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 Arc Poetry Magazine

We feature poetry and poetry criticism from emerging and established writers to watch - in Canada and beyond. At Arc, we find the brave new voices; poetry that is woozy, cunning, shearing and wildlike, and prose that offers new perspectives on the verse you thought you knew.

Genres Published Poetry Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Sep 1 - May 31 Format Payment Cash Subgenre
Journal Arcadia

An independent literary endeavor that's published eclectic art and literature from our home in Oklahoma since 2009, we seek out and put in print the best, regardless of its origin. The work might come from a hardscrabble poet hiding out down some county road in Oklahoma or an award-winning essayist with a mile-long list of degrees and accolades. Our mission is to showcase work from our home state and beyond, work that speaks to and moves the heart and the head, regardless of form, medium, or place of birth.

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

We love Chicago writers. We love Midwestern writers. We love work set in Chicago and the Midwest. But we also love Norway. And the Philippines. And Nigeria. And Mars. We have no restrictions on the writers or content we publish, except that the work must have a strong sense of place.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format Web Payment No payment Subgenre
Journal Aries: Journal of Art and Literature

Aries is a nonprofit journal of art and literature published annually by Southeastern Community College. Since 1969, Aries has showcased finely crafted works from North Carolina

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

Published three times a year, Arkansas Review is a journal of Delta studies. All materials must evoke or respond to the natural and/or cultural experience of the seven state Mississippi River Delta (IL, MO, KY, TN, AR, MS, LA). 

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Aug 1 - Jun 30 Format Print Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre
Journal ArLiJo

The intent of ArLiJo is to feature a variety of authors/poets/artists from around the globe whose work provokes readers to contemplate issues, etc. ArLiJo features poetry, fiction, nonfiction and artwork. Payment is any book published by Gival Press.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 15 - Apr 15 Format
Web
E-publication
Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre