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On-line Poetry Magazines/Literature Sites

Where possible the host country of the ezine will be shown by a code following the entry.

This is not meant to limit the possibility of submission as all magazines shown here accept submissions from around the world unless otherwise stated.    


2 River View    Since 1996, 2River has been a site of poetry, art, and theory, quarterly publishing The 2River View, and occasionally publishing individual authors in the 2River Chapbook Series submission guidelines. (US)

FourXFour  Editor: Colin Dardis, Quarterly online poetry journal, focusing exclusively on new poetry from Northern Ireland.  (UK)
Abramelin  - blog journal (US)

ABCTales - More short story and forum based now. (UK)

After Tournier' seeks original poems from quality writers. The url is Submission guidelines are on the website  (Canada)

Agnieszka's Dowry  Poetry e-zine from A Small Garlic Press.(not updated in some time)  (US)

Alba - a journal of short poetry. poetry 12 lines or less. (US)

Allegro Poetry Magazine -   accepts poems up to 40 lines in length. Published twice a year, Autumn and Spring. (UK)

Alice Blue Review - twice yearly  (406) (US)

A Little Poetry - ezine that includes a place for poets to store their own pages. (US)

Ancient Heart  - Based in Sydney, Ancient Heart Magazine is a continuation of the former UK poetry magazine in a new format. The mag is now in blog format and submissions are to be made by leaving a comment on the last entry to appear. Editor Richard James van der Draay . Looking for eclectic, passionate and surprising poems.

Angle Journal of Poetry in English is a twice-yearly, form-friendly online venue.   The Journal is published in pdf format. (UK)

Antiphon.  published four times a year.  best in contemporary poetry, and feature reviews and articles with an emphasis on UK poetry and reviews of small press publications.   Submission is online - please see website for guidelines.  (UK) 

Arsenic Lobster -  (US)

Ascent Aspirations - Poetry and fiction with a dark edge. (Canada) (22505)

Ashvamegh - Journal of English literature  (India)
Atavic Poetry - specialising in traditional poetry styles, fixed-verse poems, and poetry translations. We also feature articles on the subject of poetry and poems from the public domain (UK)

Bareback literary Magazine publish every month, aresponse time 3-6 weeks, we accept email submissions ~

To submit to our magazine the submission guidelines can be read at  (USA)

Bare Hands Poetry - The link is here -  - Contemporary poetry from around the world. Ten poems will be published each month.…(UK)

Beltway - Poetry quarterly - (USA)

Beyond The Pale  - email magazine - editor - Joshua Hamilton (UK)

Big Bridge - ezine of Big Bridge Press  Editor: Michael Rothenberg (USA)  Box 870, Guerneville, CA 95546. we only accept e-mail submissions

Big Pond Rumours - see website for submission and contest details.  (CAN)
Blackbox Manifold for innovative poetry with 'prose, narrative, or sequences in its sights.   (UK)

The Black Market Review, Edge Hill University’s literary e-journal, invites submissions of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, essays, art, photography, translations, and book reviews for its inaugural issue. Please email submissions and a brief bio to  

Blart Magazine - Magazine for inovative poetry.    (UK)

BlazeVOX 2K4    Post Avant Poetries and Fiction.   (USA)  (307)

The Blue Hour Magazine.        (USA)
Boats Against The Current Magazine  literary magazine that publishes undiscovered, unappreciated and unpublished writers and poets.  (UK) 
BMP Press - New Zeeland on-line mag encourages local as well as international submissions. (New Zeeland) (406)
Bone Orchard Poetry - Blogmag bleak/ surreal/ the dark/ absurd and the experimental. (Ireland)
Brain of Forgetting - Submissions of graphic literature and visual art are also welcome. Please view for full guidelines before submitting.  (Ireland)

Boxcar Poetry Review - Seeks top quality poetry, artwork, photography, interviews, and reviews.  (USA)   (906)  

