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Able Muse
A journal of metrical poetry, prose and art published quarterly.

New Link The Adirondack Review
Seeking high-quality poetry and fiction in the form of short stories.

Aerial Magazine
Featuring writers such as Bruce Andrews, Barrett Watten, John Cage, Harryman and Hejinian.

African American Review
The quarterly journal African American Review promotes a lively exchange among writers and scholars in the arts, humanities, and social sciences who hold diverse perspectives on African American literature and culture.

Work from their pages has been reprinted in Harper's, Best American Poetry, Pushcart Prize, O'Henry, and Best American Short Stories anthologies.

Alaska Quarterly Review
"That one of the nation's best literary magazines comes out of Alaska may seem surprising, but so it is."   -- The Washington Post Book World.

A small digest published every second month by a group of low-income community members in the downtown core of Toronto, Canada. They also publish special theme oriented issues, including Homelessness, Poverty, Violence in our Society, Addictions, etc.

American Book Review
American Book Review is dedicated to reviewing books from independent, small, and university presses.

American Letters & Commentary
American Letters & Commentary is an eclectic literary magazine featuring innovative and challenging writing in all forms. Each annual issue features a substantial and diverse selection of fiction, poetry, essays, translation, and critical opinion by renowned and up-and-coming writers.

American Literary Realism
For over thirty years, ALR has brought readers critical essays on American literature from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and remains the preeminent journal in the field.

American Literary Review
Publishes outstanding fiction, poetry, and essays from writers across the country.

New Link The American Poetry Review
With eclectic editing, a newsprint-tabloid format, and a circulation of 17,000, APR reaches a worldwide audience six times a year with some of the very best contemporary poetry and prose from a diverse array of authors.

Anagram: Art and Literature of Asian Americans
Anagram is Johns Hopkins University's Asian American literary journal. Every year, they publish poetry, short fiction, non-fiction, art, and photography by and/or concerning Asian Americans. They encourage writers and artists out there, from East to West, Hopkins and other campuses, to share their talent. Anagram operates on a rolling submission basis. They accept submissions year round and publish in the Spring.

Another Chicago Magazine
Established in 1977, an annual journal of fiction, poetry, essays, and art.

The Antioch Review
The Antioch Review,founded in 1941, has published fiction, essays, and poetry from both emerging as well as established authors. Authors published in their pages are consistently included in Best American anthologies and Pushcart Prizes.

The Antigonish Review Current Issue
For nearly thirty years, The Antigonish Review has consistently published fine poetry and prose by emerging -- and established -- writers.

The Any Dream Will Do Review
A biannual literary magazine of short stories and humor from the secret recesses of our minds. We publish only original short stories and humorous essays.

New Link Appalachian Heritage
Founded in 1973 at little Alice Lloyd College in the heart of the Eastern Kentucky mountains, Appalachian Heritage, a literary quarterly, quickly attracted the Appalachian Region's most prominent literary figures. Now in its twenty-first year at Berea College, it continues the tradition of being the place to turn to keep abreast of the dynamic and growing field of Appalachian Literature. Recent contributors have included the Pulitzer-Prize winning poet, Charles Wright, as well as the poets-laureates of North Carolina, West Virginia, and Virginia. Each issue features one author with literary criticism and literary biography complementing an
original poem or story. Regular features include book write-ups of dozens of newly published and reprinted regional books, reviews, review essays, as well as literary news and events of interest in Appalachia.

Arras started as a print journal in 1996 and was turned into a web-zine in 1998. It's new incarnation is as a series of .pdf files. Arras 4 contains all of the poetry that appeared in the web version of the journal, including work by Louis Cabri, Magdalena Zurawski, Stacy Doris, Walter K. Lew, Stephen Rodefer, Haki Pok, Sianne Ngai, and others. Also includes an interview with Miles Champion.

ARSHILE presents the most challenging new work by established and emerging writers and artists, including poetry, fiction, drama, essay, interview and translation.

Arts & Letters
A journal of comtemporary culture

Art Times
Aiming "to present the arts of the region in a literary journal that would serve as a resource for all of the arts, crossing geographical barriers, counties and states. . . . Art Times very early developed a reputation for excellence and integrity. In celebration of the 10th year of publishing, Cornelia Seckel and Raymond J. Steiner received a citation from Governor Cuomo of New York in recognition of their dedication and commitment to the artistic community. "

Ascentpublishes fiction, essays and poetry.

Published by Rowan University. "Asphodels are hardy members of the lily family. Graceful, yet strong, the flowers grow wild in the New Jersey marshlands. Their presence shows us that beauty dwells even in the remotest of places. The asphodel reminds us as writers that we, too, need to be graceful and strong as we practice our craft. . . . We're looking for writers whose work brings to mind the asphodel: vigorous, exciting prose and poetry that makes readers take notice of the loveliness of language. "

Atlanta Review
"One of the world's best-selling and best-loved poetry magazines"


Back Brain Recluse
Back Brain Recluse publishes some of the most startling and daring Speculative Fiction currently being written, and has developed a cult following around the world through a policy of emphasizing the experimental and uncommercial end of the form.

The Baffler
Publishes writings challenging the mainstream political, cultural and social climate. Prefers essays to fiction and loves works on business culture.

Bamboo Ridge Press
Founded in 1978 to publish literature by and about Hawaii's people.

New Link Barrelhouse
Bridging the gap between high and low culture, Barrelhouse contains fiction and poetry from new and established writers, as well as essays and interviews on everything from art to music to reality television.

Bathtub Gin
A biannual literary/art magazine, looks for words and images that have some kick to them...just like bathtub gin in its heyday! They publish poetry, short fiction, drama, essays, artwork, and much more.

Beautiful Bras & Bodyhair
A zine venue for creative women/grrrls to speak their mind about pressing issues and to put forward their own experiences. It's about resistance, gender, religion, sexuality, art, beauty, class, shaving, culture, race, and everything else that comes into their heads.

Bellingham Review
Literature of palpable quality.

Bellevue Literary Review: A Journal of Humanity and
Human Experience

"BLR is published by the Department of Medicine at New York University. We invite submissions of previously unpublished works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that touch upon relationships to the human body, illness, health and healing. We encourage creative interpretation of these themes."

The Beloit Poetry Journal
A journal of excellent poetry from around the world.

Berkeley Fiction Review
An annual journal of inventive, well-crafted short fiction by emerging and established writers.

Bird Dog Magazine
Bird Dog is a bi-annually magazine that publishes innovative writing and art: collaborations, interviews, collages, poetry, poetics, long poems, reviews, graphs, charts, short fiction, non-fiction, cross genre. . .

New Link Birmingham Poetry Review
Birmingham Poetry Review uses poetry that is, according to editor Robert Collins and associate editor Randy Blythe, of "any style, form, length, or subject. We are biased toward exploring the cutting edge of contemporary poetry. Style is secondary to the energy, the fire, the poem possesses. We don't want poetry with cliché-bound, worn-out language."

The Black Bear Review
An international literary magazine for the concerned poet and artist.

Black Creek Review
A literary journal of poetry and prose published quarterly in January, April, July and October.

Black Warrior Review
The Black Warrior Review is a nationally respected literary magazine that publishes the best in contemporary fiction, poetry, and essays from both established and emerging writers.

Seeks poems, stories, and essays relating to the Adirondacks and regions similar in geography and spirit, or focusing on the shaping influence of nature.

