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)

3rd muse Poetry Journal   Changing to quarterly, Any inquiries  to editor@3rdmuse.com. (AUS) (12305)

30 - Art and Poetry Magazine - Samuel Graber - Also has some event listings. (US)

42opus - innovative literature, art, design site.  Editor: Michael Leary (US)

Algebra of Owls   Publishes one poem every day,  A Yorkshire-based poetry e-zine dedicated to publishing engaging poetry from around the world on a daily basis, and promoting spoken word and poetry events in the Yorkshire region. Full submission guidelines and editorial policy can be found on the website. (UK) 

Absent magazine      (US)
Angelic Dynamo Magazine - magazine sellection chosen by readers votes.   (UK) 

ABCTales - More forum base now. (UK)

Ab-Ovo      (908)  (US)

Adagio Verse Quarterly Editor: Patricia Gomes (US)

Agnieszka's Dowry  Poetry e-zine from A Small Garlic Press. (US)

Aileron. Literary magazine edited by Ed Buffaloe. "Combines graphics with words to make a visual/verbal/intellectual feast". E-mail: edbuffaloe@unblinkingeye.com. Site loading difficulty. (US)

Aireings  - Aireings is a long time printed magazine which has gone online.  (UK)

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

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

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

Amaze     Dedicated to developing, promoting, and publishing cinquains. (22505) (US)

Ambulant     (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.

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

http://www.askaboutwriting.net/ is an Internet resource for writers in Ireland and Britain. Includes general writing news and news of writing, events, and competitions, in addition to a growing list of reviewed writer-relevant websites. Update every Saturday.
Editor: Brendan Nolan 138 Esker Lawns, Lucan, Co Dublin. Ireland
tel: (353) 01 628 11 25 email: news@askaboutwriting.net, (NO attachments please)

aucklandpoetry.com publishes poetry by a different local feature poet each month, as well as maintaining a live poetry gig guide, news, and links section. (New Zealand)

Babel Fruit An online journal for "writing under the influence", seeking literary responses to the other. Poetry, prose, creative nonfiction, fiction, reviews and "previews".      (108)  (Denmark)

Beltway - Poetry quarterly - (USA)

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

Big Bridge - ezine of Big Bridge Press  Editor: Michael Rothenberg (USA)

Big Toe Review  - Flash fiction and poetry.   (USA)  (506)

Big Ugly Review Flash fiction, short stories, poetry and non-fiction accepted. (USA) (31105)

Blackbox Manifold for innovative poetry with 'prose, narrative, or sequences in its sights.   (UK)  (708)

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 blackmarketreview@googlemail.com  

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

Blood Lotus    Blood Lotus welcome submissions from both established and emerging writers.  Poets: send 3-5 poems of free or formal verse.   (USA) 
The Blue Jew Yorker - Textual and visual expression by Jewish and non-Jewish authors. An assembly of poems, essays, visual art and conversation that vivify the elusive cultural space of New York.  (USA)  (161004)
BMP Press - New Zeeland on-line mag encourages local as well as international submissions. (New Zeeland)

Born Magazine  - An experimental venue marrying literary arts and interactive media,  (USA)   (506)  

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

Buddhist Poetry Review is a quarterly online journal dedicated to publishing fresh and insightful Buddhist poetry.  Our vision encompasses the full spectrum of Buddhism, and we welcome submissions from authors who write from any perspective.

Caffeine Destiny   - Check website to see if they are accepting submissions.    (USA)  (506)

centrifugalforces - e-zine for mobile 'phone users. Editor: Andy Wilson centrifugalforces@hotmail.com (UK)

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

ChickenBones - African-American web site. Editor: Rudolph Lewis (USA)

The Cleave - update: at least weekly submit by email.  address for subscriptions and submissions: cleavepoetry@gmail.com  This is a webzine for a new poetic form: cleave poetry.    (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 is an issue-based online poetry magazine, edited by Lindsey Holland and Andrew Forster, with Kim Moore as Reviews Editor. 

http://www.thecompassmagazine.co.uk/  (UK) 

Conte an online journal of narrative writing. (USA)

Contemporary Poetry Review - Devoted to poetry criticism (USA)

Conversation  International Poetry. Quarterly  - Conversation is a project that attempts to create a truly international dialogue of philosophical poetry, sharing ideas and the unique nature of different languages across borders. Through a series of magazines in multiple languages, we hope to promote local poets while opening up the wider conversation,  magazines that place philosophy at the heart of poetry.  (UK)   (109)

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

Creature Magazine - Very innovative site and magazine  (UK)   (1006)

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

Dreaming Methods - The site features experiments in animated and multimedia writing and poetry. Editor:Andy Campbell author@digitalfiction.co.uk (UK)

The Drunken Boat - (USA). (26205)

Eat a Peach Poetry Journal    - (USA).

