Literary Journals Publishing Creative Non Fiction

Two Hawks Quarterly: Now Seeking Submissions

Two Hawks Quarterly is an online journal, founded in 2007 and produced by the students and faculty of Antioch University’s creative writing concentration. They publish poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and hybrid writing. Their thorough editorial process means that every submission is read by at least three students and one faculty advisor. Two Hawks Quarterly publishes…

Moonday Mag: Now Seeking Submissions

Moonday Mag is a new print and online publication of “fantastically strange” writing. They publish science fiction, fantasy, magical realism, and more: “We’re interested in all things wondrous, fantastic, curious, strange, otherworldly, and chilling.” They welcome all voices, and they are especially interested in showcasing emerging and underrepresented writers. Moonday Mag plans to publish four issues…

The Gilded Weathervane: Now Seeking Submissions

The Gilded Weathervane in a new online journal, “grounded in the beauty and experience of rural living in its variety of expressions.” They publish poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and artwork. Right now they’re seeking submissions for their first issue. The Gilded Weathervane is produced by FarmGirl Press, a new small press founded by “two farmgirls…

New Critique: Now Seeking Submissions

New Critique is an online journal of both creative and critical writing. They publish poetry, fiction, and drama, alongside reviews and essays on topics in literature, art, history, politics, theory, music, film, and television. New Critique’s online archive dates back to 2015, and their list of past contributors includes over 160 names. The journal is…

Young Ravens Literary Review: Now Seeking Submissions

Young Ravens Literary Review is an online publisher of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and visual art. They publish a wide variety of writing from both emerging and established authors, but they’re especially interested in ephemera, fantasy, and “the sacred mundane”: “We want to know what haunts, inspires, maddens, and exalts you on our common journey through…

The Broken City: Now Seeking Submissions

The Broken City is an established online publisher of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and visual art. Helmed in Toronto, The Broken City has been published twice a year since 2007. Each themed issue of The Broken City contains writing from around 15 contributors. Past themes have included “Beach Party Tonight,” “The Social Animal,” and “The Wild…

Judy Magazine: Now Seeking Submissions

Judy Magazine is a new online publisher of fiction, nonfiction, prose poetry, and visual art. The journal is named after the editor’s grandmother, Judy, and draws its editorial mission from her “quiet and humble grit”: “We will aim to be smart, but never condescending, good, but never elitist, dogged, but never mean, and cool without…

Kelp Journal: Now Seeking Submissions

Kelp Journal is an online publication of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and travel memoir. Helmed in coastal California, they especially like writing about the ocean, surfing, and ecological conservation. They love finding new voices, and they publish authors from around the world. You can get a sense of what they like by reading the journal online….

The Carried Away: Now Seeking Submissions

The Carried Away is a new online literary project produced in the Netherlands. In addition to publishing poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, they produce a podcast called The Conversation. They also hope to offer videos, blog posts, and more, all with the aim of creating an immersive online literary community: “Our mission is to create…

Encephalon: Now Seeking Submissions

Encephalon is a new, youth-led literary journal that aims to create a bridge between creative writing and neuroscience. In addition to fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry, they also publish research essays from a variety of academic disciplines. At the core of their mission is the goal of championing neurodiversity: “Encephalon strives to combat ‘neurophobia,’ celebrate…

Lowestoft Chronicle: Now Accepting Submissions

Lowestoft Chronicle is a long-running electronic literary journal. Their tagline is “perspectives on travel & the like”. They publish a wide variety of genres but state, “Preference will be given to humorous submissions with an emphasis on travel”. They are only interested in original works in English. You can get a feel for what they…

City Key: Now Accepting Submissions

City Keys tagline is “Exploring the City through the Arts”. They are an arts journal that is focused on sharing experiences related to cities of every size. They believe that cities are a valuable source of inspiration for art and writing that “captures the human experience”. They are not interested in work that is not…

SPRY Lit: Now Seeking Submissions

Updated December 21st, 2023: They have temporarily closes to submissions, probably after hitting caps. Please check back in at the start of the next month. SPRY Lit is open to submissions of fiction, creative-nonfiction, and poetry, as well as art. You can  get a good feeling for what they have are interested, by reading their…

Good River Review: Now Accepting Submissions

Good River Review is the literary journal of the Sena Jeter Naslund-Karen Mann Graduate School of Writing at Spalding University.   They have published two issues a year online. They were founded in 2020. In that time they have already published a number of well-known writers, and have started to establish a reputation as publishing strong…

In the Mood Magazine: Now Seeking Submissions

In the Mood Magazine bills itself as a “Pop Culture Journal about the Things We Like to Watch.” Their focus as a publication, is on the viewer, and their preoccupations. This is one example they give to try to make it clear what they are interested in learning about: “Why can’t we stop thinking about…

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