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Top 10 Literary Magazines

Top 10 Editor's Choice Literary Magazines and Complete List of 60 Literary Magazines from the US and the UK

Top 10 Literary Magazines

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Analog Science Fiction And Fact Analog Science Fiction And Fact

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12 issues per year

Analog Science Fiction & Fact magazine provides an unbeatable combination of stimulating fiction stories, provocative editorials and fascinating science-fact articles. Subscription includes 2 double issues a year.
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Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

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12 issues per year

Ellery Queen Mystery magazine features top-notch stories written by the world's leading crime and mystery writers. Each issue of Ellery Queen Mystery magazine includes short stories, book reviews, mystery crosswords and more.
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The Atlantic The Atlantic

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10 issues per year

The Atlantic is America's leading magazine of reporting and ideas. A new design complements must-read articles on world affairs, business, science, education and the arts. The Atlantic -- smart thinking about the tough issues, for over 140 years.
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Writer's Digest Writer's Digest

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8 issues per year

Writer's Digest magazine is a comprehensive source of writing instruction for writers. Each issue of Writer's Digest magazine provides advice and insider tips on writing and selling fiction, nonfiction, poetry and scripts.
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Poets & Writers Poets & Writers

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6 issues per year

Poets & Writers magazine has been a trusted companion to writers who take their vocation seriously. Poets & Writers magazine includes provocative essays on the literary life, practical guidance for getting published and pursuing writing careers, in-depth profiles of poets, fiction writers and more.
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Zoetrope Zoetrope

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4 issues per year

A literary magazine founded by filmmaker Francis Coppola. It features finely crafted short stories,one act plays and essays penned by new and established writers.
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Bookmarks Bookmarks

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6 issues per year

Bookmarks magazine is a colorful, smart book review guide to the best in new and classic works. Library Journal calls it "Best New Magazine" and Kurt Vonnegut has raved, "Nowhere else have I found such thoughtful and literate reportage on the state of the American soul."
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Literal Magazine Literal Magazine

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4 issues per year

Literal, Latin American Voices, winner of 2 CELJ Awards and three Lone Star Awards, offers its pages with a dual purpose: as a forum where the most important Latin American creative expressions converge and as a vehicle for the expression of new voices.
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BookPage BookPage

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12 issues per year

BookPage magazine covers the best in new books each month in all categories including fiction, non-fiction, business, children's and audio. Find author interviews, features, illustrator interviews and more in each issue of BookPage magazine.
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The Writer The Writer

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12 issues per year

The Writer magazine is indispensable for both professional and aspiring writers. Each issue of The Writer magazine includes articles written by leading writers in all fields, manuscript submission tips and up-to-date market information.

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Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Alfred Hitchcock Mystery

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12 issues per year

Alfred Hitchcock Mystery magazine is the ideal mix of spine-tingling mystery and suspense. Each issue of the Alfred Hitchcock Mystery magazine offers at least seven new mystery short stories plus one "Mystery Classic" - an outstanding tale from the genre's past.
Analog Science Fiction And Fact Analog Science Fiction And Fact

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12 issues per year

Analog Science Fiction & Fact magazine provides an unbeatable combination of stimulating fiction stories, provocative editorials and fascinating science-fact articles. Subscription includes 2 double issues a year.
Art Times Art Times

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6 issues per year

Art Times, published since 1984, provides essays on music, dance, theater, film and visual arts, Poetry, art book reviews, short fiction, a cultural events calendar & opportunity listings are also included. 28,000 copies are printed monthly and distributed in the Northeast Corridor of the US.
Artful Blogging Artful Blogging

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4 issues per year

Artful Blogging magazine showcases the most visually inspiring art blogs from across the Internet. Artful Blogging magazine is filled with full-color photography, illustration, mixed-media and assemblage, fabric and vintage artwork.
Asimov's Science Fiction Asimov's Science Fiction

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12 issues per year

Asimov's Science Fiction magazine is filled with the most celebrated authors in the field of science fiction sharing their visions with stories that will launch you into the fantastic worlds of tomorrow. Subscription includes 2 double issues per year.
Black Static Black Static

