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

Fairlight Books
UK, online magazine

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, magazine

Flash Fiction Online
USA, online, flash fiction

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

Freefall
Canada, magazine for exquisite writing

G

The Georgia Review
US, online, literary journal

The Gettysburg Review
US, online, quality fiction and essays

Gigantic
US, online & print, short prose and art

Glimmer Train
US, online, short fiction

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

Matador Review USA, online literature & art quarterly

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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