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As an MFA student, helping to put out a literary magazine—whether you’re an editor, a reader, or a publicity volunteer—offers a valuable glimpse into the realm of professional publishing and another means of learning about your community of writers. If, as part of your graduate experience, you’re interested in contributing your time or writing to a school-sponsored journal, check out this listing of institutions whose MFA programs produce literary magazines. (Last updated: July 3, 2023)

Albertus Magnus College, New Haven
Breakwater Review

American University, Washington, D.C.

Antioch University, Los Angeles
Lunch Ticket 

Arcadia University, Pennsylvania 
Marathon Literary Review

Arizona State University, Tempe
Hayden’s Ferry Review

Ashland University, Ohio
Black Fork Review

Ball State University, Indiana
River Teeth

Bay Path University, Massachusetts
Multiplicity Magazine

Binghamton University, New York
Harpur Palate

Boise State University, Idaho
Idaho Review

Boston University, Massachusetts

Bowling Green State University, Ohio
Mid-American Review

Brigham Young University, Utah
Fourth Genre

Brooklyn College, CUNY, New York
Brooklyn Review

Butler University, Indianapolis

California State University, Long Beach

California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco
Mission at Tenth

Chapman University, California
TAB: The Journal of Poetry and Poetics

Chatham University, Pittsburgh
Fourth River

City College of New York, CUNY

College of Charleston, South Carolina
swamp pink

Colorado State University, Fort Collins
Colorado Review

Columbia College Chicago, Illinois
Hotel Amerika

Columbia University School of the Arts, New York
Columbia Journal

Converse University, South Carolina
Clemson-Converse Literature Series
South 85 Journal

Cornell University, Ithaca

DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois
Poetry East
Slag Glass City

Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond
Jelly Bucket

Eastern Washington University, Spokane
Willow Springs

Emerson College, Boston

Fairfield University, Connecticut

Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, New Jersey
Literary Review

Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton
Swamp Ape Review

Florida International University, Miami
Gulf Stream Magazine

Florida State University, Tallahassee
Southeast Review

Fresno State, California
The Normal School

George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
So to Speak

Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville
Arts & Letters
Flannery O’Connor Review

Georgia State University, Atlanta
Five Points
New South

Goddard College, Plainfield, Vermont and Port Townsend, Washington
Pitkin Review

Hamline University, St. Paul, Minnesota
Water-Stone Review

Hollins University, Roanoke, Virginia
Hollins Critic

Hunter College, CUNY, New York
Olivetree Review

Indiana University, Bloomington
Indiana Review

Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Chapter House Journal

Iowa State University, Ames

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore
Hopkins Review

Kansas State University, Manhattan

Kingston University, London, England

Lancaster University, Lancashire, England
Cake Magazine
The Luminary

Lasell University, Massachusetts
Solstice: A Magazine of Diverse Voices

Lindenwood University, Missouri
Lindenwood Review

Litowitz at Northwestern University, Illinois

Long Island University, New York

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
New Delta Review
Southern Review

McNeese State University, Louisiana
McNeese Review

Miami University, Ohio
Oxford Magazine

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Blue Earth Review

Mississippi University for Women, Columbus
Poetry South
Ponder Review

Monmouth University, New Jersey 
Monmouth Review

Mount St. Mary’s University, Los Angeles
The Rush

New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
Puerto del Sol 

The New School, New York
12th Street
Inquisitive Eater
Public Seminar
Writing Program Blog

New York University, New York
Washington Square Review

Northeast Ohio Master of Fine Arts (NEOMFA), Cleveland
Rubbertop Review
Whiskey Island Magazine

Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff
Thin Air Magazine

Northern Michigan University, Marquette
Passages North

Nottingham Trent University, England
New Walk Editions

Ohio State University, Columbus
The Journal

Ohio University, Athens
New Ohio Review

Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
Cimarron Review

Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia
Barely South Review

Oregon State University, Corvallis
45th Parallel

Portland State University, Oregon
Portland Review

Pratt Institute, New York

Queens College, New York
Armstrong Literary

Queens University of Charlotte, North Carolina
Southern Review of Books

Randolph College, Lynchburg, Virginia

Reinhardt University, Georgia
James Dickey Review

Roosevelt University, Chicago
Oyez Review

Rosemont College, Pennsylvania
Rathalla Review

Rutgers University, Camden

Saint Mary's College of California, Moraga

Sam Houston State University, Texas
Texas Review

San Diego State University, California
Fiction International
Poetry International

San Francisco State University, California
Fourteen Hills

San Jose State University, California
Reed Magazine

Savannah College of Art and Design, Georgia
Port City Review
SCAN Magazine
The Connector
The Manor

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois
F NewsMagazine

Seattle Pacific University, Washington

Sena Jeter Naslund-Karen Mann Graduate School of Writing at Spalding University
Good River Review

Sewanee School of Letters, Tennessee
Sewanee Review

Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven
Noctua Review

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Crab Orchard Review

Southern New Hampshire University,  Manchester
Penmen Review
Assignment Magazine

Spalding University, Louisville
Louisville Review

St. Francis College, New York
Unbound Brooklyn

St. Joseph's University, New York
Writer's Foundry Review

Stony Brook Southampton, SUNY, New York
Southampton Review

Syracuse University, New York
Salt Hill

Temple University, Philadelphia

Texas State University, San Marcos
Porter House Review

University at Albany, SUNY, New York

University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Black Warrior Review

University of Alaska, Fairbanks

University of Arizona, Tucson
Sonora Review

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Arkansas International

University of Arkansas, Monticello
Arkansan Review

University of Baltimore, Maryland
Passager Journal

University of British Columbia, Canada
PRISM International

University of California, Irvine

University of California, Riverside
Santa Ana River Review

University of California, Riverside, Palm Desert Center
Coachella Review

University of California, San Diego

University of Central Arkansas, Conway

University of Central Florida, Orlando
Cypress Dome
Florida Review

University of Cincinnati, Ohio
Cincinnati Review
Acre Books

University of Colorado, Boulder
Timber Journal

University of Denver, Colorado
Denver Quarterly

University of East Anglia, England
Egg Box

University of Florida, Gainesville

University of Houston, Texas
Gulf Coast

University of Idaho, Moscow

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ninth Letter

University of Iowa, Iowa City
Iowa Review

University of Kansas, Lawrence

University of Kentucky, Lexington
New Limestone Review

University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Massachusetts Review

University of Massachusetts, Boston
Breakwater Review

University of Memphis, Florida
The Pinch

University of Miami, Florida
Sinking City

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Michigan Quarterly Review

University of Mississippi, Oxford
Yalobusha Review

University of Missouri, Columbia
Missouri Review

University of Missouri, Kansas City
New Letters

University of Missouri, Saint Louis
Natural Bridge

University of Montana, Missoula

University of Nebraska, Lincoln (PhD)
Prairie Schooner

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

University of New Hampshire, Durham

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
Blue Mesa Review

University of New Orleans, Louisiana
Bayou Magazine

University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Greensboro Review

University of North Carolina, Wilmington

University of North Texas, Denton
American Literary Review

University of Notre Dame, Indiana
Notre Dame Review

University of Oregon, Eugene
Northwest Review

University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

University of San Francisco, California
Invisible City

University of South Carolina, Columbia
Cola Literary Review

University of Southern Maine (Stonecoast MFA), Portland
Stonecoast Review

University of South Florida, Tampa
Saw Palm

University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg
Mississippi Review
Product Magazine
Southern Quarterly

University of Tennessee, Knoxville

University of Texas, El Paso
Rio Grande Review

University of Texas, James A. Michener Center for Writers, Austin
Bat City Review

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg and Brownsville

University of Utah, Salt Lake City
Quarterly West
Western Humanities Review

University of Virginia, Charlottesville

University of Washington, Bothell

University of Washington, Seattle 

University of Wisconsin, Madison
Madison Review

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Cream City Review

University of Wyoming, Laramie

Vanderbilt University, Nashville
Nashville Review

Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier
Hunger Mountain

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond

Virginia Tech, Blacksburg
New River

Washington University, St. Louis
The Spectacle

Western Connecticut State University, Danbury
Poor Yorick

Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo
Third Coast

Western Washington University, Bellingham
Bellingham Review

West Virginia University, Morgantown
Cheat River Review

Wichita State University, Kansas

William Paterson University, New Jersey
Map Literary

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