Literary journals and magazines, reviews

Literary journals and magazines from around the world: a comprehensive list
Poetry, literary reviews, submissions

See also: Literary Blogs

A Australian journals B British journals C D E European journals F
French journals G German journals H I J K L M N O P Q R S T
U.K. journals V W X Y Z

Directories and databases

Published
A free directory of independent writers and artists, e-journal publishers and illustrators.

Poets & Writers
A searchable database of literary magazines.

A ‘Top 50’ selection of literary journals, from Every Writer’s Resource
EWR

Directory of Open Access Journals
This service covers access to free, full text, quality-controlled scientific and scholarly journals.

Mendeley
Mendeley is a desktop and web program for managing and sharing research papers, discovering research data and collaborating online.

Project Muse
Project Muse is a unique collaboration between libraries and publishers, providing 100% full-text, affordable and user-friendly online access to a comprehensive selection of prestigious humanities and social sciences journals.

Selby’s List
A list of experimental poetry and art magazines, curated by Jon Henson.

INDEX


A

Abalone Moon
aAbalone Moon is an online poetry/arts journal which is both thematic and eclectic in its choice of poetry and art. It features work by both known and unknown contemporary poets and artists. Included in the journal are poetry and arts links.

Absurdist Monthly Review
Downloadable pdf magazine featuring articles on metafictional devices, experimental writing & publishing techniques, absurdist literary theory and history.

The Adirondack Review
The Adirondack Review is an independent on-line quarterly of literature and the arts published by Black Lawrence Press. It is dedicated to publishing quality poetry, fiction, artwork, and photography, as well as interviews, articles, book reviews, and film reviews

Agni Magazine
For over thirty years, AGNI has brought its readers the best national and international writing from established as well as emerging writers.

Agonia
Agonia is an international interactive website for writing and literature, formed by numerous cultural communities and languages. It is a platform where writers around the world publish their works, engage in providing constructive feedback critique oriented towards honing skills in the writing process.

Alsop Review
A not-for-profit poetry and literature review.

Alt-X Online
a publishing network where the digertali meet the literati. Art and fiction installations on the web, cyberfiction, writerly webs. Articles on internet versus print media.

Ambit, 
one of Britain’s leading literary and arts magazines.

The American Literary Review

American literary magazines. Newpages.com, Literary Magazines.
The NewPages Guide to the best literary magazines in print and online.

The American Scholar
The American Scholar is a quarterly magazine dedicated to current events, politics, history, science, culture and the arts.

Ancient Narrative
As the name Ancient Narrative indicates, the areas of interest of the journal are: Greek, Roman, Jewish novelistic traditions, including novels proper, the “fringe”, as well as the fragments; narrative texts of the Byzantine age, early Christian narrative texts – and the reception of these works in modern literature, film and music.

Anderbo
Fiction, poetry, “fact”, photography.

The Antigonish Review  (TAR), 
one of Canada’s leading literary quarterlies.

The Antioch Review
The Antioch Review is a distinguished, well-established literary journal that publishes lively and cogent essays, fiction, poetry and book reviews.

Arcade
Since its appearance in 2010, Arcade has been a place for readers and writers interested in literature, the humanities and the world. They publish a broad range of the most exciting research in the humanities, from the accessible to the esoteric, across languages, historical periods and generations.

Art Bin
Swedish/international forum for art, literature, music, cultural politics.

Arete tri-quarterly arts magazine.
An excellent British journal of contemporary literature, contemporary writers. Edited by Craig Raine.

Arts and Letters  
Daily news updates. Debate, criticism, reviews.

Arts & Opinion
Arts, Culture, Analysis. A bi-monthly looking for quality critical writing.

Art Times Journal 
A literary journal and resource for all of the arts, crossing geographical barriers, counties and states. Based in the Hudson Valley Region and the Metropolitan New York area.

Ashvamegh
The international journal of English literature, India. Ashvamegh, is the result of a determination to unite writers and readers around the world. They want to give you a platform to share your ideas. They are comprised of an international panel of editors.

Atlantic Online

Atlantic Unbound
An offering of interviews and reviews (with an American bias), but especially noteworthy for its contemporary opinion on classics dating back to the 1890s.

Australian literary journals

Australian Poetry Centre list of Australian literary journals, magazines and blogs.

Arena
Arena is well known in Melbourne and Australia more broadly as a publication which has made an impact on political and cultural interpretation and practice over a period of more than thirty years.

Australian Book Review

The Australian arts, life and style section.

Australian Reader 
Australian Reader.com publishes new fiction, nonfiction and poetry by Australian authors.

Jacket2
Jacket2 publishes articles, reviews, interviews, discussions and collaborative responses, archival documents, podcasts, and descriptions of poetry symposia and projects.

Meanjin

Quadrant
Founded as an initiative of the Australian Committee for Cultural Freedom in 1956, Quadrant magazine has published many of Australia’s most prominent writers. Fiction has also been regularly published.

Southerly
Southerly is Australia’s oldest literary journal.

 

Authors Den  
Where authors and readers come together. Ebooks, stories, poetry, reviews.

B

Bad Idea Magazine
A quarterly magazine of personal storytelling: journalism, photostories, artwork and comics.

The Baffler
The Baffler, est. 1988, is a printed and digital magazine of art and criticism appearing three times annually. They are based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Ballyhoo Stories
A biannual literary magazine dedicated to the best in fiction and creative non-fiction. Each issue has a theme elaborated on through visual art and design, in print and on the web.

Banipal
Literature and art of the Middle East.

Birkensnake
Birkensnake is an irregularly published, imperfectly bound collection of fiction. Fiction! Paper! Thread!

Black Heart Magazine
is an independent online literary magazine, transmitting our tenacious texts around the world at the speed of wifi. Founded by Editor-in-Chief Laura Roberts, the site has been combating clichés and berating boring wordslinging since 2004.

Black Ocean
Black Ocean brings together a spectrum of influences and combines them with a radical social perspective on the nature of art and humanity. Black Ocean is based in Boston, New York and Chicago.

