Call for Submissions

16 lit mags/journals to send your current event poems

The listings below are literary magazines/journals that are known for taking poetry on current event topics.

These literary magazines/journals are listed alphabetically; some are currently accepting submissions, some are temporarily closed. I’ve also included whether or not it is a paying market in the notes column. These lit mags/journals also fit the following criteria:

  • Generally do not charge fees to submit (although some may charge fees for some types of submissions and for contests).
  • They accept poetry submissions.
  • All accept electronic submissions.
Lit Mag/Journal Web Site Notes Duotrope
Anti-Heroin Chic No sim subs
Consequence Magazine Themed, paying
Dissident Voice   n/a
Glass: Poets Resist
Golden Walkman Deadline 10th and 15th monthly
Headline Poetry Press
Love’s Executive Order – Themed n/a
Misfit Quill Always open  
Mineral Lit Magazine
Mobius: The Journal of Social Change Themed
New Verse News No sim subs
Poets Reading the News
Rat’s Ass Review
Rise Up Review
The Good Men Project
Writers Resist

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