Literary Journals Publishing Paying Market

February 18, 2021

Spartan: Now Seeking Submissions

Spartan is an established journal of minimalist prose and prose poetry. They only publish writing that’s 1,500 words or fewer. You can get a sense of what they publish by reading past issues online. Spartan has been published quarterly online since 2012. From their home base in Seattle, they also produce short-run print editions occasionally….

February 11, 2021

Flypaper Lit: Now Seeking Submissions

Born as a subculture hip-hop zine in the 90’s, Flypaper Lit publishes poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction alongside articles about music, fashion, sports, and culture. You can get a sense of what they publish by reading the journal online. A selection of Flypaper’s online content is also collected in a yearly anthology, released each December….

February 4, 2021

Claw & Blossom: Now Seeking Submissions

Claw & Blossom is an online literary journal of poetry and prose that explores the human experience in relation to the natural world. They’re looking for deep, thoughtful writing on life’s challenges and complexities. They prefer carefully crafted language and profound, resonant imagery. Since 2019, Claw & Blossom has published four seasonal issues each year….

January 21, 2021

Awakened Voices Magazine: Now Seeking Submissions

Awakened Voices Magazine is a digital publication of literary and visual art made by survivors of sexual violence. The magazine is part of a program in Chicago that makes survivor art visible through both a gallery showcase and an online presence.  The program provides, “a safe space and supportive community for survivors who wish to…

November 19, 2020

Volney Road Review: Now Seeking Submissions

Volney Road Review is a paying online publisher of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry based in Youngstown, Ohio. They aim to showcase the unpublished treasures of both emerging and established authors. “Send us the work that you think will change the world,” they say. They pay $10 per published piece. Volney Road Review accepts submissions twice…

November 5, 2020

Salamander: Now Seeking Submissions

Salamander is an established and respected print journal of poetry, fiction, memoir, and works in translation, published since 1992. Salamander is housed at Suffolk University and distributed internationally. They print two editions each year. The journal is funded by a number of sponsors, including the National Endowment for the Arts. Salamander is a paying publisher….

September 10, 2020

microverses: Now Accepting Submissions

microverses is an electronic publisher of speculative flash fiction, poetry, and other tiny forms of storytelling. They have two different “venues” for publishing. Octavos is a venue for speculative poetry. They are only interested in poems that are less than 8 lines in total. According to their definition, a line must contain at least one…

August 27, 2020

Voyage: Now Accepting Submissions

Voyage is a paying market that focuses on publishing young adult (YA) fiction, as well as craft essays and young adult creative nonfiction. They are open year-round, and their general submissions are fee-free. They pay $200 for most creative nonfiction and fiction, and $50 per craft essay. The editor is an author Racquel Henry. They…

March 19, 2020

Yellow Arrow Journal: Now Seeking Submissions

Yellow Arrow is a nontraditional publisher producing a hand-bound journal of poetry, creative nonfiction, and book reviews written by authors who identify as women. They see creativity as an act of service and a path toward communal empathy. With that in mind, they aim to spotlight and inspire underrepresented authors. They encourage authors who identify…

March 5, 2020

Bracken: Now Seeking Submissions Poetry and Fiction

Bracken is an online literary magazine exploring “human nature as part of nature.” Stunning original artwork coupled with poetry and short fiction makes this eye-catching digital journal a memorable read. They publish a wide range of forms and writing styles for a broad audience, but they tend to favor lyrical magical realism. You can get…

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