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.

  • We publish work from U.S.1 Poets' Cooperative, along with the best work we receive from throughout the US and abroad. We look for unusual themes, edgy poetry.

    Reading Period: Apr 15 to Jun 30
    Genre: Poetry
  • We seek to publish poetic prose, prose poems, and haibun.

    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
    Genre: Poetry, Fiction
  • Under a Warm Green Linden, launched in 2008, is both a forum on the technical and ineffable qualities of the art of poetry and a biannual digital poetry journal. Reviews and interviews with established and emerging poets are intended to deepen,...

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    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
    Genre: Poetry
  • Under the Gum Tree is a storytelling project, publishing creative nonfiction in the form of a micro-magazine. We believe in the power of sharing a story without shame. Too much of the human experience gets hidden behind constructed facades based...

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    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
  • Underwater New York is a digital journal of writing, art, and music inspired by the waterways that surround New York City and the objects submerged within them. By providing a prompt and platform for new creative work, and facilitating...

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    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
  • Our journal is soley interested in poetry in received forms (e.g. sonnets, triolets, terza rima, pantoums, sestinas, prose poems) and nonce forms (those invented for the poem). We publish original texts, translations, reviews, and essays. We view...

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    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
    Genre: Poetry
  • Up the Staircase Quarterly publishes unique, eclectic, and quality poetry that is vivid in imagery and idea. We are seeking difference-makers, writers going in new directions, originals. We also publish artwork: paintings, drawings, photography...

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    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
    Genre: Poetry
  • The Uprising Review is dedicated to publishing great fiction and encouraging free speech in the creative field. We believe that writers should feel free to express their beliefs through their writing without worrying about cliche arbitrary...

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    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
    Genre: Fiction
    Subgenres: Fiction, Flash Fiction
  • High-quality literary fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction; no genre work; emerging writers welcome.
    Reading Period: Sep 1 to Mar 1