Lit Mags

1000Words: “flash fictions written to a picture prompt” EZINE

Two Hundred by 200: – “We welcome submissions from anyone with a creative flair” EZINE

Four Thirty Three – ” broadcasting and podcasting short stories of around five minutes (up to 1,000 words)” AUDIO CLOSED


The A3 Review – “a fold-out magazine – It behaves like a map but it’s a magazine” PRINT

A New Ulster: “Northern Ireland’s newest literary and arts ezine, magazine.” EZINE

A Tale of 3 Cities: “the first printed arts journal to join up the points of Europe’s golden triangle: London, Paris and Berlin.” PRINT

Aesthetica – “engages with contemporary art, contextualising it within the larger cultural framework.” PRINT

African Writing  – “Our natural constituency of writers and material are African or Diasporan (please interpret boldly)” PRINT

The Alarmist: “We want funny, we want dark, we want darkly funny, we want surreal, we want experimental” PRINT CLOSED

Albedo One – ” Ireland’s longest-running and foremost magazine of the Fantastic. ” PRINT PAYING

AltHist “the magazine of Historical Fiction and Alternate History. ”  EZINE

Ambit – “quarterly, 96 page magazine that prints original poetry, short fiction,art and reviews.” PRINT, PAYING

Annexe Magazine: – “Articles and fiction online every week” PRINT EZINE CLOSED

Arete  “Arts Tri-Quarterly – Fiction, poetry, reportage, reviews PRINT

Avis – “a publication run by MA students at Manchester Metropolitan University – to discover the voices of new and emerging writers” PRINT


Banipal –  “publishing contemporary authors and poets from all over the Arab world in English translation” PRINT

Banshee – “new print journal of exciting, accessible, contemporary writing from Ireland and around the world – short stories, flash fiction, poems and essays” PRINT

Bare Fiction: “Flash fiction of a 100 – 1000 words or short stories of up to 5000 words, we have space for it in our magazine.” PRINT

Black and Blue: “We are looking for poetry, drama, prose and other.” PRINT

Black Market Review   – “poetry, flash fiction, short stories” EZINE

Black Static – horror fiction PRINT PAYING

The Bohemyth: “We want stories that seduce and savage souls.” EZINE

Bookanista: “author interviews, essays, new fiction, extracts, book news, diary pieces and blogs about the published word.” EZINE

Boundless: “Bristol-based magazine that contains a range of exciting articles, creative writing, artistic pieces and investigative journalism” PRINT EZINE

Brain of Forgetting: “an online forum for writing and artwork that relates to memory, history and heritage” EZINE

Brautigan Free Press: “an online and physical publication promoting new writing started by friends who met through a mutual love of the work of Richard Brautigan” PRINT & EZINE

Breadless Crust: -“”A quarterly e-journal of innovative British and  Irish writing and art”” EZINE  CLOSED

Breve New Stories: “a new literary magazine based in London… publishing a short story and a flash fiction piece in every issue”. PRINT EZINE

Brilliant Flash Fiction: “We seek out voices that are fresh and surprising, welcoming submissions of 1,000 words or less on a year-round basis” EZINE

Brittle Star  – “a ‘little’ magazine which, for its size, contains a surprising variety of new work: poems, stories, interviews.” PRINT

Bunbury magazine: ” an arts and literature magazine, covering everything from writing in all forms and genres, to fine art, from music to stand up comedy and everything in between” EZINE


The Cadaverine – ” publishes the best new poetry and prose by emerging authors under the age of 25. From urban gothic to high modernism, cyberpunk to scathing satire, science fiction to fictitious cookery,” EZINE PRINT

Cafe Aphra: “a blog which showcases work by new writers and offers a supportive online writing community. ” EZINE

Cake –  “literary magazine based at Lancaster University, calling all fresh-baked submissions of poetry, flash fiction and more!” PRINT

Cambridge Literary Review – ” welcomes submissions of previously unpublished poetry, short fiction, literary criticism and political commentary.” PRINT

The Cardiff Review: “a digital and print literary magazine that publishes contemporary graduate writing.” EZINE PRINT

