Magazines and Publications

Ploughshares Established in 1971. Published by Emerson College in Boston. Issues come out three times a year. Awards (contests)for writers include the Alice Hoffman prize for fiction and the John C. Zacharis First Book Award. Emerging writers contest for unpublished writers in fiction, non-fiction, and poetry.

The Paris Review Quarterly magazine headquarted in New York. No online submissions. They have been around since 1953. First headquartered in Paris but moved HQ to New York in 1973. Literary critic Joe David Bellamy called the "Writers at Work"series "one of the single most persistent acts of cultural conservation in the history of the world."

New England Review Founded in 1978. Quarterly magazine published by Middlebury College. Online submissions (payment required)

Granta Since 1889. Quarterly magazine and publisher in the United Kingdom whose mission centres on its "belief in the power and urgency of the story, both in fiction and non-fiction, and the story’s supreme ability to describe, illuminate and make real."

Kenyon Review Online submissions. Founded in 1939. Based out of Ohio, USA. The magazine's short stories have won more O. Henry Awards than any other nonprofit journal.

American Short Fiction Contests and regular submissions. Based in Austin, Texas, USA. Publishes short fiction, novel excerpts, and an occasional novella. Publishes works by both established and emerging authors.

American Poetry Review $3 admin fee for submissions. Established in 1972 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Publishes six times a year.

Poetry The best poetry mag out there. Founded in 1912, Chicago. Online submissions only. From its website - "Through active partnerships and sponsorships, the Foundation works to place poetry before the widest possible audience and raise it to a more visible and influential position in American culture."

Prairie Schooner Founded in 1926. Published in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA. Errantly believed to be only a regional publication, the journal reaches National and International audiences.

If you should come across any more publications which may be of interest to other writers, please email me and let me know. Thank you so much.

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