LITERARY MAGAZINE MARKETS

LITERARY MAGAZINE MARKETS
AS OF 25 OCTOBER 2020
NOTE:Information subject to change without notice

ADELAIDE LITERARY MAGAZINE
Fiction Word Count: 5,000 wds
Poetry Submission: 2-5
Simultaneous: No
Accept Prev Published: No
Electronic Submit: Yes
No Fee
Payment: No
COMMENT:
WEBSITE: http://www.adelaidemagazine.org

ANTIGONISH REVIEW (Canada)
Fiction Word Count: 500-3,000
Poetry Submission: 3-4 poems
Simultaneous: No
Accept Prev Published: No
Electronic Submit: Yes
Fee: No
Payment: Fiction $50/ Poetry $5 page
COMMENT:
WEBSITE:
http://www.antigonishreview.com

ARC POETRY
Fiction Word Count:
Poetry Submission: 3 (360 lines)
Simultaneous: Yes
Accept Prev Published: No
Electronic Submit: No/Yes
Fee: None
Payment: $50/ page + copy
COMMENT:
• Closed Feb 1- May 31
• Submit once/year only
WEBSITE: http://www.arcpoetry.ca

CARIBBEAN WRITER (US Virgin Is)
Fiction Word Count: 3,500 (10 pgs)
Poetry Submission: 5 max
Simultaneous: No
Accept Prev Published: No
Electronic Submit: Yes [thru site]
Fee: No
Payment: Copies
COMMENT:
WEBSITE: http://www.caribbeanwriter.org

CAROUSEL MAGAZINE (Canada)
Fiction Word Count: 3,000 wds
Poetry Submission:
Simultaneous: Yes
Accept Prev Published: No
Electronic Submit: Yes with fee/ Free for hard copy submission
Fee: $3.25 for non-subscribers or $10 for single edition.
Payment: Fiction: 1-4 pgs: $55/ 5+ pgs $100. Poetry: $20/ work
COMMENT: Blackout period Jan 13- Jun 30
WEBSITE:
http://www.carouselmagazine.ca

CBC SHORT STORY COMPETITION (Canada)
Fiction Word Count: 2,500 wds
Poetry Submission:
Simultaneous: No
Accept Prev Published: No
Electronic Submit: Yes thru Submittable
Fee: $25
Payment: $1,000
COMMENT: Submit to competition Sep 1- Oct 31
WEBSITE: http://www.cbc.ca/books/literaryprizes

CBC POETRY COMPETITION (Canada)
Fiction Word Count:
Poetry Submission: 1 poem or collection up to 600 words.
Simultaneous: No
Accept Prev Published: No
Electronic Submit: Yes thru Submittable
Fee: $25
Payment: $6,000
COMMENT: Submit to competition Apr 1- May 31
WEBSITE: http://www.cbc.ca/books/literaryprizes

COMMUTER LIT
Fiction Word Count: to 4,000 wds
Poetry Submission: 1 or a series
Simultaneous: Yes
Accept Prev Published: Yes
Electronic Submit: Yes
No Fee
Payment: Fiction: No
COMMENT:
WEBSITE: http://www.commuterlit.com

CONFRONTATION MAGAZINE (US)
Fiction Word Count: to 7,200 wds
Poetry Submission: 6 poems 2 pgs max
Simultaneous: Yes
Accept Prev Published: No
Electronic Submit: Yes
Fee/ No Fee
Payment: Fiction: $175-$250/ Poetry: $75-$100
COMMENT:
WEBSITE: http://www.confrontationmagazine.org

CONIUM REVIEW, The
Fiction Word Count: Flash Fiction: 1,000 wds/ Novella >15,000 wds
Poetry Submission:
Simultaneous: Yes
Accept Prev Published: No
Electronic Submit: Yes
Fee: No Jan 1- Apr1st/ $3 after
Payment: Copy
COMMENT:
WEBSITE: http://www.coniumreview.com

CRAFT MAGAZINE
Fiction Word Count: Flash: <1,000 wds/ Short Fiction <7,000 wds
Poetry Submission:
Simultaneous: Yes
Accept Prev Published: Yes [not paid]
Electronic Submit: Yes
Fee: No
Payment: Flash Fiction: $100/ Short Stories up to $200
COMMENT: Check website for different entry rules
WEBSITE: http://www.craftliterary.com

DALHOUSIE REVIEW (Canada)
Fiction Word Count: up to 8,000 wds
Poetry Submission: up to 5 poems
Simultaneous: No/
Accept Prev Published: No
Electronic Submit: Yes
Fee/ No Fee
Payment: 2 copies
COMMENT:
WEBSITE: http://www.dalhousiereview.dal.ca

EDEN MILLS LITERARY CONTEST (Canada)
Fiction Word Count: 2,500 wds
Poetry Submission: 5 poems
Simultaneous: n/a
Accept Prev Published: No
Electronic Submit: No
Fee: $15 Cdn per entry
Payment: $250 prize
COMMENT: 31st May deadline
WEBSITE: http://www.edenmillswritersfestival.ca

FIDDLEHEAD (Canada)
Fiction Word Count: see website
Poetry Submission:
Simultaneous: Yes
Accept Prev Published: No
Electronic Submit: Yes thru Submittable
Fee: No
Payment: $60 pg + 2 copies
COMMENT:
WEBSITE: http://www.fiddlehead.ca

