Listed below are several journals and magazine looking for submissions. Deadlines vary. Writers interested in submitting their work to these journals and magazines, please read the full submissions guidelines for each journal and magazine.
CALYX, A Journal of Art and Literature by Women, accepts submissions of poetry, short fiction, visual art, essays, reviews, and interviews. The writer’s/artist’s guidelines are as follows: The ANNUAL open submission period for prose and poetry for CALYX Journal is October 1 – December 31 (postmark dates). They are ALWAYS open for ART submissions and BOOK REVIEWS. More information at the link provided.
Gulf Stream Review reads submissions from September 15th to December 15th and January 15th through March 15th. Please only send work during these reading periods. They do not read paper submissions. Submissions must be previously unpublished. They do accept simultaneous submissions but must be notified immediately if the work is published elsewhere. More information at the link provided.
Nashville Review publishes the best in literary fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and comics. Both distinguished and emerging writers are encouraged to submit. Nashville Review also publishes lyrics and audio by up-and-coming musicians. Fiction, nonfiction, and comics contributors are offered a flat fee of $100. Poetry contributors are offered $25 per poem. More information at the link provided.
The Iowa Review is published in April, August, and December of each year. They look for the best writing available and are often pleased to introduce new writers. They also sponsor The Iowa Review Awards, an annual contest in our three main genres of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. More information at the link provided.
The Tidal Basin Review accepts submissions on a rolling basis between August 1 and February 28/29 of any given year. Any general submissions received between March 1 and July 31 will not be considered and will be discarded. You may send no more than 2 (two) submissions during the general reading period; however, please wait to receive a response to your initial submission before sending another. The standard response time is 2 (two) months. More information at the link provided.