5 Best Online Literary Magazines

The print media is in its death throes. Although not completely dead, it is becoming more difficult for them to survive in today’s world of online revolution and e-books and the likes of kindles and laptops. The online magazines are a godsend to people who are on the constant move, where they cannot subscribe to the print version. Some magazines are solely online versions while some come in both online and print form. The online version is more interesting as it has a lot of videos too to add to the beauty of literary magazines, especially sites that have stand-up comedy routines and mockumentaries.

Birkensnake

Birkensnake

1. Birkensnake

It is an online magazine that boasts of a very simplistic design. Like the website says itself, it is "an irregularly, imperfectly bound work of fiction" that has just two colors, pink and purple. Although it has stopped accepting work temporarily it is bound to start accepting and functioning this month.


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Metazen

Metazen

2. Metazen

Metazen is an entirely online magazine that publishes poems, stories, interviews, cartoons and excerpts from novels. It has a very interesting design with circular thumbnails and a vertical scroll down to read stuff.


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Apple Valley Review

Apple Valley Review

3. Apple Valley Review

It is an online journal of contemporary review. It is a biannual journal published in fall and spring and has a collection of short fiction, essays and poetry.


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Fwriction: Review

Fwriction: Review

4. Fwriction: Review

The text is large, easy to read and navigate. There is no encumbrance of ads or artwork. It is truly dedicated to the writing and the website design is in such a way that brings writing to the fore.


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Narrative Magazine

Narrative Magazine

5. Narrative Magazine

Started by two well established and two well-known editors in the literary world, this publication intends to bring into the online world, the literary trends of years old publication houses. They entice former editors of big time magazines in order to make people take online literary magazines seriously.


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  • Birkensnake
  • Metazen
  • Apple Valley Review
  • Fwriction: Review
  • Narrative Magazine

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