Butchers Dog Magazine - biannual poetry magazine, founded in the North East of England.   (UK)
The Camel Saloon is an online poetry bar located at:   The joint opened in May 2010 and publishes in the United States on a rolling basis.  The beer is cold, the whiskey Irish, and the door is always open for submissions.  Send one to three poems, short prose pieces or other material in the body of an email to  Dromedaries, malcontents and jewels in the world are welcome. (USA)
Canopic Jar - In English and French - reading periods apply.   (USA)
Cerise Press Literary Journal  featuring artists and writers in English and translations, with an emphasis on French and Francophone works. (USA)
Century 121 - Wordpress blog magazine   (UK)

Cha - dedicated to publishing English literature from and about Asia.  Means of Submission:   (China)

Clear Poetry -  Describes itself as "Accessible. Approachable. Astonishing".  (UK)

Clickable Poems An Electronic Hypertext Linking Poetry, History and Culture. This is an e-journal featuring new poems and translations, updated listings of traditional poems, and a resource for anyone interested in the history of poetry in its various media (i.e., oral, script, print, or electronic).  (USA

The Compass - The Compass is a new issue-based online poetry magazine, edited by Lindsey Holland and Andrew Forster, with Kim Moore as Reviews Editor. (UK)

Contemporary Poetry Review - Devoted to poetry criticism (USA)

Corium Magazine -     New issues will run in March, June, September and December.   (USA)

The Cortland Review An Online Literary Quarterly in RealAudio™ with monthly features and interviews. (USA)

The Critical Flame - To encourage intelligent, in-depth public discussion about literature and culture.  (USA)

Dalityapi is a monthly ezine that features contemporary Philippine poetry. Also welcomes poetry submissions from international poets and literati. (Philippines)

Dandelion Farm Review - blogzine (USA)
Dark Fountain Journal - PDF journal   (USA).
Ditch Poetry  (UK)
Dreaming Methods - The site features experiments in animated and multimedia writing and poetry. Editor:Andy Campbell (UK)
The Drunken Boat online magazine of international poetry and translation. Editor: Rebecca Seiferle   (USA).   
Ducts - (USA).

Eclectica - Quarterly - guidelines    (USA)(USA).

Empty Mirror  Updated on a continuous basis, as we receive new material. Includes poetry, essays, reviews, interviews, & literary/arts news, and the Beat Generation. Submit online. Since 2000.   (USA).

Fade poetry journal - available online and in print around parts of Staffordshire.  Invite submissions from anywhere. Entries can be e-mailed to or posted. No more than four submissions per entry. For postal address and more information,  visit' - Stanford University based literary ezine. (USA)

The Fairfield Review - (archive only)  (USA)

The Fenland Reed -  New East Anglian literary magazine. It will be published biannually.   (UK)
The first cut is an online journal based in Ireland which welcomes submissions from anywhere in the world. It is modelled on the better aspects of a writer's group - friendship, encouragement and criticism that is genuinely constructive. It is published bi-monthly but the comment section is open to subscribers on a rolling basis. Submission is by e-mail to and the journal can be browsed at:    (Ireland)

First Thought - Publishes short verse, prose poems and haibun, two to three times monthly.  (USA)

Flannel  accept all form, styles, voices but are seeking particularly minimalist poetics.submit by e-mail to    (UK)

FleetingMagazine  - You can also follow us at   (UK)
FourXFour  Editor: Colin Dardis, Quarterly online poetry journal, focusing exclusively on new poetry from Northern Ireland.  (UK)

Frigg Magazine A magazine of fiction and poetry. Edited by Ellen Parker. Email subs accepted. (USA)

Gangway Literary Magazine - International magazine based in Australia and Austria   (Australia)
Gemini Magazine - Open for submissions  (USA)

Ginosko Literary Journal - - short run print magazine in San Fransisco area posted as an emag.  (USA)

Glass - Open for submissions  (USA)

The Great Gromboolian Plain  is a blog devoted to new nonsense poetry and prose in English. Submissions are accepted at any time and the blog is updated as submissions are accepted. Please e-mail submissions to:  (UK)

Gutter Eloquence Magazine - Adult  (USA)

Haggard and Halloo - a venue for poets to post and have others read their work Editor: Travis Catskull (USA)

Hamilton Stone Review - An excellent magazine. (USA)

Here and Now - a mix of older poems by well known poets with work from newer poets.   (USA)