Carillon -“poetry and prose from contributors across the world, plus book reviews and a readers’ competition.” PRINT PAYING

The Casket of Fictional Delights: “publishes short stories and flash fiction online and holds an annual flash fiction competition” EZINE AUDIO

Chapman – “publishes the best in Scottish writing” PRINT PAYING

Chroma: “taken from the Greek word for colour… a magazine concerned with Photography, Art, Ideas, Poetry and Creative Writing” PRINT

The Clearing: “an occasional magazine of bold new writing that seeks to explore and energise the cultures of place in the twenty-first century” EZINE

Cohorte: “Cohorte is a collective, a constantly growing group of contributors independently publishing words, pictures, music & more.” EZINE

Colony: “we are interested in work that looks beyond the mode that has dominated Irish writing for a century” EZINE PRINT

Confingo: ” a new magazine for readers and writers of contemporary fiction and poetry, coming April 2014″ PRINT PAYING

Control Literary Magazine: “a free online magazine dedicated to giving you the best literature and artwork from new writers and artists”   EZINE

Crannog – poetry and prose PRINT

Crimewave –  “outstanding modern stories of crime, mystery and suspense, as well as borderline material which uses genre elements in a new way” PRINT

The Cro Magnon: ” a literary ezine for new writers huddled around a fire telling stories, exploring new meaning, and creating” EZINE

Cyphers –  “Ireland’s longest running literary magazine founded in 1975, publishes Irish poetry, in Irish and English, and poetry in translation, as well as some prose fiction and criticism and graphic art.” PRINT


Dark Tales – “horror and speculative fiction” PRINT

Dead Ink: “is a publisher of contemporary writing in various formats.” EZINE

DNA magazine: “is devoted to the craft of detailing personal memories. We’re looking for 300-500 word non-fiction stories about real lives – of people, objects or places” PRINT EZINE

Don’t Do It: “a new cultural magazine run out of London, taking in fiction, poetry, critical writing and reviews from across the globe”

Dream Catcher – “mix of poetry, prose, artwork and reviews” PRINT


East of the Web – “provides exposure for writers by offering them a place where their work will be seen and read in a high quality, respected setting. The site receives about half a million unique page views per month” EZINE

The Edge – “publishes short stories of more than 2000 words (not whole novels or sequels to work published elsewhere). Experimental work is welcome.” PRINT

Edinburgh Review – “publishes essays, short fiction, poetry and reviews aimed at an educated reading public with an interest in critical thought” PRINT

Epicentre – “mainly poetry, along with reviews, interviews, feature articles and occasional literary prose.”  EZINE

ESC[zine]: “Microfiction, poetry, mixed media visuals, audio recordings, painting, drawing, illustration, photography, footnotes, asides, punctuation, typographically-based design.” EZINE PRINT


Far Off Places: “stories and poems to twine into a rope thrown from a lifeboat or to build into a yellow brick road, traditional and experimental.” EZINE

The Fiction Desk: “publishes a quarterly anthology of new short fiction” PRINT

The Fiction Pool: ” Dip your toe into the pool with a poem or flash, or swim a length with a short story. We are looking for fiction which is bold and daring. Fiction which is experimental, rebellious and dreamy.” EZINE

Fictive Dream: “new online magazine dedicated to the short story…stories with a contemporary feel that give an insight into the human condition” EZINE

Firewords Quarterly: “a new, independent magazine packed full of powerful fiction and poetry from the best emerging writers – all enhanced by bold design” PRINT

Five Stop Story: “electronic publisher, specialising in short stories by new writers.” ELECTRONIC/APP CLOSED

Flash – “biannual, publishing quality short stories and occasional articles and reviews of up to 360 words. PRINT

Fleeting: “short-form fiction, nonfiction and poetry by new and established writers. We like daring, lucid, erudite, amusing and infectious writing.” EZINE

Flight Journal: “a brand new online journal of bold short fiction” EZINE PAYING

The Fractured Nuance: “prioritising the printed word & image, savouring texts that are unique, eccentric and experimental.” PRINT

