At Zizzle we look for literary flash fiction that will surprise, move, and amuse both young and older imaginative minds. We like fiction that dives deep into meaning and resists banality. We believe the moral, if any, of a great story...Read more
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Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31Genre: Fiction
The Zodiac Review was launched in 2011 to provide a quality venue for readers and new, emerging and established writers of "literary/genre" fiction—the merger of literary fiction and (nearly) any genre that joins it. Here new and...Read moreReading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31Genre: Fiction
Zone 3 publishes fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction in a wide variety of aesthetics from both emerging and established writers.Reading Period: Aug 1 to Apr 1
ZYZZYVA is a San Francisco literary journal publishing fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and visual art by the best writers, poets, translators, and artists working on the West Coast—and beyond. Since the magazine’s inception over thirty years ago,...Read moreReading Period: Jun 1 to Sep 1Subgenres: Literary Fiction