Not your average literary magazine. They are looking for the odd, the absurd, the tear-jerker, whatever comes to mind. They want your poetry, your prose, and your fictional rejection letters.
Rejection Letters on Twitter
Reservoir Road Literary Review
Seeking submissions of fiction, creative non-fiction, and photography that ask the tough questions and offer the difficult answers. They do not accept poetry, essays, or reviews at this time.
Reservoir Road Literary Review on Twitter
This publication is seeking submissions with a comedy flair. They want fiction, non-fiction, and poetry pieces of under 1,000 words. Though their submissions are currently closed, they will be accepting them again soon.
Riot Act on Twitter
Second Chance Lit
If you’ve ever had a poem or a short story rejected, this might be what you’re looking for. They publish ONLY previously rejected pieces. They just launched their first issue, so submissions are currently closed. However, they will be opening for submissions again soon.
Second Chance Lit on Twitter
Split Lip Magazine
Publishers of voice-driven and right-in-the-feelings work. They have both a free and a tip jar based submissions calendar. They do not accept submissions in July. **THIS IS CURRENTLY A PAYING MARKET**
Split Lip Magazine on Twitter
Seeking submissions of short fiction of up to 2000 words. Looking for work that isn’t typical. Submissions are currently closed, but will hopefully be open again soon.
Truffle Magazine on Twitter
Seeking poetry and prose, creative non-fiction, and reviews. They want stories that pull at the heartstrings using emotional forms. They accept submissions year-round and have a monthly theme.
TunaFish Journal on Twitter