Frogmore Papers – “prose may be experimental or traditional, but is unlikely to be accepted if it’s either very experimental or very traditional.” PRINT

Fur-lined Ghettos: “A bi-annual poetry/prose print magazine of approximately 60 pages publishing the surreal/irreal/gritty/realist end of the literary spectrum” PRINT

Fuselit – “is looking for work that you wrought or forged using the next issue’s title (a spur word) as your inspiration point.” PRINT EZINE


The Ghastling – “A magazine of ghosts, the macabre and the oh-so peculiar” EZINE

Gold Dust – “exciting and original prose and poetry” PRINT

Granta  – “committed to discovering and publishing the finest new fiction and non-fiction from around the world” PRINT PAYING

The Grind: “literary and visual arts magazine serving Scotland and its diaspora” EZINE

Gutter magazine – “fiction and poetry from writers born or living in Scotland.” PRINT


The Ham: “a new free physical publication showcasing quality short fiction, poetry, photography & illustration.” PRINT

HeadStuff: “a collaborative website interested in a wide range of topics including; literature, history, science, art/photography, humour, music, film and anything topical” EZINE

Here Comes Everyone: “a community-led magazine that brings together creative people from our network to produce a magazine of poetry, fiction, articles and artwork based around topical current issues” PRINT

HOAX: “artist-led project with the aim of creating a space on paper to show all forms of creative, text-based works alongside each other” PRINT

Holdfast Magazine: “quarterly speculative fiction magazine” EZINE

The Honest Ulsterman: “A Magazine of Revolution’. Est. 1968. Returning late 2013 in print and online.” PRINT EZINE

Hotel – “A hotel is defined by its inhabitants… Hotel seeks to accommodate fiction, poetry and contemporary thought on form, medium and authorial choice”  PRINT


The Incubator: “showcasing the best contemporary work by writers living in Northern Ireland and Ireland”

Ink, Sweat and Tears – “explores the borderline between poetry and prose in the digital age” EZINE

Inkapture – “quarterly creative writing of diversity and originality.” EZINE

Inkspill magazine – “short stories and poetry, articles, debate, art, readers’ letters etc.” PRINT EZINE

Inktrap – “We want weird and wonderful, mysterious and macabre, evocative and unsettling” PRINT EZINE AUDIO

The Interpreter’s House – poetry and short stories   PRINT

Interzone – “new science fiction and fantasy short stories” PRINT PAYING

Into The Void – “a non-profit print and digital literary magazine dedicated to providing a platform for fantastic fiction, non-fiction and poetry” PRINT EZINE PAYING

Irish Literary Review: “Celebrating new poetry and short fiction from Ireland and around the world” EZINE

Irish Pages: “A journal of contemporary writing” PRINT

Irisi: “new online platform, which co-founding sisters, Mairead and Caitlin Gillespie, aim to fill with diverse contemporary literature and visual art from around the world” EZINE

The Island Review: “an online magazine dedicated to great writing and visual art that comes from, is inspired by, celebrates or seeks to understand the extraordinary appeal of islands” EZINE


Jotters United – “What we hope to do with this E-zine is to publish some cool writing from anyone. If we like it, it gets in!” EZINE



LabLit –  “dedicated to real laboratory culture and to the portrayal and perceptions of that culture – science, scientists and labs – in fiction,” EZINE

The Lampeter Review: “the online magazine of the Lampeter Creative Writing Centre (part of the University of Wales, Trinity St David.)” EZINE

The Letters Page: “a literary journal which takes correspondence as its theme and the written letter as its primary form.” EZINE PRINT

The Liberal -“new poetry and short fiction” PRINT

Lighthouse: “published three times per year to give space and support to new talent.” PRINT

The Liner: “a transatlantic magazine featuring stories, poetry, visual art, and our very own Thornkim Questionnaire” PRINT

Linnet’s Wings – “well-crafted fiction with full plots and strong characters ” EZINE

The Literateur – “interviews with luminaries of the literary world, articles, reviews and exciting new creative works.” EZINE

