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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  • Established in 1972, the Journal is the nationally distributed, prize-winning literary journal of Ohio State University. It publishes the highest quality fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and reviews by both emerging and established authors...

    Reading Period: Sep 1 to Dec 1, Feb 1 to May 1