Blithe Quarterly
A journal for gay short fiction.

Blogs

See also: Literary Web Logs

Literary Weblogs
An overview from The Complete Review Quarterly.

Publishing news. A web log from Arts Journal.

Bold Type
A literary magazine from Random House.

Bomb  magazine.
Interviews between artists, writers, musicians, directors and actors.

Bookforum
Art; culture, fiction. Associated with Artforum.

Bookmarks Magazine
A reading guide with book reviews.

The Boston Review
Politics and literature.

Brain Pickings
Brain Pickings is a human-powered discovery engine for interestingness, a subjective lens on what matters in the world and why, bringing you things you didn’t know you were interested in — until you are. Founded in 2006 , the site was included in the Library of Congress permanent web archive in 2012.

Brand
A U.K. literary magazine which publishes high quality, original short stories, plays, poems and creative non-fiction. Each issue also features an in-depth interview with a significant writer and art by contemporary artists.

Brick 
A literary journal. A reader’s and writer’s magazine.

British literary journals and magazines

Aesthetica
Aesthetica is a British arts and culture magazine covering literature, visual arts, music, film and theatre.

Agenda

Ambit
Uniting art, prose, poetry and reviews, the magazine appears quarterly and is distributed internationally.

Areté
Areté is an arts magazine edited and founded by the poet Craig Raine. The magazine aims to give detailed coverage of theatre, fiction, and poetry, while also serving as a platform for new writing in all genres.

Brand
Brand Literary Magazine publishes original short stories, plays, poems and creative non-fiction. Each issue also features an in-depth interview with a significant writer and art by contemporary artists.

British literary magazines.
A list from Wikipedia.

Brittle Star
Brittle Star is an international literary magazine, based in the U.K., dedicated to publishing new poetry and short fiction. It has earned a reputation for providing a platform for writers at the beginning of their careers, many of whom have seen their work in print for the first time.

Burningword
Burningword is a quarterly publication focusing on emerging writers of poetry and short fiction. This site contains an extensive collection of fantastic poetry and prose by established authors. Burningword is a non-profit organization and has published continuously since June 2000.

Cambridge Literary Review
A literary magazine published three times per year at The University of Cambridge, England. It publishes poetry, short fiction and criticism, and has published work by writers from around the world and in many languages.

The Cambridge Quarterly
The Cambridge Quarterly is a journal of literary criticism which also publishes articles on cinema, the visual arts, and music. It aims, without sacrifice of scholarly standards, to engage readers outside as well as inside the academic profession. It welcomes articles that encourage the re-reading of familiar authors, as well as those that champion new or neglected work.

Chapman
Scotland’s leading literary magazine.

The Flaneur

Fuselit

Granta
Granta is a literary magazine whose mission centres on its “belief in the power and urgency of the story, both in fiction and non-fiction, and the story’s supreme ability to describe, illuminate and make real.

The Journal of Commonwealth Literature
The Journal of Commonwealth Literature is internationally recognized as the leading critical and bibliographic forum in the field of Commonwealth and postcolonial literatures.

The Letters Page
The Letters Page is a literary journal in letters, published by the School of English at the University of Nottingham and edited by Jon McGregor. We publish essays, stories, poetry, memoir, travelogue, and criticism; but all in the form of letters. They are interested in the literary traditions of letter-writing, and in the idea of correspondence in a digital age.

London Review of Books

Magma Poetry
A quarterly online journal edited by a group of poets from London, England. Every issue of Magma has a different editor, either members of their board or a prominent poet acting as a guest editor. Their aim is to promote the very best in contemporary poetry, either from previously unpublished or emerging poets or the more established. They have published Seamus Heaney, Don Paterson, Sean O’Brien, Alice Oswald, Al Alvarez, Wendy Cope, George Szirtes, Gillian Clarke, John Burnside and Mark Doty among many others.

Mslexia
Mslexia is a British magazine for women writers.

Poetry London
Poetry London is an arts charity and leading international poetry magazine where acclaimed contemporary poets share pages with exciting new names.

PN Review

The Rialto
A UK independent poetry magazine and award-winning poetry publisher.

Standpoint

Structo
The magazine publishes fiction and poetry, as well as art, essays, and interviews with authors.

The White Review
The White Review is a quarterly arts journal published in print and online. Based in London.

 

C

Cabinet
Founded as a non-profit in 2000, Cabinet is an award-winning quarterly magazine of art and culture based in New York. In an age of increasing specialization, Cabinet looks to previous traditions of the well-rounded thinker to forge a new type of magazine designed for the intellectually curious reader of the future.

Caketrain
Caketrain is a literary journal and press based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The editors wish to bring to the reader the very best in contemporary creative writing. They believe that literary fiction, nonfiction and poetry are, as ever, the cornerstones of new and inventive human observation and the ever-expanding frontiers of linguistic expression.

Calque
Calque was a literary translation journal published between 2006 and 2009.

Callaloo
The premier African Diaspora literary journal, publishes original works by, and critical studies of, black writers worldwide.

Cambridge Literary Review
A literary magazine published three times per year at The  University of Cambridge, England. It publishes poetry, short fiction and criticism, and has published work by writers from around the world and in many languages.

The Cambridge Quarterly
The Cambridge Quarterly is a journal of literary criticism which also publishes articles on cinema, the visual arts, and music. It aims, without sacrifice of scholarly standards, to engage readers outside as well as inside the academic profession. It welcomes articles that encourage the re-reading of familiar authors, as well as those that champion new or neglected work.

Cerebration
Cerebration is a quarterly electronic journal that aims at bridging the gap between academic and non-academic circles and initiates critical thought and creative expression trans-culturally. The editorial advisory board has eminent academics, authors and journalists like Gayatri Spivak, Bapsi Sidhwa, Cassandra Laity, and Jack Lynch among other renowned academics, journalists and filmmakers from US & India.

Cerise Press
Cerise Press is an international online (also  print) journal of literature, arts and culture based in the U.S.A and France. The journal, published three times a year, includes poetry, poetry in translation, interviews, reviews, essays, art, photography and more.

