Magazines looking for writers–listed below.
African American Review — Hip Hop and the Literary: A special issue of African American Review. (AAR) is a refereed journal that publishes critical essays on African-American literature, film, fine and performing arts, and culture generally; interviews; “Forgotten Manuscripts” features; poetry; fiction; bibliographies; and book reviews.
Apple Valley Review, a semiannual online literary journal, accepting poetry, short fiction, and essays for its Fall 2010 issue until August 20, 2010. Submissions are accepted year-round via e-mail. APR prefers work that has both mainstream and literary appeal. All work must be original, previously unpublished, and in English.
Crab Orchard Review is seeking work for their Summer/Fall 2011 issue focusing on writing exploring the people, places, history, and new directions that have shaped and are reshaping the American South.
New Madrid Winter 2011: the viability of water as resource and symbol. Submissions that incorporate lakes, ponds, rivers, streams, rain in all its guises (hurricanes, monsoons, floods), rituals involving water, recreational uses of water, etc.; addresses such concerns as access to water, potability of water, water pollution, water rights, water tables, and water-borne diseases. Online submissions only until October 15. See website for full guidelines.
The Village Pariah, a bi-annual literary journal sponsored by the Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum, launched its inaugural issue in Spring/Summer 2010. TVP is interested in publishing poetry, short fiction, and creative non-fiction inspired by the writings and life of Mark Twain, his hometown of Hannibal, Missouri, the Mississippi River, the Midwest, and small town or rural life in America.