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: May 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
  • Reading Period: Feb 15 to Sep 14
  • Under a Warm Green Linden has published interviews with dozens of the most exciting and innovative contemporary poets, and since the launch of our digital magazine in 2016, we have published original poems by over one-hundred poets,...

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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 prompt and a platform for new creative work inspired by the waterways that surround New York City and the objects submerged within them. By facilitating opportunities to...

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    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
  • adventure, alien invasion, alternative history, colonization, cyberpunk, dystopian, first contact, galactic empire, genetic engineering, military, post-apocalyptic, space exploration, space opera, steampunk, and time travel

    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
    Genre: Fiction
  • Unlost is an extension of Unbroken Journal, founded because we love found poetry in all its forms and we feel it isn't being given nearly enough attention in the literary world.

    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
    Genre: Poetry
  • Action & adventure, alternative history, dark fantasy, dragons & mythical creatures, epic, fairy tales, gaslamp, historical, humorous, military, myths & legends, superhero, and sword & sorcery.

    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
    Genre: Fiction
  • 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
  • We want to share the stories you’ve been told not to tell.

    We publish poetry, non-fiction, and hybrid work by people who identify as or alongside female/trans/non-binary, and who write about existing in a world that tells you your stories...

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    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31