to ask questions, to move the mind forward.

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
Audio
Video
Payment Cash Subgenre Cross-genre, Experimental, Flash Fiction, Formal, Humor, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
Journal Storm Cellar

We are looking for original literary work of the highest quality, surprising and affecting work that achieves a golden mean between melodrama and mundanity, works where form lives up to content, and both fresh and experienced voices. We welcome submissions by authors from all walks of life. We do place a special emphasis on writers and work connected, one way or another, to the American Midwest. We are always on lookout for vibrant visual art.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format
E-publication
Print
Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre Autobiography/Memoir, Cross-genre, Experimental, Feminist, Flash Fiction, Formal, Graphic/Illustrated, Humor, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, LGBT, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nature/Environmental, Political, Pop Culture, Prose Poetry, Regional, Translation
Journal Storyacious

Our focus is on imaginative and entertaining storytelling through diverse media, blurring the lines between disciplines and genres: books, music, movies, TV, artwork, photography, etc. We welcome original stories (fiction, non-fiction, poetry) with unusual, eclectic themes, new and fresh perspectives and demonstrating a command of the chosen medium, whether words, images or sounds. Style is just as important as content, voice and form. We’re also very keen on multi-cultural narratives from various parts of the world (in English).

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format
Web
E-publication
Audio
Video
Payment No payment Subgenre Autobiography/Memoir, Experimental, Flash Fiction, Graphic/Illustrated, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Pop Culture, Prose Poetry, Serialized Fiction, Translation
Journal Storychord.com

Every other Monday, Storychord features one story + one image + a one-song soundtrack -- each by a different, underexposed artist -- for a collaborative, multi-media storytelling experience. Each issue is thoughtfully curated and edited by Sarah Lynn Knowles (a.k.a. @sarahspy), who founded the site in March 2010.

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

Founded in 1975, Story Quarterly has been publishing emerging and established writers for over 30 years.

Genres Published
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period May 20 - Jul 1 Format Print Payment Subgenre