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 … Read More “Kuumba”

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.

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.

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 … Read More “Gulf Stream”


Features poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, translations and art by new and established writers and artists. Submit by online submission manager only. $3 reading fee. Biannual.


Features poetry, translations, belle lettres, short fiction and book reviews. Biannual. Submission period: Sept. 1- May 1. Submit by email only.

Grist: The Journal for Writers

Features fiction, poetry and nonfiction about the writing process. Publishes online and print versions. Reading period: July 15-Sept. 15. $3 reading fee.

Foliate Oak Literary Magazine

Looking for previously unpublished quirky flash fiction, short creative nonfiction and non-rhyming poetry. Reading period Aug. 1 to April 24. Submit using online submission manager.

Grain Magazine

Seeks poetry, fiction, nonfiction, art, satire, novel excerpts, long poems and plays by Canadian and international authors. Quarterly.