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These book reviewers and magazine editors have been updated as noted at the end of any listing (10/10). If the contact is vital to you, verify the book reviewer's or editor's name and address before making submissions. Please send us any corrections or additions. Email JohnKremer@bookmarket.com. Thanks. Let's keep this list up-to-date for everyone.
Aesthetica Magazine, Cherie Federico, Editor, P O Box 371, York YO23 1WL, United Kingdom; 44-01904-479-168. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.aestheticamagazine.com. Motto: The art and culture magazine. Covers art, design, film, music, theatre, and literature (12/10).
Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, Dell Magazines, 267 Broadway, 4th Floor, New York NY 10007-2352. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.themysteryplace.com/eqmm. Monthly mystery with stories and book reviews (12/10).
Analog Science Fiction and Fact, Stanley Schmidt, Editor, Dell Magazines, 267 Broadway, 4th Floor, New York NY 10007-2352. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.analogsf.com. Monthly science fiction magazine, with some nonfiction articles on current and future science (12/10).
Arts & Letters, Georgia College & State University, College of Arts & Sciences, Campus Box 89, Milledgeville GA 31061; 478-445-1289. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://al.gcsu.edu. Biannual journal of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and one-act plays.
Asimov's Science Fiction, Dell Magazines, 267 Broadway, 4th Floor, New York NY 10007-2352. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.asimovs.com. Monthly magazine reviewing science fiction, fantasy, horror, and related titles.
Berkeley Fiction Review, 102 Hearst Gym MC #4500, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720-4500. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://bfictionreview.wordpress.com. Annual literary journal. Short fiction, experimental (11/14).
Bound Off, Ann Rushton and Kelly Shriver, Editors. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.boundoff.com. Monthly audio short-story magazine delivered as podcasts. All submissions via email (1/11).
Cahaba River Literary Journal, Marcella Simmons, Editor, 2413 Bethel Road, Logansport LA 71049; 318-564-6031. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://cahabariverliteraryjournal.wordpress.com. A new bimonthly literary magazine (1/15).
We need stories, poems, essays, and color and black and white photography on all subjects, in any form. ... Present to me your best works: I want to laugh, cry, be sad, get angry at the story or poem of just have fun sharing it with our readers.
Carpe Articulum Literary Review, Hadassah Broscova, Editor-in-Chief, P O Box 409, Lake Oswego OR 97034; 503-957-8025; Fax: 888-464-6308. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.carpearticulum.com. Motto: Journal of the Stars (movie stars, literary stars, etc.). Features poetry, novellas, articles, short fiction, interviews, and photography. They charge a reading fee (12/10).
Cimarron Review, 205 Morrill Hall, English Department, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater OK 74078. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://cimarronreview.okstate.edu. Quarterly review (12/10).
The Cincinnati Review, Department of English and Comparative Literature, University of Cincinnati, P O Box 210069, Cincinnati OH 45221-0069; 513-556-3954; Fax: 513-556-3959. Web: http://www.cincinnatireview.com. Biannual literary review established in 2003 (12/10).
The Drum, 19 Pelham Road, Weston MA 02493. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.drumlitmag.com. An online literary magazine dedicated to literature in audio form. Publishes fiction, short stories, novel excerpts, and essays (12/10).
Electric Literature, 325 Gold Street #303, Brooklyn NY 11201. Email: email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.electricliterature.com. Bimonthly short story magazine published in print, via Kindle, iPhone, and iPad (1/11).
Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Dell Magazines, 267 Broadway, 4th Floor, New York NY 10007-2352. Web: http://www.themysteryplace.com/eqmm. Monthly mystery and suspense magazine (12/10).
Event, Douglas College, P O Box 2503, New Westminster, British Columbia V3L 5B2, Canada; 604-527-5293; Fax: 604-527-5095. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://event.douglas.bc.ca. A triannual literary magazine featuring fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, analysis, and reviews (12/10).
Fantasy & Science Fiction, Spilogale, Inc., P O Box 3447, Hoboken NJ 07030. Street address: 105 Leonard Street, Jersey City NJ 07307; 201-876-2551. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.sfsite.com/fsf. Bimonthly magazine of fantasy and science fiction stories, book reviews, and news (12/10).
The Fiddlehead, Ross Leckie, Editor, Campus House, 11 Garland Court, University of New Brunswick, P O Box 4400, Fredericton NB Canada E3B 5A3. Web: http://www.thefiddlehead.ca. Fiction and poetry (1/11).
Fogged Clarity, Benjamin Evans, Executive Editor, P O Box 1016, Muskegon MI 49443. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.foggedclarity.com. Monthly online journal featuring short fiction, poetry, reviews, and polemics/nonfiction (1/11).
Fourth Genre: Explorations in Nonfiction, 201 Morrill Hall, Department of English, Michigan State University, East Lansing MI 48824-1036. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://msupress.msu.edu/journals/fg. Biannual journal devoted to contemporary literary nonfiction, from personal essays too memoirs, literary journalism, and personal cultural criticism. Includes book reviews (12/10).
The Georgia Review, The University of Georgia, 285 S Jackson Street, Athens GA 30602-9009; 706-542-3481; Fax: 706-542-0047. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.thegeorgiareview.com. Quarterly literary review. Motto: Bringing the finest writers to the best readers (12/10).
Grain Magazine, Sylvia Legris, Editor, P O Box 67, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 3K1 Canada; 306-244-2828; Fax: 306-244-0255. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.grainmagazine.ca. Quarterly journal of eclectic writing. No email submissions (12/10).
Granta Magazine, 12 Addison Avenue, London W11 4QR United Kingdom. Web: http://www.granta.com. Quarterly magazine of journalism, memoir, fiction, essay, and photography. No submissions via email. No book reviews (12/10).
Hanging Loose, 231 Wyckoff Street, Brooklyn NY 11217; 347-529-4738; Fax: 347-227-8215. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.hangingloosepress.com. Biannual literary magazine featuring poems and short stories. No reviews (12/10).
Indiana Review, Indiana University, Ballantine Hall #465, 1020 E Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington IN 47405-7103; 812-855-3439; Fax: 812-855-9535. Web: http://www.indianareview.org. Biannual literary review (12/10).
Inkwell Journal, Manhattanville College, 2900 Purchase Street, Box 1379, Purchase NY 10577; 914-323-5239. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.inkwelljournal.org. Biannual literary review featuring poetry, prose, and artwork (1/11).
The Iowa Review, 308 EPB, University of Iowa, Iowa City IA 52242; 319-335-0462. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://iowareview.uiowa.edu. Published three times a year, this review features poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, reviews, and interviews. Accepted only via snail mail (1/11).
Jubilat, Department of English, 452 Bartlett Hall, University of Massachusetts, Amherst MA 01003-0515. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.jubilat.org. Submissions only online: http://jubilat.org/submissions. Biannual literary journal. No short stories. Accepts poetry, art, and other writings about poetry (1/11).
The Kenyon Review, Fin House, 102 W Wiggin Street, Kenyon College, Gambier OH 43022-9623; 740-427-5208; Fax: 740-427-5417. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.kenyonreview.org. A journal of literature, culture, and the arts. Poetry, short stories, essays, book reviews, plays, and translations (12/10).
Literal Latte, 200 East 10th Street #240, New York NY 10003; 212-260-5532. Web: http://www.literal-latte.com. Motto: a journal of prose, poetry, and art. Bimonthly journal (12/10).
Massachusetts Review, South College, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003; 413-545-2689; Fax: 413-577-0740. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.massreview.org. Quarterly journal of literature, the arts, and public affairs (12/10).
Mid-American Review, Box W, Department of English, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green OH 43403; 419-372-2725. Web: http://www.bgsu.edu/studentlife/organizations/midamericanreview. Biannual literary journal.
The Minnesota Review, Virginia Tech, ASPECT, 202 Major Williams Hall (0192), Blacksburg VA 24061. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.theminnesotareview.org. Biannual review featuring poetry, short fiction, critical essays, and interviews (12/10).