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6 issues per year

Black Static was founded in 1994 and is the UK's only professional horror fiction magazine, publishing new stories by some of the finest writers working in the field today: Christopher Fowler, Stephen Volk, Lisa Tuttle, Nicholas Royle, Conrad Williams, Steve Rasnic Tem, Cody Goodfellow, Mlanie Fazi, Michael Marshall Smith, Simon Clark, Graham Joyce, Gary McMahon, to name just a few. Every story is accompanied by very striking illustrations.
Bookmarks Bookmarks

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6 issues per year

Bookmarks magazine is a colorful, smart book review guide to the best in new and classic works. Library Journal calls it "Best New Magazine" and Kurt Vonnegut has raved, "Nowhere else have I found such thoughtful and literate reportage on the state of the American soul."
BookPage BookPage

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12 issues per year

BookPage magazine covers the best in new books each month in all categories including fiction, non-fiction, business, children's and audio. Find author interviews, features, illustrator interviews and more in each issue of BookPage magazine.
Carpe Articulum Literary Review Carpe Articulum Literary Review

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4 issues per year

Carpe Articulum Literary Review magazine is dedicated to the perpetuation of the Literary Arts. Each issue of Carpe Articulum Literary Review magazine introduces fresh voices and new insights into the world of writing.
Classic Illustrated Classic Illustrated

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12 issues per year

The superbly retro Classics Illustrated takes the worlds greatest works of fiction and adapts them into a full colour, 48 page graphic novel. The beautiful artwork provides a high colour impact and conveys the story, the plot and the characters to the reader who is then encouraged to read the unabridged book itself.
Dr. Who Dr. Who

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12 issues per year

It combines current commentary of the Doctor's travels as well as looking back at past actors playing the role and the munsters they were up against. It's a really nice read, for anyone under the age of 50 who still remembers crouching behind the back of the sofa all those years ago.
Dr. Who Special Dr. Who Special

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2 issues per year

The BBC took a bit of a bold leap in 2005 when they brought back Doctor Who. It had been long enough that memories of the previous incarnations of the good Doctor were clouded by a fog of nostalgia, and the film made in the 1990s as a backdoor pilot (quiet there) was not the most successful of endeavours. What they managed to achieve though was a more vivid Doctor Who, not as it had been but as we all remember it. There is really quite a difference - when you're a child you don't notice so much the terrible wobbly sets, tragically poor special effects and hammy acting. Instead you are drawn in to a wondrous sci-fi world packed full of action, intrigue and suspense yet somehow retaining an indescribably British air about the whole thing. When Who returned in 2005, the effects were great, the acting unparalleled and it has been fantastically well written. What's more they made a bold choice in Christopher Eccleston as the lead role - there had never before been a northern Doctor. So what we have now is Doctor Who as it always should have been, and, as some of us who watched with wonder back when we were young, what we always thought it was.
Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

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12 issues per year

Ellery Queen Mystery magazine features top-notch stories written by the world's leading crime and mystery writers. Each issue of Ellery Queen Mystery magazine includes short stories, book reviews, mystery crosswords and more.
Fangoria Fangoria

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10 issues per year

Fangoria is the #1 publication in the field of horror and special effects make-up. Each issue of Fangoria magazine features horror make-up secrets, scary interviews, news, trends and horror trivia.
Fantasy & Science Fiction Fantasy & Science Fiction

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6 issues per year

One of the premier publishers of science fiction and fantasy for more than fifty years.
Hollywood Scriptwriter Hollywood Scriptwriter

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6 issues per year

Hollywood Scriptwriter, an international trade publication, provides solid resource tools for screenwriters, producers, directors, and those entering the entertainment industry. Each issue of Hollywood Scriptwriter features a "scripts wanted" listing, interviews, columns and articles on the art, craft, and business of screenwriting for film, television and multimedia.
Humor Times Humor Times

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12 issues per year

The Humor Times magazine is the fun way to stay informed. The Humor Times magazine is a political satire magazine using the finest in editorial cartoons, humor columns and "fake news", cutting through all the hype and helping you laugh - instead of cry - about the news.
Interzone Interzone

