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 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
Journal Ozone Park Journal

We publish poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, plays, literary translation, and comics by emerging and established writers. The journal is edited and designed by the graduate students in the MFA Program in Creative Writing and Literary Translation at Queens College - CUNY. The cross-genre nature of our MFA curriculum, along with our location in an area known for ethnic and linguistic diversity, gives Ozone Park its editorial vision. Our contributors hail from all over the US and the world, and our editors represent a variety of cultural backgrounds and literary interests.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Sep 1 - May 10 Format
Web
E-publication
Payment No payment Subgenre Autobiography/Memoir, Experimental, Flash Fiction, Graphic/Illustrated, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Prose Poetry

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