Literary Journals

The Baltimore Review

The Baltimore Review

“The mission of The Baltimore Review, founded in 1996, is to showcase Baltimore as a literary hub of diverse writing, and promote the work of emerging and established writers from the Baltimore area, from across the U.S., and beyond. The BR publishes poetry, short stories, and creative nonfiction, and also sponsors two themed contests each year. We do not charge any fees for non-contest submissions.” Welcomes new writers. Quarterly. Pays upon publication. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds within four months. Sample copies online. Guidelines online at http://baltimorereview.org/index.php/submit. Subscription is free online but an annual print edition can be purchased for $16.95.

The Antigonish Review

“The Antigonish Review is a quarterly literary journal published by St. Francis Xavier University. The Review features poetry, fiction, reviews and critical articles from all parts of Canada, the US and overseas, using original graphics to enliven the format.” Welcomes new writers. 90% freelance. Circ. 1000. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms six months after acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds 4-8 months. Sample copy available by mail for $15. Subscription $35. Pays “$50.00 plus two copies for fiction, essays, articles and book reviews. $10.00 per page to a maximum of $50.00 plus two copies for poetry; $100.00 plus two copies for cover art.”

Vestal Review

Vestal Review

“Launched in March of 2000, Vestal Review is the world’s oldest magazine dedicated exclusively to flash fiction.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. not provided. Bi-annual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-4 months after acceptance. Buys First N.A. serial rights. No reprints. Responds within 3 months. Samples available online. Subscription free online. Guidelines online at http://www.vestalreview.org/guidelines.

Mystery Weekly Magazine

“Mystery Weekly Magazine presents crime and mystery short stories by some of the world’s best established and emerging mystery writers. The original stories we select for each issue run the gamut from cosy to hardboiled fiction. Available on the App store and Google Play via Magzter.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Monthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 1-2 months after acceptance. Buys world periodical, archival and web exclusive rights for 12 months. No reprints. Responds 1-3 weeks. Sample copy available by email to editor@mysteryweekly.com. Pays $0.05/word for 2000-10000 words.

Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management

Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management

“Clinical journal for health care practitioners.” 10% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 50K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms two months after acceptance. Buys one-time rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 1-2 days. Sample copy available online. Subscription $220. Guidelines available online.

Progressive Populist

“Twice-monthly magazine in tabloid newspaper format that reports on issues of interest to workers, small businesses and family farmers and ranchers.” 10% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 10K. Twice monthly. Pays at the end of the quarter in which the article was published. Publishes ms 2 weeks after acceptance. Buys one-time rights. Accepts reprints. Responds “right away.” For a sample call 1-800-205-7067 or email populist@usa.net. Subscription $41.95 in US, $87 (US) to Canada, $145 US to other countries. Guidelines by email or by mail with SASE.

New Letters, University House, University of Missouri-Kansas City

“New Letters is an international quarterly magazine featuring fiction, essays, poetry, reviews, and interviews with writers and original art, published by the University of Missouri at Kansas City.” Welcomes new writers. 90% freelance. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-9 months after acceptance. Buys First NA rights. No reprints. Responds 3-6 months. Sample copy available online at http://www.newletters.org/magazine/back-issues. Subscription $22, $34 foreign Guidelines online at http://www.newletters.org/writers-wanted/submission

The Cincinnati Review

“The Cincinnati Review is a literary magazine published biannually out of the University of Cincinnati. Prose and poetry from our pages has appeared in anthologies including Best American Poetry, Best American
Short Stories, Best American Essays, and others.” 100% Freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 1000. Biannual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-6 months after acceptance. Sample copy available for $9 online. Subscription $15. Guidelines online at https://www.cincinnatireview.com/submission_guidelines.

Bear Deluxe Magazine

“The Bear Deluxe Magazine is a semiannual publication looking at place-based themes through a magazine format of journalism, creative nonfiction, essays, interviews, poetry, fiction and reviews.” Welcomes new writers. 50% freelance. Circ. 44K. Biannually. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within three months of acceptance. Buys first rights and online rights for one year. Accepts some reprints. Responds within three months. Sample copy available by mail for $5. Subscription $10, $16 Canada, $20 other.

Bookmarks Magazine

“Bookmarks magazine introduces readers to the “best in books” through consensus-oriented reviews of new books in all genres, classic and contemporary author profiles and interviews, book group and reader picks, and more.” Welcomes new writers. 50% freelance. Circ. 40K. Bimonthly. Pay varies by article type and ranges from $30-$400. Publishes ms within one to two issues after acceptance. No reprints. Responds within one week. Sample article at website. Subscription $27.95.
Guidelines email Jessica at jessica@bookmarksmagazine.com.

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