New Link Blue Mesa Review
published annually by the Creative Writing Department at the University of New Mexico,

New Link Baltimore Review
The Baltimore Review is a 128-page literary journal featuring the short stories and poetry of writers from the Baltimore area and beyond.

Bomb is a cultural quarterly with an active editorial board of 70 professionals in the performing and creative arts.

Bombay Gin
The annual literary journal of Naropa University's Writing and Poetics Department, founded by Anne Waldman and the late Allen Ginsberg in 1974.

BONFIRE, an international conflagration--Fandango Virtual's new
quarterly print journal is based in the UK but its 120 perfect bound
A5 pages showcase a powerful collection of up-and-coming
international writers whose fire is destined to brighten the literary world.


Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review is a literary journal based in Austin, Texas that publishes poetry along with photographs, reviews and essays.

Born Magazine Art and Literature Collaboration
Born Magazine is an experimental venue marrying literary arts and interactive media. Original projects are brought to life every three months through creative collaboration between writers and artists.

The Boston Book Review
Together with fiction, poetry, interviews, and essays, provocative reviews assess works in a wide variety of topics.

The Boston Review
"Boston Review combines commitments to public reason and literary imagination. Putting politics and poetry on the same page, we anticipate a world that is at once more democratic and imaginative than our own. . ."

A magazine of poetry, short stories and fine line art.

The Briar Cliff Review
An award winning literary magazine featuring the best of the Siouxland region and beyond. Although they accept fiction, non-fiction, poetry, art, photographs, reviews, and essays year-round, the staff reads manuscripts from August 1-November 1 annually.

Brick, A Literary Journal
Brick accepts unsolicited submissions of non-fiction on a variety of subjects.

Brilliant Corners
A Journal of Jazz and Literature. The only national journal to focus on jazz-related literature.

Broken Pencil
A website and a print magazine that publishes three times a year. It is one of the few magazines in the world devoted exclusively to underground culture and the independent arts.

Bryant Literary Review Bryant Literary Review is an international magazine of poetry and fiction published annually in May.

New Link Burnside Review
Burnside Review is a poetry journal out of Portland, Oregon.


The Cafe Review The Cafe Review has never sought, nor received any grant or foundation money. We have never had any affiliation with an academic institution. This journal came from and maintains its grass roots beginnings. Our support comes from one source - kind, educated people with a genuine interest in some of the world's best poetry - people who look to keep the idea of quality small press poetry from extinction.

New Link Caffeine Destiny
Caffeine Destiny invites contributions of poetry, fiction, essays, book reviews and artwork. Poetry has the best chance of being published.

New Link California Literary Review
Insightful, irreverent book reviews, thought provoking essays, and
interviews with talented authors.

An African and African-American literary journal, publishes original works by and critical studies of black writers worldwide. This journal offers a rich mixture of fictions, poetry, plays, critical essays, cultural studies, interviews, and visual arts.

Call: Review
A biannual review.

Calyx Journal
Calyx Journal was established in 1976 by four women with a vision of a high-quality forum for art and literature. A collective of editors read and select work from unsolicited manuscripts and make decisions based on artistic excellence, with a strong commitment to emerging writers and to representing the voices of all women.

Canadian Literature
For forty years, Canadian Literature has explored and celebrated the best Canadian writers and writing. Each issue contains articles on writers and books -- with some issues devoted entirely to special topics together with new poems and an extensive section reviewing recent and current books.

The Capilano Review
Since its inception in 1972, The Capilano Review has published some of the finest fiction, poetry, drama, and visual art in Canada and throughout the world.

Carcanet - PN Review
Now in its fourth decade, Carcanet Press provides the most comprehensive and diverse lists of modern and classic poetry in English and in translation. Carcanet Press also publishes a range of inventive fiction, lives and letters and literary criticism. You will also find author biographies, portraits, cover images, news, interviews, critical materials and reviews.

The Carolina Quarterly
Since 1948, The Carolina Quarterly has printed creative writing by established and emerging writers and poets along with penetrating reviews and fascinating features.

Carriage House Review A biannual literary magazine dedicated to dark fiction. Our aim is to present previously unpublished writings in the spirit of such authors as Joyce Carol Oates, Ramsey Campbell, Shirley Jackson, Thomas Ligotti, Anne Sexton, Peter Straub, Flannery O'Connor, and Henry James. Central California Poetry Journal The Central California Poetry Journal represents the work of poets who reside in or write about Central California.

Since 1993, Chain has published a yearly issue of writing and art gathered loosely around a topic. This makes Chain a little rougher around the edges, a little less aesthetically predictable. Chain welcomes submissions from readers.

Challenging Destiny
Challenging Destiny is a Canadian science fiction and fantasy short story magazine.

Founded in 1970, it has become a dynamic force in Scottish culture covering theatre, politics, language and the arts. Their highly-respected forum for poetry, fiction, criticism, review and debate makes it essential reading for anyone interested in contemporary Scotland.

Chattahoochee Review
The Literary Quarterly of Georgia Perimeter College

Chicago Literary Review
Publishes new works of poetry and fiction, along with reviews and essays engaging issues in contemporary writing.

Cimarron Review
 "one of America's literary roots" Esquire

The Circle Magazine
The Circle is: a quarterly magazine, a website, a state of mind . . . a place to relax.

Clackamas Literary Review
A nationally distributed, semi-annual print journal edited and published at Clackamas Community College in Oregon City, Oregon. CLR promotes the work of emerging writers and established writers of fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction.

Cold Mountain Review
Founded in 1972 by the poet R.T. Smith and other graduate students in the English Department at Appalachian State University, Cold Mountain Review publishes poetry by and interviews with new and notable poets from across the nation and overseas.

Collages and Bricolages
a forum for literature, i.e, fiction, poetry, short drama, essays, reviews and art.

New Link Color Wheel
Color Wheel is a twice-yearly journal of metaphysics & the natural world, publishing essays, poetry, art and photography.

New Link Colorado Review
Colorado Review's only commitment is to the publication of serious poetry, fiction, and non-fiction. We do not publish genre fiction nor do we subscribe to a particular literary philosophy or school of poetry or fiction.

Columbia Poetry Review
Columbia Poetry Review, a student-edited literary journal, is published every spring by the Poetry Program. Edited by poetry students, each issue contains the work of such nationally known poets as well as the best student writing submitted to the review.

COMBO is a journal of poetry and poetics featuring innovative writers under 40, alongside a few older and more established poets who have influenced them. COMBO is dedicated to giving younger and lesser-known poets more space and visibility than they are accustomed to, so that readers will have a clearer sense of the context in which that work is produced.

Dedicated to publishing innovative writing of every kind.

A forum for literary arts and culture.

Contrary Magazine
Publishes quarterly on the web and produces an annual print edition
of its best work.

Controlled Burn
Controlled Burn promotes unsolicited manuscripts of poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, drama, and literary essays.

New Link Connecticut Review
Connecticut Review is a semi-annual journal presenting a wide range of cultural interests that cross disciplinary lines. The editors invite the submission of academic articles of general interest, thesis-oriented essays, translations, short stories, plays, poems, interviews, black and white photography and art work.

Conundrum is an annual print journal dedicated to publishing innovative poetry by emerging and established writers. Conundrum poetry may or may not fluster the language of its own making, may or may not provide many opportunities for misreading.

Corbeled Gallery Publications
This DC-based magazine features a wide range of cultural reflections with its reviews, fiction, poetry, and informative essays.

