UPDATED: April 24, 2021
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.
|Anti-Heroin Chic||Fast response|
|Consequence Forum||Themed, paying|
|Glass: Poets Resist||On temporary hiatus as of April 2021|
|Golden Walkman: Tapes From The Outside||Always open, fast response|
|Headline Poetry Press||Reprints ok|
|Light Poetry Magazine||Poems of the Week, deadline Fridays at noon PT|
|Misfit Quill||Always open|
|Mineral Lit Magazine|
|Mobius: The Journal of Social Change||Themed|
|New Verse News||No sim subs, fast response|
|Poets Reading the News|
|Rat’s Ass Review|
|Rise Up Review|
|The Good Men Project|
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