Litro – “new, original short fiction that excites us…. distributed widely near London Underground stations, in libraries, galleries, bars, cafes and other venues in the Capital and beyond” PRINT, AUDIO & EZINE

The London Journal of Fiction: “a new platform for writers of fiction, poetry and literary essays.” PRINT EZINE

The London magazine -“article and feature ideas, as well as poetry and short fiction submissions.” PRINT

The Lonely Crowd:  “Welsh-based print literary anthology published three times a year, featuring new fiction, poetry and photography” PRINT

Long Story, Short: “favouring tales that take their time. Longer than flash; fewer strings attached than a novel.” EZINE


The Manchester Review –  “new issues appearing each spring and autumn including broadcasts of new music, public debates and video pieces, as well as visual art, fiction and poetry.”  EZINE

Matter magazine –  “best new writing by past and present students of the university’s MA Writing programme alongside work by guest writers.” PRINT

The Metric: “We aim to promote literary interestingness on the web at a grassroots level, a magazine which allows for the critical freedom of anonymity, whilst maintaining the satisfaction of individual authorship. We endorse no one identity.” EZINE

Miso Magazine: “MISO is always looking to support and motivate emerging talent, from those studying on a Creative Writing BA, PGCert, PGDip, MA, MPhil or PhD. ” PRINT

More Said Than Done: “Edinburgh-based online and print zine publishing short fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction and art that will knock your little woolly socks off.“ EZINE PRINT

The Moth: “The quarterly arts literature magazine features poetry, short fiction and pictures by established and up-and-coming writers and artists from Ireland and abroad.” PRINT

Moving Worlds – “a forum for creative work as well as criticism, open to experimentation, and represents work of different kinds and from different cultural traditions” PRINT

Mslexia – poetry, flash fiction, short stories.  PRINT PAYING

Myths Of The Near Future – ” new writing from the under 25s – poems, stories, reviews and features on a theme” EZINE


Neon – “imaginative, stylised poetry and prose not generally found in British magazines, the new, the experimental and the strange.” EZINE PAYING

New Walk magazine –  “looking for a small amount of short fiction and artwork.” PRINT

New Welsh Review –  “best new writing from Wales” PRINT PAYING

New Writing Scotland – “publishes works by writers resident in Scotland or Scots by birth, upbringing or inclination” PRINT PAYING

The New Writer – “Short stories from subscribers and prizewinners only. ” PRINT PAYING

Nib: “showcases short literary fiction and poetry.” EZINE CLOSED

The Nottingham Review: “a new British digital literary journal, looking to publish great flash fiction and short stories. We particularly love dirty realism/literary minimalism” EZINE

NOUS magazine – “A Manchester-based publication dedicated to conversations about mental illness.” PRINT EZINE PAYING

Nth Position: “politics and; opinion, travel writing, fiction & poetry, reviews & interviews” EZINE

Number Eleven: “quarterly. online literary journal that publishes short stories, flash fiction, graphic novel artwork and illustrations.” EZINE

Nutshell Magazine: “small, sturdy, and the perfect space for poetry, short stories, interviews, illustration, art, and photography to meet and work together.” PRINT EZINE


Oblong: “flash fiction (< 1000 words).” PRINT EZINE

Octavius magazine: “a literary magazine for students in Scotland” PRINT

Open Pen: “London’s first ‘Open Literature’ magazine, comprised entirely by reader-submitted creative writing. Each issue’s content is decided by competition.” PRINT

Oubliette: “a small art book, which prints writing, photography and art, themed around a concept linked with the forgotten places of the world.” PRINT

Oval Short Fiction: ” publishing the best new short fiction available in English.” PRINT CLOSED


Paper and Ink: “Punk rock literature for all the page turners out there still reading dog eared, beaten up paperbacks” PRINT

Paraxis: “short stories – partial to the unnerving, uncanny and fantastic. Tired of arguments about literary versus genre and genre versus literary.” EZINE

Party In Your Eye Socket: “is an independently produced anthology of quirky prose and poetry. ” EZINE & PRINT