Crab Creek Review
A literary magazine of poetry and short fiction, now under a new leadership dedicated to maintaining the Review's 14 year tradition of literary adventure and excellence.

Crab Orchard Review
A biannual journal of creative works featuring new fiction, poetry, literary nonfiction, interviews with authors, and book reviews of small press and university press titles.

New Link Cranky
A perfect-bound literary journal which publishes high-quality prose, poetry, creative nonfiction, and interviews with writers. The debut issue (January 2004) included work by James Bertolino, John Burgess, Michael Ruby, Kary Wayson, and others. The second issue will be released May 15 and features an interview with Colleen J. McElroy, as well as two new poems by her.

Crayon magazine
"Since its first issue, CRAYON has forged a unique space for itself in the world of literary journals and small magazines. Situated far from the mainstream, CRAYON forms a significant new tributary for those navigating the life blood of contemporary letters." --Ammiel Alcalay

New Link Crazyhorse!
Crazyhorse publishes fine prose, poetry, and essays. The editors are especially interested in original writing that engages in the work of honest communication. We always ask "What's at stake in this writing?" "What's reckoned with that's important for other people to read?"

New Link The Crescent Review
The Crescent Review has been publishing great stories since 1982. We are proud of the authors and stories we have published.

Creative Nonfiction
A journal devoted exclusively to creative nonfiction, including essays, profiles, and reviews.

New Link C R O W D
CROWD is a biannual magazine of poetry, fiction, photography and fine art, conceived to bridge the disciplines of art and writing.

Curious Rooms
An annual literary journal.

Current Accounts
The magazine of Bank Street Writers, Bolton, UK. They publish two issues a year, featuring work by members of Bank Street Writers and also by outside contributors from all over the world. They have published work by new and established writers, including Gerald England, M.R. Peacocke, Pat Winslow, Geoff Stevens, and many others.

Cut Bank
CutBank is interested in art, poetry and fiction of high quality and serious intent. We regularly print work by both well-known and previously unpublished artists.


Dim sum: Asia's Literary Journal
"Pieces should have some relevance to Asia and should be as long as a piece of string. . . . When enough good pieces are received, an anthology is published, and they appear on the web site."

New Link Dislocate
The newly reinvigorated literary journal published by the University of Minnesota's Creative Writing Program, publishes the work of both established and emerging writers, and we are especially interested in unique voices and a wide range of styles.

New Link Divide
divide, sponsored by the University of Colorado at Boulder's Program for Writing and Rhetoric is an interdisciplinary print periodical designed to present a multiplicity of voices and visions clustered around each issue's central theme.

New Link Dominion Review
Dominion Review is a national literary magazine published each spring by Old Dominion University.

DoubleTake Magazine
Features documentary photography and writing and is published by the Center for Documentary studies at Duke University.

Downstate Story
An independent, annual, literary magazine. It is published every fall with each issue containing 10 original short stories and original illustrations. It prefers some connection with Illinois or the Midwest. Accepts a variety of genres in short ficiton or narrative written to the standards of fiction.

Drumvoices Revue
A multicultural journal of literary and visual arts, published twice yearly.
Duration Press hosts websites for several literary journals and presses, with links to these available from their main page.


New Link 88: A Journal of Contemporary American Poetry
An annual featuring the best contemporary American poetry from established and emerging writers plus reviews and essays. 88 considers a range of poetries, from the lyric to the experimental, from the formal to the prose poem.

El Andar Magazine
A Latino magazine for the new millenium that includes interviews, articles, essays, fiction, poetry, and more. Published billingually both online and in print format. El Andar publishes the best writing and visual journalism for and about Latinos in North America. It encourages iconoclastic thinking and new ways of looking at the world.

Emrys Foundation
The Emrys Foundation promotes excellence in the arts, especially literary, visual, and musical works by women and minorities.

"Epiphany is a non-profit literary arts magazine that publishes fiction, nonfiction, poetry, dramatic writing, and visual arts. The magazine was created to serve NYU's SCPS Center for Writing and Speech. The magazine is published 3 times yearly online and once in print."

Explosive Magazine
Explosive Magazine is, well, incendiary with covers block-printed by hand by David Larsen (also the editor of the San Jose Manual of Style), and longer selections by a variety of young writers including Anselm Berrigan, Hoa Nguyen, Edmund Berrigan, Prageeta Sharma, Bill Luoma, Pamela Lu, and more.


"We are interested in writing that handles the surfaces of experience in an innovative way. These can be the surfaces of individual experience, the surfaces of cultural experience or the surfaces of language itself."

New Link Faultline, Journal of Art & Literature
Faultline publishes new poetry, fiction, and artwork in an annual spring issue, and features the work of emerging and established writers from the U.S. and abroad.

Straddling poetic modes. (Also includes fiction, art, and criticism.)

Published by The City College of New York, Fiction is a journal of the best new writing from America and abroad is published twice a year and always features outstanding short fiction by award-winning writers.

"Canada's longest living literary journal, The Fiddlehead is published four times a year at the University of New Brunswick, with the generous assistance of the University of New Brunswick, The Canada Council for the Arts, and the Province of New Brunswick. " Accepts work from all over the world.

Field Magazine
A twice yearly journal of contemporary poetry and poetics.

Fine Madness
A print-based international journal of poetry publishing almost exclusively poetry (and an occasional prose piece) from the Pacific Northwest, the U.S. in general, and other countries.

First Intensity
An annual literary journal whose contributors range from the very well-known to the (as yet) completely obscure. Each issue presents a carefully selected collection of works from some of the most innovative poets and writers in contemporary literature.

New Link The First Line
The First Line is published 4 times a year by Blue Cubicle Press, LLC.

Five Points
"Five Points is a literary journal dedicated to publishing quality fiction, poetry, essays, photographs, artwork, and interviews. We place no limitations on style or content."

The Florida Review
Published twice yearly by the Department of English at the University of Central Florida. Each issue includes fiction, poetry, and literary nonfiction.

New Link Flyway home
In its first six years, Flyway: A Literary Review has given space to the work of over four hundred poets, essayists, fiction writers and visual artists who chronicle the more subtle and disregarded regions of human experience.

(formerly known as) L'bourgeoizine A free, non-profit literary arts zine, was founded in early 2001 by some Illinois State University students. It has since grown into an international community of some 300 people. The primary philosophies underlying the zine include the beliefs that all literatures are rooted in particular places and times, that artists and readers work together to produce meaningful artworks, that people should create their own art, and that communities should work to minimize the costs involved in both the production of art and the making of that art available to those who want it. The zine has from the start supported copylefting, and every issue may be freely reproduced and distributed (we ask, however, that you respect individual artists' wishes, if stated).

Fourteen Hills
A national literary journal of the graduate Creative Writing Program at San Francisco State Univeristy, dedicated to innovative, creative literary work.

An International Journal of Contemporary Writing and Art

New Link Free Verse Editions
Free Verse Editions represents a joint venture between Free Verse: A Journal of Contemporary Poetry & Poetics and Parlor Press. The series will publish 3-5 books of poetry per year. We are especially
interested in collections that use language to dramatize a singular
vision of experience, a mastery of craft, a deep knowledge of poetic
tradition, and a willingness to take risks.



Gargoyle Magazine
The University of Michigan Student publication. The best in literary humor since 1909.

New Link Gator Springs Gazette
Gator Springs Gazette, a literary journal of the fictional
persuasion, seeks unusual and wonderful examples of the written word in all forms with an eye towards irony, a mind tilted on its edge and a tongue planted firmly in cheek.

