Literary Journals

December

December

“We are a semi-annual literary magazine publishing outstanding poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and visual art.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 1,500. Biannual, May 1 and Nov. 1. Pays on publication. Publishes 6-12 months after acceptance. Buys First North American Serial Rights. No reprints. Responds in 6 weeks. Sample copies available online. Subscriptions U.S. – $20 for one year/$38 for two years, Canada & Mexico – $26 for one year, all other countries — $32 for one year. Guidelines online at https://decembermag.org/submit/.

The Antigonish Review

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 (Canada), $80 (US), $25 foreign (digital only). Guidelines online at http://alturl.com/xyagk

Westerly Magazine

Westerly Magazine

Since 1956, Westerly has been publishing lively fiction and poetry as well as intelligent articles. The magazine has always sought to provide a Western Australian-based voice, although its contributors and subject matter have never been geographically exclusive. It covers literature and culture throughout the world, but maintains a special emphasis on Australia, particularly Western Australia, and the Asian region.” Welcomes new writer. Circ. not provided. Bi-annual print + bi-annual online publication. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys non-exclusive rights (rights remain with each writer). No reprints. Responds 1-2 days. “Writers can get a sample of our publication through our website: free download of online special issues, full digital archive.” Subscription $26 (AU). Guidelines online at https://westerlymag.com.au/contribute.

Workers Write

Workers Write

“Workers Write! is a yearly anthology of stories and poems from a particular workplace.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 500. Annual. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 6-12 months after acceptance. Rights purchased vary. Accepts reprints. Responds 1 week to queries; 2 weeks to stories. Samples online at http://www.workerswritejournal.com. Subscription $20/year print; $5/year electronic. Guidelines online.

Overtime

Overtime

“Overtime, a series of one-story chapbooks, was created to showcase some of the stories we receive that are a little too long for our Workers Write! series, but are worthy of publication. We are looking for stories between 5,000 – 12,000 words, where work is a central theme. (We also will consider serializing novels about the workplace. Please query first.)” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 500. Quarterly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 6-12 months after acceptance. Rights purchased varies. Accepts reprints. Responds 1 week to queries; 1 month to stories. Samples at website. Subscription $20/year print; $5/year electronic (includes an issue of Overtime). Guidelines online

The Antioch Review

The Antioch Review

“The Antioch Review, founded in 1941, is one of the oldest, continuously publishing literary magazines in America. We publish fiction, essays, and poetry from both emerging as well as established authors. Authors published in our pages are consistently included in Best American anthologies and Pushcart prizes. Finalist for National Magazine Award for essays in 2009 and 2011 and for fiction in 2010. We continue to serve our readers and our authors and to encourage others to publish the “best words in the best order.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 3K. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within six months. Buys all rights. Responds in 4-6 months. Sample copy available for sale online. Individual subscription $40, $60 Canada. Guidelines online at http://antiochcollege.org/antioch_review/guidelines.html.

Pays $20 per published page. “We don’t publish pieces longer than 8000 words.”

SEQUESTRUM

SEQUESTRUM This market has been removed by WritersWeekly because it appears they charge writers to submit to them or they require the writer to be a paying subscriber. Do NOT pay to get published in magazines!

The Savage Kick Literary Magazine

The Savage Kick Literary Magazine

“Savage Kick primarily deals with viewpoints outside the mainstream: honest emotions told in a raw, simplistic way. It is recommended that you are very familiar with the SK style before submitting. We have only accepted 8 new writers in 4 years of the magazine. Ensure you have a distinctive voice and story to tell.” Welcomes new writers. 20% freelance. Circ. 500. Annual. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 1-11 months after acceptance. Buys all print/electronic rights for two years. No reprints. Responds within 2-4 weeks. Sample can be purchased online. Pays 20-35GBP for 1000-6000 words

Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts

Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts THIS MARKET HAS BEEN REMOVED BECAUSE THEY CHARGE A “READING FEE.” WRITERS SHOULD NEVER PAY TO APPLY FOR WORK! Phone: Fax: Website: Guidelines: Editor: Email address: About The Publication: Current Needs: Photos/Art: Hints: Welcomes New Writers:

Royal Fireworks Publishing Co, Inc.

“We publish a range of fiction, mostly historical fiction for young people, and we publish titles for the education of gifted children. We publish some adult fiction, mostly westerns.” Publishes 75 new titles/year. Welcomes new writers. Average size of first print run 1500. No upfront fees. Rarely pays advances. Publishes ms 3-8 months after acceptance. Responds 4-6 weeks. Catalog online.