Third Wednesday is a quarterly print journal of creative writing. Submit up to 3 poems via the Submittable link. Click here for full details.
creative writing journals
Orange Blossom Review
Copied from the website of this international journal of creative arts (poetry, short fiction, creative nonfiction and more): “We accept unsolicited general submissions from January 15 through February 15, and July 15 through August 15. New issues are published in June and December. Writers are invited to submit work in more than one genre, but please limit the number of submissions in any given genre to one submission per reading period.” Submit up to five poems in a single document. Read full details before submitting.
Door = Jar
The wonderfully-titled Door is a Jar magazine welcomes submissions that steer ‘away from academic writing’; it ‘publishes short, conversational works that use familiar language’. In other words, accessibility is key. The editors encourage familiarising oneself with previous issues – which can be done via Kindle – before submitting. Each poem (to a maximum of five) should not exceed one page in length. Only submit previously unpublished work. Full details here.
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.
About Place journal
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/
Empty House Press
A new journal, Empty House Press encourages: “…broad interpretations of what the idea or image of an empty house might evoke.” Submit up to 3 poems in a single document. Full details here.
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.
Third Point Press
Third Point Press ezine/online journal is open to submissions until 12 July 2019 for its August issue (and 1 September to 11 October 2019 for its November edition). Send up to five poems in a single file, via the Submittable portal. Check out the full submission criteria here. Do read some of the past issues, which defeated me, but perhaps will make sense to you. There is a nominal payment if your poem is published.
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.
The Analog Sea Review
Accepting only mailed entries, this “offline journal” is published biannually and sold in bookshops in Europe and North America. Mail your typed, printed submission to Analog Sea at either address below. Include “a very brief biological statement, along with a self-addressed envelope if you would like us to return your submission.”
Basler Strasse 115, 79115 Freiburg, Germany, or: PO Box 11670, Austin, Texas 78711, USA.