Friday, April 27, 2007

Found this on's forums

Some Markets & Resources for Writers of Literary Short Fiction

I. Too competitive for words:
Atlantic Monthly (C. Michael Curtis, fic. ed.)
Harper’s (Ben Metcalf, literary ed.)
Esquire (Adrienne Miller, literary ed.)
The New Yorker (Deborah Treisman, fic. ed.)
Playboy (Christopher Napolitano)

II. Ultra Competitive:
Granta (Ian Jack, ed., London)
Glimmer Train,
The Oxford American (Southern writers/themes)
Paris Review (Brigid Hughes)
Ploughshares (guest editors)
The Sun (Sy Safransky, ed.
The Threepenny Review (Wendy Lesser, ed)
Tin House (Rob Spillman, ed.)

III. Very very competitive:
Antioch Review
Georgia Review
Gettysburg Review
Iowa Review
Kenyon Review (Nancy Zafris, fic. ed.)
Michigan Quarterly Review
Missouri Review (Speer Morgan, ed.)
New England Review
North American Review
Ontario Review
Prairie Schooner
Southern Review
Tri-Quarterly (Northwestern U)
Virginia Quarterly Review (Ted Genoways)
Zyzzyva (West Coast writers; Howard Junker, ed.)

IV. Darn Competitive
Alaska Quarterly Review
Another Chicago Magazine
Bellingham Review
Beloit Fiction Journal
Bellevue Literary Review
Black Warrior Review
Blue Mesa Review
Chicago Review
Boston Review
Carolina Quarterly
Cimarron Review
Colorado Review
Denver Quarterly
Fiction (Mark Mirsky, ed)
Fiction International
Five Points (Ga. SU)
Greensboro Review Gulf Coast Harvard Rev
Hayden’s Ferry
Indiana Review
The Journal
Land Grant College Review
Literal Latte
The Literary Review
Malahat Review
The Massachusetts Review
Mid-American Review
New Orleans Review
Open City
Puerto del Sol
Quarterly West Seattle Review
Sewanee Review
Stand Magazine
Swink (new, Leelila Strogov, ed.)
Western Humanities Review
Witness Yale Review
V. Still plenty competitive
American Literary Review
Crab Orchard Review
Crab Tree Review
Cream City Review
Crescent Review
Florida Review
Global City Review
Nebraska Review
New Letters
New Delta Review
Ninth Letter
North Dakota Quarterly
Notre Dame Review
Other Voices
Painted Bride Quarterly
Potomac Review
Small Spiral Notebook
South Carolina Review
South Dakota Review
Spinning Jenny
Southeast Review
Southwest Review
Sycamore Review
Tampa Review
Third Coast
West Branch

VI. Web magazines (many paper mags also publish larger web versions.):;;;;;;

VII. Selected contest (no entry fee):
Greensboro Review Literary Awards
Algren Award (Chicago Trib.)

VIII. Contests for story collections (usually an entry fee):
Dru Heinz, U of Pittsburgh Press
Flannery O’Connor Prize (U of Georgia Press)
G.S. Sharat Chandra Prize U of MO, KC
Ohio State U Prize
Prairie Schooner Book Prize
Sarabande Books Mary McCarthy Prize
Sewanee Series
Storyline Press
U of Iowa Press

IX. Resources
Writing programs

1 comment:

Waldo said...

FWIW, that lists Virginia Quarterly Review's URL as We've been at for at least three years now. So I'm not sure how up to date that ranking is.