Literary Magazines

Connect your poems, stories, essays, and reviews to the right audiences by researching over twelve hundred literary magazines in our database. Here, you’ll find editorial policies, submission guidelines, contact information—everything you need to direct your work to the publications most amenable to your vision.

  • Out of Print is an online platform for short fiction with a connection to the South Asian subcontinent.

    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
    Genre: Fiction
    Subgenres: Literary Fiction
  • Outsider Poetry, a literary review for those who create with mental illness, are self-trained, or create art and poetry that challenges cultural and academic norms.

    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
    Genre: Poetry, Fiction
    Subgenres: Experimental
  • Overtime, a series of one-story chapbooks, was created to showcase some of the stories we receive that are a little too long for our Workers Write! series, but are worthy of publication.

    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
    Genre: Poetry, Fiction
  • The Owen Wister Review is the University of Wyoming’s Arts and Literary Journal produced through the Student Media department. The editorial staff is comprised entirely of undergraduate and graduate students who have nuanced yet supportive tastes...

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    Reading Period: Sep 1 to Apr 15
  • The Oxford American is dedicated to featuring the very best in Southern writing while documenting the complexity and vitality of the American South.

    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
  • 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: Jan 1
  • Oxidant|Engine is a journal of contemporary poetry that publishes online three times a year.  We have eclectic tastes.  It's not that we don't have aesthetic preferences; it's just that we can't settle on what they are.  Check out our online...

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    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
    Genre: Poetry
  • Out of the MFA program of Roosevelt University, Chicago, Oyez Review is an award-winning literary journal in circulation since 1973. We publish creative nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and art. We have no restrictions on style, theme, or subject...

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    Reading Period: Aug 1 to Oct 1
    Subgenres: Cross-genre
  • 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 1 to May 31

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