The Georgia Review
Now celebrating its fiftieth year, this journal has grown steadily to its current position as one of America's premier journals of arts and letters.

The Germ
The Germ is published by the Poetic Research Bloc, a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) foundation. Editors: Macgregor Card & Andrew Maxwell.

New Link the gettysburg review
Published quarterly, The Gettysburg Review considers unsolicited submissions of poetry, fiction, essays, and essay-reviews.

Glimmer Train Press
A quarterly short-story magazine now in its 7th year of publication.

Global City Review
Each pocket-size issue of Global City Review includes stories, poems, memoirs, interviews and essays organized around a broad theme.

Grain Magazine
Grain publishes emerging and established writers from across Canada and around the world. Grain is committed to fostering literary excellence, looking for work that is original, imaginative and startling: poems, stories, and occasionally nonfiction that demonstrate the writer's commitment to his or her craft.

"A stunning contribution to contemporary literature...An exciting index of the freshest international writing of this decade." --Newsweek.

New Link The Greenfield Review Press
Our publishing mission has been to make available work by writers we feel are some of the finest contemporary poets and storytellers.

Greensboro Review
Works from Greensboro Reveiw have been consistently anthologized or cited in Best American Short Stories, Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards, Pushcart Prize, and other collections honoring the finest new writing.

New Link The Grove Review
A literary journal dedicated to publishing poetry, short fiction, interviews, black & white photography, and black & white art. Come join us in the Grove!

New Link Gulf Coast
A Journal of Literature and Fine Art.


Hanging Loose
The first issue of Hanging Loose magazine was published in 1966. The editors are proud of having published many first books, including the first full collections by Sherman Alexie, Kimiko Hahn. The name was inspired by the format -- mimeographed loose pages in a cover envelope -- and that, in turn, was inspired by a very low budget. But the format was also meant to get across a point of view: that poetry is for now, not for the Ages. If you liked a poem, you could pin it to the wall. If you didn¿t like a poem, you could use it as a napkin.

Hayden's Ferry Review
Arizona State University's award-winning national literary and art magazine.

New Link How2
A magazine publishing innovative poetry by women.

New Link Hunger Mountain
Accepting high-quality poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction.

New Link The Hungarian Quarterly
An established international journal of the arts and society providing an independent, lively and inside view on the economy, society, history and culture of a country - and a region - in the throes of unprecedented change.

Hyde Park Review of Books
The Hyde Park Review of Books is a quarterly review featuring critiques of the most promising literary fiction and serious nonfiction books from small, medium, independent and University presses. Our goal is to provide the largest review forum for the discovery of quality fiction and nonfiction from authors and publishers often overlooked and under reported on by other review publications.

New Link The Hudson Review
Founded in 1947, The Hudson Review is a quarterly magazine of literature and the arts published in New York City. They publish fiction, poetry, essays, book reviews; criticism of literature, art, theatre, dance, film and music; and articles on contemporary cultural developments.


The Idaho Review
Published by Boise State University, The Idaho Review remains open to a wide range of possibilities within the literary arts.

The Literary Journal of Arts & Letters from the Black Diaspora in the Americas. "Ingathering seeks: Short stories, poetry, creative personal & critical thesis oriented essays, feature articles (literary journalism), memoirs, travel mediations, one-act plays, novel excerpts, interviews, and book & music reviews."

Ink & Ashes
Ink & Ashes is a quarterly literary journal that features poetry, creative
non-fiction, essays and visual art that details, records, questions,
explains, and otherwise beautifully documents and explores the human

Ink Pot
A journal that includes prose, poetry, creative nonfiction and arts/graphics-- "A quality perfectbound paperback with beautiful color covers and some of the best work of contemporary writers offered on a quarterly basis."

a journal of innovative asian american poetics

International Quarterly
An international journal of literature and full-color art from around the globe.

Indiana Review
As a biannual literary review, IR considers previously unpublished essays, fiction, graphic arts, interviews, poetry, and reviews. IR is edited and managed by Indiana University graduate students and funded mainly by subscriptions, grants, and partial university support.

Invisible Insurrection
Publishes mostly creative nonfiction and visual art, but we are interested in poetry and fiction as well.

iota was created in 1987 by David Holliday, who handed over the editorship to Bob Mee and Janet Murch, of Ragged Raven Press, after the May 2002 edition.

Iowa Review
The Iowa Review takes their mission to be "nudging along American literature," to be local but not provincial, to be experimental but not without elegance.

Ishmael Reed Publications This site is home to the online versions of Konch Magazine and Vines Magazine, both published by Ishmael Reed. Konch contains a wide range of articles, short fiction, poetry, and book reviews while Vines, a quarterly publication, concentrates on poetry and fiction.


jubilat delivers the best in contemporary poetry along with art, interviews and prose.

New Link The Journal
The award-winning literary journal of The Ohio State University, The Journal contributes significantly toward the literary landscape of Ohio and the nation.

A journal of women's literature and art.

Eastern Illinois University's literary journal. From their website: "'Karamu is a word and an idea. The word is African, the idea is universal. Karamu means the meeting-place, the center of the village life, where men (and women) bring their families, their problems, their challenges, their schemes, and thrust them into the commonweal... Here individuals stand forth from their fellows in their personal offerings: (her) song, his skill, (her) plan, his project. Here also (they) listen and ponder, borrow and barter the offering of others....' - from Karamu, Vol.1, No. 1 (1966)"

Karawane: Or, the Temporary Death of the Brutist
Features poets and writers who perform their work in public.

"A descriptive checklist of tentative politics."

Kenyon Review
The mission of The Kenyon Review is to identify exceptionally talented emerging writers, especially from diverse communities, and publish their work (fiction, poetry, essays, interviews, reviews, etc.) alongside the many distinguished, established writers featured in its pages.

"Kestrel ranks among the finest literary journals we have. Its thoughtful editing has made it elegant without being elitist, wide-ranging without compromise." -- Toni Morrison

Kettillonia poetry pamphlets that "intrigue and illuminate."

"No subject is taboo, length is not a restriction." The Kimera seeks quality -- "nothing less will do."

Kiss Machine
A congo line of arts and culture in magazine format.

Koja KOJA Poetry Magazine is a biannual magazine dedicated to the exploration of Russian/American Avant-Gardes' crossroads.


The Land-Grant-College Review
The Land-Grant College Review is a new print magazine of fiction, nonfiction and visual artwork. They publish interesting and unusual writing, stories that are nontraditional but also fun to read. The first issue debuts this winter and will feature stories by Aimee Bender, Josip Novakovich, Robert Olmstead, Neal Pollack, and many others.

The Large Print Literary Reader
The Large Print Literary Reader was established in 1997 and is the only large print periodical in America devoted to great writing. This quarterly's motto is "writing that's worthy of big type" -- and that's just what they serve up. Recent authors featured include Isak Dinesen, Mark Twain, Willa Cather, O. Henry, Mike Cleary and Rachel Hayden.

The Leading Edge: Science Fiction and Fantasy
A journal of science fictio and fantasy, The Leading Edge is always looking for creative, unpublished work, from short-shorts to the occasional novella. They also give feedback for every submission.

Left Curve
Left Curve is an artist-produced critical magazine that addresses the problem(s) of cultural forms emerging from the crises of modernity that strive to be independent from the control of dominant institutions and free from the shackles of instrumental rationality.

