Literary Journals Publishing Fiction

The Whisky Blot: Now Seeking Submissions

The Whisky Blot is a new online literary journal, dedicated to publishing short fiction, poetry, and haiku. They also will publish one annual “best of” print journal, and plan to split the profits between the contributors. They say they are seeking work that is seriously literary, but without pretension. The short fiction they publish is…

The Meadowlark Review: Now Seeking Submissions

The Meadowlark Review is a new online journal of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry published by the MFA students at the University of Wyoming. Based in the American West, The Meadowlark Review is inspired by that landscape and culture. But they especially love writing that challenges the expected Western narrative, and they also enjoy writing that’s…

Kaleidotrope: Now Seeking Submissions

Kaleidotrope is an established online magazine of speculative fiction and poetry. Although they mostly publish science fiction, fantasy, and horror, they’re open to other writing that blurs these genre boundaries or falls outside of these categories. You can read Kaleidotrope for free online to get a sense of what they publish. Kaleidotrope has been published…

Isele Magazine: Now Seeking Submissions

Isele Magazine is an online publication with an impactful mission: “We publish writers and artists who hold a mirror to our society, who challenge conventional expectations about ways of being, how to be, and who decides who should be.” They believe that literature plays a powerful role in shaping our thoughts and ideas, and uplifting…

The Dread Machine: Now Seeking Submissions

The Dread Machine is a publisher of futuristic dark fiction, speculative fiction, slipstream, literary science fiction, and cyberpunk. They also like magical realism, dystopias and utopias, unconventional societies, and diverse protagonists. The Dread Machine is a selective publisher with a small staff, so they ask that authors send only their best writing. The Dread Machine…

Nixes Mate Review: Now Seeking Submissions

UPDATE: On May 27th their Submittable closed to new submissions. We assume this is because they hit their Submittable cap on free submissions per month, because the website still states that they are open for submissions through the 15th of June. Please check back on the 1st of June, after Submittable re-sets for the month….

Remington Review: Now Seeking Submissions

Remington Review is an established online publisher of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. They’re looking for the best up-and-coming authors in each genre. While they publish a wide variety of forms and styles, they’re looking for brave, evocative writing that elicits emotion. You can get a sense their style by reading Remington Review online. Remington Review…

(mac)ro(mic): Now Accepting Submissions

(mac)ro(mic) is an online journal that specializes in flash fiction and flash nonfiction. They only publish work that is 1,000 words or fewer, and they pay $15 per piece. Their website is basic, but well-designed, and visually orientated. Each published piece is accompanied by a photograph. You should read a few pieces here, before submitting,…

Once Upon a Crocodile: Now Seeking Submissions

Once Upon a Crocodile is an online publisher of humorous stories and poems. They aim to leave readers with a “mile-wide grin.” They’re especially interested in humorous and absurd fantasy and sci-fi writing with quirky characters, and they also like animal stories. Once Upon a Crocodile has been published since 2018. They’ve produced nine issues,…

Liminal Space Magazine: Accepting Submissions

Liminal Space Magazine is a new journal interested in publishing flash fiction, short stories, novel excerpts, poems, art, music, and anything else that suits their fancy. They have published one issue in the past, which you can read for free here. Current submissions will be considered for their Fall 2022 issue. The founding editors, Alex…

« Older Entries

  • Manuscript Publishers By Category

  • Literary Journals By Category