Subgenres: Short Fiction

Night Picnic

Night Picnic is a journal of literature and art that publishes novels, novellas, plays, short and flash stories, fairytales for adults, poetry, interviews, essays (including popular science essays), letters to the editors, and artwork... Read more

Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction

Levitate Magazine

Levitate aims to be inclusive, both in terms of the authors and the types of work we accept. We want to create a safe and comfortable place for writers of all backgrounds. We recognize that the writing industry has been predominantly white... Read more

Reading Period: 
Nov 1 to Feb 29
Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction

Scoundrel Time

Scoundrel Time is a nonprofit online literary journal publishing fiction, essays, poetry, translated works, graphic memoir and fiction, humor, and visual art that addresses threats to people, cultures, and landscapes posed by the current... Read more

Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Translation

A Velvet Giant

A Velvet Giant is a literary journal for work that exists outside the boundaries of genre.

Reading Periods: 
Apr 10 to Jul 1
Mar 15 to Apr 15
May 15 to Jul 15
Temporarily closed to submissions
Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Translation

Vassar Review

The Vassar Review aims to reconsider the traditions that have defined many publications and structures, those that are not open to all, open to interpretation, or open to change, and unfold them into a collaborative journal that believes... Read more

Reading Period: 
Nov 15 to Jan 18
Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction

Sky Island Journal

Sky Island Journal is an independent, international, free-access literary journal; it is dedicated to discovering and publishing the finest original poetry, flash fiction, and creative nonfiction. The magazine publishes accomplished,... Read more

Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Translation

Another Chicago Magazine

Another Chicago Magazine seeks work that is urgent and beautiful, that was written with lightning and a sense that tomorrow may never come.  The magazine loves work that is personal and political—political in the largest sense, as in... Read more

Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Aug 31
Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Translation

The Metaworker Literary Magazine

The Metaworker is an online literary magazine where great stories are forged. Their mission is to publish great things to read and the editors are interested in stories, poems, and art that have new, interesting perspectives or formatting styles... Read more

Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction

indicia

indicia seeks to showcase a dynamic collage of passionate and profound voices hungry to produce art and write primarily in the English language. indicia enjoys feeling out the lengths to which language can be stretched, whether to convey... Read more

Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Temporarily closed to submissions
Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction

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