Cha
Cha: An Asian Literary Journal Cha is the first and only Hong Kong-based online literary quarterly journal dedicated to publishing quality poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, reviews, photography & art from and about Asia.

The Chattahoochee Review
literary magazine is a nationally recognized literary journal. Their purpose, a twenty-five year literary tradition, is to publish original writing of literary merit. Each quarter, they publish the best in creative writing, essays, fiction, literary criticisms; everything you’ve come to expect from a celebrated literary magazine.

Chelsea Magazine
Unaffiliated with any institution, Chelsea has been publishing new, established, and soon-to-be-established voices in literature since 1958. Its emphasis is on translations, art, and cross-cultural exchange.

Chicago Review
The Chicago Review is a literary magazine published four times per year by the University of Chicago. The Chicago Review was an early promoter of the American Beat Movement in literature.

Chicago Quarterly Review
The Chicago Quarterly Review was founded in 1995 in order to publish both emerging and established writers and, by doing so, encourage them in the development of their craft.

CiberLetras 
Revista de crítica literaria y de cultura – Journal of literary criticism and culture.

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 creative work and interviews with new and notable poets from across the nation and overseas. In addition to bringing the books of neglected small presses to the attention of readers, Cold Mountain Review aims to represent poets from diverse backgrounds.

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics, International Journal of Travel Writing (CTPIJTW)
Coldnoon is a refereed, international and interdisciplinary online and print journal that publishes poetry, research papers and nonfiction on the subjects of travel, literary and human geography, psychogeography, and new perspectives on spatiality and travel.

Comparative Literature 
The Official Journal of the American Comparative Literature Association

Comparative Literature and Culture
A peer-reviewed electronic journal aimed at publishing scholarship in comparative literature and culture.

Conjunctions
Conjunctions on the Web features an ever-expanding constellation of innovative fiction, poetry, drama, interviews, and other work by some of the leading literary lights of our time. Over 500 works from the past twenty years of Conjunctions are archived here, ranging from established masters to younger generation writers–and including new writers for the future.

Contemporary Poetry Review
A British-based academic literary journal featuring articles, essays, literary criticism and book reviews of established international poets.

Contrary 
Founded at the University of Chicago, Contrary Magazine publishes poetry, fiction, commentary, and specimens that blur those categories. Published on campus as the Journal of Unpopular Discontent, Contrary now appears quarterly on the web and publishes authors from across the world.

Cortland Review 
Online literary magazine in Real Audio.

Council of Literary Magazines and Presses, U.S.  
The Council serves one of the most active segments of American arts and culture: the independent publishers of exceptional fiction, poetry and prose.(CLMP).

Creative Non-Fiction  
A journal devoted exclusively to the non-fiction genre.

Critical Inquiry
Critical Inquiry is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal devoted to the best critical thought in the arts and humanities. Founded in 1974, it has been called “one of the best known and most influential journals in the world” (Chicago Tribune) and “academe’s most prestigious theory journal” (New York Times).

Cultural Logic
An Electronic Journal of Marxist Theory and Practice

D

Das Gefrorene Meer
A German literary journal that publishes in German and other European languages.

Descant, 
a quarterly journal publishing new and established contemporary writers and visual artists from Canada and around the world.

Diode Poetry Journal

Dossier,
an independent arts and culture journal out of New York, whose concept is to bring together creative writing, photography, fashion and art.

Double Room
A journal of prose poetry and flash fiction.

Drawbridge
The Drawbridge is a U.K. quarterly of thought, wit and reflection giving equal focus to literature and visual arts. With each issue, authors and artists cast an unflinching look at a timely theme.

Drunken Boat
an international online journal for the arts that publishes more traditional forms of representation, such as poetry, prose, and photography, alongside works of art endemic to the medium of the web, such as hypertext, audio, video, and web art. 

E

Early Modern Literary Studies
A refereed journal serving as a formal arena for scholarly discussion and as an academic resource for researchers in the area.

East Asian journals

Eastlit
Eastlit is an online journal and network of supporting sites focused on creative writing, literature and art from or connected to East and South East Asia. It now includes Southlit Supplement focusing on South Asia.

 

Eclectica Magazine
Founded in1996 as a quality web-only literary magazine not bound by formula or genre and harnessing technology to further the reading experience rather than for its own sake.

The Edge Edge Foundation, Inc.,
was established in 1988 as an outgrowth of a group known as The Reality Club. Its informal membership includes of some of the most interesting minds in the world.

Edinburgh Review
Edinburgh’s oldest literary journal and released three times a year.

Ekleksographia
Ekleksographia is an independent international poetry magazine edited, produced and published by Jesse Glass, Daniel Sendecki and a revolving panel of editors. The publication averages about 2 issues a year.

Electric Literature
Electric Literature is a  non-profit organization founded in 2009. Their mission is to amplify the power of storytelling with digital innovation, and to ensure that literature remains a vibrant presence in popular culture by supporting writers, embracing new technologies, and building community to broaden the audience for literature.

Emprise Review
Emprise Review is an internationally read monthly online and quarterly print literary journal. Emprise Review was founded first on the notion that the hallmarks of quality literature needed preserving in the age of media dilution.

E.ratio Poetry Journal
Eratio publishes poetry in the postmodern idioms with an emphasis on the intransitive. Eratio publishes a pdf version of every issue. Eratio Editions, an e-chap publisher, is reading for poetry, innovative narrative prose and recollection, and critical and theoretical essays.

Escarp
A selective, Twitter-based review of brief (140 characters or less) poetry and prose (including fiction and nonfiction).

Eserver.org
The EServer is a unique website where 226 writers, artists, editors and scholars gather to publish and discuss their works (currently 32435 of them in all).The EServer (founded in 1990 at Carnegie Mellon University as the English Server) attempts to provide an alternative niche for quality work. Now based at Iowa State University, they offer 44 collections on such diverse topics as contemporary art, race, Internet studies, sexuality, drama, design, multimedia, accessible publishing and current political and social issues. In addition to written works, they publish hypertext, audio and even video recordings.

