Literary Journals Publishing Fiction

January 21, 2021

Awakened Voices Magazine: Now Seeking Submissions

Awakened Voices Magazine is a digital publication of literary and visual art made by survivors of sexual violence. The magazine is part of a program in Chicago that makes survivor art visible through both a gallery showcase and an online presence.  The program provides, “a safe space and supportive community for survivors who wish to…

January 7, 2021

Third Wednesday: Now Seeking Submissions

Third Wednesday is an established print journal of poetry, fiction, and visual art. The product of a monthly writer’s group in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Third Wednesday has become a respected source of good literature. They don’t adhere to a particular aesthetic; instead, they simply publish what speaks to them most deeply. A number of poems…

December 30, 2020

Last Girls Club: Now Seeking Submissions

Last Girls Club is a brand new online magazine of feminist horror writing. The poetry and fiction they publish is, “fearless, feminine, fairy-tale based, and usually ends with blood.” They accept writing by both male and female identifying authors, but they’re looking for stories and poems with strong, smart female protagonists. Right now through January…

December 23, 2020

Air/Light: Now Seeking Submissions

Published by The University of California, Air/Light is an international literary journal with a West Coast aesthetic. They take their name from a Lawrence Weschler article titled, “L.A. Glows,” which talks about the idea of “airlight”: a clarity of light that comes from oversized particles in the air. They see “airlight” as a metaphor for…

December 10, 2020

The Dillydoun Review: Now Seeking Submissions

The Dillydoun Review is a brand new online journal of fiction (including flash), poetry (including prose poetry), creative nonfiction, articles, essays, interviews, and reviews. A “dillydoun” is a “little lullaby,” and just as lullabies present complex subjects simply and succinctly, The Dillydoun Review is looking for writing that’s cogent, clear, and layered with meaning. The…

November 19, 2020

Volney Road Review: Now Seeking Submissions

Volney Road Review is a paying online publisher of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry based in Youngstown, Ohio. They aim to showcase the unpublished treasures of both emerging and established authors. “Send us the work that you think will change the world,” they say. They pay $10 per published piece. Volney Road Review accepts submissions twice…

November 12, 2020

Blue Mesa Review: Now Seeking Submissions

Blue Mesa Review is an established publisher of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Helmed at the University of New Mexico, Blue Mesa Review has been published since 1989. Each issue is edited by a fresh team of students in the university’s creative writing department, so the journal’s aesthetic is always evolving. They publish a wide…

October 29, 2020

Aromatica Poetica: Now Seeking Submissions

Aromatica Poetica publishes writing that celebrates smell and taste. They welcome fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, and they publish around half of the submissions they receive that follow their submission guidelines. Editor Dr. M. Leona Godin experiences a heightened sense of smell and taste because of blindness. She also loves literature, and so Aromatica Poetica was…

October 22, 2020

THINK Journal: Now Seeking Submissions

THINK is an established print journal housed at Western Colorado University. They focus on publishing poetry, but the journal also includes fiction, creative nonfiction, and screenwriting. THINK features poetry that demonstrates awareness of craft. They like metrical poetry, meaningful rhymes, and inventive forms. They also publish free verse that’s clearly and thoughtfully arranged. To get…

October 8, 2020

Heavy Feather Review: Now Seeking Submissions

UPDATED OCT 11th – Their website says they are open to submissions through the 31st of October, but their Submittable is closed. I am going to check back every few days to make see if that changes, in the meantime Poetry and Covid a project funded by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council is…

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