Literary Journals Publishing Poetry

April 2, 2020

The Clearing: Now Seeking Submissions

The Clearing is an established online journal published by Little Toller Books, a well-loved independent press committed to reviving old nature classics and books about rural living in the British Isles. They’ve received numerous accolades, and The Independent calls them “a small but discerning press.” The Clearing is an online space for authors and artists…

March 26, 2020

Dark Sire: Now Seeking Submissions

A new online and print quarterly of fantasy, gothic horror, and psychological realism, Dark Sire is seeking poetry and short fiction for their fourth issue. Dark Sire doesn’t shy away from taboo topics; instead, they actively promote uncensored dark writing by both emerging and established authors. To get a sense of their style, you can…

March 19, 2020

Yellow Arrow Journal: Now Seeking Submissions

Yellow Arrow is a nontraditional publisher producing a hand-bound journal of poetry, creative nonfiction, and book reviews written by authors who identify as women. They see creativity as an act of service and a path toward communal empathy. With that in mind, they aim to spotlight and inspire underrepresented authors. They encourage authors who identify…

March 12, 2020

Sixth Finch: Now Seeking Submissions

Sixth Finch is a well-established and respected online poetry journal edited by poet Rob MacDonald. Founded in 2008 with the goal of offering readers premier poetry and art for free, Sixth Finch continues to build a reputation for literary excellence. Simple, stunning design and great poetry have earned the journal many accolades. Work originally published…

March 5, 2020

Bracken: Now Seeking Submissions Poetry and Fiction

Bracken is an online literary magazine exploring “human nature as part of nature.” Stunning original artwork coupled with poetry and short fiction makes this eye-catching digital journal a memorable read. They publish a wide range of forms and writing styles for a broad audience, but they tend to favor lyrical magical realism. You can get…

February 27, 2020

Cheat River Review: Now Seeking Submissions

This thoughtfully designed online journal edited by West Virginia University graduate students publishes flash fiction, poetry, micro poetry, longform nonfiction, and flash nonfiction. Founded in 2013, Cheat River Review is a well-established journal featuring both emerging and established writers. Each year, they nominate authors for the Pushcart Prize, Best of the Net, and other major…

February 20, 2020

Tuesday Magazine: Now Seeking Submissions

Harvard University’s award-winning online literary journal, Tuesday Magazine, is seeking fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and visual art. They spotlight original, of-the-moment voices from around the globe. Founded in 2004 by Harvard University undergraduates, Tuesday Magazine is well-established and respected. Their fresh, minimalist aesthetic couples world-class artwork with premier literature. You can get a sense of their…

February 13, 2020

Tiny Spoon: Now Seeking Submissions

Tiny Spoon is a new, “bite-size,” print and PDF literary magazine of (mostly) experimental literature. Their fresh, fun aesthetic corresponds with their quirky content and contest themes—like the creative recipe contest featured in issue three, and the erasure contest in issue two. Tiny Spoon feeds readers with smart design and unconventional literary art. You can…

February 6, 2020

Kansas City Voices: Now Seeking Submissions

UPDATED Feb 6th 2020: An author who has worked with them in the past, warns that they are behind in terms of publication schedule, and ask contributors for money continually. This is just a report from one author, but if we here from anyone else, we will update this.  Launched in 1994, Kansas City Voices…

January 30, 2020

Minding Nature: Now Seeking Submissions

A beautifully executed electronic journal with stunning visuals published by The Center for Humans and Nature, Minding Nature is seeking essays, poems, and artwork exploring ecological conservation. They are looking for creative work that deepens the worldwide discussion of our relationship with our environment and “the whole community of life.” They are especially interested in…

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