Hermes Poetry Journal We're open to all poems, but will favor poems about an epithet, no matter how ambiguous, relating to Hermes. (UK)

Heron's Nest (The) - Haiku journal. March, June, September, and December each year. (USA)

Horse Less Review - check to see if open for submissions - (USA)

Istanbul Review - Poetry short stories, articles.   (Turkey)

Jacket 2 - The new Jacket - editor now - Al Filreis at the University of Pennsylvania (USA)
Junction-box  -  Poets, primarily, but also other kinds of artist, contribute prose pieces on any subject of interest to them, personal, political, artistic, cosmological...  the field is entirely open. 
Submissions at this stage are by invitation only, but post comments on the relevant pages.

The Lake  dedicated to publishing all forms of poetry by new and established poets. Book reviews will also be featured.   (UK)

La Petite Zine a magazine of poetry, essays, flash-fiction and drama hosted at Free verse preferred, but open to genre and style. Tom Hartman (USA)

Light Quarterly  Welcome to Light, a quarterly of light and occasional verse, squibs, satire, puns, and word-play - Check website for details. (USA)

Like Starlings -     The site gets poets talking in poems. The idea is that poets who don’t know each other – and who may be very different –  are paired. They begin with a poem by one of them and then write poems back and forth, each responding to the last, until there are two new poems by each poet, and a conversation of five. Poems are published on the site as they are written. (309)  (UK)
Locust Magazine - (USA).

London Grip - "a cultural omnibus providing intelligent reviews of current shows, events and books, well-argued articles on the widest range of topics, an exhibition space for cross-media arts and an in-house poetry magazine with its own editor." We intend to refresh the poetry page about every three months and submissions should be sent to (UK)

Long Exposure Magazine  Our website, including full submissions guidelines, can be viewed here:   (UK)

Los - contemporary poesy and art. Editors: Virginia M. Geoffrey, I.B. Scrood, P.N. Bouts, M. Peel (USA)

Memorious: A Forum for New Verse and Poetics an online literary journal that can be found online at

Message in a Bottle - a new online poetry magazine. It will be published twice yearly in a Spring/Summer and Autumn/Winter edition. Seeking submissions of poetry of any length that displays a virtuoso use of language and subject matter that draws attention to the unusual or overlooked. Send your work to

mgversion2.>datura   Mauvaise graine – a literary magazine – was created in Cirencester, UK in 1996 and became mgversion2>datura in 2002.   ISSN: 1365 5418.

Submissions to be sent to

Check its blog, visit its Lulu spotlight,

like its Facebook page:, and follow it on  Twitter:  (UK - FRANCE)   

Milk - Editor: Larry Sawyer (USA)

Miracle e-zine is a bi- monthly magazine for writers. It seeks submissions in poetry, fiction, art/photography and non-fiction occasionally. (India)

Mirror View Journal    -  journal from India featuring poetry, fiction and non-fiction and will be published quarterly. (India)
Muddy River Poetry Review -  competitions - reading times May/June - Oct/Nov   (USA)

MUDLARK An Electronic Journal of Poetry & Poetics. Never in and never out of print... E-mail:    (USA)

Muse India edited by GSP Rao (India)

Neon -  formally Four Volts Magazine, publishes linguistically innovative poetry.   (UK)

Niche Magazine - Publishes original and previously unpublished fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, short shorts, and artwork. (USA)
Northern Cardinal Review - a blog based magazine for North American writers.     (USA) welcomes submissions from poets, and features political, innovative and just plain weird poetry.   Poetry Editor: Todd Swift  (see Poetry Kit interview) (UK)

On Barcelona is gratefully accepting work sent to with your name and On Barcelona in your subject line--On Barcelona (USA)

One Throne Magazine  published quarterly (Canada)
Out of nothing - features new works in image, sound, text and the digital arts, as well as works located at the intersections between these media.   (USA)

Peeking Cat Poetry Magazine - publish poetry and flash fiction, with the magazine available as both a hard copy and a free downloadable PDF. (UK)

Poetix - Larry Jaffe in conjunction with Next and Tebot Bach runs a site dedicated to the poetry scene in South California. (USA)

