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Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2019 9:35:44 AM

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All of the literary journals in this list accept around half of what is submitted to them. So the odds of your work being accepted just went up.

These are not the most prestigious journals; publication in them, in all likelihood, will not change your writing life in any way, but they are not a bad place to start if you are new to submitting your writing.

The Plum Tree Tavern

They only publish poetry about nature and ecology. They publish a little under half of the work they receive.

The Moon Magazine

They publish poetry, nonfiction, and fiction online. Every issue is themed, but they read for several themes at once.

Scarlet Leaf Review

They publish a wide variety of poetry and prose, including genre work. They accept about 80% of what they receive.

50-Word Stories

As their name suggests, they publish only 50-word stories. They read submissions every month between the 1st and the 15th. They publish over 50% of what is submitted to them.

Down in the Dirt

Down in the Dirt publishes fiction and poetry. They have an acceptance rate of 70%.

Eskimo Pie

If you are a poet who really hates rejection, submit to this online literary journal. They accept almost 100% of what is submitted. They only publish poetry.

Anti-Heroin Chic

Anti-Heroin Chic publishes poetry, fiction and nonfiction. As they put it,
“Send us your observations.
Send us your heart.
Send us your honesty.”

Page & Spine

Page & Spine is an online literary journal that focuses on publishing the work of emerging authors. They accept poems, limericks, micro flash fiction (under 150 words), flash fiction (up to 1,000 words), short stories, articles, essays, and poems. They accept approximately half of the work they receive. They pay.


This is an online journal of upbeat and warm fiction, poetry, art, and essays. They accept over half of their submissions.

Literary Yard

Literary Yard is an e-journal that aims at widening literary horizons. They publish well over half of what they receive.

Quail Bell

They publish a wide variety of writing and visual art. They have a well-designed website and a rather high acceptance rate.

Ekphrastic Review

An Ekphrastic work is writing or art about another work of art. The Ekphrastic Review publishes fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry.

What Rough Beast

They publish a poem a day by a different poet exploring and responding to the US’ political reality.

365 Tomorrows

They publish one piece of flash fiction in the science fiction or speculative fiction genre, every day.

Soft Cartel

An online journal that publishes fiction, non-fiction, analysis, and poetry.

The Drabble

They publish fiction, non-fiction, and poetry, but it must be 100 words or less.

Ucity Review

They publish poetry electronically.

Ariel Chart

They publish poetry and short fiction.

Nine Muses Poetry

A publisher of poetry based in the UK.

Pure Slush

They publish flash fiction, often curated around a theme.

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Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2019 1:01:48 PM

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This is quite a list you've shared here, Bill. I do hope our members are taking note of the forum and what it has to offer to all of us as a writing site. flower

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Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2019 5:36:51 PM

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That is very kind of you, Rump. Thank you so much for sharing.

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