Light Quarterly
A quarterly of light and occasional verse, squibs, satire, puns, and word-play.

lichen literary journal
lichen literary journal was launched on May 19, 1999 by four Durham Region writers. Taking a cue from their publication¿s botanical namesake, lichen, the founding editors of this non-profit venture were determined to publish the many creative artists whose diverse work springs from the bedrock of this community. In the pages of lichen, the work of local poets, writers, and visual artists appears alongside that of others from across Canada and beyond.

New Link Lilliput Review
A print magazine founded in 1989 and dedicated to the short poem

The Literary Review
The Literary Review focuses on a wide range of topics such as contemporary Portugese literature, Iranian exiles, the Jewish diaspora, North African authors, and Russian women writers.

Literal Latte
Literal Latte is the stimulating literary arts magazine of fiction & poems from known and emerging writers around the world. Now in its seventh year of publishing.

A journal of poetry, fiction, and artwork.

New Link Logos Journal
Logos is a quarterly journal of modern culture, politics and society that features articles on the arts, politics, culture, the social sciences and humanities as well as original fiction and poetry

Long Shot
Catch up with the poetry from all of the issues of this journal. Also learn how to subscribe and how it all started.


New Link Madison Review
Founded in the early 70s by students in the creative writing program at the University of Wisconsin, the Madison Review has published authors and poets from all corners of the United States.

New Link Main Street Rag
Main Street Rag Publishing Company has been publishing our print magazine: Main Street Rag, uninterrupted since 1996. Among its features are poetry, short fiction, photography and graphic images, essays, interviews, reviews, cartoons and commentary.

Manifold has published original high-quality poetry in any traditional or innovative style, in any variant of English, and also (from time to time and without translation) in major European languages (French, German, Italian, Spanish, Latin). They also use translations of poetry from less-known languages; these should be accompanied by the original text and (where appropriate) permission from the original author).

New Link Mankato Poetry Review
Published twice a year by the English Department at Minnesota State University, Mankato

This journal's editorial mission is to showcase in each issue contemporary literature from Asian and Pacific countries for American and international audiences, and to bring American writing to a growing Asian and Pacific readership.

Many Mountains Moving
A literary journal of diverse contemporary voices featuring previously unpublished fiction, poetry, essays, and art by contributors worldwide.

Manx Fiction
Fiction, poetry and book reviews.

Massachusetts Review
A well-respected quarterly of literature, the arts, and public affairs.

McSweeney's began in September 2000 as a literary journal, edited by Dave Eggers, that published only works rejected from other magazines. McSweeney's has grown to be one of the country's best and largest-circulation literary journals with an expanding, loyal subscriber base and strong independent book store following.

New Link Meridian
The Semi-Annual Literary Magazine at the University of Virginia.

New Link Mesechabe
The journal of Surregionalism

The Michigan Quarterly Review
Michigan Quarterly Review is the University of Michigan's flagship journal, publishing each season a collection of essays, interviews, memoirs, fiction, poetry, and book reviews.

Mid-American Review
Mid-American Review is an international literary journal dedicated to publishing the best contemporary fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and translations.

Midwest Book Review
The Midwest Book Review publishes five monthly library newsletters for community and academic library systems in California, Wisconsin, and the upper Midwest: The Bookwatch, Children's Bookwatch, Internet Bookwatch, Reviewer's Bookwatch, and Wisconsin Bookwatch. They post all their reviews on the Internet with a number of thematically appropriate Internet newsgroups and e-mail lists such as, Pub-Forum, misc.books.technical. Their reviews are also available through Internet bookstores such as

New Link Midwest Quarterly
The objective of the Editors of The Midwest Quarterly is to discover and publish scholarly articles dealing with a broad range of subjects of current interest.

New Link milk magazine was created in 1999 by Larry Sawyer and Lina ramona Vitkauskas. It stemmed directly from the creation of milk magazine in its print incarnation by Larry Sawyer.

The Missouri Review
Their simple mission: to discover and nurture the most talented new writers of prose and poetry in America and to showcase their work in a beautifully designed journal.

New Link The Modern Review
The Modern Review is a poetry and arts journal with the goal of bringing the best of both new and established writers to as many readers as possible, as well as to promote the work of quality artists in all mediums.

Mosaic Art and Literary Journal
A journal of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. Mosaic is published by the University of California, Riverside. Available in print and online.

The Muse Apprentice Guild
Publishes work by both critically acclaimed authors and aspiring writers and accepts unsolicited work in the genres of poetry, fiction, hyper-literary fiction, articles, essays, reviews, interviews, and works in progress.

Murderous Signs
A literary zine dedicated to presenting comment, prose, poetry and perspective on subjects literary and cultural, and to the notion that the printed word, well crafted and aimed, can be used as a weapon.


Natural bridge
A journal of contemporary literature.

Arkansas Tech University's award winning journal. There is both a print and an online edition. "We are creating a New Online Edition of Nebo. Our current full issue will be placed online for viewing, and we are creating an online edition only. This doubles your chances for submitted work to be accepted, and allows Nebo to publish outstanding works that do not fit the current theme."

The Nebraska Review
The Nebraska Review is a publication of the Writer's Workshop, Creative Writing Program, College of Fine Arts, University of Nebraska at Omaha.

New Link Nedge
The publication of A Glass of Green Tea.

"Nemonymous is exactly what the small/independent press needs. A beautifully produced fiction journal, packed with fresh and innovative material, that also operates as something of an experiment concerned with author identity, personal style and the relationship between the story and the artist."

New American Writing
Founded in 1986, New American Writing is a literary magazine emphasizing contemporary American poetry.

New Delta Review
Publishes fiction, poetry, and essays, and accepts submissions of art work for cover and inside full-color gallery section. Named by Writer's Market as one of their Top 50 Short Story Markets.

New England Review
"A handsome, established magazine willing to take risks . . . the gamble pays off with rich and satisfying dividends." --Literary Magazine Review

New Letters
An international quarterly founded in 1934. Publishes contemporary writing, interviews, translations, photography and artwork.

New Zoo Poetry Review
A literary annual founded in 1997 that features the best poetry they recieve without regard to form, length, style, subject, or prior publication credits.

Since 1956, Nimrod has brought to its readers the finest poetry, prose and art from gifted newcomers, and from established artists. Nimrod invites good readers and good writers to join in the discovery and preservation of the stories and poems that they claim and that can embolden our lives.

A journal of the arts.

New Link NOÖ Journal
NOÖ Journal is a small run literary and political journal based in Northern California / Southern Oregon featuring new, diverse voices. We try to encourage mainstream readers to reconnect with literature and diverse critical thinking.

The North American Review
Established in 1815, the NAR takes a broad view of current North American preoccupations--especially the problems of the environment.

North Dakota Quarterly
The North Dakota Quarterly is a literary journal whose roots extend back to the early days of the University of North Dakota. One of the famous "little magazines" that have been the traditional seed beds of talented writers, it puts UND on the map while contributing to the nation's cultural and artistic life.

North Words Magazine
Although produced in the Scottish Highlands, Northwords shuns provincialism - preferring to focus on how the universal arises from the particular to create an original and fresh literary magazine. A magazine which features book reviews and interviews alongside some of the most exciting poetry and fiction writing to emanate from the 'North'.

The Notre Dame Review
The Notre Dame Review is a magazine of contemporary American and international fiction, poetry, criticism and art. thier goal is to present a panoramic view of contemporary art and literature - no one style is advocated over another. They are especially interested in work that takes on big issues by making the invisible seen, that gives voice to the voiceless - work that gives message form through aesthetic experience.