Poetry Daily - interviews, poems and general poetry information. (USA) is a new online magazine of poetry, place and informatics.  (UK)
Poetry Pacific  Biannual (CAN)
Poetry Super Highway strives to be the most extensive directory of poetry/writing related websites, aiming to expose as many people to as many other people's poetry as possible. (USA)

Poets' Graves - not a who's who but a who's buried where, put together by Cameron Self. (UK)

Prague Revue - We publish online with a complementary print series coming next year. All submissions via , visit our website for submission guidelines.
Pulsar Poetry Magazine Editor: David Pike - (UK)
Randomly  Accessed  Poetics  - Blog magazine - (USA)
Really System - Published quarterly online, with a print supplement released annually.  (USA)
The Recusant - Editor Alan Morrison - Non-conformist poetry, prose, polemic, reviews, articles. The Recusant seeks to provide a home for contemporary writing that goes against the grain, in subject moreso than style. Socially-inclined work with a leftfield slant particularly welcome. Visit website for submission guidelines.   (UK)

Red Ceilings    publishes submitted poetry.

Reds Ochre Lit   -  Primary goal is to showcase the work of experienced authors, we will feature emerging writers in each issue as well.  To help give this new population of writers a voice, we will randomly select one individual to interview about his/her journey to publication. We are a multicultural journal and we venerate voices from around the world. We take pride in national and international writers, whose work is both innovative and captivating. We are currently open for submissions. Detailed submission guidelines can be found on the website.

The Richmond Review - Archive only not updating site.  The Richmond Review was established by novelist Steven Kelly in October 1995 as the UK's first literary magazine to be published exclusively on the World Wide Web. Contains poetry, short stories and reviews.   (UK)

RiverLit  - publishes twice a year in April and October, online and print.  (USA)

Roadkill Zen - An online occasional journal highlighting contemporary poetry, flash fiction, cultural essays, and creative non-fiction.   (USA)

Scrittura Magazine  -    a platform to showcase new and exciting writing from across the world.  (UK)

Semaphore is a US based literary magazine featuring earnest, gritty work that radically embraces identity, no matter how shaky its foundations.publishes online twice a week and produces two full-length print editions each year. The Summer 2015 print issue will include selected works from the online content as well as previously unpublished art and writing. (USA)

Sentinel Poetry (online) ISSN 1479-425X Free-to-view Magazine monthly features poems, interviews, essays, competitions and links to great poetry sites. Published by Sentinel Poetry Movement since December 2002.  Editor: Nnorom Azuonye (UK)

Shadowtrain bi-monthly gathering of poems, translations, articles and other writings   (UK)

Snakeskin - a nice looking site which claims to be "always looking for new work of quality."
Editor: George Simmers

SNR  - A literary journal of prose and poetry, founded in 1999. (USA)  (606)

soundsRite - a journal of new media writing and sound - looking for new exciting material to publish.   - (Australia)

Spadina Literary Review  three editions each year.  (CAN)

Streetcake Magazine - Innovative and visual poetry (UK)

Stride Magazine - October 2000 After 33 issues as a poetry magazine, four issues as an 'occasional arts journal', and a few years gap Stride magazine welcomes you back to its new incarnation as a webzine. The editor, Rupert Loydell, welcomes submissions of 4 or 5 poems, short prose, reviews or articles. Please submit in the body of e-mails [not attachments] to or by snailmail [with SAE for reply] to Stride Magazine, 11 Sylvan Road, Exeter, Devon EX4 6EW
If in doubt about what you want to submit, ask first. E-mail to
Storm Cellar - Storm Cellar is a national literary arts magazine with a special emphasis on the Midwest, appearing in print and ebook editions.

