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Literature in English

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Literacy Journals and Magazines

These are some of the literacy journals and magazines available through Duke Libraries collections. Depending on the journal or magazine, you can access it through Duke Libraries' online collections or as a print copy in the library. 

African American Review 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. Published by John Hopkins University Press, this journal publishes critical essays, fiction, poetry, and book reviews.

Agenda

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. This British magazine publishes poetry.

Agni

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. This journal publishes poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. 

Ambit

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. This journal publishes poetry and short fiction. 

American Poetry Review 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above and in print in Current Periodicals and Newspapers section of Perkins/Bostock Library. The American Poetry Review publishes original poetry, literary criticism, interviews, and essays. 

Amerasia Journal 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. Published by the Asian American Studies Center, this journal publishes critical essays. 

Analog Science Fiction & Fact

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above and in print in Current Periodicals and Newspapers section of Perkins/Bostock Library. This magazine specializes in Science Fiction but also incudes factual scientific articles, reviews and editorials. 

Antigonish Review 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. Antigonish Review publishes poetry and prose.

Antioch Review 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. This journal publishes articles, poetry, fiction, and reviews. 

Appalachian Journal

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above.This journal publishes a range of materials so long as they are focused on the Appalachian region.

The Atlantic

  • This magazine is available online through the getit@Duke link above. This cultural magazine publishes a range of nonfiction, poetry, and fiction. 

The Baffler

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above.This magazine publishes political commentary, cultural analysis, fiction, poetry, and art.

Bamboo Ridge

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. This magazine publishes writing about Hawaii, both poetry and prose.

The Beloit Poetry Journal

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. This journal publishes poetry. 

The Bilingual Review or La Revista Bilingüe

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. This journal publishes articles about bilingualism, bilingual education as well as creative writing by established and emerging Hispanic writers.  

Black Renaissance = Renaissance Noire

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above.  Published by the Institute of African American Affairs at New York University, this journal publishes poetry, fiction, essays, photography, art, and reviews that address contemporary BLACK concerns. 

Black Warrior Review 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. Black Warrior Review (BWR) publishes fiction, nonfiction, poetry, comics, and art twice a year. 

Blue Mesa Review

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. Blue Mesa Review publishes fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and art. 

Boston Review 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. Boston Review describes itself as a political and literacy forum i.e. a place for public discourse. 

Boulevard

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. Boulevard publishes fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. 

Boundary 2

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. This journal is a literature and cultural journal.

Callaloo

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. This journal publishes scholarly articles, book reviews, interviews, nonfiction essays, short fiction, poetry, and visual art.

Canadian Literature 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above.  This journal is devoted to Canadian Literature, publishing criticism, creative work including poetry and short fiction, and book reviews.  

Carolina Quarterly 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. Published by the University of North Carolina , this journal publishes poetry and prose.

 The Chariton Review 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. This journal publishes short fiction, poetry, essays, and book reviews. 

Chicago Review

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. This journal publishes poetry and short fiction. 

Chiron Review

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. This journal publishes poetry and fiction. 

Cimarron Review 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. This journal publishes stories, poetry, and essays. 

Colorado Review 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. This journal publishes nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and book reviews. 

Crazy Horse

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. This journal publishes fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. 

Denver Quarterly

  • This journal is available in print in Current Periodicals and Newspapers section of Perkins/Bostock Library. This journal publishes poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. 

Descant 

Epoch 

  • This journal is available in print in Current Periodicals and Newspapers section of Perkins/Bostock Library. This journal publishes poetry, fiction, art, essays, and screenplays.

Fairy Tale Review 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish poetry and prose often with a fairy tale element but not always. 

Feminist Review

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. This journal publishes academic articles but also publishes experiential pieces, media, prose, poetry, and other content. 

Fence

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. This journal focuses on experimental literacy fiction publishing poetry, fiction, art, and criticism. 

Fiction 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish fiction. 

Fiction International

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above and in hardcopy in Perkins/Bostock Library.  They publish prose that emphasizes innovation and social reform. 

Field 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and visual art.

Five Points 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish fiction, poetry, essays, and interviews.

Flyway

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish fiction, poetry, non-fiction, and visual art.

The Georgia Review

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish fiction, poetry, visual art, and book reviews. 

The Gettysburg Review 

  • This journal is available in print in the Perkins/Bostock Library. They publish poetry, fiction, and essays.

The Granta 

  • This journal is available in print in the Perkins/Bostock Library. They publish poetry, fiction, photographs, and essays.

Great River Review 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above.

The Greensboro Review

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish poetry.

