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Creative Writing Research Guide

Literary Journals and Magazines

Literary journals can be found in the following sections of the library:

1) Current Periodicals section (1st floor) listed alphabetically by title.

2) Journal archives by Call number (listed below, if available), or

3) Online through various databases (found through our Journals search). 

The following list summarizes our literary journal holdings:

  • A Public Space (Periodicals) 
  • American Letters & Commentary (Online)
  • American Literary Review (Online)
  • American Poetry Review (Online; PS 580 .A44)
  • American Scholar (Online; AP 2 A4572)
  • Antioch Review (Online; AP 2 A562)
  • Arts & Letters (Periodicals) 
  • Atlantic Monthly (Online)
  • Bamboo Ridge (Online)
  • Beloit Poetry Journal (Online)
  • Blue Mesa Review (Online)
  • BOMB (Online)
  • Boston Review (Online)
  • Boulevard (Online)
  • Callaloo (Online)
  • Camera Obscura (Online)
  • Carolina Quarterly (Online)
  • Chicago Review (Online)
  • Colorado Review (Online)
  • Confrontation (Online)
  • Crazyhorse (Online)
  • Drumvoices Revue (Online)
  • Ecopoetics (Online)
  • Five Points (Online)
  • Fourth Genre: Explorations in Nonfiction (Online)
  • Georgia Review (Periodicals; AP 2 G375)
  • Gettysburg Review (Online)
  • Granta (Periodicals) 
  • Hanging Loose (Online)
  • Harper's (Periodicals/Online; AP 2 H3)
  • Harvard Review (Online)
  • Hollins Critic (Online)
  • Hotel Amerika (Online)
  • Hudson Review  (Online; AP 2 H886)
  • Iowa Review (Online)
  • Kenyon Review  (Online)
  • Line (formerly West Coast Line) (Online)
  • LIT (Online)
  • Literary Review (Online)
  • Manoa (Online)
  • Massachusetts Review (Online; AS 30 M3 A22)
  • McSweeneys (Periodicals) - coming soon!
  • Michigan Quarterly Review (Online; AS 30 M48)
  • Midwest Quarterly (Online)
  • Minnesota Review (Online)
  • Mississippi Review (Periodicals; PS 501 M57)
  • New Criterion (Online)
  • New England Review (Online)
  • New Orleans Review (Online)
  • New Yorker (Periodicals; Online; AP 2 N6763)
  • Paris Review (Periodicals; Online; AP 4 P245)
  • Parnassus (Online)
  • Ploughshares (Online)
  • Prairie Schooner (Online)
  • Red Cedar Review (Online)
  • River Styx (Online)
  • River Teeth: A Journal of Nonfiction Narrative (Online)
  • Salmagundi (Online)
  • Seneca Review (Periodicals) 
  • Sewanee Review (Online; AP 2 S5)
  • Shenandoah (Online; AP 2 S528)
  • Sirena: poesia, arte y critica (Online)
  • Sou'wester (Online)
  • South Carolina Review (Online)
  • Southern Poetry Review (PS 580 S66)
  • Southern Review (Online; AP 2 S8555)
  • Southwest Review (Online)
  • StoryQuarterly (Online)
  • Studies in the Fantastic (Online)
  • Subtropics (Online)
  • The Believer (Periodicals)
  • The Journal (Ohio State) (Online)
  • The Missouri Review (Online)
  • The Normal School (Periodicals) 
  • The Sun (Periodicals) 
  • Tin House (Periodicals) 
  • TriQuarterly (Online)
  • Verse (Online; PS 301 P6)
  • Virginia Quarterly Review  (Online)
  • West Branch (Online)
  • Western Humanities Review (Online)
  • Witness (Online)
  • Writer's Digest (Periodicals)
  • Yale Review (Online; AP 2 Y2)


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