Literary Links

This is a list of hybrid and experimental online and print literary endeavors that do not adhere to traditional models (magazines, publishers, booksellers), but that still meet a number of other criteria for recommendation here.


General | Lit Mags | Indie Booksellers
Media | Poets and Writers


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Abramelin poetry

Academy of American Poets

AEROGRAM postcard poetry, art

Airplane Reading nonfiction

Alltop: Publishing Books Omnivoracious

American Poetry Dot Biz How Do Poetry Scenes Work

The Ampersand poetry, fiction, nonfiction

A-Minor stories in the chord of am

Animal poetry, fiction, nonfiction

Anti- poetry

Apropos Literary Journal poetry, prose, art, photography

Architrave Press poetry

Art Faccia quickies, interviews, reviews, essays, fiction, comics

asinine poetry

The Association of Writers & Writing Programs AWP

Atavic Poetry poetry

Authonomy - Helping writers get published


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B O D Y poetry. prose. word.

The Bakery poetry

The Barnstormer to celebrate the intersection of sports and humanity with good writing

Beguile poetry, fiction, nonfiction, lyrics, novel excerpts

BiblioBuffet books, book reviews

The Big Read

Birthdays of Poets poetry, reviews

Black Heart reading writing rebellion

Blast Furnace poetry

Book Browse

Bookhugger (UK)

Bookwire - Bowker

Bookworm - KCRW

Boxing the Octopus

Burrow Press Review fiction, nonfiction, columns, serials, interviews, book reviews


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Canadian Magazines blog

Cease, Cows flash fiction, prose poetry

The Center for Book Arts

Champion of Birds poetry

Cheap Pop micro-fiction

The Coachella Review poetry, fiction, nonfiction, screenplay

Confettifall stories the length of a tweet

Connu curated new stories by top new writers

Contemporary Poetry Review poetry criticism

Council of Literary Magazines and Presses [CLMP]

Creative Writing Contests

Crunchable Life in Little Bytes

Culture Watch Sojourners blog

Cybersoleil poetry, fiction, nonfiction, art, photos, recipes, book reviews


D - E
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The Danforth Review fiction

Dead Flowers A Poetry Rag

Dead Mule poetry, fiction, essays

Delphi Quarterly An online journal of interviews with writers of prose and poetry

the dictionary project nonfiction, fiction, and poetry inspired by bibliomanced dictionary words

District poetry, fiction, art

Dreaming Methods media fiction

Drunk Monkeys fiction, poetry, reviews, interviews, essays

Eastown Fiction fiction [o]

Emerald Bolts flash fiction

escarp Twitter poetry, fiction, nonfiction

Essay Daily Not Really So Daily

Eunoia Review poetry, fiction, nonfiction

Every Day Fiction Short fiction in your inbox, Daily!

Everyday Genius poetry, fiction

Every Day Poets poetry

Exit Strata poetry, fiction, art

Extract(s) poetry, fiction, nonfiction, excerpts


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Federation of BC Writers

Fickle Muses poetry, fiction, reviews, essays, art

Fiction Vortex speculative fiction, reviews

Flexible Persona fiction, nonfiction, audio

Flyover Country Review fiction, poetry, nonfiction, visual art, photography

Freshly Hatched nonfiction

Full Grown People essays

Fwriction : Review fiction


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Glimpse Your stories from abroad


Great Writers Steal

The Green Skeptic blogging the new green economy


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HEArt Online fiction, poetry, nonfiction, drama, art, music, video

Heron Tree poetry online & bound annually

Hirschworth poetry, fiction, nonfiction, art

Hitherto (Thailand) poetry, essay, stories, artwork

HOOT a postcard review of {mini} poetry and prose

How a Poem Happens Contemporary Poets Discuss the Making of Poems

Howl poetry, fiction, nonfiction, art, interviews, reviews


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Identity Theory poetry, fiction, essays, interviews, reviews, political musings, art


IndieReader New Authors, Self-Published Books

Inpress Books UK - The Online Bookstore for Independent Publishers

Iron Gall Press poetry, fiction, nonfiction, art, photography


J - K
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Jacket2 articles, reviews, interviews, discussions and collaborative responses

The Joe Mildord Poetry Show

The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts Weekly posts of micro fiction, flash fiction, prose poetry, compressed poetry & visual arts

Joyland short fiction

Knee-Jerk fiction, nonfiction

Keyhole poetry, fiction, miscellany

Kweli Journal fiction, nonfiction, poetry, photography, interview

Kindling poetry, prose, black & white art


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The Lascaux Review poetry, fiction, nonfiction, art

The Letter Project

Letras Latinas Blog literary program of the Institute for Latino Studies, University of Notre Dame


Literary Matters

Litquake San Francisco's Literary Festival

The Loft Literary Center

The Lost Country poetry, fiction, translation, reviews


M - N
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Mad Hatters' Review Blog poetry, flash fiction

Magazines Canada - Consumer

Michael Kimball Writes Your Life Story (on a postcard) *

Minds on Music

Misfit Magazine poetry

mixer literary genre

The Monarch Review Seattle's literary & arts magazine

Motionpoems Moving Poems. Moving.

