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 Blue Lake Review

We are a web-based literary magazine looking for the best in fiction and poetry, literature that moves readers and makes us want to keep reading. FICTION: We are looking for literary, not genre, fiction. POETRY: We are looking for poetry of all types, on all topics.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format Web Payment No payment Subgenre Flash Fiction, Literary Fiction
Journal Blue Lyra Review

Blue Lyra Review aims to bring together the voices of writers and artists from a diverse array of backgrounds, paying special homage to Jewish writers and other communities that are historically underrepresented in literary magazines but we do NOT exclude anyone or any quality writing. We accept poems (long & short & prose), artistic images, nonfiction and translations, which you can submit through Submittable. Fiction is by invitation only.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Sep 30 Format
Web
Print
Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre Flash Fiction, Prose Poetry, Translation
Journal Blue Mesa Review

Blue Mesa Review accepts previously unpublished work in Fiction (up to 6,000 words), Non-Fiction (up to 6,000 words), Poetry (3-5 poems), Book Reviews, Interviews, Graphic Novels, and Cover Art. With a rotating Editorial Board, each of our magazines is fresh and unique. In general, we are seeking strong voices and lively, compelling narrative with a fine eye for craft. We look forward to reading your best work!

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Sep 1 - May 31 Format Web Payment Subgenre Graphic/Illustrated
Journal Cover_issue_5.jpgBlue Moon Literary & Art Review

The Blue Moon Literary & Art Review publishes fiction and poetry of all genres, from serious fiction to murder mystery. We are especially interested in short stories and excerpts from novels in progress, and we are dedicated to high quality, interesting and unusual works.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre
Journal Blueline

Blueline seeks poems, stories, and essays relating to the Adirondacks and regions similar in geography and spirit, or focusing on the shaping influence of nature. We also seek essays that interpret the literature and/or culture of the Adirondack region or surrounding areas, including New York State, New England, or eastern Canada. Ecocritical essays or short non-fictional memoirs based in the culture of the region are especially welcome.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jul 1 - Nov 30 Format Print Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre Nature/Environmental
Journal The Blueshift Journal Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Format
E-publication
Print
Payment No payment Subgenre