July 2021 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 July 2021.


American Writers Review | Turmoil and Recovery

Featuring writing by Robert Armstrong, Dale Bailes, Elizabeth Browne, David Brubaker, Jacalyn Carley, Anne Casey, and more.




Bluing the Blade | Volume 1, Issue 3

Featuring poetry by Lisa Owens and Erika Gifford, fiction by Aditi Ramaswamy and Susan E. Rogers, art by K. L. Johnston, and more.




Burningword Literary Journal | Issue 99

Featuring works of poetry, flash fiction, short nonfiction, and photography by writers and artists including E. Laura Golberg, Caroline N. Simpson, Robert Nisbet, Marlene Olin, and more.




Capsule Stories | Second Isolation Edition

Featuring poetry by Teya Hollier and Jenne Hsien Patrick, fiction by Cassie McDaniel and Bethool Zehra Haider, and nonfiction by Kelle Schillaci Clarke and Mel Lake.




Carve | Summer 2021

Featuring short stories and interviews by Matt Jones and Vanessa Bernice De La Cruz, poetry by Eric Bodwell and Despy Boutris, nonfiction by Ashley Memory and Craig Coray, and more.




Chestnut Review | Volume 3, Issue 1

Featuring poetry, short fiction, flash fiction, art, and photography.






The Closed Eye Open | Issue 4

Featuring fiction by Victoria Costello, poetry by Marianne Lyon, art by Corey S. Pressman, and more.





Club Plum Literary Journal | Volume 2, Issue 3

Featuring fiction by Chelsea Armstrong and Jesse Salvo, nonfiction by Aaron Housholder and Lalini Shenela Ranaraja, and more.





Colorado Review | Volume 48, Issue 2

Featuring fiction by Lance Olsen; nonfiction by Sarah Curtis; poetry by Ae Hee Lee, Rage Hezekiah, and Neha Mulay; and more.





Decolonial Passage | Issue 1: Migration and Movement

Featuring nonfiction by Ntando Sindane, poetry by Kunle Okesipe, fiction by Foday Mannah and María Luisa Santos, and more.




Deep Wild: Writing from the Backcountry | Volume 3

Featuring work by 51 writers from 23 states and multiple continents “as they take us to their favorite wild places.”





Defunkt Magazine | Anthology II

Featuring poetry by  Chibbi Orduña and Anna Maria Morris, nonfiction by Lupe Mendez, the winners of the annual Defunkt Cover Art Contest, and a mini-magazine of Write About Now prompted NaNoPoMo poems.




eMerge | Summer 2021

Featuring poetry by Belinda Bruner and Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg and prose by Mary Lewis with photography by Fred Yu.




Exacting Clam | Issue 1

Featuring nonfiction by Steven Moore and Alina Stefanescu, fiction by Guillermo Stitch, poetry by Julia Drescher, and more.





The Idaho Review | Issue 19

Featuring fiction by Rick Bass and Victoria Lancelotta, nonfiction by Brandon Shimoda, poetry by Amy Roa, and more.





Kelp Journal | Issue 5

Featuring an interview with Maria Hummel, fiction by Tomas Baiza, poetry by Caleb Nichols, and more. 





Kenyon Review | Volume 43, Issue 4

Featuring poetry by Bryan Byrdlong, Paisley Rekdal, and Alessandra Lynch; fiction by Kelsey Norris; and more.






Lucky Jefferson | Issue 7: Cookout

Featuring poetry by Robert Beveridge, Miah Prescod, and Annette Gagliardi as well as flash fiction, literary art, and more.





The Markaz Review | Issue 11: GAZA

Featuring essays by Ramzy Baroud, Elana Golden, Jenine Abboushi, Ilan Pappe, and more; poetry by Mosab Abu Taleb and Abdallah Salha; fiction by Selma Dabbagh; and reviews by Hadani Ditmars & Jenine Abboushi.




Months To Years | Summer 2021

Featuring poetry by David Capps and Jan Schmidt and nonfiction by Eve West Bessie and Justin Teopista Nagundi.





Orca, A Literary Journal | Issue 7: Literary-Speculative

Featuring fiction by Neil deGrasse Tyson and Avis Lang, Zuneera Shah, Jihoon Park, Adam McOmber, and more.





Poetry Northwest | Volume 16, Issue 2

Featuring poetry by Mira Rosenthal, Albert Abonado, Charif Shanahan, Jane Wong, and more; essays by Lois Welch and Cedar Sigo; the winners and finalists of the 2021 James Welch Prize; and more.




Rain Taxi Review of Books | For All Mutants

This Rain Taxi chapbook by Stephanie Burt features poems inspired by X-Men, pop culture, and more.





Ruminate Magazine | Issue 59: Forged

Featuring nonfiction by Alex Pickens, poetry by John Sibley Williams, fiction by Allison Field Bell, visual art by Stacey Lee Webber, and more.





Shenandoah | Volume 70, Issue 2

Featuring an interview with Heid E. Erdrich, fiction by Jocelyn Nicole Johnson, nonfiction curated by DW McKinney, comics curated by Rachelle Cruz, and a section on Arabic poetry curated by Kareem James Abu-Zeid.




Talking River Review | Issue 50

Featuring nonfiction by Steve Almond, fiction by Michael Martone, art by Shepard Fairey, and an interview with Nick Flynn.




Tangled Locks Journal | MoonBites, July 2021

This month’s MoonBite features a flash memoir by Tangela Williams-Spann paired with images.




Typehouse Literary Magazine | Volume 8, Number 2, Issue 22

Featuring fiction by Ryan Doskocil and Sara Herchenroether, nonfiction by Alessandra Davy-Falconi and Amy Whiting, poetry by Anthony DiPietr and Leanne Drapeau, and more.





West Trestle Review | Anniversary Issue

Featuring poetry by Simone Person, fiction by Mary Biddinger, nonfiction by Sonia F. L. Leung, and more.




World Literature Today | Palestine Voices

Featuring poetry by Salma Khadra Jayyusi, Ibrahim Nasrallah, and more; fiction by Sahar Mustafah, Shereen Malherbe, and more; plus essays, interviews, and visual art.




Yugen Quest Review | Issue 1: Special Edition

Featuring poetry by Menka Shivdasani, Sujatha Mathai, Sanjukta Dasgupta, Kala Ramesh, Savita Singh, Amita Paul, Lily Swarn, and more; an essay by Nishat Haider; and articles by Amita Paul, Rituparna Khan, and Amrita Valan.