Literary Journals Publishing Poetry

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…

The Orange & Bee: Now Seeking Submissions

Updated May 21st 2024: They closed to submissions before their deadline which is unfortunate. They reopen in August. The Orange & Bee is an online publication that aims to, “explore, expand on, and subvert the rich traditions of international folklore, including fairy tales, fables, myths, and legends.” They primarily publish fiction, poetry, and hybrid writing,…

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…

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…

Harbor Review: Now Seeking Poetry Submissions

Harbor Review is an online poetry magazine produced by Small Harbor Publishing, a feminist press that aims to showcase diverse, unheard voices. Harbor Review publishes a wide variety of poetry by both emerging and established authors, but they especially like poetry with unexpected imagery and memorable language: “We are interested in strange and beautiful language,…

Haymaker: Now Seeking Submissions

Haymaker is a new online journal of writing and visual art. Produced by the graduate students at Kent State University in Ohio, Haymaker hopes to showcase local, national, and international authors while staying true to their roots: “Haymaker was founded as a magazine to reflect our small, Midwestern college town, surrounded by farms and nature,…

The Waxed Lemon: Now Seeking Submissions

The Waxed Lemon is a print publication featuring fiction, poetry, and visual art. Based in Ireland, they welcome both English and Irish language submissions. The Waxed Lemon publishes a wide range of styles, but they especially like literary writing (writing with keen attention to literary craft). You can read samples of the journal online to…

Naugatuck River Review: Now Seeking Submissions

Naugatuck River Review is a print journal of narrative poetry. They are looking for poems that tell a story: “They can be stories of a moment or an experience, and can be personal, fictional or historical.” The editors like poetry in the tradition of poets like Patricia Smith, Philip Levine, and Alicia Ostriker. Naugatuck River…

Sunhouse Literary: Now Seeking Submissions

Sunhouse Literary is a new online journal of poetry and flash prose. Although they accept a wide range of forms and styles, they’re especially interested in publishing experimental writing: “We’re interested in poems and stories that can’t be contained in one shape or narrative or genre. In form that’s been manipulated to house new genres….

Brink Literary Journal: Now Seeking Submissions

Brink is a print journal of hybrid and cross-genre writing. They publish both emerging and established writers, and they especially like to showcase authors who don’t fit within the boundaries of traditional disciplines. In doing this, they hope to create a community that connects people and ideas that were otherwise divided: “By providing space primed…

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