New Link OnTheBus
A bombshelter press literary magazine

October Magazine
October magazine focuses critical attention on the contemporary arts and their various contexts of interpretation: film, painting, music, photography,performance, sculpture, literature.

One Story
A journal of short fiction.

Ontario Review
Ontario Review publishes original fiction, poetry, personal essays, drama, photographs, graphics, and interviews with prominent contemporary authors.

Open Spaces Quarterly
A magazine of politics, culture, science, the arts, and other innovative departments.

Orchid: A Literary Review
Orchid celebrates stories and the art of storytelling. They publish fiction, interviews on the craft of fiction and articles examining the role of short stories as literature. Their mission includes championing new and emerging writers.

New Link the Orphan Leaf Review
the Orphan Leaf Review is a small-press literary magazine in the form of an anthology of orphan leaves, published three times a year
(March, November and July) Each page is a different size and paper, made to seem as though it's been torn from a book (hence an orphan leaf).

Other Poetry
A magazine dedicated to good poetry in all its forms.

Other Voices
Accepts submissions of short stories and self-contained novel excerpts between Oct. 1 and April 1. Please do not send simultaneous submissions. A 5,000 word maximum is preferred.

Oxford Magazine
An annual literary publication of high quality poetry & fiction.

Oyster Boy Review
An independent literary magazine of fiction and poetry published online and in print every January, May, and October.


Pacific Review
A West Coast Arts Review Annual @ SDSU invites submissions of fiction (no more than 4,000 words, please), poetry, essays, photography (black and white), graphic narrative (comix), and one act screenplays.

New Link Paintbrush
A journal of Poetry and Translation

Painted Bride Quarterly
This journal, in circulation since 1973, is a literary magazine that publishes both emerging and established writers from around the world.

The Paris Review
"Justly venerated for its unequalled mix of fiction, poetry, interview, and essay, The Paris Review remains the single most important little magazine this country has produced."  --T. Coraghessan Boyle.

Parthenon West Review
Parthenon West Review is a poetry journal in San Francisco, dedicated to bringing into conversation a wide range of poetics and translation.

Partisan Review
Known for its hard-hitting prose and poetry, Partisan Review is published quarterly at Boston University, and has a reputation for being one of the oldest and best literary journals in the country.

New Link Passanger
The mission of Passager is to assemble a range of voices and subjects that bring to light the collective imagination of those who are over 50 and writing. Passager publishes two issues per year. The first is an annual poetry contest for writers over 50; the second is an open issue for writers of all ages, featuring poetry, fiction, and memoir.

New Link Pembroke Magazine
Pembroke Magazine, which has been published annually since 1969. The magazine has grown from a student publication of forty-eight pages in 1969 to a three-hundred-page publication international in scope. It is open to poetry, fiction, nonfiction, interviews, and visual arts (painting, graphics, sculpture).

Pen America: A Journal for Writers and Readers
Premiere issue Winter 2000/2001. Published by PEN American Center, a membership organization of 2,600 poets, playwrights, editors, essayists, and novelists. The Center's mission is to advance the cause of literature and reading in the United States and to safeguard the right to free expression around the world.

Pen & Ink
The Philippine Literary Journal

The literary journal of Amherst Writers & Artists has provided a forum for national and international writers for twenty-one years, and is committed to finding exceptional work by new as well as established writers. Peregrine features poetry & fiction, and personal essays.

An international journal for the arts distributed in the fall of each year

Published by students in George Mason University's MFA Creative Writing program.

Pleiades & Pleiades Press
Pleiades publishes fiction, poetry, essays, and reviews by authors from around the world.

Known for its compelling fiction and poetry. Each issue is guest-edited by a prominent writer who explores personal visions, aesthetics, and literary circles.

Plum Ruby Review
Published bi-monthly, Plum Ruby Review features poetry, fiction, non-fiction, art and photography. It is especially looking for fresh, original art and photography as well as thought-provoking essays, memoirs and travel pieces. Plum Ruby Review is also open to receiving novels, journals and chapbooks for review.

New Link PMS poetry/memoir/story
PMS is sponsored by the University of Alabama at
Birmingham. It is a publication of all women writers in the three genres.

Poet Lore

Established in 1889, Poet Lore is the oldest continuously published poetry magazine in the United States. Inviting all types of poetry, the editors of Poet Lore look for a high level of craftsmanship, and imaginative use of language and image.

Poetry International
From its initial publication, this journal has been committed to surveying a wide range of poetry in America and throughout the world.

Poetry Magazine

Now in its ninth decade of uninterrupted monthly publication, this magazine remains the premier forum for contemporary poetry.

Poetry Miscellany
Poerty Miscellany is published once a year in tabloid format and includes essays, interviews, poems, and translations. Founded in 1971, the magazine was long supported by NEA grants but is now independent.

Poetry Society
The Poetry Society exists to help poets and poetry thrive in Britain today. Established in 1909, and now one of Britain's most dynamic arts organisations, the Poetry Society is a membership organisation open to all.


Poor Magazine
A literary, visual arts based community organization founded by a previously homeless, currently at-risk, mother daughter team. They provide vocational training, creative arts and literacy education, new and multi-media access to very low and no income adults and children in San Francisco Bay Area, with the goal of deconstructing the margins of class and race oppression.

Porcupine Literary Arts Magazine
"Porcupine is perfect bound with four-color covers and averages 150 pages. Occasional issues offer full color reproduction of visual artwork inside as well. Each issue of Porcupine is anchored by interviews with world class artists and also includes poetry, fiction, essays and visual artwork."

New Link The Portland Review
The Portland Review Literary Journal has been publishing superb short fiction, poetry and art since 1956.

Potluck Children's Literary Magazine
Poetry, short stories, fables, book reviews and artwork by today's young writers and artists ages 8 to 16. Writers from across the world fill each issue with imagination, hopes and dreams, while young artists amaze us with their creativity and originality.

Potomac Review
A regionally rooted literary magazine at the heart of the mid-Atlantic.

Prairie Schooner
"Prairie Schooner rolls along, avoiding the quagmires of fads and schisms, steadfastly defining the American idiom."  --Literary Magazine Review.

New Link Prescott College Highlights Alligator Juniper
A publication of Prescott College, Alligator Juniper features contemporary poetry, fiction, nonfiction and photography.

Prism International
Prints the best in contemporary fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, drama and translation, from Canada and around the world.

Published quarterly, Prometheus offers an independent forum for ideas, debates, and discussions to fire the mind. This is a slick journal published in the U.K.

New Link Prose Ax
A zine of prose, poetry, and visual art to stimulate your senses- flash fiction, short stories, poetry, visual art

Prose Poem
An international journal.

Published bySouthampton College of Long Island University, Proteus "welcomes poetry, prose, short stories, and other short creative or non-fiction work from writers locally and nationally."

Public Cutlure
Public Culture is a reviewed interdisciplinary journal of cultural studies, published three times a year in Fall, Winter, and Spring for the Society for Transnational Cultural Studies by the Duke University Press.

New Link Pudding House's Pudding Magazine.
The International Journal of Applied Poetry

Pulsar includes photographs, illustrations reviews, poems: contains the work of poets from all regions of the world.


New Link Quarter After Eight
An annual literary journal devoted to the exploration of prose in all its permutations.

