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+arts magazine edited and published by creative writing MFA students at Miami University. Since our premiere in 1984, our magazine has received Pushcart Prizes for both fiction and...

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    Reading Period: Feb 18 to Mar 23
  • 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: Feb 1 to Mar 14
  • We look for language and stories and images that move us out of ourselves and into other spaces. We actively seek to publish those who bring balance and diversity to historical institutions of power. We are committed to disseminating decentered...

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    Reading Period: Jan 15 to May 31

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