5 literary journals that pay for poetry

Paying poetry markets may be dwindling, but plenty still exist if you know where to find them. Here are five publications that pay poets.

Literary journals that pay for poetry



AGNI is a twice-yearly print magazine associated with Boston University, published in April and October. Submissions are only accepted from September 1st to May 31st, so submit this spring or you’ll need to wait until fall to be considered.

Payment: $20 per page, up to a maximum of $150

Submission fee: $0

Notable quote from the submission guidelines: “We have no formula. We seek fresh vision and listen for dynamic voices that address our common reality.”