Literary Journals

December 5, 2019

Press Pause Press: Now Seeking Submissions

Updated Dec 6th 2019: We are no longer recommending submitting to them. Before our review was published they were open to fee free submissions. In a reaction to the review, within hours they switched over to charging for all submissions. We apologize for the inconvenience. Press Pause Press is a new online literary magazine committed…

November 26, 2019

Monday Night: Now Seeking Submissions

Monday Night is an established online annual focused on publishing writing by emerging authors passed over by mainstream outlets. They’ve been publishing poetry and prose online since 2001. And, they published a print journal until 2014, which is archived in the permanent collections of prestigious institutions such as the New York Public Library. The best…

November 21, 2019

Lines + Stars: Now Seeking Submissions

An established online literary journal and small press, Lines + Stars was launched in 2006 as a creative outlet for Washington DC. Now housed in both DC and Baltimore, Maryland, Lines + Stars has expanded to include work from national and international authors. They publish poetry and short fiction of all varieties by both emerging…

November 14, 2019

Mythridate Magazine: Now Seeking Submissions

A brand-new independent print journal, Mythridate is “an indie magazine for neo-romantics.” With a longing for nostalgic beauty, Mythridate curates a collection of writing to satisfy today’s antique-loving artist. Mythridate is an aesthetically pleasing, full-color print journal. They publish poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and visual art. Now through December 1st, Mythridate is seeking submissions for their…

November 7, 2019

Breadcrumbs: Now Seeking Submissions

Breadcrumbs is an innovative online exercise in communal inspiration. They publish poetry, micro fiction, visual art, spoken word, music, and film—all inspired by work previously published in Breadcrumbs. They encourage readers to “follow the trail,” meaning they want participants to read the magazine and pick up crumbs of inspiration. Then, they want readers to create…

October 24, 2019

The Sandy River Review: Now Seeking Submissions

The Sandy River Review—and its online counterpart, The River—are published by the University of Maine Farmington. The print publication, The Sandy River Review, is overseen by Alice James Books, a poetry press, and the online publication, The River, is overseen by Shana Youngdhal. This established journal has been published for 37 years. You can get…

October 17, 2019

After Alexei: Now Seeking Submissions

After Alexei, a brand new online journal of magical realism, contemporary fairy tales, allegorical and symbolic writing, parables, horror, and experimental writing is seeking submissions for their first issue. They are looking for the best fiction and poetry they can find, in flash form. To get a sense of their style, you can read Issue…

October 8, 2019

The Broken Plate: Now Seeking Submissions

The Broken Plate is a well-established print and online journal with national distribution. Since 2004, The Broken Plate has been helmed at Ball State University and edited by undergraduate students in their “Literary Editing and Publishing” class. The Broken Plate publishes poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, one-act plays, screenplays, book reviews, interviews, artwork, and photography by…

October 3, 2019

Newfound: Now Seeking Submissions

Newfound is a nonprofit online journal examining the effects of environment on identity and thought. They reach a broad audience, and they publish a wide variety of forms and styles, from experimental to literary. The best way to get a sense of their style is by reading the journal online. Newfound is published twice a…

September 26, 2019

Semicolon: Now Seeking Submissions

Semicolon is an online journal artfully exploring the intricacies of mental health and illness. Publishing fiction, nonfiction, and poetry by both neurodivergent and neurotypical authors—both new and established from around the world—Semicolon aims to provide a safe space to examine the bright and dark days, along with the grey ones in between. Semicolon has published…

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