Review Outlets

Book reviews can be an indispensable asset to writers and their careers. Our Book Review Outlets database is an excellent platform for authors—from self-published independents to household names—to research and discover a spectrum of book review options.

  • Since 1979, London Review of Books has focused on protecting and promoting the tradition of the literary and intellectual essay in English. As well as essays and book reviews each issue also contains poems, an exhibition review, ‘short...

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    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • Flavorwire is a part of Flavorpill Media—a network of culturally connected people covering events, art, books, music, and pop culture throughout the world. Flavorwire offers a unique perspective of the arts, especially books, by...

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    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • Entertainment Weekly (abbreviated as EW) is a magazine published by the Time division of Time Warner—it covers film, television, music, theater, books, and popular culture.

    Genres Reviewed: Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • Prairie Schooner, a national literary quarterly published with the support of the English Department at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the University of Nebraska Press, is home to the best fiction, poetry, essays, and reviews...

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    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • Pleiades: Literature in Context is a literary biannual featuring poetry, fiction, essays, and reviews by authors from around the world. The Pleiades Book Review (PBR) is a literary supplement to the magazine that features both...

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    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • Founded in 1956, the Colorado Review is an American literary journal published by the Center for Literary Publishing at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. A national literary journal featuring contemporary fiction,...

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    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • The Chicago Tribune features book reviews, book news, author profiles and best-seller lists. Book coverage regularly appears online and in print on Thursdays and Sundays.

    To submit a book for review, send review copies to the...

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    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • IndieReader provides paid reviews from a team of professional reviewers for self-published and independent authors. The goal of IndieReader is to make sense of the chaotic world of indie book publishing by providing its own...

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    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: Yes
  • Founded by literary agent Patty Moosbrugger and book review editor Patti Thorn, BlueInk Review specializes in reviewing self-published work. The publication offers a user-friendly online experience with the aim of increasing distribution...

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    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: Yes
  • Founded in 1996, the Book Reporter offers readers a resource to discover, assess, and discuss a spectrum of books from a variety of genres. In addition to book reviews, the Book Reporter features in-depth author profiles,...

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    Genres Reviewed: Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • Booklist is a book review magazine that has been published by the American Library Association for more than one hundred years, and is widely viewed as offering the most reliable reviews to help libraries decide what to buy and to help...

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    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • NPR Books is specifically designed to help a busy audience find great reads. The site combines the best of National Public Radio’s on-air interviews and news with original web reviews, recommendations, and lists.

    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • Based at Texas A&M University, Callaloo is a quarterly journal that publishes poetry, fiction, nonfiction, visual art, interviews, and critical texts about literature and culture of the African Diaspora. Founded by current editor...

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    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • NewPages.com is news, information, and guides to literary magazines, independent publishers, creative writing programs, alternative periodicals, indie bookstores, writing contests, and more.

    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • American Book Review is an internationally distributed publication that publishes six times a year. It specializes in reviews of frequently neglected works of fiction, poetry, and literary and cultural criticism from small, regional,...

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    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • Founded in 1877, the Washington Post—known for its Washington, D.C. location and proximity to national politics—has a long history of serving the literary community and providing news, reviews, and commentary on books and publishing....

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    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • Winner of multiple Pulitzer Prizes, the Seattle Times is the largest daily newspaper in the state of Washington and offers reviews, analysis, and insights on books and the literary world.

    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • The Valparaiso Poetry Review presents new, emerging, and well-known voices in contemporary poetry alongside one another. This literary journal also offers the opportunity for more readers to discover young or established poets whose...

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    Genres Reviewed: Poetry
    Fee: No
  • The Village Voice remains a vigilant investigative watchdog and a go-to source for coverage of New York’s vast cultural landscape. The Voice’s unique mix of in-depth newswriting and reporting, incisive arts, culture, books,...

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    Genres Reviewed: Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • West Branch is a magazine of poetry, fiction, essays, and reviews. Founded in 1977 and housed at the Stadler Center for Poetry at Bucknell University, West Branch publishes a fall, winter, and spring/summer issue each year.

    Genres Reviewed: Poetry
    Fee: No
  • With a worldwide circulation of more than one hundred thirty-five thousand, the New York Review of Books offers its readers a variety of featured articles, book reviews, literary commentary, and other discussions and insights about books...

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    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • The Rumpus features essays, reviews, interviews, comics, short fiction, music, film, and poetry. The Rumpus encourages its writers to be themselves through their writing and tell their stories or speak their minds in the most...

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    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • Founded in 1925, the New Yorker is a prominent publication known for its iconic magazine covers and its news reportage, literary analysis, cultural essays, fiction, political commentary, satire, unique cartoons, and...

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    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • Continuously published in New York City since 1851, the New York Times has won more Pulitzer Prizes than any other news organization for its coverage of news, politics, business, and culture. Its online presence, nytimes.com, receives...

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    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • The Nation is the oldest continuously published weekly magazine in the United States and features the latest developments in news, politics, and the literary world. Books to be considered for review should be mailed to the attention of...

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    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No

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