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.

  • Yemassee, the biannual print literary journal of the University of South Carolina MFA program, has published fiction, poetry and creative nonfiction since 1993. We read submissions all year.

    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
  • Young Ravens Literary Review is a biannual online literary journal. We accept material from both new and established writers and artists. We want to know what haunts, inspires, maddens, and exalts you on our common journey through existence. Give...

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    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
  • Your Impossible Voice publishes brash and velvety new work from around the world. We’re looking for quality fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translations, and more. We like urgency, innovation, intelligence, and risk. We’re interested in what...

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    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
  • 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
    Subgenres: Literary Fiction
  • The nonprofit literary arts collective [PANK] — PANK Magazine, Pankmagazine.com, the Little Book Series, the Invasion Readings — fosters access to emerging and experimental poetry and prose, publishing the brightest and most promising writers for...

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    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
    Subgenres: Experimental

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