Publishing opportunities

Looking to publish your work?  Click here for the latest call for submissions.

Looking to research potential venues for publication?  Then check out these archives, databases and review sites to learn:

  • → which journals and websites are taking submissions
  • → what journals, websites, and magazines pay
  • → who, what, and when they publish
  • → when contests are offered
  • → how to submit

Take the time to target the right publications for your writing. These resources will help.

The Review Review reviews reviews.  Figure out which literary journals to read and where to submit.  This site contains lots of reviews, tips and other resources for writers. You might even review a literary journal for them.

Duotrope Digest boasts over 3,000 journals in its database.  Though they focus on fiction and poetry, most of the journals you’ll find here accept nonfiction, too.

Luminary Writer’s Database helps you find markets, track submissions and chart your writing habits.  Keep track of where and when you submit your work.  The service is free and comes with a widget for your desktop.

The Council of Literary Magazines and Presses (CLMP) serves member publishers and presses. Survey the literary landscape from the mother ship.

Writers Market tells you “where and how to sell what you write.”  Many of its services are subscription only.  SCAD libraries have hard copies of the market listings. offers even more news, information and guides to literary magazines, alternative periodicals, independent record labels, alternative newsweeklies, independent bookstores, independent publishers and more.

Mr. Magazine chronicles the birth of new periodicals. Get in touch with editors who are looking to build stables of fresh talent.

Mediabistro  helps students, writers, editors and other media professionals advance their careers. Search their comprehensive database of industry jobs, internship postings, freelance opportunities, and industry news.

SCAD Writing compiles the latest calls for submissions. Subscribe for timely announcements.

Aint-Bad Magazine, a photo magazine based in Savannah, often seeks essays as well.

Other opportunities:
BuzzFeed Emerging Writers Fellowship

Brown Foundation Fellows Program

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