Since 1958, december has been committed to distributing the work of emerging writers and artists and celebrating more seasoned voices through a semi-annual nonprofit literary magazine featuring fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and visual art...
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Reading Period: Oct 1 to May 1
We encourage risks that redefine narrative. We are not afraid to publish the cruel, harsh, and ugly. We love to laugh and bask in the unexpected joy of reading a well-developed, complex piece of literature. That said, don't try to Wow us. Show us...Read moreReading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
The Dillydoun Review is an online literary magazine that publishes monthly issues of prose and poetry. All varieties are welcome for consideration including but not limited to: short story, flash fiction, poetry, prose poetry, essay,...Read moreReading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
Disquiet Arts is a POC-led magazine, focusing on gothic literature and erotica. We seek poetry, flash fiction, photography, and art from authors and artists in all stages of their careers, especially those from the BIPOC and LGBTQ+ community. ...Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31