Patchwork Paper: “an online arts magazine based in London publishing poetry, short prose, photography, illustration, and topical articles by established and up-and-coming artists and writers from all over the world.” EZINE

The Penniless Press –  ” The eclectic North-West based magazine of poetry, prose, reviews and comment.” EZINE

The Penny Dreadful: “Cork based, accepts all known forms of creative writing, and several that are sadly as of yet unknown to all but our editorial staff.” PRINT & EZINE

Planet magazine – “bi-monthly magazine covering the arts, culture and politics in Wales and beyond.” PRINT PAYING

Platform For Prose: “online showcase featuring a range of contemporary short stories (and poetry) available to its members” EZINE

The Poetry Bus Magazine ” magazine of poetry, illustration, articles, reviews flash fiction and (very) short stories” PRINT

The Poor Press: “original poetry and short creative prose unrestrained by form or genre. ” PRINT & EZINE

Popshot: “illustrated literary magazine that publishes short stories, flash fiction, and poetry from the literary new blood.” PRINT

Prole – “promotes accessible literature of high quality. Anything that we publish will be intelligent, engaging and impact the reader in a variety of ways.” PRINT

The Puffin Review: “wants to help writers take those first steps to begin making their name. We have no limit on subject matter.” EZINE

The Pygmy Giant – “flash fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and pretty much anything else under 800 words. ” EZINE


The Queen’s Head: “a handpicked & illustrated menagerie of weird and eclectic short fiction, poetry, investigations & musings.” EZINE


The Reader – “Poetry and short fiction accounts for 20-25% of each issue of The Reader.” PRINT

The Red Line: “short stories from International writers.” EZINE

Riptide – “bi-annual anthology of new short fiction by both established and emerging writers. ” PRINT PAYING

Roadside Fiction: “a new realist fiction magazine with a passion for the sharp, outrageous, yet realistic story”  EZINE


Sein Und Werden – “Every issue is themed, though non-themed work will be accepted”  EZINE

Sentinel Literary Quarterly: “Poetry, Fiction, Drama, Essays, Interviews and Reviews. Quarterly writing competitions.”PRINT EZINE

Shooter Literary Magazine: ” supporting emerging writers of literary fiction, creative non-fiction, narrative journalism and poetry” PRINT PAYING

Shoreline of Infinity: “A new Science Fiction magazine from Scotland – reality with a twist of lemon” PRINT EZINE

The Short Anthology: “Each issue will take the work of one photographer and give it to writers to use as inspiration for a short story” PRINT

SHORT Fiction annual short story magazine PRINT

Short Story Sunday: “a new online short story and flash fiction publication” EZINE

The Silver Lynx Sporadical: “A new literary journal based in Aberdeen – our interest lies only in what can hold it” PRINT

The Simple Things: “publishes a short story per issue.” PRINT PAYING

The Siren: “an online literary journal dedicated to the promotion of original and quality literature” EZINE

Smoke: A London Peculiar – “a 52-page magazine of words and images inspired by the city” PRINT

The South Circular: “a quarterly e-journal of short stories which can be read on PCs, tablets and smart-phones “ EZINE APP

Southword Journal – “featuring poems, fiction and reviews and published biannually” EZINE  PAYING

Spelk: “a new platform for the very best flash fiction on the web” EZINE

Spontaneity Journal – “an arts journal where one idea leads to another.” EZINE

Stand magazine –  “quarterly literary magazine established in 1952. ” PRINT PAYING

The Still Point: “a new literary journal for Arts and Humanities researchers” PRINT EZINE

Stinging Fly – “welcomes submissions from Irish and international writers, poetry and short stories.” PRINT PAYING

Storgy: “a collaborative enterprise created to share the beauty of the short story.” EZINE

Stories With Pictures: – “We believe that stories with pictures aren’t just for kids.”  EZINE

Storyboard: “We believe that people are natural born storytellers – short stories, flash fiction and poetry on monthly theme” EZINE

Streetcake magazine – ” the magazine for innovative, visual and experimental writing ” EZINE