The EServer Journals
EServer Journals Collection. A place to find academic journals and popular magazines that represent the best writing on the Web.

Essays and Fictions
A journal of literature and criticism, based in New York City.

Euphony
A journal of literature and art by undergraduates of The University of Chicago.

European online literary and culture journals

European literary and scholarly journals online.
Eurozine is a portal to a wide selection of European cultural magazines and e-zines, as well as related institutions and organizations.

Signandsight
Signandsight.com translates outstanding articles by non English-language authors, bringing them to a global readership. Signandsight.com gathers voices from across Europe on a broad range of topics, with the aim of fostering trans-European debate and creating a European public sphere.

Agonia
Agonia is an international interactive website for writing and literature, formed by numerous cultural communities and languages. It is a platform where writers around the world publish their works, engage in providing constructive feedback critique oriented towards honing skills in the writing process. The language versions of Agonia (Romanian, French, English, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Portuguese, German, Japanese, Armenian) have an interconnecting facility that enables links to the translation of any text in another language version.
Agonia contains poetry, prose, articles, essays, reviews, screenplay and community articles of general interest on socio-cultural topics. Most of these texts come along with polemics (the comments of the members). The website also contains a virtual library, with thousands of texts written by classic authors.
Agonia’s editorial board members permanently verify, proofread texts and promote texts in the recommended reading list and upgrade the members’access level.
The membership access is free of charge and consists of creating a member account on the portal.

Eurozine
A leading European culture magazine.

Trafika Europe
Trafika Europe is a free quarterly literary journal, in attractive online digest format, showcasing some of the best new literature from across Europe.

F

Failbetter.com
An online literary journal devoted to publishing original works of fiction, poetry and art. Featured works by  established writers such as Lisa Shea, Martha Cooley, Peter Christopher, Sam Lipsyte and others.

Five Points
Five Points, published by Georgia State University, appears in U.S. anthologies and has won several awards.

Flak Magazine
A noncomprehensive guide to everything. The magazine exists to take the raw creativity of strong writers and temper it with good sense, good taste and the spirit of responsible journalism.

Flaneur
For the cultivated stroller of city sreets. The indie art and culture magazine and website. The Flaneur is written by artists, writers, poets and reviewers from around the world.

Flashpoint 
Critcism, politics, art and poetry.

Forge Journal
A literary and arts journal considering a wide range of subjects and genres.

Flyleaf Journal
Flyleaf is a literary journal unlike any you’ve ever seen before. Printed on a gatefold sheet, each short story is self-contained with its own original cover art and illustration. As a subscriber, four short stories will be delivered to your mailbox every month. They invite you to enlist in their mission to share Great Art, support New Writers, and revel in the Printing Arts.

491 Magazine
491 is a twice-yearly print magazine whose aim is to feature up-and-coming poets and artists. Formed in May 2009, 491 is an independent publication.

French literary journals

La tribune Littéraire

Do Not Look at the Sun
Do Not Look at the Sun is an offbeat literary magazine based in Paris. It is published twice a year in print (spring & autumn), as well as weekly online.

Chroniques de la Luxiotte

CritiquesLibres

Le matricule des Anges

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Magazine littéraire

RAL,M
Revue d’art et de littérature, musique.

 

3 AM Magazine
Criticism reviews, fiction, non-fiction, poetry. ‘Whatever it is, we’re against it.’

Fringe Magazine
Move over Wonder Bread! Fringe Magazine seeks submissions in all genres. They want writing that confronts and questions, work that drives readers to action, and literature that pushes the boundaries of form. Fringe: The noun that verbs your world. For artists who want to experiment with old forms and engender the new. Currently, Fringe offers a survey of genres every other month, publishing a single work in each genre.

G

Gangway
An Austrian-Australian magazine for contemporary literature.

Glimmer Train

Gay literary magazines and journals

Mary: A Literary Quarterly
A literary journal dedicated to publishing gay writing.

Gay and lesbian literary magazines from around the world

Lodestar Quarterly

Assaracus: A Journal of Gay Poetry

German literary and culture journals

Das Gefrorene Meer 
A German literary journal that publishes literature not only in German but also in French, Russian, Dutch, Latvian. All texts appear in the original language and German.

Edit.
German journal for new literature

Lyrikline

Text+Kritik

Quadrature

Sprache im technischen Zeitalter

 

Georgia Review
Each issue of The Georgia Review features 200 pages of fiction, poetry, essays, and reviews.

Ginosko Literary Journal
Ginsko is accepting short fiction & poetry, creative nonfiction, interviews, social justice concerns and spiritual insights. It is also looking for books, art and music to post on the website, and links to exchange.

Glint
The literary journal of Fayetteville State University, in print and online. Short fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, essays, art, photography, musical pieces and spoken word submissions.

Grain
‘The journal of eclective writing.’  Published in Canada, but with an international list of authors, Grain has published the best new writing from Canada and abroad, approximately 2000 pieces of writing and over 220 art images. Grain is proud to be alive and flourishing after nearly 30 years.

Grand Street 
A magazine dedicated to art, fiction, non-fiction and poetry.

Granta
British new writing.

The Great American Poetry Show
The Great American Poetry Show is a serial poetry anthology open year-round to submissions of poems in any subject, in any style, and in any number with a SASE (self-addressed stamped envelope).

Guardian
Articles, arts and culture reviews (U.K.).

Books Unlimited
Current reviews, essays, authors, criticism, books, philosophy, entertainment and gossip from the Guardian Newspaper Online, U.K.

H

Harper’s Magazine
Harper’s Magazine, the oldest general interest monthly in America, provides readers with a unique perspective on politics, society, the environment, and culture. The essays, fiction, and reporting in the magazine’s pages come from promising new voices as well as some of the most distinguished names in American letters.

Harvard Review 
is an award-winning semiannual literary journal. They publish an eclectic and international range of poetry, fiction, essays, art, and book reviews.

