We’re proud to share this list of literary journals—all members of CLMP—publishing new poetry, fiction, nonfiction, artwork, and more in October 2023.
128 LIT Digital | October 2023
Featuring poetry by Ahmad Almallah and Sep Jung Hak, nonfiction by Najlaa Eltom and Jackie Wang, and translation by Mayada Ibrahim and Megan Sungyoon.
After Dinner Conversation | October 2023
Featuring fiction by Henry McFarland, Richard Pettigrew, Steve Parker, Chad Koch, Rachael Lehmberg, David M. Hoenig, and Jenna Glover.
American Chordata | Issue 13
Featuring poetry by Elisa Gonzalez and Sandra Lim, fiction by Kyra Simone and Omari K. Chancellor, nonfiction by Madeleine Mori, and translation by Yana Kane and Kelsi Vanada.
Apple Valley Review | Volume 18, Issue 2
Featuring fiction by Jackie Sabbagh and poetry by Mickie Kennedy, Eric Roy, and Nadja Küchenmeister.
The ASP Bulletin | Issue 7
Featuring poetry by Michele Evans and Adrian Dallas Frandle, and prose by Avitas B. Carle and Anna Vangala Jones.
Bellevue Literary Review | Issue 45: Taking Care
Featuring poetry by Richard Blanco and Jen Karetnick, fiction by Abby Seiff, and nonfiction by Sheree L. Greer.
Brink | Issue 6: Gravity
Featuring poetry by Alexandria Hall and a hybrid work by Sasha Hom.
Burningword Literary Journal | Issue 108
Featuring poetry by Glen A. Mazis and Anne Champion, fiction by Michael Loyd Gray, and nonfiction by Anaïs La Rocca.
Chestnut Review | Volume 5, Issue 2
Featuring an interview with Erin Little, poetry by Tyler Raso, prose from Sara Heise Graybeal, and art from Lisa Rigge.
Cleaver Magazine | Issue 43
Featuring the winners of Cleaver’s Form & Form-Breaking Poetry Competition, judged by Diane Seuss, including Weijia Pan, Eileen Toomey, and Matt Broomfield.
Conduit | Issue 33: Time Being
Featuring poetry by Oksana Maksymchuk, Chris Santiago, Arisa White, and Dean Young.
Corvid Queen | October 2023
Featuring poetry by Natalie Brandt and fiction by Skyler Melnick, H.J. Henderson, and Vincent Endwell.
EcoTheo Review | Autumn 2023: The Understory
Featuring poetry by Tess Taylor, Jacob Shores-Argüello, and Stella Wong.
The Elevation Review | Issue 9: Black as the Ocean
Featuring poetry by Ciara Miller, Ellen June Wright, Regina YC Garcia, and Dana Tenille Weekes.
Frozen Sea | Issue 1
Featuring poetry by Benjamin Bartu, Kevin Bertolero, Gardner Dorton, Colin Drohan, Joshua Garcia, Brian Gyamfi, and Gabriel Ojeda-Sagué.
The Keepthings | October 2023
Featuring nonfiction by Pola Russo, Sarah Kilch Gaffney, and Nancy Conyers.
Kitchen Table Quarterly | Autumn 2023
Featuring nonfiction by Joanna Acevedo and poetry by Grace Freedson-Ribeiro, Holly Guran, and Megan Munger.
Lampblack | Issue 3: Labour
Featuring nonfiction by Naomi Jackson, poetry by t’ai freedom ford and Kenny Carroll, and fiction by James Stewart III.
LIBER: A Feminist Review | Volume 2, Issue 3: The ’90s Issue
Featuring poetry by Marilyn French, fiction by Bett Williams, and nonfiction by Catharine Stimpson, Mya Spalter, and Michelle Tea.
New Note Poetry | Autumn 2023
Featuring poetry by Kathleen Hellen, August Reynolds, and Jon Davis.
Pinky Thinker Press | Issue 10
Featuring poetry by K. Dulai, photography by Cynthia Gladis, a screendance by Giorgia Ponticello, and flash fiction by Nicole Hebdon.
Quibble Lit | Issue 12: outlook/lookout
Featuring poetry by Mercedes Lawry, fiction by Elizabeth Mercurio and James Roderick Burns, nonfiction by Nicole Jacques.
Radar Poetry | Issue 37
Featuring poetry by Adrie Rose, Clare Banks, Saba Keramati, and Mónica Gomery.
Rushing Thru the Dark | Autumn 2023
Featuring poetry by Marge Piercy and Arnold Johnston; drama by Cid Andrenelli, Alex Barr, S. M. Stevens, and Margaret Pearce; and art by Mark Clarke and Gerald Uyeno.
Saint Augustine’s Magazine | Volume 2, Issue 1
Featuring fiction by Sam Kaspar and poetry by Catherine McGuire, Debasish Mishra, and Beth Brown Preston.
Sinister Wisdom | Issue 130: We Teach Sex (to Everyone!)
Featuring writing by Catherine Crouch, Rage Hezekiah, Kimberly Dark, Vi Khi Nao, and Morgan Gwenwald.
Southern Humanities Review | Volume 56, Issue 3
Featuring fiction by Judith Dancoff and nonfiction by Amy Benson, as well as the finalists, runners-up, and winner, Samyak Shertok, of the 2023 Auburn Witness Poetry Prize.
SWING | Issue 1
Featuring poetry by Bruce Bond, Erica Dawson, Maria Hummel, and William Logan; fiction by Lee Conell and William Henry Lewis; and nonfiction by Cecily Parks and Courtney Miller Santo.
Variant Literature | Issue 16
Featuring poetry by Madisen Gummer and Karen Rigby, nonfiction by Joanna Acevedo and Nevada Alde, fiction by Joel Hans and Anna Suszynski, and art by Kimberly Flynn.
Virginia Quarterly Review | Volume 99, Issue 3
Featuring nonfiction by Peter Bebergal, Nicole Graev Lipson, and J. C. Lee; fiction by Taisia Kitaiskaia, Regina Porter, and Shannon Sanders; and poetry by Tiana Clark, Martín Espada, Nick Flynn, and Marisa Tirado.