Literary Markets : Magazines, Zines and Podcasts

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After Happy Hour

A mostly online and now annual print lit journal with a taste for bold writing from all voices in all genres.

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3cents Magazine

Each issue of 3cents will rotate around a theme and will feature one poem, one short story or flash fiction piece, and one piece of creative nonfiction together as a mini-collection built around that theme. While the authors each receive individual credit, their pieces are linked by a shared tone, theme, style, sense of whimsy, imagery, or other unifying or complicated relationship.

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Lavender Bones Magazine

We accept all different themes and styles of writing, as well as visual art, but we are most interested in those with a focus on cycles of life, death, relationships, nature, and existence itself. Show us how you view the world through these lenses.

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Defunkt Magazine

A nonprofit Houston-based literary mag & press that showcases compelling, accessible, and culturally relevant work. Defunkt, is a biannual magazine, publishing two stunning volumes of work a year. In between our general reading periods, we are launching mini reading periods designed to focus on theme specific work.

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Five on the Fifth

Five on the Fifth is an online literary magazine founded in September 2015. We publish 5 fiction/nonfiction pieces on the 5th of every month.

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The Stinging Fly

The Stinging Fly magazine was established in 1997 to seek out, publish and promote the very best new Irish and international writing. We believe that there is a need for a magazine that, first and foremost, gives new and emerging writers an opportunity to get their work out into the world.

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The Hungry Ghost Project

We are a magazine that publishes flash fiction and creative non-fiction on the topics of food, hauntings, memory and consumption, together or separately, in whatever form they may take. Gothic, horror, paranormal, hybrid, experimental and creative-critical work accepted.

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Juniper

Founded in 2017 in Toronto, Juniper is an online poetry journal that publishes three times a year: February, June, and October.

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Banshee

Banshee Press is a small independent Irish publisher responsible for the print literary journal, Banshee, as well as a select list of books. Banshee welcomes submissions from both Irish and international writers of any background, including first-time writers. We welcome work from members of groups or communities typically under-represented within literature, whether or not the work addresses this.

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Brown Sugar Lit

Brown Sugar is a womanist* (feminist of color) literary magazine. We are for misrepresented and unrepresented multicultural races, sexualities, religions, and identities. We accept various forms of content that capture the BIPOC experience. Give us all of your art, poetry, fiction, and more

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Love Letters to Poe

Love Letters to Poe is a haven to celebrate the works of Edgar Allan Poe and encourage the creation of gothic fiction tapped from the vein of Poe—a love letter to the man himself, if you will.

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Gatekeeper Magazine

At Gatekeeper, we believe that artists’ careers should not be controlled and dictated by a higher power. Instead of picking and choosing works of art subjectively, we research an eclectic mixture of art, writing and initiatives that tackle the enormous topic of the art market.

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Fiery Scribe Review

Fiery Scribe Review is an online literary journal created to amplify passionate voices internationally, through poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. We are run by undergraduates who see the need to embrace any compelling piece of art, except hardcore contents. Fiery Scribe Review is not a paying magazine, but we make our tri-annual issues freely available to the public in downloadable PDF.

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FlashBack Fiction

FlashBack Fiction is committed to publishing scintillating historical flash fiction from around the world.

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Club Plum Literary Journal

Club Plum is a house party. We play all the good music. The DJ dances and laughs and knows that today is yesterday, and today is tomorrow, and pain is forever, so we’ve got to crack out the joy and ride the beat. If you read or write flash fiction, prose poetry, hybrid works or creative nonfiction that cause the DJ to drop the needle, you are invited.

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Backslash Lit

A webzine and learning community for electronic literature. We are looking for pieces that use digital and electronic mediums as a vessel for creativity, including but not limited to source code poetry, hypertext poetry, interactive fiction, ASCII art, and generative art.

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Bedfellows Magazine

Biannual print & online literary magazine focused on sex/desire/intimacy (not erotica), including their lack & complications.

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Awakened Voices

Awakened Voices, provides an opportunity for survivors, secondary survivors, and allies to heal through writing. Submissions come from all over the country and world, and our staff provides supportive and healing feedback to writers. Awakened Voices and our blog, The Nightingale, aim to challenge public perceptions of sexual violence by leaning into nuanced aspects of survival and healing.

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Empty House Press

We are looking for writing that addresses the way narrative and presence adhere to place and the way they vanish. We encourage broad interpretations of what the idea or image of an empty house might evoke. This includes but is not limited to writing about home, landscape, place, memory, and of course, the atmosphere of previously inhabited spaces.