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6 issues per year

Interzone is Britain's longest running science fiction and fantasy magazine. It has helped launch the careers of many important authors and continues to publish new fiction by some of the world's best known writers.
Literal Magazine Literal Magazine

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4 issues per year

Literal, Latin American Voices, winner of 2 CELJ Awards and three Lone Star Awards, offers its pages with a dual purpose: as a forum where the most important Latin American creative expressions converge and as a vehicle for the expression of new voices.
Literary Review Literary Review

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11 issues per year

Literary Review was founded in Edinburgh in 1979 by Dr Anne Smith, head of the English Department at Edinburgh University. She created a lively, intelligent literary magazine for people who love reading, but hate academic and intellectual jargon. From the start, Literary Review plugged in to the best and most exciting current writing. The reviewers are usually authors themselves, not just critics. In the 1980s, the new owner, Naim Attallah, secured award-winning journalist Auberon Waugh as editor. For fourteen years Auberon Waugh led the magazine and gave it the high profile it has today. Nancy Sladek, who has been at Literary Review for ten years, is the current Editor. The magazine is recognised as being intelligent, informative, and witty. It attracts the best writers in the country, many of them experts in their fields. "This magazine is flush with tight smart writing." Washington Post "Literary Review is extremely informative, well-written and altogether enjoyable.It is my favourite monthly magazine." Muriel Spark In Literary Review you find something that has almost vanished from the book pages:its contributors are actually interested in Literature." Martin Amis "Im always impressed at how successful Literary Review is at recruiting top writers and then getting them to write their best." John Sutherland "The best books in history and politics reviewed by people whose independence of mind one respects." Michael Burleigh"|"The Literary Review Quarto Ltd"|"United Kingdom"|"|"United Kingdom"|"N
MAD Magazine MAD Magazine

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6 issues per year

MAD magazine is America's foremost magazine of social parody, biting political satire and just plain silliness. MAD magazine continues to attract legions of young readers, while remaining a favorite of adults with low standards.
Murder Most Foul Murder Most Foul

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12 issues per year
Oxford American Oxford American

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4 issues per year

Oxford American was founded in 1992 with an editorial mission to explore the American South. It has published original writing by many of this country's best writers including: Donna Tartt, Charles Portis, Barry Hannah and Susan Sontag, not to mention William Faulkner, Walker Percy and James Agee.
People's Friend Pocket Novels People's Friend Pocket Novels

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24 issues per year

Peoples Friend Pocket Novels are the perfect accompaniment to The Peoples Friend Magazine. Each issue contains one complete romantic story thats always gentle and uplifting.
People's Friend Special People's Friend Special

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6 issues per year

Peoples Friend Special featurs great fiction, beautiful poetry and fantastic reader offers.
Poetry Review Poetry Review

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4 issues per year

The world-class Poetry Review, founded in 1909, is published quarterly by the Poetry Society. It is the UKs most widely-read poetry periodical, presenting the very best verse and writing about poetry to be found in Britain today, across all generations and schools.
Poets & Writers Poets & Writers

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6 issues per year

Poets & Writers magazine has been a trusted companion to writers who take their vocation seriously. Poets & Writers magazine includes provocative essays on the literary life, practical guidance for getting published and pursuing writing careers, in-depth profiles of poets, fiction writers and more.
Popshot Popshot

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2 issues per year

Popshot is a poetry and illustration magazine gently intent on hoodwinking poetry back from the clammy hands of school anthologies and funeral readings.
RT Book Reviews RT Book Reviews

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12 issues per year

The magazine for Book Lovers, more than 250 new books reviewed and rated in every issue covering Romance, Erotica, Mystery, Paranormal, Inspirational, Urban Fantasy, African American, Science Fiction Fantasy, Chick Literature, Young Adult, and Mainstream Fiction.
Sci-Fi Magazine Sci-Fi Magazine

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6 issues per year

The official magazine of the Sci-Fi Channel.
SciFiNow SciFiNow

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13 issues per year

SciFiNow magazine is perfect for the fan of science fiction, horror films, cult TV and fantasy.
SFX SFX

