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A Public Space

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

A Public Space seeks work that is brave and unexpected. We are interested in writing that uncovers the extraordinary in the everyday, provides a rare glimpse, exposes an unexpected truth, or puts forth a daring hypothesis.


Domain authority: 57 Average visits: 37,600/month 🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 3 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Black Warrior Review

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

Black Warrior Review is the oldest continuously-run literary journal produced by graduate students in the United States. BWR publishes fiction, nonfiction, poetry, comics, and art twice a year.


Domain authority: 82 Average visits: 7,600/month 🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $3 Frequency: 2 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Witness

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

Witness blends the features of a literary and an issue-oriented magazine to highlight the role of the modern writer as witness to their times.


Domain authority: 47 🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $2 Frequency: 3 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


New Ohio Review

Print & Online magazine for Fiction, Poetry,

The New Ohio Review publishes work that addresses the purpose and mystery of being, in any shape or form. We appreciate humor, if it's got depth. We appreciate experimental work, if it's not gimmicky. What we look for is a voice that is genuine, speaking with some degree of lucidity and intelligence about something that feels urgently felt.


Domain authority: 82 Average visits: 2,500,000/month 🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $15 Frequency: 2 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Narrative Magazine

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

Narrative is dedicated to advancing literature in the digital age by supporting the finest writing talent and encouraging reading, as the gateway to understanding, across generations, in schools, and around the globe.


Domain authority: 55 Average visits: 60,400/month 🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 7 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Ecotone

Print & Online magazine for Fiction, Poetry,

Each issue of Ecotone brings together the literary and scientific, the personal and biological, the urban and rural. Much of the writing we publish addresses the idea of place ‰ÛÓ overlapping habitats both real and aesthetic.


Domain authority: 34 🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $3 Frequency: 2 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Santa Monica Review

Print magazine for Fiction, Non-Fiction,

Smart, funny, fabulist, poltical prose featuring mostly West Coast writers. The Santa Monica Review currently features literary fiction and nonfiction, though in past years also included poetry. SMR represents Santa Monica College‰Ûªs commitment to the literary arts, community, and literacy.


Domain authority: 64 Average visits: 92,900/month 🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 2 times a year Online submissions: No Submission guidelines


West Branch

Print magazine for Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction,

West Branch is a twice-yearly magazine of poetry and fiction, published by Bucknell University.


Domain authority: 75 Average visits: 1,500,000/month 🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 2 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Idaho Review

Print magazine for Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction,

The annual literary journal of Boise State's MFA program, publishing fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction.


Domain authority: 29 🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 1 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Oxford American

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

The Oxford American is a nonprofit, quarterly literary magazine dedicated to featuring the best in Southern writing while documenting the complexity and vitality of the American South. Over its quarter century, the Oxford American has won four National Magazine Awards‰ÛÓincluding an award for General Excellence in 2016.


Domain authority: 67 Average visits: 137,400/month 🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 4 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Crazy Horse

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

Founded by the poet Tom McGrath in Los Angeles in 1960, Crazyhorse continues to be one of the finest, most influential literary journals published today. We look forward to another 50 years of the publication of McGrath‰Ûªs visionary foray into the world of letters, and hope you‰Ûªll join us in encountering the best new writing we can publish.


Domain authority: 71 🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $3 Frequency: 2 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


The Normal School

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

The Normal School is a bi-annual print and online journal featuring nonfiction, fiction, poetry, criticism, journalism, author interviews, and multi-media texts. We dig quirky, boundary-challenging, energetic prose and poetry with innovations in content, form, and focus, which isn‰Ûªt actually as high-falutin‰Ûª as it sounds.


Domain authority: 43 🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $3 Frequency: 2 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Fifth Wednesday Journal

Print magazine for Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction,

Fifth Wednesday Journal is a nonprofit, independent literary journal published twice a year in print. Our mission is to bring the finest fiction, poetry, essays, photography, interviews, and book reviews into your everyday life. We're defining literature. In real context.


Domain authority: 39 🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 2 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


The Sewanee Review

Print & Online magazine for Fiction, Poetry,

Founded in 1892 by the teacher and critic William Peterfield Trent, the Sewanee Review is America‰Ûªs oldest continuously published literary quarterly. SR has a long tradition of cultivating emerging talent: we published excerpts of Cormac McCarthy and Flannery O‰ÛªConnor‰Ûªs first novels, and the early poetry of Robert Penn Warren, Sylvia Plath, Robert Lowell, and Christian Wiman.


Domain authority: 46 🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 4 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


The Sun

Print magazine for Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction,

The Sun is an independent, ad-free magazine that for more than forty years has used words and photographs to evoke the splendor and heartache of being human. The personal essays, short stories, interviews, poetry, and photographs that appear in The Sun‰Ûªs pages explore the challenges we face and the moments when we rise to meet them.


Domain authority: 58 Average visits: 166,800/month 🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 12 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines