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 more
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Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31Temporarily Closed to SubmissionsGenre: FictionSubgenres: Cross-genre, Feminist, Flash Fiction, Humor, LGBTQ Voices, Literary Fiction, Political, Speculative 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 1Genre: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
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...Read moreReading Period: Jan 1 to May 31, Sep 1 to Nov 30Temporarily Closed to SubmissionsGenre: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, TranslationSubgenres: Literary Fiction