In the words of a great professor: “Poetry should be a movie you can taste and smell.” Last Leaves Magazine wants images and emotion. It wants poetry that sticks with its editors and makes them think and feel. They don’t care if this is...Read more
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.
Reading Period: Dec 1 to Jan 31, Jun 1 to Jul 31Genre: Poetry, TranslationSubgenres: Graphic/Illustrated
The Letters Page literary journal is published by the University of Nottingham School of English, and edited by writer in residence, Professor Jon McGregor. It is interested in exploring what letter writing means to people—and has meant...Read moreReading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31Genre: Poetry, Fiction, Creative NonfictionSubgenres: Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Cross-genre, Experimental, Feminist, Flash Fiction, Formal Poetry, Graphic/Illustrated, Healing/Health, Historical, Humor, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, LGBTQ Voices, Literary Fiction, Love, Narrative Nonfiction, Nature/Environmental, Political, Pop Culture, Prose Poetry, Regional, Religious/Spiritual, Serialized Fiction, Translation, War
Literary Mama celebrates the physical, psychological, intellectual, and spiritual processes of motherhood across race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, age, material resources, or status. The journal publishes six times a year,...Read moreReading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31Genre: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, TranslationSubgenres: BIPOC Voices, Creative Nonfiction, Feminist, Fiction, Graphic/Illustrated, LGBTQ Voices, Poetry, Translation
Lucky Jefferson’s mission is simple: we publish social change.
We reimagine books by creating interactive and collaborative community experiences that center the writer and artist and cultivate inclusive representation in...Read moreReading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31Genre: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction