Review Outlets

Book reviews can be an indispensable asset to writers and their careers. Our Book Review Outlets database is an excellent platform for authors—from self-published independents to household names—to research and discover a spectrum of book review options.

Review Outlet Formats Genres Reviewed Publishing Schedule Reviews Self-Published Work Fee
Review Outlet American Poet

American Poet, published biannually by the Academy of American Poets, provides readers with a panorama of the...

Formats Print Genres Reviewed Poetry Publishing Schedule Semiannually Reviews Self-Published Work No Fee No
Review Outlet The American Book Review

The American Book Review is an internationally distributed publication that publishes six times a year. It specializes...

Formats Print, Online Genres Reviewed Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Publishing Schedule Bimonthly Reviews Self-Published Work Yes Fee No
Review Outlet The Barnes and Noble Review

The Barnes and Noble Review is an online publication that brings readers smart and useful appraisals of books, music, and DVDs, as well...

Formats Online Genres Reviewed Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Publishing Schedule Daily Reviews Self-Published Work Yes Fee No
Review Outlet The BlueInk Review

Founded by literary agent Patty Moosbrugger and book review editor Patti Thorn, the BlueInk Review specializes in reviewing self-...

Formats Online Genres Reviewed Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Publishing Schedule Monthly Reviews Self-Published Work Yes Fee Yes
Review Outlet The Book Reporter

Founded in 1996, the Book Reporter offers readers a resource to discover, assess, and discuss a spectrum of books from...

Formats Online Genres Reviewed Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Publishing Schedule Bimonthly Reviews Self-Published Work No Fee No
Review Outlet Booklist

Booklist is a book-review magazine that has been published by the American Library Association for more than one hundred years, and is...

Formats Print, Online Genres Reviewed Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Publishing Schedule Bimonthly Reviews Self-Published Work No Fee No
Review Outlet BookReview.com

BookReview.com is one of the oldest and largest online book review sites. With over one hundred qualified reviewers and over ten thousand reviews...

Formats Online Genres Reviewed Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Publishing Schedule Monthly Reviews Self-Published Work Yes Fee No
Review Outlet Bookslut

Bookslut, a monthly web magazine and daily blog dedicated to those who love to read, provides a constant supply of...

Formats Online Genres Reviewed Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Publishing Schedule Monthly Reviews Self-Published Work Yes Fee No
Review Outlet Boxcar Poetry Review

Founded in 2005 by Neil Aitken, Boxcar Poetry Review is a quarterly online journal featuring the work of emerging and established poets...

Formats Online Genres Reviewed Poetry Publishing Schedule Reviews Self-Published Work No Fee No
Review Outlet Callaloo

Based at Texas A&M University, Callaloo is a quarterly journal that publishes poetry, fiction, nonfiction, visual art,...

Formats Print Genres Reviewed Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Publishing Schedule Quarterly Reviews Self-Published Work Yes Fee No

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Our Independent Publishing Issue features an in-depth interview with Graywolf Press editor Jeff Shotts; a look at the successful partnerships of eleven small-press authors and their editors; a profile of indie essayist Charles D'Ambrosio; Donald Hall recalls a golden age of American poetry; best-selling author Miranda Beverly-Whittemore on the rewards of self-promotion; advice for self-published authors; a conversation with Guernica publisher Lisa Lucas; and much more.

Finding Gems in Lost & Found

by Rebecca Bates

News and Trends

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

The Center for Humanities at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City is making the ephemeral more tangible through its Lost & Found chapbook series.

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Let's Just Do This: Eleven Small-Press Authors and their Publishing Partners

by Kevin Larimer

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Eleven small-press authors and their publishing partners discuss the independent approach—and all the passion, commitment, and love that comes with it—to bringing books into the world.

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Agents & Editors: Jeff Shotts

by Michael Szczerban

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Graywolf Press executive editor Jeff Shotts discusses the power of patience in publishing, editing as an act of empathy, and why it’s an exciting time to be a poet.

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