Magazines, Journals & On-line Publications

Aerogramme Writer’s Studio has produced a list entitled ‘Publication Opportunities for Writers: March and April 2015′. It covers a huge range of places where you may be able to submit work and is international in its scope. http://www.aerogrammestudio.com/2015/02/12/publication-opportunities-for-writers-march-april-2015/
… and here is another list they have produced of ’12 Literary Magazines for New & Unpublished Writers’. http://www.aerogrammestudio.com/2014/10/29/12-literary-magazines-for-new-and-unpublished-writers/

If you came along to the talk by Ambit magazine you will be familiar with the sort of things they are looking for.  Here is the link to their submissions page. http://www.ambitmagazine.co.uk/submit/

Aquila is a magazine aimed at children aged 8-12 years.  There is information for authors considering submitting on the ‘Contact’ page. https://www.aquila.co.uk/

Blowing Raspberries is a new literary journal based in Belfast.  Their mission is to produce a literary journal that people will smile at. http://blowingraspberries.org/

Booktrust have a good list of magazines that may be open to submissions. They also have writing tips, reviews, news and events. http://www.booktrust.org.uk/books/adults/short-stories/magazines/

Dirge Magazine is looking for speculative fiction with a dark angle. https://dirgemagazine.submittable.com/submit/39003

Pennyshorts is a new site dedicated to short stories – readers will pay a small fee to download single stories or can take out an annual subscription.  The site launches in April 2015 and is open to submissions. http://pennyshorts.com/

The poets among you might like to take a look at this list of poetry magazines from The Poetry Shed – it looks pretty comprehensive. https://abegailmorley.wordpress.com/anthologies-and-magazine/

The new literary magazine, Shooter, publishes in January and July with each edition having a theme.  Once the publication becomes established they hope to publish more frequently.  Issue #1 is on sale now and they are taking submissions for Issue #2 on a theme of ‘Union’. http://shooterlitmag.com/submissions/

Short Fiction, The Visual Literary Journal, welcomes submissions between September and December for publication in the following autumn.  Plenty of time to prepare for this one! http://www.shortfictionjournal.co.uk/?page_id=29

During their excellent presentation as part of the Winchester Reading Series, the good folk at Ambit recommended Shortstops as a good place to look for information about publishing opportunities. There is lots to look at on this site. http://shortstops.info/literary-magazines-that-publish-short-stories/

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