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Litro

Print & Online magazine for Fiction, Non-Fiction,

We began as a free print pamphlet featuring just one short story, then a pocket-sized monthly magazine ‰ÛÓ still free ‰ÛÓ with a handful of short stories and the occasional spot of nonfiction and poetry for the reading pleasure of London commuters. We aim to discover emerging writers and give them a platform to be read alongside stalwarts of the literary scene.


Average visits: 84,400/month 🌍 Territory:  UK 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 12 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


MSLEXIA

Print magazine for Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction,

It‰Ûªs time to see your name in print ‰ÛÒ send us your previously-unpublished submissions for inclusion in Mslexia. There are 14 opportunities to submit for women writers of all specialisms: poetry, fiction and non-fiction, with five slots kept solely for subscribers to the magazine.


Average visits: 52,400/month 🌍 Territory:  UK 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 4 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


New Yorker

Print magazine for Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction,

The New Yorker is a weekly magazine offering a signature mix of reporting and commentary on politics, international affairs, popular culture and the arts, science and technology, and business, along with fiction, poetry, humor, and cartoons. If your story makes it onto the pages of the New Yorker, you've made it.


Average visits: 34,600,000/month 🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 52 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Ploughshares

Print magazine for Fiction, Poetry,

Ploughshares has published quality literature since 1971. Best known for our award-winning Ploughshares literary journal, we also publish Ploughshares Solos ‰ÛÓ digital-first long stories and essays ‰ÛÓ and a lively literary blog. Since 1989, we have been based at Emerson College in downtown Boston.


Average visits: 176,000/month 🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 3 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Paris Review

Print magazine for Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction,

The Paris Review is a quarterly English language literary magazine established in Paris in 1953 by Harold L. Humes, Peter Matthiessen, and George Plimpton. Since relocating to New York City, it has become one of the world's pre-eminent publications of its type.


Average visits: 2,100,000/month 🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 4 times a year Online submissions: No Submission guidelines


Tin House

Print magazine for Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction,

Tin House offers an artful and irreverent array of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and interviews as well as columns on food and drink, and out-of-print and underappreciated books. Perhaps most indicative of the magazine‰Ûªs mission to stake out new territory and showcase not only established, prize-winning authors is its commitment to including work by undiscovered writers.


Average visits: 35,800/month 🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 4 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Granta

Print magazine for Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction,

Granta magazine was founded in 1889 by students at Cambridge University as The Granta, a periodical of student politics, badinage and literary enterprise, named after the river that runs through the town. In this original incarnation it published the work of writers like A.A. Milne, Michael Frayn, Stevie Smith, Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.


Average visits: 223,800/month 🌍 Territory:  UK/USA 💰 Submission fee: $4 Frequency: 4 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Harper‰Ûªs Magazine

Print magazine for Fiction,

Harper‰Ûªs Magazine, the oldest general-interest monthly in America, explores the issues that drive our national conversation, through long-form narrative journalism and essays. With its emphasis on fine writing and original thought Harper‰Ûªs provides readers with a unique perspective on politics, society, the environment, and culture. Non-fiction authors must query the magazine before submission.


Average visits: 545,300/month 🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 12 times a year Online submissions: No Submission guidelines


Kenyon Review

Print magazine for Poetry, Short Fiction, Scripts,

Building on a tradition of excellence dating back to 1939, the Kenyon Review has evolved from a distinguished literary magazine to a pre-eminent arts organization. Today, KR is devoted to nurturing, publishing, and celebrating the best in contemporary writing. We‰Ûªre expanding the community of diverse readers and writers, across the globe, at every stage of their lives.


Average visits: 111,000/month 🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 6 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Georgia Review

Print magazine for Fiction, Poetry,

The Georgia Review seeks to create a lasting environment for literature by supporting writers at every stage of their careers. Committed to the art of editorial practice, the Review collaborates with authors of essays, stories, poems, and reviews in pursuit of works of enduring appeal that engage with the evolving concerns and interests of readers from around the world.


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


Virginia Quarterly Review

Print magazine for Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction,

From its inception in prohibition, through depression and war, in prosperity and peace, the Virginia Quarterly Review has been a haven ‰ÛÓ and home ‰ÛÓ for the best essayists, fiction writers, and poets, seeking contributors from every section of the United States and abroad. It has not limited itself to any special field. No topic has been alien: literary, public affairs, the arts, history, the economy. If it could be approached through essay or discussion, poetry or prose, VQR has covered it.


Average visits: 272,400/month 🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 4 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Threepenny Review

Print magazine for Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction,

There are vanishingly few magazines left in this country which seem pitched at the general literary reader and which consistently publish such interesting, high-quality criticism, reflection, argument, fiction, and poetry‰Û_ Threepenny is thankfully still out there.


Average visits: 44,600/month 🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 4 times a year Online submissions: No Submission guidelines


American Short Fiction

Print magazine for Fiction,

Issued triannually, American Short Fiction publishes work by emerging and established voices: stories that dive into the wreck, that stretch the reader between recognition and surprise, that conjure a particular world with delicate expertise‰ÛÓstories that take a different way home.


Average visits: 28,200/month 🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $3 Frequency: 3 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Yale Review

Print magazine for Fiction, Poetry,

In a land of quick fixes and short view and in a time of increasingly commercial publishing, the journal has an authority that derives from its commitment to bold established writers and promising newcomers, to both challenging literary work and a range of essays and reviews that can explore the connections between academic disciplines and the broader movements in American society, thought, and culture.


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


Southwest Review

Print magazine for Fiction, Poetry,

Begun in 1915 and located on the campus of Southern Methodist University, Southwest Review is the third oldest, continuously published literary quarterly in the United States. Selections from Southwest Review have been reprinted in volumes of The O. Henry Prize Stories, The Pushcart Prize, The Best American Short Stories, The Best American Essays, The Best American Poetry, New Stories from the South, and elsewhere.


Average visits: 2,100,000/month 🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $2 Frequency: 4 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


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