Eclectica - Quarterly - guidelines (USA)

Failbetter.com - Stanford University based literary ezine. (USA)

The Fairfield Review - taking a short sabaticle will return soon, check website. (USA)

Finger Dance Festival - For those Facebook users out there, Fingerdance is also running a monthly micro poetry challenge called /w3:ds/

Check out Facebook group for more details:  http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=16441670082"

fine-words.com is an online magazine, featuring typography, poetry and essays on language and the philosophy of language, literature and design. Submissions are invited in any of the subject areas. They should be sent to editors@fine-words.com. (UK)

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

FlashPoint. Poetry, essays, fiction, graphics. E-mail: flpoint@hotmail.com (USA)

Foliate Oak - poetry and short story mag. Plus annual printed anthology. (19505) (USA)

Forage  Submission guidelines can be found at the site. Email  foragepoetry@gmail.com (UK)

Fox Chase Review    (908)   (USA)

Freebase Accordion Editor: Peter Manson (UK)

Frigg Magazine A magazine of fiction and poetry. Edited by Ellen Parker. Email subs accepted. (USA) (41105) (USA)

Ginosko Literary Journal - - short run print magazine in San Fransisco area posted as an emag.  (1006) (USA)

GutCult - Open for submissions  (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)
Hearsay Poetry Written by Lawyers, calls for submissions. Any subject, any form original poetry written by attorneys. Send up to three poems, cut and pasted into body of email(no attachments) to lilliankennedyesq@prodigy.net (USA)

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

The High Window,   quarterly online poetry journal (UK)
Horse Less Review - check to see if open for submissions - (USA)
HOW2 will focus on innovative reading/s-writing in answer to other writing, from opened perspectives & models. It will publish new works inside and out of the poem's genre; originals & reprints of essays; reflections, letters, journals, paragraphs, graphics; in-progress drafts, research, translations, alphabets, cross-overs.   Inquiries to: kfraser@sfsu.edu or jwbut894@aol.com 

inc A site that represents and promotes a number of poets (UK)

I Love Poetry Very mixed quality (USA)

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

Jack JACK Magazine is an offshoot of Beat Generation News.   Editors: Mary Sands and Michael Rothenberg. (USA)

Jacket A stylish Australian ezine edited by the leading Australian poet, John Tranter, who is interviewed elsewhere in The Poetry Kit.    (26704) (Australia)

La Petite Zine a magazine of poetry, essays, flash-fiction and drama hosted at Webdelsol.com. Free verse preferred, but open to genre and style. Tom Hartman modcon@concentric.net (USA)
Lighten up online - Light verse      (UK)

Litter Magazine  - Organic magazine updated regularly.  Part of Leafe Press site. (1006)      (UK)

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)

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

Lunarosity   Editor Wayne Crawford.    Lunarosity is a journal of contemporary poetry and prose. Authors are permanently archived. Recent book publications are listed.  A list of recommended sites will soon be added.  (USA) (41105)

mgversion2.>datura   Now two separate sections: one in French the other one in English. Sometimes, poems or short-stories from one of the sections are translated into English or French to be published in the other section.  I accept submission from anyone interested in poetry, literature, the arts, music...  Anyone can send poems, prose to mgversion2@free.fr and visit the web site at http://mgversion2.free.fr   (FRANCE)   (408)

Melisma  Bi-monthly, submit by e-mail (pdf or word document) Address for submissions: editor@theverbfori.co.uk.  We have a theme for every edition which the editor decides on.  (UK) (1008)

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

Mentress Moon - Archive only -. (UK)

Milk - Editor: Larry Sawyer (USA)

Mindfire Renewed - Archive only - (USA)

Mini mag - Archive only -   (26704) (USA)

Mississippi Review Themed issues (USA)

Molly Bloom  Poetry in the modernist tradition (UK)

Moloch   art, short prose and poetry         (IRE)

The Morpo Review  - Archive only -one of the earliest internet literary magazines.  (USA)

Motleys -   quarterly literary ezine with a comic slant. . e-mail geoffmills999@yahoo.com (UK)

