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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  • Oxford Magazine, casually known as OxMag, is a literary and arts magazine edited and published by creative writing MFA students at Miami University. Since their premiere in 1984, the magazine has received Pushcart Prizes for...

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    Reading Period: Feb 15 to Mar 15, Sep 15 to Oct 15
    Temporarily Closed to Submissions
  • Oxford Poetry is the oldest dedicated poetry magazine in the U.K., and one of the oldest in the world. Previous editors have included Kingsley Amis, W. H. Auden, Vera Brittain, Cecil Day-Lewis, Geoffrey Hill, Aldous Huxley, Louis...

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    Reading Period: Feb 1 to Apr 30, Sep 1 to Nov 30
  • The Oyez Review is the literary magazine of the creative writing program at Roosevelt University in Chicago. It is published annually, edited by a staff of MFA candidates under the direction of a faculty member with professional...

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    Reading Period: Jan 14 to May 20
  • ORP publishes voices that speak to what it means to be alive in this world. We look for language and stories and images that move us out of ourselves and into other spaces, as well as writers and artists who bring balance and diversity...

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    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31