Mississippi Review, Julia Johnson, Editor, The University of Southern Mississippi, P O Box 5144, Hattiesburg MS 39406. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.mississippireview.com. Biannual journal (12/10).
The Missouri Review, 357 McReynolds Hall, University of Missouri, Columbia MO 65211; 573-882-4474; Fax: 573-884-4671. Email: email@example.com Web: http://www.missourireview.org. Literary magazine published three times a year. Motto: Discovering the best in fiction, essays, and poetry (12/10).
Nashville Review, Matthew Baker, Editor, Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/english/nashvillereview. An online literary journal published three times a year. Features poetry, fiction, nonfiction, comics, songs, and films (1/11).
New Letters, UMKC | University House, 5101 Rockhill Road, Kansas City MO 64110-2499; 816-235-1168; Fax: 816-235-2611. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.newletters.org. A magazine of writing and art.
New Orleans Review, Box 195, Loyola University, New Orleans, LA 70118. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.neworleansreview.org. Biannual review. Fiction, poetry, art, creative nonfiction, book reviews (12/10).
The Normal School, 5245 N Backer Avenue, M/S PB 98, California State University, Fresno CA 93740-8001. Email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.thenormalschool.com. Biennial literary magazine featuring poetry, fiction, nonfiction, criticism, reviews, culinary adventure, and some recipes (1/11).
North American Review, University of Northern Iowa, 1222 West 27th Street, Cedar Falls IA 50614-0516; 319 273-6455; Fax: 319 273-4326. E-mail: email@example.com. Web: http://www.northamericanreview.org. Quarterly journal devoted to the discovery of young, talented fiction writers and poets. It also publishes creative nonfiction, with emphasis on increasing concerns about environmental and ecological matters, multiculturalism, and exigent issues of gender and class (12/10).
One Story, Hannah Tinti, Editor-in-Chief. Web: http://www.one-story.com. They email a short story every three weeks to their subscribers. Submission guidelines: http://one-story.com/index.php?page=guidelines (1/11).
Oxford American, 201 Donaghey Avenue, Main 107, Conway AR 72035; 501-320-5730; Fax: 501-907-9072. Web: http://www.oxfordamerican.org. Motto: The Southern magazine of good writing. No email submissions. Quarterly magazine of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction from or about the South (1/11).
Oyster Boy Review, P O Box 1483, Pacifica CA 94044. Web: http://www.oysterboyreview.com. Quarterly journal (12/10).
Persimmon Tree, Nan Fink Gefen, Editor, 1534 Campus Drive, Berkeley CA 94708. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.persimmontree.org. An online literary magazine edited and published by women over 60. Features fiction, nonfiction, art, poetry, and reviews (12/10).
Pleiades, Department of English, Martin 336, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg MO 64093; 660-543-8106. Web: http://www.ucmo.edu/pleiades. Biannual literary journal featuring poetry, fiction, essays, and reviews. Half of each issue features the Pleiades Book Review, which features essay reviews and shorter reviews of small press books (1/11).
Ploughshares, Emerson College, 120 Boylston Street, Boston MA 02116; 617-824-3757. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.pshares.org. Biannual journal. Award-winning poetry, fiction, essays, and memoirs. No submissions via email (12/10).
Prairie Schooner, 123 Andrews Hall, University of Nebraska, Lincoln NE 68588-0334. Web: http://prairieschooner.unl.edu. Quarterly literary magazine (12/10).
The Raintown Review, Central Avenue Press, 2132A Central Avenue SE #144, Albuquerque NM 87106. Web: http://www.theraintownreview.com. Biannual literary journal. Prefers formal metrical poetry (1/11).
Rap Sheet, J. Kingston Pierce, Editor. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://therapsheet.blogspot.com. This newsletter blog about crime fiction is always on the lookout for information about new and forthcoming books, special author projects, genre innovations, and crime-fiction websites.
Red Cedar Review, Michigan State University Press, 1405 S Harrison Road, 25 Manly Miles Building, East Lansing MI 48823-5245; 517-355-9543; Fax: 517-432-7484. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://msupress.msu.edu/journals/rcr. Annual literary magazine (12/10).
