Literary Magazines

Find a home for your poems, stories, essays, and reviews by researching the publications vetted by our editorial staff and listed in the Literary Magazines database. Here you’ll find editorial policies, submission guidelines, and contact information—everything you need to determine which publications match your vision for your writing and your writing life. Use the filters below to find magazines with reading periods that are open now or opening soon (within the next thirty days), accept unsolicited submissions, and match all of your criteria for the perfect publisher of your work.

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  • Dryland is an independent print literary journal born in South Central Los Angeles in 2015. It aims to publish the best in Black and Brown (POC) poetry, fiction, and non-fiction from around the world, established, emerging, and never-...

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    Reading Period: Mar 31 to May 4
  • Northern Michigan’s premier independent literary journal, Dunes Review publishes two volumes of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction per year. Work originally published in Dunes Review has appeared in The Pushcart Prize: Best...

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    Reading Period: Aug 10 to Sep 10

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