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.

  • 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
  • ZYMBOL is the literary and art magazine of symbolism and surrealism. Presenting fiction, art, journalism, poetry, memoir and translation from around the world. Literature sprawls in contemporary, eye-catching layouts, accompanied by crisp...

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    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
  • 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,...

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    Reading Period: Sep 1 to May 31