Barnstorm is an online literary magazine sponsored by the MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of New Hampshire.
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Barren Magazine is a literary publication that features fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and photography for hard truths, long stares, and gritty lenses. We revel in the shadow-spaces that make up the human condition, and aim to...Read more
We want your fiction, poetry, art, criticism—you name it—that pushes against complacent taxonomies and finds itself well off the beaten path. We define ourselves as an “isthmus,” a space of crossings and connectivity, between histories,...Read more
Bayou Magazine publishes short fiction, nonfiction, and poetry from established, award-winning authors as well as emerging writers. Bayou is especially interested in discovering and showcasing fresh literary voices. Bayou...Read more
We’re big readers, so we admire pieces that make the old new. We also dig aesthetic competence and a poet's understanding of how their piece is situated within or outside of genre and literary tradition. That said, we really do admire...Read more
Founded in 2007, Beatdom is dedicated to the study of the Beat Generation. It publishes one issue annually with a pre-designated topic. All submissions must related this topic to the Beat Generation.
bedfellows is a thematic, philadelphia-based literary magazine that seeks to catalog contemporary discussions of desire & intimacy, with a particular focus on underrepresented & marginalized voices. we publish work that we feel...Read more
Belle Ombre publishes fiction, poetry, art & non-fiction, including essays, memoir, reportage, comedy, science, screenplays, scripts, biography and academic research.
Bellevue Literary Review is a unique literary magazine that examines human existence through the prism of health and healing, illness and disease. We invite submissions of previously unpublished works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that touch...Read more
Bellingham Review publishes literature of palpable quality, including poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and photography, in one Fall Online Edition and one Spring Print Edition, along with rolling content on our BH Review Blog. Established in...Read more
Belmont Story Review is a national magazine of literary arts, faith and culture.The magazine aims to surprise and delight readers through an eclectic mix of storytelling which includes fiction, personal essay, poetry, and more. We seek to publish...Read more
The Beloit Fiction Journal publishes the best in contemporary short fiction. Traditional and experimental narratives find a home in its pages. It publishes new writers alongside established writers. As one of the few fiction-only...Read more
Since 1950, the BPJ has been publishing poetry that matters. We are open to a wide range of forms and styles in contemporary poetry. We are always watching for new poets, quickened language, and poems with a fresh purchase on the political or...Read more
Beltway Poetry Quarterly is an award-winning online literary journal and resource bank that now showcases poetry from all over the world. It also features translations and reviews. During the first 20 years of its...Read more
Bennington Review aims to contribute distinctive style and substance to the national literary conversation through publishing sharp, unexpected, original poetry and prose from a geographically broad and culturally rich spectrum of...Read more
We look for innovative short fiction that plays with form and content, as well as traditionally constructed stories with fresh voices and original ideas. We invite submissions of previously unpublished short stories year-round and publish...Read more
The Berkeley Poetry Review has been published at the University of California, Berkeley, since 1974.
Outstanding poetry and fiction in many genres and many voices. Poetry includes free verse, haiku, formal poetry, prose poetry, form poetry, experimental poetry, sentimental poetry, and international poetry. Fiction from flash or micro to full...Read more
The BeZine is an online quarterly magazine that publishes poetry, creative non-fiction, photo essays, fiction, and art related to social issues and spirituality (broadly defined). It focuses on the themes of peace, environmental...Read more
Bi Women Quarterly is a grassroots publication produced by the Boston Bisexual Women’s Network. We have been in continuous publication since 1983, and are the oldest bisexual+ women’s publication in the world, with an international...Read more
Although we encourage topics related to the Mississippi River Valley, no direct relationship is required. We are also dedicated to reviewing books from independent, university, and small presses, but not self-published titles.
Big Other welcomes submissions in poetry, fiction, nonfiction, lyric essay, art, video, drama, cross-genre, reviews, interviews, book excerpts, and craft essays. We are especially interested in innovative art, literary and otherwise....Read more
Poetry (1-2 pages) primarily and some short prose (500 words max) that is beautiful and/or strange. Open to all styles and forms.
The B’K is a quarterly art and lit, online and printed magazine prioritizing traditionally marginalized creators, but open to all. The B’K is interested in people being able to decolonize and tell their own stories.
The aim of Black Fox is to publish both established and new writers. We welcome all fiction, but we especially like fiction from under-represented genres and styles, including YA. We are also interested in creative nonfiction, poetry,...Read more