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American Short Fiction

Print magazine for Fiction,

Issued triannually, American Short Fiction publishes work by emerging and established voices. These are stories that dive into the wreck, that stretch the reader between recognition and surprise, that conjure a particular world with delicate expertise — stories 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


McSweeney's

Print magazine for Fiction,

Arguably America's most esteemed journal of humor writing. Submission to be made separately for their web and print editions. Short stories, flash fiction, and personal essays are not something we typically run on the website. Instead, we're in the market for short, conceptual humor. We strongly recommend reading through our archives to get a sense of the style of writing we're after.


Average visits: 1,600,000/month 🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 4 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Iowa Review

Print magazine for Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction,

We publish a wide range of fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, translations, photography, and work in emerging forms by both established and emerging writers. Work from our pages has been consistently selected to appear in the anthologies Best American Essays, Best American Short Stories, Best American Poetry, The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses, and The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories.


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


Glimmer Train

Print magazine for Fiction,

Edited by the sister team of Linda Swanson-Davies and Susan Burmeister-Brow. The magazine is represented in recent editions of the Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses, New Stories from the Midwest, the O. Henry Prize Stories, New Stories from the South, Best of the West, New Stories from the Southwest, Best American Short Stories, and The Best American Nonrequired Reading.


Average visits: 48,900/month 🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $18 Frequency: 4 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


American Poetry Review

Print & Online magazine for Poetry, Non-Fiction,

The American Poetry Review is dedicated to reaching a worldwide audience with a diverse array of the best contemporary poetry and literary prose. APR also aims to expand the audience interested in poetry and literature, and to provide authors, especially poets, with a far-reaching forum in which to present their work.


Average visits: 11,700/month 🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $3 Frequency: 6 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Poetry

Print & Online magazine for Poetry,

Poetry regularly presents new work by the most recognized poets, but its primary commitment is still to discover new voices: more than a third of the poets published in recent years have been new to the magazine. The magazine has since been in continuous publication for more than 100 years, making it the oldest monthly magazine devoted to verse in the English language.


Average visits: 8,700,000/month 🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 11 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Zoetrope All-Story

Print & Online magazine for Fiction, Scripts,

In 1997, Francis Ford Coppola launched Zoetrope: All-Story, a quarterly magazine devoted to the best new short fiction and one-act plays.


Average visits: 27,700/month 🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 4 times a year Online submissions: No Submission guidelines


Epoch

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

EPOCH magazine publishes fiction, poetry, essays, cartoons, screenplays, graphic art, and graphic fiction. The magazine is edited by faculty in the Department of English Program in Creative Writing at Cornell University.


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


Hudson Review

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

Founded in 1948, The Hudson Review is a quarterly magazine of literature and the arts published in New York City. Frederick Morgan, one of its founding editors, edited the magazine for its first fifty years. Paula Deitz has been the editor since 1998.


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


TriQuarterly

Online magazine for Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction,

TriQuarterly is the literary magazine of Northwestern University and of the MA/MFA in Creative Writing program.


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


Alaska Quarterly Review

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

Alaska Quarterly Review publishes fiction, short plays, poetry, photo essays, and literary non-fiction in traditional and experimental styles. Although we publish established writers, most of our content comes from unsolicited submissions and the editors are committed to publishing new and emerging writers.


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


The Missouri Review

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

The Missouri Review is based at the University of Missouri and publishes four issues each year. Each issue contains new fiction, poetry and essays. We also run author interviews and found-text features where we print never before published works such as a short story by William Faulkner or one of Tennessee Williams' plays.


Average visits: 13,000/month 🌍 Territory:  USA 💰 Submission fee: $3 Frequency: 4 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


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