Hanging Loose

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish poetry and fiction. 

The Harvard Lampoon 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish humor writing. 

Harvard Review 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish poetry and short fiction. 

The Hiram Poetry Review 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish poetry.

Hudson Review 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish poetry, fiction, essays, art, and more.

Indiana Review 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish fiction, poetry, art, and non-fiction. 

The Iowa Review

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish fiction, non-fiction, photographs, and works in emerging forms. 

Journal of Short Story in English 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish short fiction and other forms of short writing.

The Kenyon Review

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish poetry, prose, and drama. 

The Literary Review 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. This journal publishes fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and literary translation.

London Magazine

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. This journal publishes fiction, poetry, essays, reviews, and interviews. 

MĀNOA 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. This journal publishes writing from throughout the pacific region.

The Massachusetts Review

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish fiction, poetry, and translations. 

  Meanjin

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. Based out of Austria, this literacy magazine publishes writing and other forms.

 Michigan Quarterly Review

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish fiction, poetry, and critical essays.

The Midwest Quarterly

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish scholarly essays and poetry. 

 The Minnesota Review

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish poetry, short fiction, nonfiction, and essays.

Mississippi Review

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish writing. 

Missouri Review

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish poetry, fiction, and essays

Mosaic Literary Magazine

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish interviews, essays, and other articles focused on literature. 

 The New Criterion

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish​ writing about art and other aspects of intellectual life. 

 New England Review

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and other kinds of writing. 

 New Orleans Review

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and book reviews. 

 The North American Review

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish fiction, poetry, and essays.

 North Dakota Quarterly

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish fiction and poetry. 

Obsidian

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish fiction, poetry, drama, visual and media art of Africans globally.  

Paris Review 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish fiction, poetry and other writing. 

The Pembroke Magazine

  • This magazine is available in print at Perkins/Bostock Library. They publish poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, art, and interviews.

Ploughshares

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. 

PN Review 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish articles, interviews, poetry, translations, and book reviews.

Poetry Northwest

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish poetry, essays about poetics, and book reviews. 

Prairie Schooner 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish poetry, short fiction, essays of general interest, and reveiws.

Raritan   

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. This journal publishes essays, reviews, poetry and some fiction. 

Renditions

  • This journal is available in print in the Perkins/Bostock library. They publish Chinese literature in English translation. 

The Review of Contemporary Fiction 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish essays about fiction writing. 

Salmagundi

  • This journal is available in print in the Perkins/Bostock library. They publish fiction, personal essays, and cultural criticism.

The Seneca Review  

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish poetry an lyrical essays.

The Sewanee Review 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish poetry, fiction, and nonfiction.

Shenandoah 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish poetry and fiction.

Sinister Wisdom 

  • This journal is available in print in the Perkins/Bostock library. They publish lesbian literature and art. 

South Central Review 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish critical essays, interviews, and opinion pieces. 

South Dakota Review 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish contemporary literary arts. 

Southern Humanities Review

  •  This journal is available in print in the Perkins/Bostock library. They publish essays, fiction, and poetry.

Southern Poetry Review  

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish poetry.

Southern Quarterly 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish arts of the south, articles, original archival materials, poetry, reviews, and interviews. 

Southern Review (Baton Rouge)

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish poetry.

Storyquarterly 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish fiction of various lengths and nonfiction. 

The Sun

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish poetry, fiction, essays, and interviews.

Tampa Review

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish poetry and fiction.

Tar River Poetry

  • This journal is available in print in the Perkins/Bostock library. 

The Threepenny Review

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish poetry, fiction and other writing. 

University of Toronto Quarterly 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish interdisciplinary writing and review essays.

Verse

  • This journal is available in print in the Perkins/Bostock library. They publish poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and visual art. 

Virginia Quarterly Review 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. 

WLA: War, Literature & the Arts

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish short fiction, poetry, personal essay/memoir, visuals, and scholarly essays for a general audience that explore the intersection of art and war.

Line

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish fiction and nonfiction. 

Willow Springs

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish poetry, prose, and interviews. 

Witness 

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish fiction, nonfiction, essays, poetry, and visual art. Issues are usually themed, check out their website to see what the current theme is before you submit. 

Works and Days

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. 

Writer's Digest

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. This is a magazine that supports discussion of writers and writing. Find tips and personal essays about the practice of writing from current writers. 

Yale Review

  • This journal is available online through the getit@Duke link above. They publish fiction and poetry.