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

Barrelhouse

Bateau Lit Mag

BBC RADIO 4 Afternoon Reading UK, commissioning info

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

Beautiful Scruffiness

The Believer

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

The Black Herald Literary Magazine

Boulevard Magazine

Brand Literary Magazine

Brick

Brilliant Flash Fiction

Brittle Star 

C

Caketrain

Carve Magazine

Chapman

Chariton Review

The Chattahoochee Review

Confrontation Magazine

Conjunctions

Contrary Magazine

Crannóg Literary Magazine

Cuckoo Quarterly UK, online literary magazine for under 19s

D

Dactyl Review

Dead Ink

Demeter Press  

The Dovetail Journal UK, online magazine

The Dublin Review

E

Earth Island Journal 

East of the Web

87 Bedford NEW

The Electronic Encyclopedia of Experimental Literature

Etre

Everyday Fiction

F

Fantastic Stories of the Imagination USA, anthology publisher

Fiction Desk

Fictive Dream

The Fiddlehead

Fireworks Quarterly

Five Dials UK, online literary magazine of Hamish Hamilton

Five Chapters

Flash

Flash Fiction Online

For Books’ Sake: The Weekend Read

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

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

X

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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