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.

  • There are many poems asking to be read, but rarely are readers given a reason why we should be reading them. Triggerfish is a journal dedicated to the "why" of poetry, seeking to understand and illuminate this process, to say that it is possible...

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    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
    Genre: Poetry
  • TriQuarterly is a journal of writing, art, and cultural inquiry from Northwestern University.

    Reading Period: Sep 16 to May 17
  • Trolley began with an idea from William Kennedy, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Ironweed and founder of the NYS Writers Institute. He envisioned an online literary journal published free of charge in which each issue's words...

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    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
  • Trop is an online literary magazine based in Los Angeles. It features serialized creative writing, literary and pop culture criticism, interviews, personal essays, visual art, reviews of fake movies, and humor writing in The Weather. Before Trop...

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    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
  • Published monthly by the editors of Creative Nonfiction magazine, each issue of True Story showcases one exceptional essay by one exceptional writer. From issue to issue, this new mini-magazine features the widest possible variety of voices and...

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    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
  • Tupelo Quarterly publishes work by emerging and established writers and artists of many sensibilities and styles. In addition to a stunning poem or story on the page, we want to include work that takes full advantage of the medium. We want to...

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  • We want writing that takes risks while still paying attention to craft. We are happy to see prose poems, stories that burst into poems, poems that burst into stories, etc. Mixing genres doesn’t scare us. Of course boring, self-involved, over-...

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    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
  • Two Cities Review is looking for high-quality fiction, poetry and creative non-fiction that bridges the gap between forms, genres, or realities. We interpret this loosely, but are especially excited by work that crosses form or genre in a new and...

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    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
  • A digital literary journal brought to you by writers in the BA in Liberal Studies Creative Writing Concentration at Antioch University Los Angeles. Two Hawks is dedicated to sparking debate and discussion by exposing the world to the...

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    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
  • For over two decades, Two Lines has brought readers the best from translation’s acknowledged masters and world literature’s up-and-comers. Each issue includes writing from around ten different languages and over a dozen countries, plus interviews...

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    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
    Genres: Translation
  • We like writing that keeps us awake. We favor the short, the lyrical, the surreal, and the beautiful. The closer your piece is to a dream, without actually being a dream, the better.

    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
  • Two Thirds North is an international annual publication of poetry, short fiction, short non-fiction, graphics and photography. We seek works with a view to the world, insight into the details of the human condition and relationships in it. Themes...

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    Reading Period: Sep 15 to Dec 15
    Genres: Translation
  • Twyckenham Notes is an independent online literary magazine based out of South Bend, Indiana. Founded in early 2017 by Editor-in-chief Austin Veldman, TN publishes unsolicited and solicited poetry and artwork quarterly (March, June, September,...

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    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
    Genre: Poetry
    Genres: Poetry
  • TXTOBJX (txtobjx.com) is an experimental literary site that publishes text objects -- fragmentary, abbreviated, emergent writing that falls somewhere between prose and poetry. A text object might take the shape of a microfable, a prose sketch, a...

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    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
    Genres: Experimental
  • We publish work from U.S.1 Poets' Cooperative, along with the best work we receive from throughout the US and abroad. We look for unusual themes, edgy poetry.

    Reading Period: May 15 to Jun 30
    Genre: Poetry
  • We seek to publish poetic prose, prose poems, and haibun.

    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
    Genre: Poetry, Fiction
  • Reading Period: Feb 15 to Sep 14
  • Under a Warm Green Linden is a biannual digital journal featuring original poetry, reviews, and interviews. Each issue is accompanied by a selection of broadsides signed by the authors. The journal is a project of Green Linden Press,...

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    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
    Genre: Poetry
  • Under the Gum Tree is a storytelling project, publishing creative nonfiction in the form of a micro-magazine. We believe in the power of sharing a story without shame. Too much of the human experience gets hidden behind constructed facades based...

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    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
  • Underwater New York is a prompt and a platform for new creative work inspired by the waterways that surround New York City and the objects submerged within them. By facilitating opportunities to...

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    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
  • adventure, alien invasion, alternative history, colonization, cyberpunk, dystopian, first contact, galactic empire, genetic engineering, military, post-apocalyptic, space exploration, space opera, steampunk, and time travel

    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
    Genre: Fiction
  • Unlost is an extension of Unbroken Journal, founded because we love found poetry in all its forms and we feel it isn't being given nearly enough attention in the literary world.

    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
    Genre: Poetry
  • Action & adventure, alternative history, dark fantasy, dragons & mythical creatures, epic, fairy tales, gaslamp, historical, humorous, military, myths & legends, superhero, and sword & sorcery.

    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
    Genre: Fiction
  • Up the Staircase Quarterly publishes unique, eclectic, and quality poetry that is vivid in imagery and idea. We are seeking difference-makers, writers going in new directions, originals. We also publish artwork: paintings, drawings, photography...

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    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
    Genre: Poetry
  • The Uprising Review is dedicated to publishing great fiction and encouraging free speech in the creative field. We believe that writers should feel free to express their beliefs through their writing without worrying about cliche arbitrary...

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    Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31
    Genre: Fiction

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