Journals & Magazines Filter
  1. Reasons to be Cheerful

    Reasons to be Cheerful is an editorial project dedicated to “stories of hope, rooted in evidence.” A project spearheaded by David Byrne of Talking Heads fame, Reasons to be Cheerful reports stories that “balance a sense of healthy optimism with journalistic rigor, and find cause for hope.”

    Commentary
  2. The Big Issue

    The mission of The Big Issue is to dismantle poverty by creating opportunity, through self-help, social trading and business solutions.

    Journals & Magazines
  3. Belt Magazine

    As more and more national magazines and website consolidate into big media groups, regional journalists are keeping the investigative and creative fires stoked — like Belt, “a digital publication by and for the Rust Belt and greater Midwest.”

    Journalism
  4. AIGA Eye on Design

    AIGA Eye on Design — an online publication of AIGA, the professional association for design — showcases the best new work from the world’s “most exciting emerging and established designers.”

    Art
  5. Raising Mothers

    Literary magazine Raising Mothers was created “by and for femme identifying and NBPOC writers who parent” and is different from other publications, as it focuses on raising mothers, particularly those of color.

    Diversity
  6. REI Co-op Journal

    REI’s Co-op Journal focuses on life outdoors: inspiring people, issues impacting our community, skills and gear you need for your next trek, and places to explore. You’ll find longform features and stories for those seeking a lifetime of adventure.

    Environment
  7. Public Books

    At Public Books, academics, public scholars, critics, and activists alike come together to “make the life of the mind a public good.” Uniting the “best of the university with the openness of the internet,” the digital magazine focuses on art, ideas, and politics.

    Academia
    Photo by Plush Design Studio from Pexels
  8. Brothers in Pen

    Since 1999, Zoe Mullery has taught a creative writing class every Wednesday evening at San Quentin State Prison. Brothers in Pen chronicles news and stories from the class and its students.

    Authors
  9. Essence

    Essence.com is where “Black girl magic comes alive.” Read entertainment, beauty, and lifestyle news for and about Black women and centered around African American culture.

    Culture
  10. The Wanderlust Journal

    The content hub of the Wanderlust Festival website publishes year-round inspiration: posts that help you “ground into practice, reach new heights alongside experts, and stretch the definition of wellness.”

    Exploration
  11. The Best Journalism Across the Web Is Published on WordPress

    Explore journalism from some of the oldest, most respected publications on the web.

    Journalism
  12. Punch

    Punch is an independent magazine in collaboration with Ten Speed Press. “We’re in the business of narrative journalism—written and visual—on wine, spirits and cocktails, and the culture that surrounds them.”

    Exploration
  13. Nowhere

    “In an age when stories are getting shorter and content dumbed-down, we are taking a different path.” Nowhere publishes longform and literary travel writing.

    Essay
  14. dapperQ

    DapperQ is a queer style magazine. “We inspire people of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender presentations to think differently about both queer fashion and beauty as art and visual activism, and ultimately have a deeper, more fulfilling relationship with style.”

    Fashion
  15. The Bikepacking Journal

    “Let our group of passionate contributors transport you to incredible dirt roads and trails in nearly every corner of the world.” The Bikepacking Journal is a collection of writing and photography from the team at Bikepacking.com.

    Exploration