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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  • Inwood Indiana is interested in all things peculiar. Poetry, Fiction, and Creative-Nonfiction are acceptable. Themes include coming of age, small Midwest locations, legends and lore. All forms of literature under 5000 words are considered. Themed...

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    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
    Temporarily Closed to Submissions
  • We select most of our content from the several thousand unsolicited manuscripts that arrive each year from throughout the country and abroad. We take our mission to be nudging along American literature, to be local but not provincial, to be...

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    Reading Period: Sep 1 to Nov 1
  • Irish Pages is a biannual journal, edited in Belfast and publishing, in equal measure, writing from Ireland and overseas. Its policy is to publish poetry, short fiction, essays, creative nonfiction, memoir, essay...

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    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
  • Iron City Magazine is an online and print journal devoted entirely to writing and art from the prison world. It is our hope that through this creative platform, incarcerated artists and writers find value in their stories, fuel for...

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    Reading Period: Jan 1 to May 15

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