The Hedgehog Review
Critical reflections on contemporary culture

Hiram Poetry Review

I

Image [&] Narrative
is a peer-reviewed e-journal on visual narratology and word and image studies in the broadest sense of the term.

Independent News, U.K.

Indian literary journals

Instigatorzine
Instigatorzine is a literary/art zine designed to publish any works of quality including fiction, nonfiction, poetry, plays, etc.

Ashvamegh
The international journal of English literature, India. Ashvamegh, is the result of a determination to unite writers and readers around the world. They want to give you a platform to share your ideas. They are comprised of an international panel of editors.

Contemporary Literary Review India
Contemporary Literary Review India (CLRI) is a literary journal in English and publishes a wide variety of creative pieces including poems, stories, film reviews, book reviews, essays, criticism, arts, and photography of the best quality of the time from around the world. CLRI is one of the leading journals in India and attracts a wide audience each month.

 

Interlitq
The mission of The International Literary Quarterly is to provide a forum for outstanding writers, personally invited by the review, and among the most gifted of their generation.

Iowa Review

Italian literary journals and magazines

La Lettura (Corriere dell Sera)

Libri News.it
Libri News is updated daily, with articles on italian literature, new books to be released in italy, book reviews, news on the most important italian literary prizes and literary events and many other topics.

Itch
Itch is a South African born, internationally relevant online/offline periodical featuring established and up and coming literary talent, as well as a variety of visual and multimedia work.
Submissions are loosely categorized as MetaText (non-fiction, essays, polemic, book reviews and more), SubText (narrative, short stories, plays and more), PreText (poetry, experimental writing, sound art and more) and NonText (graphics, drawings, photography, film, animation and more).

J

Jacket Magazine
A popular Australian literary journal founded by John Tranter to showcase lively contemporary poetry and prose.

Jacobin
A magazine of culture and polemic

Janus Head
Janus Head is interdisciplinary journal of continental philosophy, art, literature and phenomenological psychology.

Jewish Fiction
Jewish Fiction .net showcases the finest contemporary Jewish-themed fiction from around the world (either written in, or translated into, English). Stories and novel excerpts welcome.

Journal of Narrative Technique

K

Kenyon Review
Kenyon Review is one of the most respected literary journals in the U.S.

Kudos Writing Competitions
A literary journal in the U.K.

Laphams Quarterly
A magazine of history and ideas.

Ledge Poetry and Fiction Magazine
The Ledge Magazine is an annual publication of contemporary poetry and fiction. Each issue features a diverse group of contributors of all backgrounds and persuasions.

Legomenon
LEGOMENON publishes non-fiction essays about culture and the meaning of art, music, and film.

Le Mond

Libération

Lifelines: Dartmouth Literary Journal
Lifeline is a literary and art journal from The Dartmouth Medical School committed to exploring the intersection of creativity and the experience of medicine.

Literal Magazine
Latin American voices. The international multi award wining bilingual magazine with a unique international perspective. It publishes from the most established artist to newest voices.

Literal Latté 
A journal of prose, poetry and art. An internet award-winner, based in New York.

The Literateur
An online literary magazine (U.K.) featuring interviews with luminaries of the literary world, articles, reviews and new creative works.

LitnImage
New art and literature, fiction, short stories.

Litro
Since 2006, they have been publishing monthly themed issues of fiction, nonfiction and poetry, and though based in London, they aim to celebrate new, emerging and established writers from all over the world.

Little Star
An annual journal of poetry and prose, founded in 2009 by Ann Kjellberg and Melissa Green.

London Review of Books
London Review of Books is an international book review magazine.

Lowestoft Chronicle
An online literary magazine published quarterly, accepting fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction and artwork. Preference is given to humorous submissions with an emphasis on travel. An anthology of the best work is published annually.

Lumi Virtuale, 
magazine of fantastic literature and science fiction. On the net since February 2000, on paper since April 2004.

M

Magazines. Literary Magazines.
The NewPages Guide to the best literary magazines in print and online.

Magma Poetry
A quarterly online journal edited by a group of poets from London, England. Every issue of Magma has a different editor, either members of their board or a prominent poet acting as a guest editor. Their aim is to promote the very best in contemporary poetry, either from previously unpublished or emerging poets or the more established. They have published Seamus Heaney, Don Paterson, Sean O’Brien, Alice Oswald, Al Alvarez, Wendy Cope, George Szirtes, Gillian Clarke, John Burnside and Mark Doty among many others.

McSweeney’s. Timothy McSweeny 
Internet stories, internet literary experiments.

Marjorie Perloff
A literary blog by Marjorie Perloff. Marjorie Perloff teaches courses and writes on twentieth and now twenty-first century poetry and poetics, both Anglo-American and from a Comparatist perspective, as well as on intermedia and the visual arts. She is Professor Emerita of English at Stanford University and Florence R. Scott Professor of English Emerita at the University of Southern California.

Read more: http://marjorieperloff.com/#ixzz37QFv2xyB
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Meridian
Meridian is a semiannual literary journal produced at the University of Virginia in conjunction with the university’s M.F.A. Program in Creative Writing. Founded in 1998, Meridian has featured the works of numerous Pulitzer Prize Winners, National Book Award Winners, and established writers.

Metazen
This magazine from Canada publishes poems, stories, interviews, cartoons and novel excerpts.

Michigan Quarterly Review
Fiction, essays, poetry, book reviews, and interviews with distinguished people.

Mississippi Review
Mississippi Review is known as one of the oldest and most respected literary journals in the U.S..

Missouri Review
Discoverer of previously unknown writers.

Mslexia
Mslexia is a British magazine for women writers.

MobyLives
A weekly column about books and writers that appears in newspapers, alternative news weeklies, and on-line journals. It is posted on MobyLives.com on Mondays, the day after it appears in most newspapers. The MobyLives.com news log is updated daily, Monday through Friday.

Modern Poetry in Translation
The international magazine for the translation of poetry into English.

