Journals that Publish Undergraduate Students

ADROIT JOURNAL
A  literary magazine run entirely by high school and college students. Adroit publishes poetry, fiction, flash fiction, art/photography, and cross-genre works with separate submissions for “adults” and those “under the age of 21.”

THE ALBION REVIEW
The Albion Review is a national literary journal based out of Albion College in Michigan. Published annually since 2004, The Review features works of short fiction, poetry, essays, and visual art. The Review strives to showcase the work of emerging undergraduate talents.

ALLEGHENY REVIEW
Only accepts submissions from currently enrolled undergraduates (which could include dual-enrolled high school students). This will link to their temporary web site – their way-cool site crashed. Stay tuned for updates.

APPREHENSION MAGAZINE
An online quarterly publishing modern and experimental works from writers 14 – 21 years old. The first issue is planned for release December 15, 2016.

BLUE MARBLE REVIEW
An online quarterly of poetry, fiction, non-fiction, photography, and art. Submissions accepted on a rolling basis from writers ages 13-20 years old.

THE BLUE ROUTE
An online magazine of undergraduate fiction and poetry, published biannually by Windener University.

CADAVERINE MAGAZINE (UK)
Cadaverine accepts unsolicited submissions of literary fiction, poetry and reviews by writers under the age of 30. International submissions are welcome but all submissions must be in English.

CATFISH CREEK
Poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction journal from Loras College. Any student currently registered in an undergraduate program is eligible to submit writing.

CICADA
A YA lit/comics magazine fascinated with the lyric and strange and committed to work that speaks to teens’ truths. We publish poetry, realistic and genre fic, essay, and comics by adults and teens.

CLAREMONT REVIEW
A magazine showcasing inspiring young adult writers ages 13-19.

COLLISION LITERARY MAGAZINE
Founded in 2001, Collision Literary Magazine publishes the work of undergraduate students not just from the University of Pittsburgh, but from all over the world.

CUCKOO REVIEW
An online literary publication of poetry, short fiction, rants, reviews, interviews, and more. Open to submissions from youth under 19 years, with no restrictions on genre or format.

GIRLS RIGHT THE WORLD
Girls Right the World is an international literary journal advocating for young, female-identified writers and artists. This journal values and promotes diversity of culture and expression. The editors are students at Miss Hall’s School in Massachusetts, and they invite young female-identified writers and artists, ages 14 through 21, to submit their work for consideration

GREEN BLOTTER 
Green Blotter is published annually by the Green Blotter Literary Society of Lebanon Valley College in Annville, PA, and features poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and art submitted by undergraduate student writers everywhere. Our mission is to provide a much-needed platform for undergraduate creative writers and artists and to foster outstanding undergraduate work in each of the genres we publish.

FOREST FOR THE TREES
This is a new online journal accepting submissions of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and cover art for its inaugural spring issue expected in 2016. The editors accept submissions online from writers ages 13-19, with some young adult pieces by adult authors considered.

LIP MAGAZINE
Articles, essays, short stories, poetry, reviews and artwork on a variety of topics relevant to 14-25 year old females.

LITERARY LAUNDRY
An online publication of poetry, prose, and drama. Each issue the editors select works written by undergraduates for outstanding award as well as cash prizes.

THE MAGAZINE
The Magazine, published by Edinboro University, welcomes submissions of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and comics from undergraduate writers currently enrolled in any North American post-secondary institution.

MANGROVE
Mangrove is the undergraduate literary journal at the University of Miami, publishing the best undergraduate fiction, poetry, nonfiction, art & design in the country.

MISTAKE HOUSE 
Mistake House welcomes graduate and undergraduate writers from around the world, including work by previously unpublished writers. We accept all submissions in English, and we particularly appreciate pieces that present new perspectives to the reader.

MOLEDRO MAGAZINE
An online quarterly run by high school students, publishing poetry and fiction from high school (13+) and college students.

