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32 Lit Mags That Want Your Work Right Freakin' Now (December 2022)

Hello, it's snowing somewhere and somewhere else it's not snowing, and your cup of tea is cold now because you've been staring at Submittable far too long. Happy December submitting to you and your poor family.

1) The /temz/ Review

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The /temz/ Review

​The /tƐmz/ Review is a literary journal based in London, Ontario that publishes fiction, poetry, and reviews.

53 days

Payment: $20

Followers: 6k+

2) 100 Word Story (*submission fee: $2)

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100 Word Story

We specialize in the art of the 100 word story. For life doesn’t lend itself so easily to our elucidations. None of us w...

24 days

Payment: No

Followers: 4k+

3) Agbowó

4) Archive of the Odd

5) Barrow Street Journal

6) Black Warrior Review (*note: submission fee: $3)

7) Blink-Ink

8) celestite poetry

9) Chaotic Merge

10) The Cincinnati Review

11) A Coup of Owls

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A Coup of Owls

Quarterly online stories (free to read) + annual print anthologies Publishing only marginalised/under-represented creato...

Theme: Short Novella Submission Call
Responds: 1 month

Payment: see Genres section for details

Followers: 1k+

12) Diet Milk Magazine

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Diet Milk Magazine

A biannual literary magazine devoted to Gothic prose, poetry, and art.

Theme: Gothic writing & art
Responds: 3 weeks

Payment: see Genres section for details

Followers: 3k+

13) The Ekphrastic Review (*note: Accepts previously published work)

14) Empyrean Literary Magazine

15) ENTRAILS Magazine


17) Granta (*note: submission fee: $3)

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Granta magazine and Granta Books share a remit to discover and publish the best in new literary fiction, memoir, reporta...

93 days

Payment: Yes

Followers: 217k+

18) Grub Street

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Grub Street

Grub Street Literary Magazine is Towson University’s award-winning literary journal, run entirely by undergraduate stude...

89 days

Payment: No

Followers: 1k+

19) The Hooghly Review

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The Hooghly Review

The Hooghly Review is a digital non-profit and free-access magazine of literature & arts with the aim to shine a light o...

Theme: Murals (Phase 1)
Responds: 1 month

Payment: No

Followers: 3k+

20) Kaleidotrope

21) Karma Comes Before

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Karma Comes Before

Karma Comes Before is a literary arts community and magazine founded in 2022. Glitchy, groovy, and glorious, we love bot...

Theme: Body
Responds: a few days-a few months

Payment: No

Followers: 600+

22) Kissing Dynamite

23) Last Leaves Magazine

24) Little Patuxent Review

25) Penumbra Online

26) Sleet Magazine (*note: Accepts previously published work)

27) Snowflake Magazine (*note: Accepts previously published work)

28) Southwest Review

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Southwest Review

Founded in 1915 and housed on the campus of Southern Methodist University, Southwest Review is the third-longest-running...

178 days

Payment: Yes

Followers: 3k+

29) Stone of Madness Press (*note: Accepts previously published work)

30) Sylvia

31) Toil and Trouble Lit Mag

32) A Velvet Giant