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 Albion Review

The Albion Review is a national undergraduate literary magazine based out of Albion College in Michigan. Published annually since 2004, The Review features works of poetry, fiction, art, and essays. The Review strives to showcase the work of emerging undergraduate talents.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? No Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? No Reading Period Sep 1 - Jan 1 Format Payment Subgenre
Journal Alehouse

Alehouse Press is an independent literary press founded in 2006.  Since then, we've published Alehouse, an all-poetry literary journal featuring a mix of poetry, essays on poetry, and poetry reviews from emerging and established writers.  We publish poems on all topics in all forms, up to approximately 60 lines.

Genres Published Poetry Accepts Electronic Submissions? No Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jul 1 - Jul 15 Format
Web
Print
Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre
Journal Alimentum - The Literature of Food

Since 2005 Alimentum has been delighting readers with stories, essays, and poems that use food as a kind of muse to inspire memory, ideas, humor, joy, melancholy, triumph and reflection. The only literary review all about food. Food in its finest form. Sating a loftier appetite. Savor the word of food.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? No Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Oct 1 - Mar 15 Format Payment Subgenre
Journal Alligator Juniper

A publication of Prescott College, Alligator Juniper features contemporary poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. We encourage submissions from writers at all levels, especially emerging and early-career writers. AJ has twice won the AWP Directors' Prize for Undergraduate Literary Magazines.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Aug 15 - Oct 1 Format Payment Subgenre
Journal American Athenaeum

American Athenaeum is a cultural magazine that features fiction, poetry, essays, opinion, author book reviews, and other literary contributions. Each journal explores the world of words like a patron explores a museum—by offering a view of the past, right up until the present. We consider this journal to be a museum of artistic endeavors, filled with cultural appreciation and stories that not only teach, but demonstrate the frailty of the human condition.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format Print Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre Cross-genre, Experimental, Feminist, Flash Fiction, Healing/Health, Historical, LGBT, Literary Fiction, Nature/Environmental, Political, Religious/Spiritual, War
Journal logo.gifAmerican Letters and Commentary

American Letters & Commentary is an eclectic literary magazine featuring innovative and challenging writing in all forms. Each annual issue features a substantial and diverse selection of fiction, poetry, essays, translation, and critical opinion by renowned and up-and-coming writers.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? No Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Oct 1 - Mar 1 Format Payment Subgenre