Literary Magazines

Find a home for your poems, stories, essays, and reviews by researching the publications vetted by our editorial staff and listed in the Literary Magazines database. Here you’ll find editorial policies, submission guidelines, and contact information—everything you need to determine which publications match your vision for your writing and your writing life. Use the filters below to find magazines with reading periods that are open now or opening soon (within the next thirty days), accept unsolicited submissions, and match all of your criteria for the perfect publisher of your work.

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  • We publish works of prose and prose collections between 5,000 and 10,000 words.

    Reading Period: Apr 1 to Jul 1
  • CutBank publishes two issues a year of compelling poetry, fiction, and literary nonfiction by established writers and new voices alike. It is global in scope, but with a regional bias.

    Reading Period: Sep 15 to Feb 1

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