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 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 all roads will lead you home

All Roads Will Lead You Home is a way to broaden our circle and reaffirm the commitment to community and collaboration with which we began as a collective that includes musicians, poets, and visual artists. We see it as a space for poetry, music, and visual art as well as reflection on and conversation about the creative process in and among all three — building on our work over the past ten years but also open to surprises as we move in new directions

Genres Published Poetry Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? No Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format Web Payment No 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 May 31 - Oct 31 Format Print Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre Cross-genre, Experimental, Flash Fiction, Healing/Health, Historical, LGBT, Literary Fiction, Nature/Environmental, Religious/Spiritual
Journal American Chordata

American Chordata is a biannual magazine of bright voices in fiction, nonfiction essay, and poetry, as well as art and photography. We are founded on the belief that a good literary magazine can celebrate sophisticated design and earnest expression on the same 5.5 by 8.5 page.

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, Feminist, Flash Fiction, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, LGBT, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nature/Environmental, Prose Poetry, Regional