FIVE ON THE FIFTH
Fiction Word Count: Flash Fiction </= 1,000 wds/ General Fiction: 1,500-5,000 wds
Poetry Submission: No
Simultaneous: Yes
Accept Prev Published: No
Electronic Submit: Yes thru Submittable
Fee: No
Payment: No but featured on website
COMMENT: On-line literary magazine
WEBSITE: http://www.fiveonthefifth.com

GEIST (Canada)
Fiction Word Count:
Poetry Submission:
Simultaneous: Yes
Accept Prev Published: Yes
Electronic Submit: No
Fee: No
Payment: Prizes and copies
COMMENT: See website for various contests
WEBSITE:
http://www.geist.com

GLIMMER TRAIN (US)
Fiction Word Count: 300-3,000 wds
Poetry Submission: NA
Simultaneous: No
Accept Prev Published: No
Electronic Submit: Yes
Fee: $18 (US)
Payment: $700 + 10 copies
COMMENT:
• Short Story 800-4,000 wds FEE $18
• Very Short Fiction 300-3,000 wds FEE $16
WEBSITE:
http://www.glimmertrain.com

GRANTA (UK)
Fiction Word Count: 3,000-6,000 wds
Poetry Submission: up to 3 poems
Simultaneous: Yes
Accept Prev Published: No
Electronic Submit: Yes
Fee: Prose: $4/ Poetry: Free
Payment: No
COMMENT:
WEBSITE: http://www.granta.submittable.com/submit

HUDSON REVIEW (US)
Fiction Word Count: 10,000 wds
Poetry Submission: up to 7 poems
Simultaneous: No
Accept Prev Published: No
Electronic Submit: Yes [Fiction only]
Fee: No
Payment: No
COMMENT:
WEBSITE: http://www.hudsonreview.com

IN PLACES COMP
Fiction Word Count:
Poetry Submission:
Simultaneous: No
Accept Prev Published: No
Electronic Submit: No/Yes
Fee: No
Payment: No
COMMENT: Check website for more details
WEBSITE: http://www.writtenword.org

MALAHAT REVIEW
Fiction Word Count: 10,000-20,000
Poetry Submission:
Simultaneous: No/Yes
Accept Prev Published: No
Electronic Submit: No/Yes
Fee: (Novella) $35
Payment: Prize $1,500 + 1 yr sub
COMMENT:
WEBSITE:
http://www.malahatreview.ca

NARRATIVE MAGAZINE
Fiction Word Count: Varies based on submission category
Poetry Submission: Up to 5 poems
Simultaneous: No/Yes
Accept Prev Published: No
Electronic Submit: Yes
Fee: No (if submit 1st to 14th April)
Payment: ranges from $100-$1,000 depending on the category
COMMENT: Open year-round
WEBSITE:
http://www.narrativemagazine.com

POLAR EXPRESSIONS (Canada)
Fiction Word Count: To 750 wds
Poetry Submission: Up to 48 lines
Simultaneous: No
Accept Prev Published: No
Electronic Submit: Yes
Fee: No
Payment: Prizes: $100-$500
COMMENT:
WEBSITE: http://www.polarexpressions.ca

PRISM (Canada)
Fiction Word Count: To 4,000 words
Poetry Submission: To 4 poems
Simultaneous: Yes
Accept Prev Published: No
Electronic Submit: Yes (thru Submittable)
Fee: $3
Payment: Short Story: $30 pg/ Poem: $40 pg + $500 prize
COMMENT:
WEBSITE:
http://www.prismmagazine.ca

SUBTROPICS Literary Journal of University of Florida (US)
Fiction Word Count: Any length
Poetry Submission: 4
Simultaneous: Yes
Accept Prev Published: No
Electronic Submit: Yes via Submittable
Fee: $3 (US)
Payment: Short Short $1,000/ Poem $100
COMMENT: Reading period runs from 15th Sept-31st Oct
WEBSITE: http://www.subtropics.english.ufl.edu

TOR STAR COMPETITION
Fiction Word Count: 2,500 wds
Poetry Submission: No
Simultaneous: No
Accept Prev Published: No
Electronic Submit: No
Fee: No
Payment: No
COMMENT:
• Annual
• Closes end of February
• Mail only: Short Story Contest. Toronto Star. One Yonge St. Toronto M5E1E6
WEBSITE: http://www.thestar.com/contests

WRITING DISTRICT, THE
Fiction Word Count: To 3,000 wds
Poetry Submission: see COMMENT
Simultaneous: No/Yes
Accept Prev Published: Not stated
Electronic Submit: Yes
Fee: No
Payment: $50 prize winner
COMMENT:
• Monthly Contest Closing last day of every month
• Send Entry to competition@thewritingdistrict.com

WEBSITE: http://www.thewritingdistrict.com

WRITING DISTRICT, THE (Non-Fiction)
Fiction Word Count: NO FICTION (see COMMENT)
Poetry Submission: see COMMENT
Simultaneous: Yes
Accept Prev Published: No
Electronic Submit: Yes
Fee: No
Payment: No but published on site
COMMENT:
• Non-Fiction pieces: Author Interviews/ Book Reviews/ Writing Advice Tips/ Other pieces on Writing
WEBSITE: http://www.thewritingdistrict.com

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