Mouse Tales Press poetry, fiction

The Mustard Seed Risk poetry, fiction, nonfiction, art


National Poetry Map

The New Verse News poetry

New York Dreaming

New York State Literary Tree

A Newbie's Guide to Publishing *

Northern Poetry Review (Canada) poetry, interviews, reviews

Not Your Eyes fiction, nonfiction


O - P
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OccuPoetry poets supporting economic justice

The Ofi Press poetry, fiction, reviews

Open Letters Monthly - an Arts and Literature Review

Our Stories fiction

PR Newswire: Books

Paper Tape fiction, nonfiction, reviews, interviews, art

Papercuts poetry, fiction, articles, interviews, reviews

Papirmasse art, writing

PARAGRAPHITI fiction, poetry, nonfiction, translation, artwork

PEN American Center *

Peace Corps Writers

Places for Writers *

Playerist poetry, fiction, art

Poem Elf

Poetry@Princeton » Contemporary Poetry Colloquium

Poetry24 news-related and topical poetry

Poetry Breakfast poetry

The Poetry Foundation

Poetry Pacific poetry

The Poetry Storehouse poems for creative remix

Poets & Writers

Poets House

Poets In Need

POST NO ILLS book reviews, interviews, multimedia

Post Poetry MFA Support for Poetry MFA Graduates

The Postcard Press poetry, prose

Powell's Books Author Interviews

Poydras Review poetry, fiction, nonfiction, art

Prague Review

Pub Rants

The Public Domain Review curated collection of pieces that fall in the public domain


Q - R
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Quill & Quire

Radius poetry, prose

Ray's Road Review poetry, fiction

RealPoetik poetry

rebecca's pocket

Recommended Reading interviews with writers

Red Lemonade

Redux Work worth a second run

Referential Magazine poetry, fiction, nonfiction

Resources for New Poets

The Review Lab Columbia College Chicago


Rooster Moans Poetry Cooperative


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Safety Pin Review A weekly of short fiction

Sawmill poetry, fiction, graphic stories

Saxifrage Press monthly poetry, fiction, art

Scratch relationship between writing, money, and life

Sequestrum flash fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art

SF Signal - A Science Fiction Blog

The Shatzkin Files

She Writes

Shelf Awareness

Six Questions For…

Slow Muse about the raw material that influences a visual artist

Slow Trains poetry, fiction, essays

Small Press Blog Your guide to independent publishing *

Small Press Distribution

Small Press Picks recommended fiction titles from small presses

Smashwords Blog

Smokebox poetry, fiction, essays, culture, music, sports, photography

Sliptongue Magazine erotic fiction

Spinozablue poetry, fiction, nonfiction, reviews, music, video

Spork poetry, fiction

The Squalor Review poetry, fiction, art

Storyacious nonfiction, fiction, poetry, alternative

SunDryed Affairs an online nonfiction magazine

Symmetry Pebbles poetry


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TeleRead Bring the E-Books Home

Tell Us A Story Stories about true things community literary website

tinywords haiku, poetry

Trickhouse poetry, prose, visual art, video, sound, interviews

throughthe3rdeye reviews, interviews, and poetry by Michigan poets

Trop criticism, interviews, essays, podcasts, poetry, fiction, nonfiction

Truck n. a self-propelled vehicle for carrying goods

Turks Head Review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, music, video

Two Words Center for the Art of Translation


U - V - W
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Untitled, with Passengers poetry

Verity La (Australia) Be Brave

VIDA Women in Literary Arts audio poetry through voicemail

The Volta multimedia project of poetry, criticism, poetics, video, conversation, interviews

Weekly Hubris Progressive International Commentary

WhiskeyPaper Drink Words.

Wild Violet poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, art, reviews, interviews

WIPs Works (of fiction) in Progress

WOW! Women On Writing

Web Del Sol

The Whistling Fire An open forum where fresh voices can share creative works in progress.

Wordrunner eChapbooks

Words Without Borders

Work Stew a collection of Essays and Interviews

The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

The Writers' Block KQED weekly reading series


X - Y - Z
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Zouch Magazine

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3:AM Magazine interviews, fiction, poetry, music, criticism, nonfiction

3 Quarks Daily

100 Word Story prose poetry, prose, essays, interviews, photo stories

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