The Saint Ann's Review, 129 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn NY 11201; 718-522-1660, ext. 317; Fax:718-522-2599. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.saintannsreview.com. Biannual review. Short stories, book reviews, essays, poetry, some humor (12/10).
St. Petersburg Review, . Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.stpetersburgreview.com. An annual independent international review of contemporary literature that seeks to support global connections and affinities through publishing quality fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama from writers of all countries. With a special emphasis on Russia (12/10).
Salon Magazine, 15 West 37th Street, 8th Floor, New York NY 10018; 646-400-5600. San Francisco: 101 Spear Street #203, San Francisco CA 94105; 415-645-9200; Fax: 415-645-9204. Web: http://www.salon.com. Online literary magazine (12/10).
Seneca Review, Hobart and William Smith Colleges Press, Geneva NY 14456; 315-781-3392; Fax: 315-781-3348. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.hws.edu/academics/senecareview. Biannual journal (12/10).
Slouch Magazine, Joshua Citrak, Editor. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.slouchmag.com. An erratically published West Coast-centric journal of fiction, book reviews and industry news (9/10).
The Southern Review, Louisiana State University, 3990 W Lakeshore Drive, Baton Rouge LA 70808; 225-578-5108; Fax: 225-578-6461. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.lsu.edu/thesouthernreview. Quarterly literary magazine on Southern culture and history (12/10).
The Southampton Review, Lou Ann Walker, Editor-in-Chief, Stony Brook Southampton, 239 Montauk Highway, Southampton NY 11968; 631-632-5030. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.southamptonreview.com. Biannual journal featuring fiction, poetry, memoir, fine arts, photography, and cartoon (11/10).
Sucker Literary Magazine, Hannah Goodman, Editor. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://suckerliterarymagazine.wordpress.com. An online literary journal featuring writers of fiction for young adults. As they note: “Bring on your skateboarding vampires, angst ridden, nerd-boy who has never been kissed, or girl crushing on her best friend (be it girl or boy).”
The Sun, 107 N Roberson Street, Chapel Hill NC 27516; 919-942-5282; Fax: 919-932-3101. Email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.thesunmagazine.org. Monthly literary magazine (12/10).
Suspense Magazine, John Raab, Editor and Publisher, 26500 Agoura Road #102-474, Calabasas CA 91302; 877-667-9105; Fax: 310-626-9670. Email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.suspensemagazine.com. Monthly magazine focused on suspense, mystery, horror, and thriller fiction. Features author interviews, articles, and book reviews (12/10).
Sycamore Review, Purdue University. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.sycamorereview.com. Biannual Jounral features fiction, poetry, nonfiction, art, and reviews. Submissions only via the website (11/10).
Threepenny Review, Wendy Lesser, Editor, P O Box 9131, Berkeley CA 94709-0131; 510-849-4545. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.threepennyreview.com. Quarterly literary review (12/10).
Water-Stone Review, Graduate School of Liberal Studies, MS-A1730, Hamline University, 1536 Hewitt Avenue, Saint Paul MN 55104-1284; 651-523-2047. Web: http://www.waterstonereview.com. Annual literary journal published in November (12/10).
Zoetrope: All-Story, The Sentinel Building, 916 Kearny Street, San Francisco CA 94133; 415-788-7500. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.all-story.com. A quarterly literary publication founded in 1997 to explore the intersection of story and art, fiction and film. Francis Ford Coppola, publisher. Focus on short fiction and one-act plays (12/10).
Zyzzyva, Howard Junker, Editor, P O Box 590069, San Francisco CA 94159-0069; 415-752-4393. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.zyssyva.org. 3 issues per year literary magazine featuring articles, interviews, book reviews, and poems (8/10).
Please note that most magazines like to review new books. So they need to see books (galley copies or advanced review copies) 12 to 24 weeks before the publication date of the book. For more about publication dates, see http://www.bookmarket.com/pubdate.htm.
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