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 [out of nothing]

[out of nothing] is an electronic publication featuring new works in image, sound, text and the digital arts, as well as works located at the intersections between these media. Occasional print issues are published.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? No Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? No Reading Period Format
Web
E-publication
Print
Audio
Video
Payment No payment Subgenre Cross-genre, Experimental, Flash Fiction, Graphic/Illustrated, Literary Fiction, Micro-poetry, Narrative Nonfiction, Prose Poetry, Translation
Journal Overtime

Overtime, a series of one-story chapbooks, was created to showcase some of the stories we receive that are a little too long for our Workers Write! series, but are worthy of publication.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format
E-publication
Print
Payment Cash Subgenre
Journal Owen Wister Review

The Owen Wister Review is the University of Wyoming’s Arts and Literary Journal produced through the Student Media department. The editorial staff is comprised entirely of undergraduate and graduate students who have nuanced yet supportive tastes in art and writing and strive to publish the best quality creative non-fiction, poetry, fiction, and art submitted from both emerging and established authors and artists. We encourage work that challenges itself, that is naturally surprising.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Sep 1 - Apr 15 Format Print Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre Autobiography/Memoir, Cross-genre, Experimental, Feminist, Flash Fiction, Historical, Humor, Literary Fiction, Love, Micro-poetry, Narrative Nonfiction, Pop Culture, Prose Poetry, Regional
Journal Oxford Magazine Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 Format Web Payment No payment Subgenre
Journal The Oxford American

The Oxford American is dedicated to featuring the very best in Southern writing while documenting the complexity and vitality of the American South.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format
Web
Print
Video
Payment Cash Subgenre
Journal Oyez Review

Out of the MFA program of Roosevelt University, Chicago, Oyez Review is an award-winning literary journal in circulation since 1973. We publish creative nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and art. We have no restrictions on style, theme, or subject matter. We look for work that is memorable and engaging. We feature one visual artist per issue, whose work appears on the front and back covers of the magazine and in an eight-page spread at the magazine’s center. Our endeavor is to publish established writers and discover new ones.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? No Reading Period Aug 1 - Oct 1 Format
E-publication
Print
Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre Cross-genre