December 2023 Roundup of Member Magazines

We’re proud to share this list of literary journals—all members of CLMP—publishing new poetry, fiction, nonfiction, artwork, and more in December 2023.


After Dinner Conversation | December 2023

Featuring fiction by Lise Halpern, M.C. Schmidt, Thea Swanson, Penny Milam, and Deborah Serra.





Anodyne Magazine | Issue 1

Featuring writing by Leia K. Bradley, Tatiana Shpakow, and Logan Elizabeth Craig.





The Best of Choeofpleirn Press | Winter 2023

Featuring fiction by Henry Alley, nonfiction by Louise Kantro, drama by Alex Barr, as poetry by Suzanna C. de Baca, and more.




The Black Fork Review | Issue 9

Featuring an interview with Kristen Chen, poetry by Susan Kay Anderson and Kelan Newt, nonfiction by Jenny Lynn Lambert and Astrid Jirka, fiction by Sumitra Singam, and art by June L. Park and Millie Benson.




Cool Beans Lit | Issue 2: A Light in the Dark

Featuring poetry by Kelly Sargent, Tom Squitieri, and Bernard Pearson; fiction by Gina M. Angelone and Corinne Harrison; and nonfiction by Brad Shurmantine and Leslie Powell.




Cult. Magazine  | Issue 3

Featuring three graphic narratives from Ro Daniels’s Everything Body.





Door Is a Jar Literary Magazine | Issue 29

Featuring poetry by Heather Myers, fiction by Bailey Swinford, and nonfiction by Vincent J. Barraco.





Hanging Loose Magazine | Issue 114

Featuring art by Amy Masters and writing by R. Zamora Linmark, Sherman Alexie, Rosalind Brackenbury, Bill Christophersen, Harley Elliott, Joanna Fuhrman, David Lehman, Stephen Lewandowski, D. Nurkse, Tim Robbins, Marty Skoble, Tom Wayman, and more.




Hindsight | Changing Skies, Volume 2: Writing through the Climate Crisis

Featuring creative nonfiction by Mara Buck, Nancy Whitecross, and Mary Silwance.





Islandia Journal | Issue 9

Featuring fiction by Rebecca Wallwork, poetry by Lissa Battista and Sam Leon, and a review by Alex Gurtis.





The Kenyon Review | Black Estrangement

Featuring nonfiction by b ferguson, Edil Hassan, Erica N. Cardwell, Rickey Fayne, Ariana Benson, and Jenise Miller; and fiction by Leila Renee, alex terrell, N.K. Iguh, Melissa Beneche, Jeneé Skinner, Allison Noelle Conner, and Mathapelo Mofokeng.





Movable Type | Issue 17

Featuring a discussion by Louis Bayard, a novel excerpt by Stephen P. Kiernan, and poetry by Khalisa Rae Thompson and L. Renée.




A MUSE Zine | Issue 1

Featuring nonfiction by Gabriel Vasquez and Sierra Williams, and poetry by Giselle Albavera Burguette, Théa-Marie Ryde, and Daniela Mejia.





Passengers Journal | Volume 4, Issue 4

Featuring prose by Caleb Michael Sarvis; poetry by Tia Cowger, Teresa Pham-Carsillo, and Malik Thompson; and art by Coriander Focus and Andrea Hellman.




Poetry South | Issue 15

Featuring poetry by Jeff Hardin, Annalise Mabe, Amanda Roth, and Mark Smith-Soto.





Ponder Review | Volume 7, Issue 2

Featuring creative nonfiction by Peggy Schimmelman, poetry by Michael Diebert, fiction by Khadijah AbdulHaqq, and drama by Elyzabeth Wilder.




The Rebis | Volume 2: The Chariot

Guest edited by Maria Minnis and featuring fiction and art by Stephanie Adams-Santos, drama by Cassandra Snow, and nonfiction by Meg Jones Wall.





Sinister Wisdom | The Highest Apple: Sappho and the Lesbian Poetic Tradition

A reprint of Judy Grahn’s 1985 classic, featuring a foreword by Alyse Knorr, an afterword by Alicia Mountain, and six responses by Donika Kelly, Kim Shuck, Serena Chopra, Zoe Tuck, Saretta Morgan, and Khadijah Queen.





Southern Humanities Review | Volume 56, Issue 4

Featuring fiction by Chaya Bhuvaneswar, nonfiction by Chris Campanioni, and poetry by Anders Carlson-Wee and Lindsey Wayland.





The Sun | December 2023

Featuring nonfiction by Doug Crandell, fiction by Emet North, an interview with Lynn Casteel Harper, and poetry by James Davis May, Michael Bazzett, Peter Markus, and Terry Lucas.




Suspended Magazine | Volume 1

Featuring poetry by Martha LaBine and John R. C. Potter, fiction by Jeffray Harrison and Danielle Ricchio, and art by Michael Noonan and Melanie Faith.