The Montreal Review
The Montreal Review is an independent, nonpartisan online magazine of ideas. We publish short stories, poetry, non-fiction, book reviews and interviews on politics, society, the environment, and culture.

Mudlark 
An Electronic Journal of Poetry & Poetics

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Narrative Magazine
Features fiction and nonfiction, with writers such as Rick Bass, Joyce Carol Oates, Jane Smiley, Tobias Wolff, as well as emerging writers.

Narrativity
A critical journal of innovative narrative.

Neon Literary Magazine
UK-based literary magazine, published online and in print every quarter.

New Criterion
An established literary periodical with recent on line reviews, recent archives of reviews, articles on art, literature and culture.

New England Review
Sample works of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction from the print quarterly.

New Humanist
The Rationalist Press Association is a focus for rationalist thought and debate in the UK and worldwide. Their magazine promotes and debates rationalism in contemporary society.

The New Republic
News, politics and the arts.

The New Welsh Review
Founded in 1988 as the successor to The Welsh Review, New Welsh Review has been central to the Welsh literary scene for new fiction, creative non-fiction and poetry, a forum for critical debate and a rigorous and engaged reviewing culture.

The New Yorker

New York Times
Reviews and articles on the arts and culture, plus political issues.

Nimrod 
International Journal of Prose and Poetry

No: A Journal of the Arts

N+1 
A twice-yearly New York print journal of politics, literature, and culture.

Numéro Cinq » A warm place on a cruel web
Numéro Cinq is an international online literary and arts magazine edited by Douglas Glover.

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The Observer, UK

Open City
Alternative fiction, prose and poetry.

Orbis
A literary magazine based in the U.K.

Otis Nebula Literary Syndicate
Otis Nebula is a movie composed of real experiences as they happen. Otis is as Otis does; its own malignancy, antidote and recording. Otis Nebula is a writing prompt wherein any twelve words can spawn an entire literature along with its reverberations through the lives of its authors and witnesses.

OVS Magazine
Bringing visual art and literature together in a new light, OVS Magazine is a place for new and established artists and poets to publish their work. OVS Magazine is based in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.

The Oxford Literary Review
An academic journal of literary theory publishing articles on the history and development of deconstructive thinking in intellectual, cultural and political life.

Oxford Poetry
Oxford Poetry, based at Oxford University, England, is probably the oldest dedicated poetry magazine in the world today. Founded in 1910, its editors have included Dorothy L. Sayers, Aldous Huxley, Robert Graves, Vera Brittain, Kingsley Amis, Anthony Thwaite and John Fuller.

Oxford University literary journals and studies.

Oxonian Review
The Oxonian Review features essays and reviews of recently published work in literature, politics, history, science and the arts. It is published by graduate members of the University of Oxford, although it welcomes contributions from other University members and non-Oxford affiliates.

Oyster Boy Review
A print and online journal of fiction and poetry.

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Pank Magazine
Founded in 2006, the nonprofit literary arts collective PANK Magazine & Tiny Hardcore Press fosters access to emerging and experimental poetry and prose, publishing the most promising writers for the most adventurous readers.

Pantograph Punch
An online journal about arts and culture in New Zealand and elsewhere. Film, theatre, literature, music, art, society, reviews, news, videos. Based in New Zealand and Australia. For general enquiries: [email protected]

Paper Darts
Paper Darts is a literary magazine based out of Minneapolis Minnesota. They publish art, fiction, poetry, music, comics, and nonfiction.

The Paris Review
One of the world’s foremost and most established literary journals.

The Pedestal Magazine
An online publication of creative writers and literary artists of fiction, non-fiction and poetry.

Pen Pusher Magazine
A free literary magazine for those interested in words, writing, writers’ lives, literary history, philosophy and the odd bit of silliness.

Per Contra
publishes fiction, poetry, interviews with artists and galleries of their work, discussions of technology and communication, themed creative non-fiction and opinion pieces, essays and interviews as well as reviews of books and music.  Per Contra is an international magazine and publishes quarterly.

La Petit Zine
Poetry and prose.

Phenomenal Literature
A Global Journal Devoted to Language & Literature. Poetry, fiction, non-fiction, book reviews & interviews.

The Pinch Journal (US)
The Pinch is a nationally recognized literary journal published by the University of Memphis.

Ploughshares
An established literary magazine online, from Emerson University.

Poetenladen
presents modern German literature online, with information on literary reviews, prizes and events. There is also a print-edition. Poeten, loslesen, gegenlesen, tendenz, forum.

Poet Lore
Established in 1889, Poet Lore is the oldest continuously published poetry magazine in the United States.

Poetry London
Poetry London is a leading international poetry magazine where acclaimed contemporary poets share pages with exciting new names. Published three times a year in March, June and October, each issue contains new poetry, incisive reviews and features.

Poetry Magazine
The magazine, published by The Poetry Foundation (US), is an independent literary organization dedicated to discovering and celebrating the best poetry and to place it before the largest possible audience.

The Poetry Review
Poetry Review is the Poetry Society’s internationally acclaimed quarterly poetry magazine, published in March, June, September and December.

Poetry Salzburg
Salzburg University, Austria

PN Review
For four decades PN Review has been a place to discover new poems in English and in translation as well as interviews, news, essays, reviews and reports from around the world. Subscribers can explore the complete, uniquely rich digital archive.

PORT
PORT is a global quarterly men’s magazine based in London, merging style with thoughtful, intelligent content. The magazine features essays and profiles from the world’s foremost and iconic practitioners in fields such as architecture, design, business, film, environment, politics, literature and comedy.

Post
Based in Montreal, canada, the purpose of this online journal is to seek new poetic tools to represent contemporary society, which is characterized by globalization (suppression of geographical borders, blending of languages) and plurality (fluidity in any and every form, fragmentation of identities). They want to read poems of all kinds (free verse, narrative, experimental, fragmentary, usw.), in English, in French, in Frenglish, short poems, long poems, lyrical poems or mechanical poems or lyrico-mechanical poems, urban poems, poems that taste like soil, poems that mix the old and the new.

