Publishes interviews and literary criticism about North Carolina writers and high-quality poetry, fiction, drama and creative nonfiction by North Carolina writers, or set in North Carolina. Check website for upcoming issue deadlines.The theme for the 2014 issue is
Welcomes fiction and poetry of any length. Reading periods: Sept. 1-Nov. 30 and Jan. 1-March 31. Submit by postal mail only. Biannual.
Publishes fiction, essays, poetry and art. Quarterly. Submit by regular mail only. Reading period: Oct. 1-May 1.
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.
Submit previously unpublished literary short fiction, personal essays, poetry and translations. Submit by online submission manager (fee for nonsubscribers) or regular mail (free). Biannual.
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.
Online journal featuring poetry and essays on poetics.
Publishes fiction, creative nonfiction, critical essays and poetry. Awards annual cash prizes for the best stories and poems published each year.
Publishes contemporary fiction, poetry, nonfiction and translations. Submit via regular mail or online submission manager.
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