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

MUGround - ezine and poetry community. Editor: K Paul Mallasch. (USA)

the muse apprentice guild - Archive only -   (USA)

Muses Review - Archive only - Online Journal of Literature and Arts from San Jose, California. (USA)

nidus - Archive only - a journal of contemporary art and literature published at the University of Pittsburgh. (USA)

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

Neonbeam - UK based e-zine produced as a quarterly PDF. Poetry, fiction and review submissions are welcome via e-mail (submit@neonbeam.org). The e-zine can be subscribed to for free on the homepage of the website. The poetry and fiction submission selected as Best Of Issue each quarter will receive a copy of the relevant poetry/fiction featured book. Submission guidelines are available on the website.   (707)   (UK)

No Tell Motel -   open for submissions.  (USA)
www.nthposition.com welcomes submissions from poets, and features political, innovative and just plain weird poetry.   Poetry Editor: Todd Swift  (see Poetry Kit interview) (26704) (UK)
Numbat Poetry Journal. West Australian production which features Australian poets but also includes a wide selection of English-language poets from other countries. Published every three months,
Editor: David Barnes

Octopus Magazine -  Reads poetry submissions at set times please see the details on their site.    (USA)   (908)

Osprey Journal. - submission 6 poems max in a word doc attatchment to the editor at osprey35@hotmail.co.uk   (UK)

Overland Express On-line literary journal of poetry, prose, hypertext. e-mail overland@vu.edu.au (Australia)

Past Simple -  (USA)   (908)

The Penniless Press is an online magazine publishing new and avant  garde poetry, ideas, literature, criticism, art, non-fiction, reviews and essays.  (606)   (UK) 

Perigee - Quarterly publication of the arts. (USA)

Perihelion - Archive only -  (USA)

The Poem - Archive only - Website dedicated to mainstream UK/Irish poetry set up by the writer Edward Barker, helped on the tech side by poet AB Jackson. No unsolicited poetry.


Poems Niederngasse Four magazines, English, Italian, German and Spanish plus a print published "best of". (11305) (Switzerland)

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

Poetry About Poetry - Archive -resource list of poems about poetry no longer accepting submissions (UK)

Poetry Daily - interviews, poems and general poetry information. (USA)

Poetry Kit Magazine  Poetry Kit's own on-site magazine. (UK)

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)

PoetrSz - demystifying mental illness.  Now on its fifth year, PoetrySz has featured work from all over the world (USA, UK, Canada, Denmark, Australia, etc.).
Three issues a year: March, July, November. Submissions email: poetrysz@yahoo.com . (10305)

Poetry Victims  Editor; ZZBaggins@AOL.com (USA)

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

Pores   AN AVANT-GARDIST JOURNAL OF POETICS RESEARCH - published by: the Contemporary Poetics Research Centre (CPRC), Birkbeck College. (UK)

Pregnant Moon Review - Published at least once a month, in accordance to full moon cycles pmr@cockcrowpress.com  We believe expression is vital to living, that is why we publish poets at all stages of their creative prowess. In the Pregnant Moon Review, well-known poets, little known poets, and unknown poets illuminate together.  We publish a printed edition when we inspire to, which is at least once a year.    (1107)   (USA)

Press 1 - 3 issues per year.  (USA)
Pulsar Poetry Magazine   editor: David Pike (UK)

Quill & Parchment  - A poetry magazine with some differences access by password from application on site. Sharmagne Leland-St. John Editor-in-Chief.   (27704) (USA)

Raunchland  - Archive - No further submissions. Editor: John Mingay (USA)

Raving Dove - three times yearly.   (606)    (USA)

Readings Response and Reactions to Poetries - a web-journal from the CPRC Birkbeck and the British Electronic Poetry Centre (BEPC) (20705) (UK)

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.  (907) (UK)

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)

Salt Magazine - John Kinsella’s Salt Magazine has been relaunched as a free online journal . (807) (UK)

The Salt River Review (USA)

Sage of Consciousness -  Archive -No new issues for some time. (41105) (USA)

Segue - online literary journal of Miami University-Middletown (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)

Shit Creek Review  - Original poetry, mostly witty, traditional or free verse. Also original short fiction and literary criticism. Email submission only.    (1006)   (UK - Australia)

Siren -  online literary and art journal (706)   (USA)

Slope - Archive -a journal of international poetry (no recent editions) (USA)

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)