Quarterly West
"Quarterly West is published at the Univeristy of Utah under the advisement of the Publications Council." QW accepts fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and reviews and hosts a biennial novella contest.


New Link Rainbow Curve
Rainbow Curve hopes to uphold the fundamentals of some old literary traditions while, at the same time, paving the way for work that speaks to a new and diverse audience.

Rain Taxi
Rain Taxi is a quarterly publication featuring reviews of literary fiction, poetry, and nonfiction,with an emphasis on works that push the boundaries of language, narrative, and genre. Press profiles, interviews, and in-depth reviews reflect Rain Taxi's commitment to spreading the word about the best in contemporary literature.

RALPH: The Review of Arts, Literature, Philosophy, and the Humanities
Offers tart, pithy, and no nonsense reviews of books. Also publishes short and meaningful poetry and articles.

New Link Rattapallax
The publisher and editors of Rattapallax are looking for the extraordinary in modern poetry and prose that reflect the diversity of world cultures.

Features some of the best known poets in the country. With translations, reviews, essays, interviews, and occasional contests.

New Link RE:AL
The Journal of Liberal Arts

Reader's Guide to the Underground Press A Reader's Guide covers culture outside the corporate confines. Reviews zines, books, comics, newsletters, one-shots, videos, posters, spoken word recordings, or anything else in almost any media on any subject -- except music. The focus is on material that's not available through normal commercial channels, so you'll find reviews of hundreds of hand-made magazines, newsletters, and books you won't find anywhere else. Every review includes ordering information, so you can get this material direct from its publishers.

New Link Red Rock Review at CCSN
A literary journal published twice annually by the Community College of Southern Nevada is dedicated to the publication of fine contemporary literature.

Published annually by Piedmont Community College, "Reflections publishes poetry and prose (up to 3,000 words) by established and emerging writers. Reflections seeks to publish not only local work, but also regional, national, and English translations of international work."

A Chinese-English translation magazine boasting twenty-eight years of excellence. "... the best of its kind...attractively produced and substantial in content" -- World Literature Today.

Review of Contemporary Fiction
Devoted to discussions of contemporary fiction and authors, including selections from works-in-progress and interviews, as well as a lengthy book-review section.

Rhino Poetry Magazine
Rhino is looking for excellent poetry, translations, and short fiction in any style. It also publishes the occasional short essay on poetry. Publishes formal poems, free verse, very accessible poems, wild experimentations with language, visual poems, prose poems, poems of stark beauty, funny poems. Submissions accepted April 1 - October 1.

RipRap is published by the Creative Writing program at California State Univeristy, Long Beach and welcomes submissions from outside writers and artists. They are interested in poems, short fiction, creative non-fiction, art, and "anything exciting."

New Link River Styx
River Styx Magazine has bloomed into an international, award-winning journal of poetry, fiction, essays, interviews and art.

New Link River City
River City (formerly the Memphis State Review) is published twice a year under the auspices of the creative writing program of the Department of English of The University of Memphis.

River Teeth
A biannual journal combining the best of creative nonfiction, including narrative reportage, essays, memoir, and critical essays.

Ruminator Review
Ruminator Review is a theme-based quarterly book magazine that features original essays, interviews, and in-depth reviews of new fiction, nonfiction, children's books, and poetry. Founded in 1986 as a strong-voiced, critical journal based in the Midwest, RR recently published its 50th issue, and has established itself as one of the country's most important book review magazines.


The Saranac Review
The Saranac Review publishes strong poetry, fiction, and nonfiction from emerging and established writers from Canada and the United States. The mission of the magazine is to be a textual space of cross-pollination between literary communities in the states and Canada. The inaugural issue includes work by Donald Revell, Amy Gerstler, Tony Medina, E. Ethelbert Miller, Ross Leckie, Zoe Landale, Neil Shepard, David Budbill, Naomi Ayala, Jay Parini, Diane Lefer, and many many others.

New Link SenecaReview
Seneca Review, founded in 1970 by James Crenner and Ira Sadoff and edited since 1982 by Deborah Tall, is published twice yearly, spring and fall, by Hobart and William Smith Colleges Press.

New Link The Seattle Review
The Seattle Review is committed to publishing high quality work by a diverse range of individuals and to expanding its focus to include issues of national and international concern.

A forum for central New England poetry.

Salt Hill
Committed to printing celebrated global writers, as well as to discovering and nurturing writers who have not found a significant audience.  Publishes poetry, fiction, essays, interviews, book reviews and art.

Sandbox Magazine's mission is to encourage experimentation in the visual arts, the performing arts, music, video, media arts and literature with a particular emphasis on interactive and multi-media work. They are also particularly committed to exploring the connections between art, culture and society.

The Scrivener's Pen
A quarterly journal of poetry, prose, essays, and book reviews.

The Sewanee Review
"The Sewanee Review has now reached the status of an institution--by which I mean that if it came to an end, its loss would be something more than merely the loss of one good periodical: it would be a symptom of an alarming decline in the periodical world at its highest level." --T. S. Eliot (1952. . . yes, it's really been around that long.)

In a world dominated by the voices of the cultural elite, the writers
of Lopez Island, Washington have the distinction of living in a somewhat isolated environment, relatively free from the bombardment of pre-fabricated thoughts and opinions. For that reason, the Lopez Writers Guild created SHARK REEF, a
publication designed as an outlet for local writers whose perspectives are not often represented in the mainstream, but whose voices are strong and nuanced with a kind of truth that comes with firsthand experience.

Shearsman magazine is a quarterly little-magazine devoted almost exclusively to poetry, and then only poetry which might best be termed late-modernist or post-modernist. It is edited by Tony Frazer, also editor of Shearsman Books and the poetry anthology A State of Independence (Stride Publications, Exeter, 1998).

Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review
Publishes a wide range of original poetry, fiction and essays displaying formal accomplishment, passionate understanding and serious mischief.

Skald magazine has existed in print since Spring 1994 and is published twice a year. Skald is always happy to receive poetry and short stories in English or Welsh. Artwork is also very welcome but must be reproducible in black and white.

Skanky Possum
Hoa Nguyen and her husband, Dale Smith, from Austin, Texas, put out the journal twice a year, their "very low-fi attempt to share poetry with friends and poets around the world."

New Link Slipstream
A yearly anthology of some of the best poetry and fiction you'll find today in the American small press.

Smartish Pace
A poetry review

Square Lake
Square Lake is a literary journal seeking poetry and fiction that enlarge the space within which thoughts and feelings are possible.

International Journal of Multicultural Studies

New Link the strange fruit
Seattle's newest literary journal


StringTown is an annual magazine available at independent bookstores in the Northwest and selected locations throughout the country.


The South Dakota Review
A quarterly journal that features poems, short stories, essays, interviews, and photographs.

New Link Southern Literary Review
The Southern Literary Review celebrates authors of the South and
their contributions to American literature.

Southwest Review
Publishes articles, fiction, and poetry. "SWR is the fourth oldest, continuously published literary quarterly in the United States. We try to discover works by new writers and publish them beside those of more established authors."

Spires is an intercollegiate arts and literary magazine. They are dedicated to bringing together a variety of artistic works from colleges and universities everywhere and publishing them in a single issue. The presiding chapter of Spires currently resides at Washington University in Saint Louis, but they are intercollegiate so the magazine really belongs to everyone involved.

Spoon River Poetry Review
Since 1974, this journal has been a celebrated and dependable forum for both new and established poets.

