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Oxford American

Print 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 — including an award for General Excellence in 2016.


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


Crazyhorse

Print 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's visionary foray into the world of letters, and hope you'll join us in encountering the best new writing we can publish.


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


The Normal School

Print 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't actually as high-falutin as it sounds.


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


The Sewanee Review

Print magazine for Fiction, Poetry,

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


🌍 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's pages explore the challenges we face and the moments when we rise to meet them.


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


New England Review

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

NER was founded by poets Sydney Lea and Jay Parini in New Hampshire in 1978. By publishing new fiction, poetry, and nonfiction that is both challenging and inviting, New England Review encourages artistic exchange and thought-provoking innovation, providing publishing opportunities for writers at all stages in their careers.


🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $2 Frequency: 4 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Southern Humanities Review

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

Southern Humanities Review publishes fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. $1,000 and publication in SHR will be awarded annually to one poem of witness by an American poet. Full guidelines on our website.


🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $3 Frequency: 4 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


580 SPLIT

Print magazine for Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction,

Let the power of your imagination be your guide. We're interested in stories, essays, and poems that speak to this idea of Transcendence.


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


American Chordata

Print magazine for Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction,

American Chordata is a biannual magazine of bright voices in fiction, nonfiction essay, and poetry, as well as art and photography. We are founded on the belief that a good literary magazine can celebrate sophisticated design and earnest expression on the same page.


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


The Antigonish Review

Print magazine for Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction,

Founded in 1970, The Antigonish Review is the third longest-running creative-writing journal in the Maritimes and one of the oldest continuing literary magazines in Canada.


Average visits: 349,600/month 🌍 Territory:  Canada 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 4 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Chicago Review

Print magazine for Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction,

Since 1946, Chicago Review has published a range of contemporary poetry, fiction, and criticism.


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


One Story

Print magazine for Fiction,

One Story Inc. is an award-winning, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit literary publisher committed to supporting the art form of the short story and the authors who write them: through One Story, One Teen Story, education, community, and mentorship.


Average visits: 25,400/month 🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 10 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Zyzzyva

Print magazine for Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction,

ZYZZYVA is a critically acclaimed print journal, introducing readers to new work from the best contemporary writers and artists since 1985. Based in San Francisco, we have established a vigorous tradition of finding and fostering new talent, in our backyard and beyond.


🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 3 times a year Online submissions: No Submission guidelines


AGNI

Print magazine for Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction,

Founded in 1972 and “known for publishing important new writers early in their careers” (PEN), AGNI discovers stories, poems, and essays that map our pressured interiority and respond in necessary ways to the bedeviled state of the world. Six contributors have gone on to win the Nobel Prize in Literature.


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


Orion

Print magazine for Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction,

The first issue of the Orion Nature Quarterly was published in June 1982, and in its editorial George Russell, the publication's first Editor-in-Chief, boldly stated Orion's values: It is Orion's fundamental conviction that humans are morally responsible for the world in which we live, and that the individual comes to sense this responsibility as he or she develops a personal bond with nature.


Average visits: 80,800/month 🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 36 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines