Online Literary Magazine Listing

The internet has created a fantastic world for people who love to read and write! In the old days, we had to drive hours to get to a big enough bookstore which would stock the fascinating literary magazines and literary reviews worth reading. In modern times, we simply go to our web browser and click! We can read fantastic poetry, enjoy beautifully crafted stories and gaze at lovely photos and artwork, all from the comfort of our couch.

Please let us know if your favorite online literary magazine is not listed below!

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Mused MUSED - BellaOnline Literary Review
Mused - the BellaOnline Literary Review features artwork, photography, poetry, fiction and nonfiction from talented artists around the world. The issues are free and are published quarterly.
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Avatar Review
Avatar Review takes poetry, fiction, non-fiction and artwork.
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Bartleby-Snopes is an online literary magazine that publishes fiction prose. The focus of the magazine is to publish the best unpublished fiction prose out there.
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Black Petals
Eerie stories, poems, play excerpts, review-editorial, one columnist, and illustrations of the stories. The last print issue was #41, and the next is #54.
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Blood Orange Review
This online journal publishes poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, reviews, and artwork six times a year.
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Cavalier Literary Couture
established by emerging writers in New York City and Washington D.C, CAVALIER LITERARY COUTURE is a literary venue and lifestyle brand that publishes poetry, fiction, and nonfiction in a number of unconventional forms. In addition to our lavish print magazine, we provide an exciting social context and physical counterpart to the literary experience through our readings, online magazine, fabulous parties, and handmade accessories. I have seen there print issue in bookstall, all over America. They have published Pulitzer Prize and Yale Younger Poets prize writers. They seems to focus on mainly literary humor, poetry, and prose poetry, though i have seen them also publish short stories, fiction and non fiction.
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Cerise Press
Cerise Press, an international online journal based in the United States and France, builds cross-cultural bridges by featuring artists and writers in English and translations, with an emphasis on French and Francophone works.
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Dear Sir,
Dear Sir, is a quarterly online journal created from the want to present innovative, unconventional or emerging voices in literature. It is based around the concept of quality over quantity and therefore only features a clutch of writers in each issue whose work, in some way, and somehow, surprises. We lean towards the poetic, the speculative and the cross-genre.
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Emerald Bolts
Emerald Bolts is an independent platform for flash fiction from Ireland and the rest of the world. Submissions for this web journal are accepted via the site all year round.
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Encompassing Seas
Writing, photography, art, music, poetry, etc. by new and established artists; ocean-related.
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Ginosko Literary Journal
The magazine runs poetry, fiction and non-fiction. They get 300 hits/month on the website, and distribute to 2900 email subscribers.
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Impressions strives to present work of high quality in English Literature, linguistics and cultural studies from the multi disciplinary and multi cultural perspective. The aim of the journal is to publish substantial scholarly and critical interventions on emerging trends in literature in English and works in translation.
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InfectiveINk is a fun and fresh place for prompt driven short fiction. Prompt-centric stories allow and encourage our readers and writers to explore the many avenues available to a given situation. Instead of vague ideas or genres, we seek out fiction based on very specific prompts, with our longer stories focusing on a further refined situation, or set in a site determined universe.
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LThe Lost River Literary Review
The LRLR accepts short fiction, non-fiction, and poetry that showcase the oft times complicated relationships that exist between human beings--not just romantic relationships, but any and all.
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Miranda Literary Magazine
Miranda Literary Magazine is dedicated to long fiction, reviews of novels, articles about extended fiction writing and story telling.
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Moria has a focus on poetry.
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MUSED - BellaOnline Literary Review
Mused - the BellaOnline Literary Review features artwork, photography, poetry, fiction and nonfiction from talented artists around the world. The issues are free and are published quarterly.
MUSED - BellaOnline Literary Review details

Persimmon Tree
Persimmon Tree, an online literary magazine, is a showcase for the creativity and talent of women over sixty. Too often older women's artistic work is ignored or disregarded, and only those few who are already established receive the attention they deserve. Yet many women are at the height of their creative abilities in their later decades and have a great deal to contribute. Persimmon Tree is committed to bringing this wealth of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and art to a broader audience, for the benefit of all.
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Pitkin Review
Pitkin Review is run by Goddard College. It offers poetry, fiction, nonfiction, drama and reviews. A print version is $10.
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Red River Review
Red River Review began in May 1999.
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Slope is run out of New Hampshire but features poets from around the world. They run both unpublished and published authors. They began in 1999 and have varied their publishing schedule over the years.
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Sparkbright magazine
Online magazine publishing poetry and short fiction. It aims to showcase new writers alongside more established talent, providing a stepping stone into publishing.
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Straylight Magazine is the literary magazine of the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. We look for innovated works of fiction and poetry, and also accept book reviews. Straylight prides itself for being on the edge of literary innovation and we greatly value new and upcoming writers.
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Strong Verse
A poetry magazine dedicated to open, understandable poetry, and judged by the motto "Good poetry is meant to be understood, not decoded".
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Tarpaulin Sky
An eclectic cross-genre journal published both online and in print, with a diverse set of contributors and editors of all different genres and styles.
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The Adirondack Review
Established in 2000, you can watch this magazine as it is being assembled online.
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The Cafe Irreal
This magazine maintains a sharp focus; for example, Issue 24 had only six items in it. It is very old for an online magazine, dating back to 1999.
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The Cortland Review
Poetry, Prose, Essays, Translations, and Book Reviews. All online, with online submission forms, and also audio files of the poems being read by the poets available for streaming.
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The Cossack
The Cossack publishes poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. Stories are eclectic and thoughtful; poetry is beautiful, sophisticated, and playful, keeping you coming back.
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The Salt River Review
The Salt River Review offers poetry, fiction and non-fiction along with reviews.
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Vestal Review
Vestal Review is a semi-annual perfect-bound print magazine with the Web presence, devoted to what we consider an underrepresented type of fiction: flash (or short-short) stories. A good flash, replete with a cohesive plot, rich language and enticing imagery, is perhaps the hardest type of fiction to write. A good flash is so condensed that it borderlines poetry. A good flash engages your mind not only for the short duration of its read, but for a long time after.
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Wag's Revue
Welcome to Wag’s Revue, the online-only literary quarterly of poetry, essays, fiction and interviews.
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Please submit work that has not previously been published. Multiple submissions not accepted. Simultaneous submissions accepted - but please notify WAZEE promptly if work is accepted for publication elsewhere. Upon acceptance for publication, WAZEE has online and print reproduction rights. Author or artist retains copyright.
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White Whale Review
According to the website: Published quarterly, White Whale Review is an online literary magazine devoted to the single-minded pursuit of that which eludes easy capture: "beauty"; "truth"; the fictions that window or curtain each. Those skeletally abstract words for ideas best suggested in tangible form, what we want is a dialogue between art and the world lodged hard in the throat of things. White Whale Review stands as a forum for poetry, short fiction, and nonfiction from both established and new writers, favoring quality over genre or theme.
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Word Catalyst Magazine
Word Catalyst features poetry, art, photography, flash fiction and creative non-fiction. Our goal is to bring previously unpublished talent to our readers along with the pros.
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Writers' Bloc
Writers' Bloc is an online literary magazine of Rutgers University. We publish twice a year currently (and hope to go quarterly soon), and seek short fiction, poetry, drama, artwork, photography, doodles for the margins, music, and anything else your creative brain can come up with.
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Year of the Bear
Year of the Bear is an online literary magazine of apocalyptic fiction and origin myths. This may include the genres of science/speculative fiction, fantasy, surrealism/magical realism, irrealism, experimental, and absurdism.
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