Stand Magazine
Its mission is to provide a forum for serious poetry and fiction for new as well as established writers, and a place where the unglamorous, the unfashionable, the oppositional, the innovative, the unEnglish, the radical voices might gain a hearing as well as the more conventional, acceptable and consensual voices.

The Stanford Humanities Review
The Stanford Humanities Review (SHR) is devoted to an open, interdisciplinary dialogue centered on current debates and issues in the humanities, the SHR appears twice annually in book-format, and in this on-line version.

A literary collection.

Story Quarterly
An independent magazine of the short story, published by an Illinois non-profit corporation. Accepts short story submissions year round.

A bilingual (Italian/English), internationally distributed literary journal.

The Sycamore Review


Tahoma West
A national award winning literary arts magazine based at the University of Washington, Tacoma.

The annual bilingual literary magazine of new writing from North America & Canada, the United States, and Mexico.

Tampa Review
Art, poetry, fiction, essays, translations, and conversations from Florida and the world.

New Link Talking River Review
The Talking River Review is an award-winning literary magazine, with editorial offices at Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston, Idaho. We publish nationally known writers alongside the not-yet-famous.

Ten Magazine
Ten magazine is the record of Asian American literature and the writers that give life to it. In tune with the pitch of Asian American literature, Ten offers insightful interviews with established and emerging writers, powerful essays, transcripts of challenging Workshop roundtable discussions, thoughtful book reviews and much more. The result is a magazine that possesses undeniable vibrancy and immediacy. What makes Ten special is that the magazine is conceived, written, edited and designed entirely by volunteer authors, professionals and students.

Terra Incognita Magazine
Terra Incognita is an independent, bilingual magazine published in New Yorkand Madrid. It features poetry, fiction, articles,essays and interviews from a variety of English and Spanish-speaking communities, as well as art and photography from both sides of the Atlantic.

Third Coast
Published biannually by the Department of English at Western Michigan University.

32 Poems Magazine
"32 Poems is a semiannual journal, easy to carry and inviting to read. Each issue contains only 32 poems so that readers may give intimate, unhurried attention to each."

The Threepenny Review
"The Threepenny Review continues to be one of the brightest, liveliest, most intelligent and culturally alert journals in the country. It's one of the very few magazines that give one the feeling that there really is a conversation going on in this country about the arts and about ideas. I always read it with pleasure." --Robert Hass.

Thumbscrew is an independent poetry journal publishing work by internationally renowned writers, alongside exciting new poets and critics. Important contributions include Ted Hughes on Sylvia Plath, recently-discovered stories by Louis MacNeice, and Charles Simic on the art of invective - making the magazine essential reading for anyone interested in contemporary poetry. In a poetry world which can all too often seem insular and chummy, Thumbscrew also sets out to provoke critical debate with a series of essays re-evaluating the reputations of several 'major' contemporary poets. Although not always popular, hopefully we're never dull.

New Link tripwire
The original impulse behind tripwire came out of a perceived lack of, and genuine interest in, venues for emergent and established writers and artists to articulate their poetics.

New Link turnrow
Publishes nonfiction of general interest, poetry, visual art, and interviews.

Two Lines an annual print-based journal publishing original English translations of international literature, with a special focus on the translation process. In each issue of TWO LINES, you will find works from around the globe that have been organized around a theme.


Under the Sun
Tennesee Tech University's literary journal. Creative non-fiction only.

Utne Reader
Founded in 1984 by Eric Utne, UTNE READER reprints the best articles from over 2,000 alternative media sources bringing you the latest ideas and trends emerging in our culture... Provocative writing from diverse perspectives... Insightful analysis of art and media... Down-to-earth news and resources you can use... In-depth coverage of compelling people and issues that affect your life... The best of the alternative media.


Valparaiso Poetry Review
Valparaiso Poetry Review presents poems, interviews, and essays by new, emerging, or well-known poets. VPR also offers book reviews of various poets and invites submissions of unpublished or previously published poems, book reviews, author interviews, and essays about poetry or poetics which have not appeared online and for which the rights belong to the author.

Vallum Magazine
A biannual print magazine (with a strong online component) produced out of Montreal. Vallum features new and edgy poetry by emerging and established writers from Canada, the US and abroad, as well as essays, book reviews, interviews and visual art related to poetic issues.

The Victorian Layabout
This site contains a sampling of some of the articles, poems and stories of recent issues.


New Link Waterways
A magazine of contemporary poets. Poetry in the Mainstream

New Link West Branch
An aesthetic conversation between the traditional and the innovative in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. West Branch brings writers, both new and established, to the rooms where they will be heard, and where they will, we hope, rearrange the furniture.

New Link Whiskey Island Magazine
Whiskey Island is a nonprofit literary magazine that has been published (in one form or another) by students of Cleveland State University for over 30 years.

Whistling Shade a quarterly literary journal freely distributed to cafés, bookstores, and other businesses in Saint Paul and Minneapolis. In addition to the print version, stories, poetry and essays appearing in Whistling Shade will be posted to this web site.

Wicked Pissa
The Wicked Pissa's purpose is to give poets, artists, and the general public a place for their voice to be heard. Although The Wicked Pissa will be edited with the Massachusetts reader in mind it is not exclusively a publication just for us. The Wicked Pissa will have a strong emphasis on poetry, music, photography, and lifestyle.

New Link Wild Duck Review
"In Wild Duck Review the literary arts, ecological consciousness and activism are communicating, informing each other. If Wild Duck Review isn't cultural politics, I don't know what is. Subscribe. Read it." - Gary Snyder

Willow Springs
Willow Springs is a national literary journal affiliated with Eastern Washington University's Inland Center for Northwest Writers. We publish fiction, poetry, literary nonfiction, and have recently launched an interview series, providing notable authors a forum to discuss their work, and, more broadly, to discuss the art of fiction, poetry, and non-fiction.

Publishes poetry, fiction, essays, and art. "WIND's goal is to publish a wide scope of literary work from diverse communities. We operate on the metaphor of neighborly conversation between writers about the differing worlds in which they live."

"Witness blends the features of a literary and an issue-oriented magazine to highlight the role of the modern writer as witness to his or her times. Each issue includes essays, fiction, memoirs, poetry and artwork. Each year we publish a general issue and a special issue devoted to a subject of wide social concern."

The Women's Review of Books
Reviews of new books by and about women, in all fields, including non-fiction, fiction and poetry.

Women's Studies Quarterly
A peer-reviewed, theme-based journal, WSQ is published twice a year in double issues compiled by distinguished guest editors. Thematic issues feature vital and accessible material for a broad audience of readers: anyone engaged in education, research, or feminist action, and interested in the impact of new scholarship on women and the curriculum.

The Worcester Review
Very fine poetry and literature by some very fine authors, as well as information relevant to the arts community.


XCP: Cross-Cultural Poetics
Xcp: Cross Cultural Poetics is a biannual interdisciplinary journal of poetry, poetics, experimental ethnography and cultural and performance studies.


Zazil2 publishes reviews, essays, announcements, information, and maybe sometimes images. Topics may vary, but the lean is toward media, education, art, and technology (MEAT, but more healthful), especially as these topics cross and inform each other.

Zoetrop: All-story
Zoetrope: All-Story presents a new generation of classic stories. Inspired by Coppola heritage of independence and creativity, the magazine is at once innovative and deeply traditional. Zoetrope: All-Story explores the intersection of fiction and film and anticipates some of its stories becoming memorable films.

The last word: west coast writers and artists.


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