Sound Eye  Trevor Joyce says of this new site: The content will focus on the innovative tendency in Irish poetry, featuring, for example, work by Brian Coffey (friend of Samuel Beckett and Thomas MacGreevy), younger poets such as Randolph Healy and Maurice Scully, and such poets of the Irish diaspora as Tom Raworth. There will also be a full range of supporting materials, including review and survey articles, bibliographies, and news of relevant readings, festivals and conferences. (11/3/99) (Ireland)

Stellar Showcase Journal -Publish online issue (ISSN 1911-1827) and print  (ISSN 1911-1819 ) quarterly.
Accepts emerging poets & writers worldwide for poetry, short stories and articles on writing.  Submissions guidelines on the website.  http://www.stellarshowcasejournal.com/sub.htm    (1006)  

Stirring : A Literary Collection c/o Erin Elizabeth, PO Box 2322, Providence, RI USA 02906. Phone: 401 867-5021 Monthly, online literary collection which prides itself in collecting the best of the web's burgeoning writers for publication. Typically it publishes a script, several short stories, and around ten poems each issue. (USA)

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 submissions@stridemagazine.co.uk 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 editor@stridemagazine.co.uk

Stimulus Respond - Published as PDF 

Stupid Poetry - comic verse website that accepts outside poetry contributions. Editor: Stephen Cree (UK)

Stylus Poetry Journal - bi-monthly ezine that features contemporary poetry, haiku and its related forms, articles, reviews and interviews. Based in Brisbane, Australia, it welcomes international submissions. Editor: Rosanna Licari. (Australia)

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

Tallulah Originally founded as part of the Cambridge University Creative Writing Society, Tallulah is now an online creative arts magazine. Publishes poetry, short prose, photography & artwork. E-mail submissions to tallulahpress@hotmail.com , preferably within body of email, not as attachments. Free back issues of the print version (while stocks last) can be requested by e-mail. Editor: Anita Sethi (UK)

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

The Page   Aims to gather links to the most interesting new poems and writing about poetry and ideas. The Page will be updated regularly.   (161004) (Blog-mag)

The 2River View Editor: Richard Long rlong@2River.org (USA)

Thief - Tribe's themed and illustrated creative writing micropublication.  (UK) 

Thieves Jargon - "We’re interested in finding stories about drifters and hustlers and dreamers finding beauty in things they never thought they would. Or stuff about fighting or gambling. Or about doin’ it. Being a great writer won’t be enough, you’re also going to have to tell a good story. Preferably one I could tell to my favorite bartender." (USA)

Thylazine - Australian-based mag edited by Coral Hull. Also available in e-mail form - email coralhull@thylazine.org with the subject line "Subscribe". (Australia)

Toad in mud - Archive -Does not appear to have been updated for some time.      (UK) 

Transparent Words -Ezine of Poetry and Comment. Transparent Words- ONE  published in January 2000. The magazine has been suspended and replaced with Poetry Kit Magazine  though occasional special editions are planned. (UK)

Triplopia - seeks well-crafted submissions of poetry, prose, and aesthetic discussions, as well as book, film, music and art reviews, and digital photography and artwork. (11305) (USA)

Tryst -  Archive -Not updated for some time.   (USA)

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

TYPO - Well produced simple layout.    (908)   (USA)

Valparalso Poetry Review - Valparaiso Poetry Review presents poems, interviews, and essays by new, emerging, or well-known poets. (505) (USA)

WARD 6 REVIEW,   Archive - No updates for a while  (1006)  (USA)

Western Writer's Centre, Ireland  Taking story and poetry submissions. Send to westernwriters@eircom.net     (Ireland)

White Leaf Review - new poems and reviews of poetry books and pamphlets. Accepting email submissions. (UK)   (506)

Why Vandalism  Monthly ezine.  Submissions by email to: submissions@whyvandalism.comAn online arts journal currently accepting submissions from visual artists and writers of poetry, fiction, and gonzo. Although, WV is open to all forms of writing and artwork. Always open for submissions. E-book publishing (CMS editing) and design for lengthier works   (707)    (USA)
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 for Word - New writing  - (USA)

Words-Myth Open for submissions. (US) (101005)

Write Me a Metaphor   Submission through email, after following the guidelines on the site. Write Me a Metaphor is updated quarterly. International submissions in English welcome. Email writemeametaphor@gmail.com. (Bahrain)   (607)

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 kgerken@synapse.net. Editor: Klaus Gerken (Canada)

Zygote in my coffee - Adult material. (USA)