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  1. The Offing

    The Offing is a literary magazine that publishes writing in all genres and art in all forms. It actively seeks out work that experiments and provokes, and supports emerging writers and those who are marginalized in literary spaces.

    Art
  2. Uncanny Magazine

    A sci-fi and fantasy magazine featuring passionate SF/F fiction and poetry, gorgeous prose, and provocative nonfiction from writers of every background. Uncanny believes there’s still plenty of room in the genre for tales that make you feel.

    Fiction
  3. Lost Balloon

    Specializing in flash fiction, flash nonfiction, and prose poetry under 1,000 words, Lost Balloon, a literary journal based in Chicago, shows good things can come in very small packages.

    Fiction
  4. Epiphany 2.0: N.K. Jemisin

    The official site of speculative fiction author N.K. Jemisin. A prolific author, Jemisin is the first black person to win the prestigious Hugo Award for best novel for The Fifth Season.

    Authors
  5. NonBinary Review

    NonBinary Review authors reinvent classic texts, from Grimm’s fairy tales to Sun Tzu’s The Art of War. Their short stories, creative nonfiction, poetry, and visual art interacts with the original work to fill in blanks, extend the story, and offer a fresh perspective.

    Fiction
  6. Penguin Roald Dahl

    On this Penguin site for the bestselling author, browse and sample new collections of Dahl’s short stories for adults: tales of intrigue, desire, greed, and fear. Discover Roald Dahl as you’ve never read him before.

    Authors
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  7. Place for the Stolen

    “Like that one guy said: Good writers borrow, great writers steal. Welcome to the place where all things have been lifted, looted, and otherwise pilfered.” Daily short fiction, set with creative type and color, from Jenny Maloney.

    Fiction
  8. Hawai`i Pacific Review

    Hawai`i Pacific Review is a literary journal based in Honolulu’s Hawai`i Pacific University, and has been publishing quality poetry, fiction, and essays since 1987.

    Essay
  9. Wild Ink

    On his blog, West Yorkshire-based novelist Richard Smyth publishes short stories and excerpts. His novels include Wild Ink, published in 2014, and his newest novel, Quays, which seeks backers through Unbound, the London-based crowdfunding publisher.

    Authors
  10. Word Shamble

    Lynn’s short and flash fiction spans a variety of genres and topics but is always warm, richly detailed, and deeply human.

    Fiction
  11. Visual Verse: A Journal of Art, Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction

    Each month, Visual Verse supplies a single image and invites authors to submit pieces of 50 to 500 words inspired by it. The catch? The piece must be written in one hour or less.

    Fiction
  12. Tipsy Lit

    Tipsy Lit is Ericka Clay’s creative portfolio for book news, short stories, writing inspiration, and publishing tips.

    Authors
  13. Literature and Libation

    Oliver Gray at Literature and Libation is a technical writer by day and beer drinker by night. He likes to brew, drink, and write about beer — preferably in that order.

    Fiction
  14. Animal: A Beast of a Literary Magazine

    At Animal — “a beast of a literary magazine” — contributors explore the ephemeral boundary between human and animal, domestic and wild. The magazine publishes one story, one poem, and one essay each month.

    Animals
  15. The Stockholm Review of Literature

    The Stockholm Review of Literature seeks to publish superlative literary fiction, poetry, essays, and art — especially short literary fiction, poetry suitable for lunchtime reading, and uncanny essays, interviews, and book reviews.

    Essay