Literary Journals Publishing Creative Non Fiction

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 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…

September 19, 2019

Camas: Now Seeking Submissions

A well-established print and digital journal rooted in the American West, Camas is seeking fiction, nonfiction, and poetry from both emerging and established authors. Camas was founded in 1992 by Environmental Studies graduate students at the University of Montana. They seek to cultivate an ever-broadening perspective of the land and literary traditions of the American…

September 3, 2019

Nightingale & Sparrow: Now Seeking Submissions

Nightingale & Sparrow is a print and online journal publishing writing that “takes the earthly and makes it ethereal.” They’re looking poetry and prose that soars. Each themed issue is available online, so you can get a sense of their style by reading past publications. Right now through September 15, Nightingale & Sparrow is seeking…

August 29, 2019

Potato Soup Journal: Now Seeking Submissions

Potato Soup is a new online literary journal of fiction, flash fiction, ten-word stories, creative essays, memoirs, and stories by prompts. The name of their journal is inspired by the creative flow required to turn bland potatoes into delicious potato soup. Humans tell stories, and humans hear stories. Somewhere in this exchange, ordinary life is…

August 7, 2019

Lamplit Underground: Now Seeking Submissions

Lamplit Underground is an online journal of strange beauty. Named after the image of children hiding by lamplight in an underground fort, Lamplit Underground features eerie adventure and unexpected fear. They publish both new and established authors, and they accept all forms and styles of writing—though they prefer eccentricity. You can get a sense of…

August 1, 2019

Dunes Review: Now Seeking Submissions

A print journal established in 1996, Dunes Review has been publishing poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction for 22 years. Helmed in Northern Michigan, Dunes Review is the area’s foremost independent literary journal. Work published in Dunes Review has been reprinted in the Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses anthology. To get a sense of…

July 19, 2019

Full Bleed: Now Seeking Submissions

A beautifully designed print and online annual from Maryland Institute College of Art, Full Bleed is seeking poetry, fiction, graphic essays, and nonfiction. Their eclectic aesthetic reflects the broad range of voices that inform contemporary art and design. They welcome conflicting perspectives and evolving ideas, essential to progress. To get a sense of their style,…

June 27, 2019

Backchannels: Now Seeking Submissions

A brand-new online quarterly dedicated to creating a network of reciprocity between writers and readers, Backchannels is seeking submissions for their Fall issue. A backchannel is a hidden information pathway; in linguistics, it’s also gesture intended to encourage another to continue speaking. Backchannels literary magazine aims to serve both purposes. They hope to create a…

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