Structo -“a fiction and poetry magazine, containing original work as well as features on, interviews with, and essays by some of the most interesting writers from all sorts of fields.” EZINE PRINT

Synaesthesia Magazine: “Online literary magazine dedicated to publishing prose, poetry and art, and embracing words for all their beauty, timbre & colour.” EZINE


Tales From The Forest: “an online literary and art magazine…we release a new issue every 3 months. Each issue is based on a theme or phrase” EZINE

Tapes and Tales Podcast: “a podcast creating stories for headphones. Writers collaborate with sound designers to create an immersive experience exploring the depths of audio storytelling.” AUDIO

Taylz: “a free website for short story writers to test and develop their work” EZINE

Tears in the Fence  – “open to a wide variety of critically aware voices and perspectives.” PRINT

Teller: “a magazine of stories. Stories told in pictures, in words, in both; short sharp stories, ‘so I once heard this story’ stories, stories of pure invention and stories that might just be true.”  PRINT EZINE

Test Centre: “engineers and facilitates the transmission of the written and spoken word.”  PRINT AUDIO

Theurgy Magazine: “speculative fiction, fantasy, and science fiction.” PRINT EZINE

Timezone magazine: “a magazine created in London dedicated to short stories” PRINT

TOKEN Magazine: “an arts and literature zine that gives a voice to those who are rarely  given one. The name comes from the experience many people of colour face in everyday life: tokenism. TOKEN magazine is an outlet to work against that – diversity of voice is essential to the magazine, not an afterthought.” PRINT

Trafika Europe: “brings you some of the best new literature from Europe,. . . and featuring (from late 2015) Europe’s first online “literary” radio station!” EZINE AUDIO


Under the Radar: “Nine Arches Press’ flagship literary magazine, now to be able to include more short stories, reviews and articles in each issue.”  PRINT

Unsung Stories: “A London-based publisher of unforgettable science fiction, fantasy and horror.” EZINE (& LIVE)

Unthology: “showcases the work of new or established writers and can include short stories of any length, reportage, essays or novel extracts from anywhere in the world.” PRINT

Universe Magazine: “biannual arts and writing science fiction publication. Our content revolves around a changing ‘theme.” PRINT


Valve journal – “an experimental literary journal dedicated to high quality new writing… a platform for poetry and fiction that doesn’t fit the mould” PRINT

The View from Here – “author interviews, book reviews, original fiction & poetry and articles. We classify ourselves as “Bohemian Eclectic” PRINT EZINE

Vintage Script: “Have you got a passion for retro fashion, the Victorians maybe, or even medieval architecture? Short stories and articles on an historical theme.

Visual Verse: “An online anthology of art and writing” EZINE

Voices: “The print magazine of the Second Generation network” PRINT


Wales Arts Review – “the critical writing hub for Wales” EZINE

The Warwick Review – fiction & poetry PRINT PAYING

Wasifiri– “primarily concerned with new and postcolonial writers, it continues to stress the diversity and range of black and diasporic writers world-wide.” PRINT

What the Dickens? Magazine: “…flash fiction, poetry, short stories, non-fiction articles, photography, fun and games, jokes, artwork and anything else of a literary nature on a particular theme…” EZINE

The White Review: “quarterly arts, culture and politics magazine. “PRINT  EZINE

Wildness: “an online literary and arts journal that seeks to promote contemporary fiction, poetry and non-fiction that evokes the unknown” EZINE

Winamop: “based in England but our content is international and eclectic” EZINE

Word Bohemia:” poetry, prose and screen, aimed at new and established writers, writing with no pre-conceived formula, rules or conventions.” EZINE

Wordlegs: “offers literature to younger Irish readers by young and emerging writers.” EZINE CLOSED

Words with JAM: “writers and readers who like words that stick.” PRINT EZINE

Writers’ Hub –  “accepts submissions of poetry, fiction and non-fiction. ” EZINE



The Yellow Room – “literary short-story magazine for women by women” PRINT PAYING CLOSED


Zero Flash – “a tribute to Flash Fiction” EZINE