PostPoetry Magazine
PostPoetry Magazine [Recent Thoughts/Gedanken zur Gegenwart] Bilingual magazine focusing on contemporary political and social issues.

Projected Letters
Fiction, poetry, non-fiction (essays, long reviews, articles, journalism, science, history, philosophy etc).

The Prose Poem
An international journal.

Prospect Magazine
The magazine for the intellectually curious.

Pulp.net
Pulp.net is a site showcasing fresh short fiction. Each month three stories by established as well as rising authors are published. Each month a story will be selected for publication from the open submissions – click on (Re)Act to find out how to submit your story.

Public Domain Review
Founded in 2011, The Public Domain Review is an online journal and not-for-profit project dedicated to promoting and celebrating the public domain in all its richness and variety. All works eventually fall out of copyright – from classics, works of art to absentminded doodles – and in doing so they enter the public domain, a vast commons of material that everyone is free to enjoy, share and build upon without restriction.

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Quarterly West
Poetry, Fiction, Reviews, Creative Non-Fiction 

The Quotable
The quarterly publication of quotable fiction.

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RAL,M
Revue d’art et de littérature, musique.

Rattaflax
Rattapallax, Inc. is a not-for-profit publisher and film production company dedicated to issues of globalization. Their goals are to create international dialogue using literature and focus on what is relevant to our society.

Rattle
Rattle is a biannual literary print journal out of Los Angeles dedicated to publishing the best and most diverse contemporary poets available, as well as conversations with the people who are shaping the landscape of the field today.The poets they have published include Lucille Clifton, Philip Levine, and Yusef Komunyakaa.  All of their back issues are available online.

Religion and the Arts

Republic of Letters
Publishes works of unknown authors alongside those already accomplished.

The Rialto
The leading UK independent poetry magazine and award-winning poetry publisher.

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Salon 
Web Literary Magazine. Arts & Entertainment, Books, Comics, Media, Politics, Technology

Sendecki
Poems, words, images and multimedia from Canada and the world. A magazine updated with guest artists. Multimedia, Flash/animated poems and discussion list.

Slice Magazine
Slice (New York) aims to bridge the gap between emerging and established authors by offering a space where both are published side-by-side. In each issue, a specific cultural theme becomes the catalyst for articles and interviews from renowned writers and lesser known voices alike.

Slow Trains Literary Journal
Essay, fiction, poetry.

The Smoking Poet
The Smoking Poet publishes poetry, fiction, non-fiction, book reviews, artwork, links and resources and more. The last four issues may be viewed in their archives section.

Softblow
The Softblow poetry journal. This journal does not pretend to exist for a general reading audience. It is for unswerving lovers of poetry who also appreciate how far poetry has come over time.

Solo Press
Solo Press has been a non-profit publisher of annual poetry journals and selected chapbooks for 45 years. Their journals are themed and welcome work by emerging and established poets. Solo is a member of clmp and AWP.

So New Media, Words, Words, Words
Putting web writers on paper. Distributors of independent media. Zinesters, publishers, anarchists, artists, poets, confidence men and painted women are invited.
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction

South Dakota Review
South Dakota Review, established in 1963, is a national literary, scholarly journal for an educated and often professional audience.

The Southern Literary Journal
Published semiannually since 1967, The Southern Literary Journal is concerned with the literary and intellectual life of the American South.

The Southern Review
The Southern Review publishes fiction, poetry, critical essays, interviews, book reviews, and excerpts from novels in progress, with emphasis on contemporary literature in the United States and abroad.

The Spectator, UK.

Spiegel Online

Spike
An excellent online literary journal “picking the brains of popular culture”, with features, big-name interviews, book reviews and a new writing section.

Stand Magazine
One of Britain’s foremost literary journals.

Standpoint
Standpoint’s core mission is to celebrate our civilization, its arts and its values – in particular democracy, debate and freedom of speech – at a time when they are under threat. Standpoint aims to be an antidote to the parochialism of British political magazines and to introduce British readers to brilliant writers and thinkers from across the Atlantic, across the Channel and around the world.

Substance
A major interdisciplinary journal with a long-standing reputation for publishing innovative work on literature and culture. While its main focus has been on French literature and continental theory, the journal is known for its openness to original thinking in all the discourses that interact with literature, including philosophy, natural and social sciences, and the arts.

SubtleTea  
Poetry, prose, interviews, reviews.

Subtopian Magazine
Founded by author Trevor Richardson, The Subtopian Magazine is a Portland-based magazine that looks for fiction, non-fiction, poetry and art. They look for work that deals with the issue of our impending future.

Sycamore Review
This well-known literary magazine offers full text of all back issues.

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10×3 Plus
A poetry journal. All poets are listed on the website and blog. None are more representative than the others. Most poets have published extensively. 10×3 plus publishes poets internationally.

The Telegraph 
Literary/culture reviews, articles.

Thema
A theme-based literary journal.

Third Coast Magazine
Third Coast, based in Michigan, publishes poetry, fiction (including traditional and experimental fiction, shorts, and novel excerpts, but not genre fiction), creative nonfiction (including reportage, essay, and memoir), drama (including both performed and unperformed pieces) and translations.

34thParallel Magazine
34thParallel features stories (fiction and documentary), poetry, and interviews with writers and artists. They work with writers, nurturing their talent, always respecting their individual creative vision.

3 AM Magazine  
New fiction, poetry and reviews.

The Threepenny Review,
an acclaimed U.S. journal on the arts.

Thumbnail
Thumbnail is a print literary journal published quarterly. They accept short essays, reviews, commentary, fiction and poetry.

The Times Literary Supplement 
One of the world’s most authoritative reviews of literature, scholarship and the visual and performing arts. Archive of back issues, with a cultural history of the twentieth century.

Tin House
Started in 1998 but now one of the most well-known literary magazines in the U.S.

Today in Literature
A calendar of engaging stories about the great books, writers, and events in literary history.

Topic Magazine
A new literary magazine from the U.K.

