Copied from the website: ‘Founded in 1989, takahē magazine publishes short stories, poetry and art, as well as essays, interviews, and book reviews in related areas. Many of Aotearoa New Zealand’s brightest literary talents made their first public appearance within our pages, and we remain committed to publishing the best work from emerging talents alongside that of established writers and artists. takahē is published three times per year, in print in April and December, and online on this website in August. The first online issue was published on 10 August 2016. The Takahē Collective Trust is the non-profit organisation behind the magazine, that acts to support and promote writers, poets, artists and cultural commentators.’ To submit, see guidelines.
Based in South Africa, Wards is a digital journal, with a theme for each issue. Submissions are open until 31 March 2020 for poems on the theme of ‘Native’ by ‘First Nations authors from any continent’. Submit up to five poems. Full info here.
Copied from website: “About Place Journal seeks poetry, creative nonfiction, fiction, art, and hybrid forms (including video, digital storytelling, sound, performance documentation, etc.) for our themed issue, PRACTICES OF HOPE. We want to showcase creative practices as activist tools, ways of making change, as well as forms that can bring people together.” Deadline for Practices of Hope issue is 15 February 2020. Full details here: https://aboutplacejournal.org/submissions/
Literary journal of the University of New Orleans, published biannually. Submit up to 5 poems in a single file via Submittable. The editors review submissions from 1 September to 1 May each year. Other forms of creative writing are also accepted. Read the full guidelines before submitting.
From the University of Louisville, Miracle Monocle is an online journal founded in 2009. For the next issue, submit up to 3 poems. The deadline is 1 August 2019, “and/or until we received 500 total…submissions”. Check out the full submission guidelines for information on how to submit to not just the journal but also an anthology for work by “contributors who identify as rural and queer”. There are also two awards which each have a fee to enter.
Copied from the website: “Truancy is a semipro market for revised folktales, legends, myth and other traditional narratives that have been made new by your retelling or your original fiction that has these folkloric elements or mythic elements.”
Send up to five poems. Payment is USD15 per poem. Deadline is 30 September 2019 (I think this is for issue 6). The editor also states: “There is only one editor for Truancy . You may address me as Dear Editor or Dear Nin.” Read the full submissions guidelines before submitting,, especially as you must include the mystery word in your subject header!
This literary journal is published by the University of Colorado. Submit four to six poems (stories and nonfiction are also invited). Submission windows are: September 1 to December 15, January 15 to March 1. Full submission info here.
Submit up to five unpublished poems by 15 May 2019 to The Georgia Review, the University of Georgia’s journal of arts and letters. Full details here.
Don’t be put off by the title of this magazine. In the words of the editors: ‘At Dirty Girls, we share art and stories that reflect the messy experiences of life and find the beauty in adversity. Dirty Girls inclusively accepts submissions from makers of all voices and gender identities, published and unpublished. We won’t turn you away. We encourage writers and artists male, female, LGBTQ, non-binary, asexual, and all cultures and colors of the worldwide rainbow to submit to Dirty Girls.’ Full submission details can be found here.
Describing itself as a ‘dudeless literary utopia’, Hysterical is a new, paying, quarterly zine for women, femmes, and non-binary people. Submit 3 to 5 poems or one long one. The journal also publishes other forms of creative writing. Full details here.