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13 issues per year

The Earth's greatest sci-fi and fantasy magazine, covering all areas of sci-fi and fantasy across TV, movies, books, games, collectables and comics.
SFX Special Edition SFX Special Edition

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4 issues per year

Created by the same team who make SFX magazine, the world's number one genre magazine, comes the SFX Special Edition magazine , focusing on the best in sci-fi, horror and fantasy.
Strand Strand

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4 issues per year

The magazine for mystery lovers, delivers fiction by award winning writers such as Ray Bradbury, John Mortimer and Michael Bond. Includes an article section looking at mystery writers & their characters past & present in addition to a book review section looking at mystery titles and press releases.
The Atlantic The Atlantic

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10 issues per year

The Atlantic is America's leading magazine of reporting and ideas. A new design complements must-read articles on world affairs, business, science, education and the arts. The Atlantic -- smart thinking about the tough issues, for over 140 years.
The Comic Bible The Comic Bible

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4 issues per year

Stand UP and read THIS! The Comic Bible Magazine is the definitive source for comedy, in every medium, everywhere. Comedy entertainment news, events, reviews, tips, resources plus important interviews are in each issue of The Comic Bible Magazine.
The London Magazine The London Magazine

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6 issues per year

A bi-monthly review of literature and the arts first published in 1732, The London Magazine consistently features the best original poetry, short fiction, cultural reviews and literary essays from established and emerging writers.
The New York Review of Books The New York Review of Books

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20 issues per year

A forum for writers and thinkers to discuss not only current books but also the provocative and complex issues of American culture, society, politics, economics and the arts.
The New York Review of Books Magazine The New York Review of Books Magazine

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20 issues per year

A forum for writers and thinkers to discuss not only current books but also the provocative and complex issues of American culture, society, politics, economics and the arts.
The Oldie The Oldie

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12 issues per year

The Oldie dares to give readers something different and unpredictable. Each issue brings you great writers such as Mavis Nicholson, John Sweeney, Ruth Rendell and Tom Stuttaford. As well as these and other equally famous and talented guest writers, there are contributions from people of whom you will not have heard. It is this unsolicited material that makes it unique.
The People's Friend The People's Friend

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52 issues per year

The Peoples Friend magazine is every fiction lovers cup of tea which is exactly what you should be drinking whilst you read it!
The Whitefish Review The Whitefish Review

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2 issues per year

The Whitefish Review magazine features fiction, non-fiction, poetry, art, photography and interviews with a slant toward mountain culture. The Whitefish Review magazine includes a diverse mix of well-known and emerging authors and artists in a beautiful soft-bound journal with color spreads.
The Writer The Writer

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12 issues per year

The Writer magazine is indispensable for both professional and aspiring writers. Each issue of The Writer magazine includes articles written by leading writers in all fields, manuscript submission tips and up-to-date market information.
TLS TLS

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50 issues per year

The TLS is the only weekly literary paper covering literature, history, biography, science, poetry, the arts and much more.
True Crime True Crime

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12 issues per year

With in depth articles and analyses of the methods and motives behind every crime, True Crime magazine is the sort of magazine you would buy if you're one of those people who cranes their neck backwards for four miles after passing a road traffic accident (thereby inviting your own, since you're not watching the road anymore).
Writer's Digest Writer's Digest

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8 issues per year

Writer's Digest magazine is a comprehensive source of writing instruction for writers. Each issue of Writer's Digest magazine provides advice and insider tips on writing and selling fiction, nonfiction, poetry and scripts.
Writers Forum Writers Forum

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11 issues per year

Writers Forum magazine is the must have magazine for all aspiring authors and Poets. Every issue is packed with insider tips, expert coaching, news and Author interviews, making it a major resource for all writers, from beginners to established authors. The magazine also covers rights and contracts, information technology, time management and markets, writing styles, experiences, Poetry, Selling your book, Getting your work published, Books, magazines & scriptwriting. Listings & diary of events, including: festivals, awards, workshops, tutorials and book fairs.
Zoetrope Zoetrope

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4 issues per year

A literary magazine founded by filmmaker Francis Coppola. It features finely crafted short stories,one act plays and essays penned by new and established writers.

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