Top 5 Literary Magazines
Short stories, Fiction in doses big and small, poetry, creative nonfiction, essays, literary criticisms, book reviews, author interviews, photography, art and much more in your hands. This and a lot more is what we literally have at our fingertips when we subscribe to a literary magazine. There are a lot of literary magazines vying with each other for the top slot in the market and for more subscriptions, so the reader has a wide choice to choose from and a better quality to read from. Here are a few top literary magazines that are really good and totally worth the money that is spent on them.
1. Alaska Quarterly Review
The Washington Post Book World rates Alaska Quarterly Review as one of America’s premier literary magazines and a source of new powerful voices. It comes replete with short stories, short novellas, short plays, poetry and much more.
2. American Literary Review
The creative writing program of the department of English in the University of Texas has been publishing this magazine since the 1900s and it comes with a long history of quality stuff that is both a critics and a reader’s delight.
3. The Antioch Review
It was started in the early 1940’s and has ever since been publishing fiction, poetry, essays and book reviews. Although the magazine publishes a mixture of genres in each issue, there is also occasionally a single genre issue. It is published in association with the Antioch College.