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 News From: The Republic of Letters

TRol is an international magazine run by writers for civilized readers. We offer: ● The best fiction we can find from anywhere ● The usual mix of memoirs, Archives, poetry (in moderate doses) ● Greatly expanded arts coverage ● A Books section which is a reliable guide to reading ● Room for more political comment ● And of course PB's grouchy Notebook

Genres Published
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Format
Web
E-publication
Payment No payment Subgenre Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Literary Fiction
Journal The Newtowner

THE NEWTOWNER is an arts and literary magazine that showcases the work of emerging and established literary, visual, and performing artists from our local area, around the nation, and across the world. Our mission is to celebrate creative community and the life-affirming power of literature and the arts.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Sep 1 - Jun 1 Format Print Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre
Journal Niche Literary Magazine

Niche Magazine was created to be inclusive and we consider pieces that are well-crafted, original and previously unpublished. We will only accept pieces that are submitted through our Submission Manager powered by Submittable. Since we hope to publish experimental forms there is no required format. We publish any subject and within any genre. Pieces should be 4,500 words or less. In addition, we seek photography and artwork, submitted as JPEGs.

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
Payment No payment Subgenre
Journal Nimrod International Journal

For over 50 years, Nimrod's mission has been the discovery and support of new writing. The journal seeks new, unheralded writers, as well as established authors with new work that has not found a home within the establishment.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? No Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Nov 30 Format Payment Subgenre
Journal nin: a journal of erotic poetics

Good, intelligent poetry with the body and pleasure as its focus. We have no formal requirements and encourage experimentation in what it means to be a poem. nin's primary goal is not to titillate, but if it is provocative and well-written, this is a common side effect.

Genres Published Poetry Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format
E-publication
Print
Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre Erotica, Experimental, Feminist, LGBT
Journal Ninth Letter Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Sep 1 - Feb 28 Format
Web
E-publication
Print
Payment Cash Subgenre

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