Trafika Europe
Trafika Europe is a free quarterly literary journal, in attractive online digest format, showcasing some of the best new literature from across Europe.

The Transnational
Transnational publishes poetry and essays from authors from around the world. They are always looking for texts (poetry, diary extracts, comments, essays, thought-experiments, absurd and experimental texts) which offer a new approach to the political and social landscape of the present day.

Triquarterly
TriQuarterly is an international journal of writing, art, and cultural inquiry published by Northwestern University and of the MA/MFA in Creative Writing program.

20×20 Magazine
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
20×20 magazine is a square platform for writings, visuals and cross-bred projects. Rather than on a theme, each issue is assembled around meta-words to be interpreted, researched, illustrated according to a loose, wide and multi-angled perspective. Sub-genres: Cross-genre, Experimental, Flash Fiction, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, Literary Fiction, Micro-poetry, Narrative Nonfiction, Prose Poetry

Two Hawks Quarterly
A digital literary journal brought to you by writers in the BA in Liberal Studies Creative Writing Concentration at Antioch University Los Angeles. Two Hawks is dedicated to sparking debate and discussion by exposing the world to the most daring, lyrical and edgy poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction and experimental writing available.

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U.K literary journals

Topic Magazine
A new literary magazine from the U.K.

Granta
British new writing.

Poetry London
Poetry London is a leading international poetry magazine where acclaimed contemporary poets share pages with exciting new names. Published three times a year in March, June and October, each issue contains new poetry, incisive reviews and features.

Neon Literary Magazine
UK-based literary magazine, published online and in print every quarter.

Ambit 
Ambit is one of Britain’s leading literary and arts magazines.

Brittle Star
Brittle Star is an international literary magazine, based in the U.K., dedicated to publishing new poetry and short fiction. It has earned a reputation for providing a platform for writers at the beginning of their careers, many of whom have seen their work in print for the first time.

PN Review
For four decades PN Review has been a place to discover new poems in English and in translation as well as interviews, news, essays, reviews and reports from around the world. Subscribers can explore the complete, uniquely rich digital archive.

British literary magazines.
A list from Wikipedia.

 

Upstreet
Upstreet is an independently owned and published, nationally distributed (US) magazine.

Unsplendid
Their journal is specifically interested in poetry in received forms (e.g. sonnets, triolets, terza rima, pantoums, sestinas) and nonce forms (those invented for the poem). They publish original texts, translations, reviews, and essays.

Utne Reader
Culture, books, society, spirit, technology, web watch daily – the best of the alternative web.

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Vanilla Press
Vanilla is published quarterly every February, May and November. They are locally organized in the Montgomery Alabama River Region but accept contributions of all literary, art and photographic genres from all over the world.

Verbal Art
A Global Journal Devoted to Poets and Poetry. All about poetry (poems, interviews with poets, critical or research articles on poets or poetry, etc).

Versopolis
Versopolis is a European poetry platform that creates new opportunities for emerging European poets. Excellent young poets write poems in every language but are often unknown beyond the boundaries of the language they write in. The aim of Versopolis is to change this, creating a unique, Europe-wide platform that gives emerging European poets the chance to become international poetry stars.

Virginia Quarterly Review 

Vox Poetica 
Lettres et sciences humaines.

VQR
The American journal of literature and discussion.

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Wag’s Revue
Wag’s Revue is an online-only literary quarterly that features poetry, fiction, nonfiction and interviews with “waggish luminaries of our day” (has included so far T.C. Boyle, Dave Eggers, George Saunders and others). They hold writers’ contests prior to each summer and winter issue, offering three $500 prizes for the best entries in each genre.

Washington Post reviews.

Washington Square Review
Washington Square is a nationally distributed literary journal publishing fiction and poetry by emerging and established writers. Edited and produced biannually by the students of the NYU Graduate Creative Writing Program.

Web del Sol 
New Online Poetry and Fiction. A portal. American and international contemporary/ emerging writers. Literary ezines, prose, poetry, writers, reviews, commentary, poets in audio, reviews, prose poems.

Whitefish Review
The Whitefish Review is a new literary journal based in Whitefish, Montana that publishes fiction, non-fiction, poetry, art, photography, and interviews, with a slant toward mountain culture.

The White Review
This U.K.  journal was conceived as an arts and literary journal specializing in artistically or educationally meritorious works of new or emerging artists and writers. Its aim is the promotion of the arts and literature and of advancing education in arts and literature.

White Whale Review
Published quarterly, White Whale Review is an online literary magazine devoted to the single-minded pursuit of that which eludes easy capture: “beauty”; “truth”; the fictions that window or curtain each. White Whale Review stands as a forum for poetry, short fiction, and nonfiction from both established and new writers, favoring quality over genre or theme.

Willow Springs
Willow Springs publishes the finest in contemporary fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, as well as interviews with some of the most notable authors in contemporary literature. Founded in 1977 and published twice yearly.

Witness
The Magazine of The Black Mountain Institute, University of Nevada.

Words Without Borders
undertakes to promote international communication through translation of the world’s best writing, selected by a distinguished group of writers and translators.

Word Riot
Poetry, essays and short fiction.

Words Myth 
Submissions are encouraged for poems in any style and length – preferably under 50 lines including breaks – as well as short articles, reviews of poetry, interviews with poets and critical essays on poetry.

World Literature Today
WLT is the second-oldest such literary periodical in the United States. The mission of World Literature Today, the University of Oklahoma’s bimonthly magazine of international literature and culture, is to serve the international, state, and university communities by achieving excellence as a literary publication, a sponsor of literary prizes, and a cultural center for students. World Literature Today was founded as Books Abroad in 1927 by Roy Temple House.

Written River
A Journal of Eco-Poetics
Written River is a literary journal published bi-annually by Hiraeth Press and focusing on poetry and non-fiction prose exploring nature and our relationship to it. Published on the Summer and Winter Solstices in digital format, it strives to encourage the discipline of ecopoetics and return the voice of the poet to the body of the Earth.

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Yale Review
Established literary quarterly from Yale University.

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