Poetry

New Madrid

Official journal of the low-residency MFA program at Murray State University. Features fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry. Reading periods: Jan. 15 to March 15 and Aug. 15 to Oct. 15. See website for upcoming issue themes. Submit only through online submission manager.

Published: August 8, 2013

Natural Bridge

Submit previously unpublished literary short fiction, personal essays, poetry and translations. Submit by online submission manager (fee for nonsubscribers) or regular mail (free). Biannual.

Published: August 8, 2013

New Delta Review

Features fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry as well as book reviews and interviews. Submit by online submission manager or regular mail. Reading period: Aug. 15-March 31. Biannual.

Published: August 8, 2013

Michigan Quarterly Review

Publishes fiction, creative nonfiction, critical essays and poetry. Awards annual cash prizes for the best stories and poems published each year.

Published: August 8, 2013

Mid-American Review

Publishes contemporary fiction, poetry, nonfiction and translations. Submit via regular mail or online submission manager.

Published: August 8, 2013

Kuumba

Publishes poetry and drawings from or about the black gay and lesbian community. Topics include family, communities, substance abuse, the arts, political activism, coming out or staying on the down low, oral history, AIDS, women

Published: August 8, 2013

Leading Edge

Publishes science fiction and fantasy and some poetry. Interested in new writers. Submit mss by email or regular mail. Fiction mss will be critiqued. Semiannual.

Published: August 8, 2013

Literary Bohemian

Looking for first-class travel writing. Poetry, postcard prose (up to 350 words) or travel notes (up to 1,200 words). Submit using online submission form.

Published: August 8, 2013

Gulf Stream

Online magazine seeks distinct, confident fiction, nonfiction and poetry. Publishes new and established writers. Reading period: Sept. 15-Nov. 15 and Jan. 15-March 15. Submit from website only. Biannual.

Published: August 8, 2013