Switchback is a publication of the Master of Fine Arts in Writing Program of the University of San Francisco (USA) (41105)

The Drunken Boat online magazine of international poetry and translation. Editor: Rebecca Seiferle (Ireland)

The 2River View Editor: Richard Long (USA)

Triggerfish Critical Review, - email subs only. publishes poetry online and critques - (USA)

Turbine - New Zeeland on-Line literary journal published annually.   (New Zeeland)  (406)

Uneven Floor. An independent poetry magazine. Please watch your step. (Australia)

Verse-Virtual - update: monthly, email submissions to  (USA)
VerseWrights - Blog mag of regularly posted poems (USA) 
Venus in Scorpio Poetry E-Zine, located in Hollywood, California, USA ( (USA)
Verbatim - found poetry.  (UK)

Wax Poetry and Art -   Wax Poetry and Art is an online magazine that publishes poetry, fiction, visual art, photography, and spoken word by Canadian residents.  Submissions by email to  (CAN)

Woodwork - Petzine from Perth, Australia. Interested in receiving submissions from language poets and anything fresh from anyone with a creative bent. Editor Allan Boyd. (AUSTRALIA)

Word Bohemia - Webzine publishes poetry, flash fiction, articles, and writing challenges. Publishes a digital journal.  (UK)

Word for Word - New writing  - (USA)

Ygdrasil, A Journal of the Poetic Arts is not so much an ezine as a magazine that publishes only via the internet, and is best read by downloading and printing. Submissions by e-mail are welcome to Editor: Klaus Gerken (Canada)

Zoomorphic Animals and wildlife  (UK)

Zygote in my coffee - Adult material. (USA)




42opus - (archive only)   (US)

Abalone Moon  - (archive only)  - (US)
Abramelin  - blog journal (US)
Absent magazine   (archive only)      (US)

Amaze    (archive only) Cinquains.  (US)

Ambassador Poetry Project - (archive only)    (US)

Big Ugly Review  (archive only) (USA)

Born Magazine  -  (archive only)  (USA)    

Caffeine Destiny   -  (archive only)    (USA)

ChickenBones (archive only) (USA)

Conte   (archive only) (USA)

crocodile  -  (archive only)    (UK)
Ekleksographia(archive only)    (Japan)

The Fairfield Review - (archive only)  (USA)

Foliate Oak - (archive only) (USA)

Hit and Run - (archive only)   (USA)
The  Hour of Lead - (archive only)    (UK)
HOW2 (archive only)  (USA)

Jack  (archive only)   (USA)

Jacket    (archive only)  (Australia)

Lighten up online - (archive only)     (UK)

Litter Magazine  - (archive only)     (UK)

Mindfire Renewed - (archive only) - (USA)

Mini mag - (archive only) -    (USA)

The Missing Slate (archive only)  (Islamabad)

The Morpo Review  - (archive only).  (USA)

Muses Review - (archive only)    (USA)

New Linear Perspectives   (archive only) (UK)
No Tell Motel -   (archive only) (USA)
Numinous Spiritual Poetry  - (archive only)   (UK)

Osprey Journal. - (archive only)  (UK)

Parthenon West Review - (archive only)  (USA)
Past Simple - (archive only) (USA)  

Pea Green Boat - (archive only)  (USA)

The Penniless Press (archive only)  (UK) 

Perihelion - (archive only) (USA)

The Poem - (archive only) (UK - IRELAND)

PoetrSz - (archive only) (USA)
Poets on Adoption. - (archive only)  (UK)

Pores   (archive only). (UK)

Pregnant Moon Review - (archive only)  (USA)
Press 1 - (archive only)  (USA)

Quill & Parchment  - (archive only)    (USA)

Raving Dove - (archive only)   (USA)

Readings (archive only)   (UK)

The Salt River Review  (archive only) (USA)

Sassafras Literary Magazine   (archive only)   (USA)
The Sandstar Review   (archive only)  (USA)

Segue - (archive only)   (USA)

Shit Creek Review  - (archive only)  (UK - Australia)

Slope - (archive only)   (USA)

The South Townsville micro poetry journal  (archive only)  (Australia)
Stellar Showcase Journal    (archive only)   (Canada)
Symmetry Pebbles  (archive only)  (UK)

Tendril Literary Magazine  (archive only) (USA)

Thieves Jargon - (archive only) (USA)

Troubadour 21.  - (archive only) (USA)

Tryst -  (archive only)   (USA)

TYPO - (archive only)  (USA)

Umberella  -  (archive only)  (USA)

Write Me a Metaphor   (archive only) (Bahrain)