Online Literary Journals

Posted: March 7, 2011 by fsucenterforcreativewriting in Fiction, Poetry, Resource
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The Bicycle Review likes art for art’s sake.

Cabinet des Fées is a journal dedicated to fairytale writing. They pay: $5 per poem  .01c per word of prose.

The Diagram likes indicating. In schematics. Experimental work.

Paper Darts Literary Magazine has an over all awesome design. What makes them different: they are a venue for all of the arts.

The Scrambler accepts work year round. What makes them different: they call themselves an e-zine.

Brink Magazine wants you to submit work you’re proud of.

Drunken Boat likes conceptual fiction, poetics.

damselfly press promotes exceptional writing by women.

Glint Literary Journal accepting work for for print and online publication.

The Dirty Napkin publishes poetry, fiction, and letters. 4 issues a year.

shady side review likes work that exhibits the gritty side of life.

Thieves Jargon wants work that is edgy and impulsive, but not informed by experience.

Ninth Letter Arts & Literary Journal print and electronic; a venue for various arts. Looking for examination of contemporary culture.

Flask and Pen Literary Magazine publishes weekly.

Painted Bride Quarterly Publishes quarterly online, does themed issues.

uglycousin: Created by literary rejects for literary rejects.

the Furnace Review

hobart: another literary journal Fiction only. Also does a little thing called spotlights such as profiles & travel destinations.

Blood Orange Review: Seeks work that is precise, fierce, and unusual.

Front Porch Journal say they want to read and share stories, poems, and essays that we haven’t heard, or have yet to be told.

zero ducats: A print & electronic journal of poetry & flash fiction, comprised entirely of pilfered materials and dispersed freely.

The Apple Valley Review: A journal of contemporary literature.

Calvalier Literary Coutore: appreciates traditional work, but is open to experimental work.

Narwhal Magazine is an arts magazine with a bias for fiction and humor.

List compiled by Teresa Petro. Teresa Petro is poetry editor for She received her MFA from Chatham University where she studied poetry, publishing, and travel writing. Teresa’s poetry is published with The Coal Hill Review, Weave Magazine, Spooky Boyfriend, Anderbo, and The Little Patuxent Review, among others. She’s a recipient of The Laurie Mansell Reich Poetry Award. Teresa can be reached at or

  1. Becky Tuch says:

    This is a great list. I’m really impressed by the simplicity of your summaries. At The Review Review ( we review literary magazines, and have reviewed a few that you mentioned. But our reviews are quite long, and I admire these concise summaries here. Plus you’ve introduced me to several new journals! I’ll have to check them out.

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