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Getting your work published in a literary magazine can help you reach new audiences and launch your writing career.

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Augur Magazine

Print & Online magazine for Fiction,

We are excited by writing that is difficult to classifyβ€”whether specifically speculative, substantially surreal, or slightly strange. We’re interested in realist pieces that verge on the dreamlike or surreal; speculative stories that are almost realist; and, on top of that, any form of literary fantasy/science fiction/speculative fiction.


🌍 Territory: CA πŸ’° Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 1 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Southwest Review

Print & Online magazine for Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry,

Our mission is to publish a magazine of the highest quality for general readers worldwide. As we reflect on our past and look ahead to the future, the goal is to inspire new ways of connecting with the world. Simply put, we think writing should be as comprehensive and far-reaching as twenty-first–century life itself.


🌍 Territory: USA πŸ’° Submission fee: $3 Frequency: 1 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Nowhere Magazine

Print & Online magazine for Fiction,

Every week we publish a feature-length story, photo essay or film that will delve into a new corner of the planet. Our goal is to surprise you every week. As travelers, we thought you would appreciate that. So be sure to check back and see what we’re up to. We print one edition annually.


🌍 Territory: USA πŸ’° Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 1 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


frak\ture

Online magazine for Poetry,

frak\ture is both a biannual poetry lit mag and a mag of lit poetry. frak\ture posts poetry with a social bent. We look for works that highlight cracks in society’s masonry, the glitch in the Matrix, the secret plans for the Death Star, etc. It focuses on current events, social justice, LGBT, and environmentalism.


🌍 Territory: USA πŸ’° Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 2 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Awakened Voices Magazines

Online magazine for Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Scripts, Short Fiction,

The mission of the Awakenings is to MAKE VISIBLE the artistic expression of survivors of sexual violence. Awakenings is home to a multi-media art gallery featuring the artistic expressions of rape and sexual abuse survivors. By showcasing stories of survival, we are helping survivors find peace while simultaneously challenging the cultural taboos that prevent an honest discussion of sexual violence.


🌍 Territory: USA πŸ’° Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 2 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Levee Magazine

Print magazine for Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry,

We at Levee aim to physically publish quality fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry from both emerging and established authors.


🌍 Territory: USA πŸ’° Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 2 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


New Letters

Print magazine for Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction,

The mission of New Letters magazine, its radio companion, New Letters on the Air, and BkMk Press, is to discover, publish and promote the best and most exciting literary writing, wherever it might be found. We publish and serve readers and writers worldwide. In recent years, New Letters has won a National Magazine Award, the industry's highest honor, plus multiple Pushcart Prizes, and is reprinted often in Best American anthologies.


🌍 Territory:  USA πŸ’° Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 4 times a year Online submissions: No Submission guidelines


Confrontation

Print & Online magazine for Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction,

Confrontation Magazine began operation in 1968 with the mission of bringing new talent to light in the shadows cast by well-known authors. Open to all submissions, each issue contains original work by famous and by lesser-known writers.


🌍 Territory:  USA πŸ’° Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 2 times a year Online submissions: No Submission guidelines


Tampa Review

Print magazine for Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction, Translations,

Tampa Review celebrates the creative interplay of contemporary literature and visual arts. Each issue of the journal features current art and writing from Florida and the world, emphasizing our connections to the Tampa Bay region and the international cultural community.


🌍 Territory:  USA πŸ’° Submission fee: $2 Frequency: 2 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


N+1

Print & Online magazine for Fiction, Non-Fiction,

n+1 is a print and digital magazine of literature, culture, and politics published three times a year. We also post new online-only work several times each week and publish books expanding on the interests of the magazine.


Average visits: 380,000/month 🌍 Territory:  USA πŸ’° Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 3 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Cimarron Review

Print magazine for Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction,

One of the oldest quarterlies in the nation, Cimarron Review publishes work by writers at all stages of their careers, including Pulitzer prize winners, writers appearing in the Best American Series and the Pushcart anthologies, and winners of national book contests. Since 1967, Cimarron has showcased poetry, fiction, and nonfiction with a wide-ranging aesthetic.


🌍 Territory:  USA πŸ’° Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 4 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Chicago Quarterly Review

Print magazine for Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction,

The Chicago Quarterly Review is a nonprofit, independent literary journal publishing the finest short stories, poems, translations and essays by both emerging and established writers. We‰ÛΒͺre proud to have had work from our pages chosen for Best American Short Stories and the Pushcart Prize Anthology as we continue our mission to stimulate, entertain, and inspire.


🌍 Territory:  USA πŸ’° Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 2 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Carolina Quarterly

Print & Online magazine for Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction,

The Carolina Quarterly has been publishing established and emergent writers for 65 years. Pieces published in The Carolina Quarterly have appeared in New Stories from the South, Best of the South, Poetry Daily, O. Henry Prize Stories, The Pushcart Prizes, and Best American Short Stories.


🌍 Territory:  USA πŸ’° Submission fee: $3 Frequency: 3 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Cutbank

Print & Online magazine for Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction,

We publish two print issues a year of compelling poetry, fiction, and literary nonfiction by established writers and new voices alike. We're global in scope, but with a regional bias. Over the years, we've been privileged to feature work by Wendell Berry, Louise Erdrich, Richard Hugo, Seamus Heaney, James Welch, Patricia Goedicke, James Lee Burke, Chris Offutt, Aimee Bender, Steve Almond, and a number of other writers whose work we're fond of.


🌍 Territory:  USA πŸ’° Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 2 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Denver Quarterly

Print magazine for Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction,

The Denver Quarterly is a well-regarded, avant-garde literary journal based at the University of Denver. Founded in 1966 by novelist John Edward Williams.


🌍 Territory:  USA πŸ’° Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 2 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


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