The Antioch Review is one of the best literary magazines in the country. We rate the Antioch Review as number 25 of our Top 50 Literary Magazines list.
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Since 1974, Black Warrior Review has published the freshest voices in literature, from established and emerging talents alike. Each issue presents high quality poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, including a chapbook by a nationally recognized poet.
Buffalo Almanack is an online quarterly journal of fiction and photography. We aim to publish the best of new and veteran artists from within the United…
Est. in 2000, Carve magazine, named in honor of Raymond Carver, is a literary magazine publishing new short stories every quarter. Our stories are free to read online
Recent poems from Crazyhorse were selected for reprint in The Best American Poetry 2008 and 2007 and The Pushcart Prize anthology, recent fiction in The Best American Short Stories 2008. Richard Jackson’s poem
Creative Nonfiction is the voice of the genre. Published since 1994 as a journal, in 2010 CNF adopted a larger magazine format that combines new creative nonfiction about a variety of topics with columns and features about the art, business and craft of the genre. Recent issues have included interviews with or new work by Susan Cheever, Dave Eggers, Phillip Lopate, Lauren Slater, Ruth Reichl and other well-known writers, as well as several never-before-published writers.
Dust Jacket is a quarterly published magazine, with both print and digital editions, that features the best in new and innovative short fiction.
F(r)iction Website https://tetheredbyletters.com/ From the publisher If you love literature, you’ve probably seen just about every journal out there. Maybe you’re a devoted reader, bored with themes like adult-life paranoia and coming-of-age angst. Or maybe you’re a writer—and you’ve been writing traditional works to fit within traditional boundaries—but you can’t find a home for the […]
Flash Fiction Online is a monthly, online magazine publishing literary/mainstream/genre fiction. We pay professional rates and are SFWA affiliated. Both original and reprints are considered.
We particularly welcome the work of new and emerging writers. In the recent Best American Short Stories, of the top “100 distinguished short stories,” six appeared in Glimmer Train Stories, second only to the New Yorker. We are pleased to say that, of those six, two were those authors’ first stories accepted for publication.