Literary Magazines and Other Markets

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Here is a list of short story magazines and other markets that accept submissions. Click on a title to find submission information and deadlines.

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A

Aesthetica UK, art and culture magazine

Action, Yes USA, online magazine and publisher (translation)

Almond Press UK, anthology publisher and online magazine

Ambit UK, literary magazine

Armchair/Shotgun USA, literary magazine

B

Bare Fiction UK, literary magazine

Barrelhouse USA, literary magazine and small press

Bateau Press USA, literary magazine and publisher

BBC RADIO 4 Afternoon Reading UK, commissioning info

BBC RADIO 3 THE VERB UK, innovative/experimental short stories

The Believer USA, online literary, art and culture magazine

The Big Issue UK, prose from homeless/vulnerably housed (email dominique@creativefuture.org.uk)

The Black Herald Literary Magazine France, bilingual online magazine

Boulevard Magazine USA, literary magazine

Brand Literary Magazine UK, online magazine, fiction and non-fiction of various formats and lengths

Brick Canada, online literary magazine, non-fiction

Brilliant Flash Fiction International, submissions/publishing of flash fiction

Brittle Star  UK, magazine specialising in poetry and short fiction

C

Caketrain USA, journal and press

Carve Magazine USA, online magazine and press for short stories

Chapman Scotland, literary magazine for Scottish writers

The Chattahoochee Review USA, literary journal for fiction and non-fiction

Confrontation Magazine USA, submissions for all writers in any format

Conjunctions USA, online forum/magazine for fiction and non-fiction in various lengths and formats

Contrary Magazine USA, literary magazine for fiction and non-fiction

Crannóg Literary Magazine Ireland, literary magazine for fiction writers of various formats

Cuckoo Quarterly UK, online literary magazine for under 19s

D

Dactyl Review International, online literary fiction magazine

Dead Ink UK, literary publisher and blog for new authors

Demeter Press   Canada, independent feminist press for fiction and non-fiction

The Dovetail Journal UK, online magazine

The Dublin Review Ireland, literary journal for fiction and non-fiction in various formats

E

Earth Island Journal International, online environmental magazine for investigative journalism and essays

East of the Web International, online interactive source for short stories

87 Bedford USA, online literary magazine for short stories

The Electronic Encyclopedia of Experimental Literature USA, online literary fiction magazine specialising in the absurd

Etre International, online publication for fiction in various forms

Everyday Fiction Canada, online magazine for short stories

F

Fantastic Stories of the Imagination USA, anthology publisher

Fiction Desk UK, short story anthology publisher

Fictive Dream UK, online magazine for short story submissions

The Fiddlehead Canada, online magazine for fiction and non-fiction in various forms

Firewords Quarterly International, literary magazine for fiction and poetry with flair

Five Dials UK, online literary magazine of Hamish Hamilton

Five Chapters International, online publication for short stories

Flash International, short story magazine

Flash Fiction Online USA, online magazine for flash fiction submissions

For Books’ Sake: The Weekend Read UK, short story publication for women

Freefall Canada, magazine for exquisite writing

G

The Georgia Review

The Gettysburg Review 

Gigantic

Glimmer Train

Ginosko Literary Journal

The Global Short Story Competition

Graphite online magazine

Granta

The Greensboro Review

H

Hackwriters

Harvard Review

Hobart

Hour of Writes UK, peer-reviewed writing competition

I

The Incubator Journal

Iowa Review  

The Indiana Review

Inkspill

InkTears

Iota

Island

J

Jabberwock Review

K

Keyhole

L

Lakeview International Journal of Literature and Arts

Leading Edge

Litro Magazine

LitroNY

Little Fiction Canada, eBook publishers

The London Magazine

Long Story, Short 

The Louisville Review

M

Malahat Review

The Manchester Review

Maple Tree Literary Supplement

Mash Stories

Matter Magazine

McSweeney’s

Mid-American Review

The Mississippi Review

The Missouri Review

MonkeyBicycle

Moral Relativism USA, stories and essays

The Moth Magazine

MSLEXIA

Mystery Weekly

N

Narrative Magazine  

New Writing The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing

The New Yorker

Nimrod

Noo Journal

Northville Review

Notes from the Underground

The Nottingham Review

O

One Story

Orbis

Out of Print

P

Pank Magazine (closing spring 2016)

Paragraph Planet

Paraxis

The Paris Review

Patchwork Paper

The Penny Dreadful

Phoebe: A Journal of Literature and Art

Platinum Page

Ploughshares

Polluto

Pop Cult Magazine

Popshot Magazine

Prism

Prospect

The Puritan

The Pygmy Giant

Q

R

The Reader UK Literary magazine NEW

Red Fez

The Red Line

Ricochet Magazine

Riptide Journal

Roadside Fiction

S

Scribble

Set in Modern

The Short Anthology

Short Fiction

Short Fiction in Theory and Practice UK, academic journal

Short Stops

The Short Review 

Skive

Smokelong Quarterly

Southern Cultures

Spark: A Creative Anthology

Structo

Studies In The Maternal

Stand

Staple Magazine

The Stinging Fly Ireland, new writing literary magazine

Story Shack Magazine

The Subway Reader

T

Tales of the Decongested

The Book Designer

The Red Line

Transgressive Culture

TRIVIA: Voices of Feminism

10kobi: Ten Thousand Tons of Black Ink

U

Unbound UK, social funding project

Unsung Shorts

Unthology

upstreet

V

Vestal Review

Visual Verse UK/Germany, anthology of art and words

W

Wag’s Revue

The Walrus

The Washington Pastime

White Cat Magazine

The White Review

Wigleaf

Word Riot

Writers Asylum

Write Exposure UK, monthly short fiction competitions

WritingRaw

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Y

The Yellow Room

Z

Zouch Magazine

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See also…  Tania Hershman’s great compilation of short story magazines.

For a list of US literary journals, see New Pages

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If your magazine or website accepts short story submissions, let us know and we’ll add you to the ever-growing list –  thresholds@chi.ac.uk

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