NATIVE YOUTH MAGAZINE
Native youth between the ages of 12 and 25 are encouraged to submit articles, poetry, profiles, photos and illustrations. Submissions from adults are also welcome.

NINTH LETTER WEB EDITION
Ninth Letter web edition is dedicated poetry and fiction by graduate and undergraduate creative writing students across the country.

NORTH CENTRAL REVIEW 
The North Central Review is one of only a handful of literary journals publishing exclusively the writings and works of undergraduate students. The North Central Review considers all genres, including short fiction, poetry, drama, creative nonfiction, and mixed genre pieces. Submission deadlines Oct 15 and Feb 15.

THE OAKLAND ARTS REVIEW
The Oakland Arts Review seeks literary fiction, poetry, nonfiction, comics, and art submissions for publication. Writers and artists must be actively enrolled undergraduate students, both in the United States and abroad, to be considered for publication.

OUTRAGEOUS FORTUNE 
Outrageous Fortune is the first online literary magazine created for undergraduates by undergraduates. It was begun by a group of students at Mary Baldwin University, where its headquarters are still situated.We publish undergraduate writing and art, and we feature the creative work of Mary Baldwin graduates in some of our pages.

THE OVAL
The Oval is an undergraduate-run, non-profit annual literary journal at the University of Montana. They accept previously unpublished poetry, prose, and visual art by currently enrolled undergraduates nationwide.

THE PAPER SHELL REVIEW
The University of Maryland’s only undergraduate journal of essays on literary topics, is now accepting submissions. Undergraduate students from any accredited institution of higher education may submit papers to The Paper Shell Review. Submission by a single author should not exceed three essays. E-mail essays as Microsoft Word attachments to papershellreview@gmail.com.

PHOSPHENE
An online publication of poetry, prose, and art by high school or college/grad school aged contributors

PLAIN CHINA 
plain china is a national literary anthology that showcases the best undergraduate writing from across the country, while providing a venue for top-notch artwork as well.

POLARIS
Polaris publishes in the categories of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and visual art. We want to see the best that the undergraduate student has to offer and showcase the unique voice of the developing and emerging writer.

PRAIRIE MARGINS
Prairie Margins is an UNDERGRADUATE literary journal, printing work by writers who are verifiably enrolled in undergraduate institutions anywhere in the world. The annual deadline is February 1. Writers may send any time; work received December through February will be responded to quickly.

RED CEDAR REVIEW/ Michigan St University
Welcome to what will soon become the new home of Red Cedar Review, a digital, open-access undergraduate art and literary magazine published by the Michigan State University Department of English since 1963.

RICOCHET REVIEW
A print annual of poetry and translations of poetry edited by students and faculty at Chicago’s Von Steuben Metropolitan Science Center. Accepts submissions in separate categories for high school students, college students, and non-students. RR has a unique mentorship program for high school writers who submit their poetry and want to work with an established poet to receive feedback. See the publication submissions page for specific details.

RUNE STONE
We publish and promote the nation’s finest undergraduate writers in an online forum that is physically beautiful, and maintains or exceeds the standards of print. We feature the best fiction, nonfiction, and poetry we can get our hands on, all of it written by undergraduates.

SIGMA TAU DELTA RECTANGLE
The Sigma Tau Delta Rectangle is an annual English Honors Society journal that publishes literary non-fiction, fiction, and poetry containing the works of Sigma Tau Delta members. The best piece of writing in each category will be awarded five scholarships totaling more than $1,000.

SINK HOLLOW
Established by students and faculty at Utah State University, Sink Hollow is an online journal of quality works that offers undergraduate writers an opportunity for recognition and publication. We value pieces that light fires strong enough to survive a freeze. We call for works that call back, that echo, that stun, that sink inside us and stay. Give us your words, your art, your brain, and your tongue and we’ll give your piece a place to call home.

SPHERE LITERARY MAGAZINE/ Fairleigh Dickinson University
A journal of creative writing from Fairleigh Dickinson University that publishes only undergraduate work.

SPROUT
An online literary journal publishing social commentary poetry, fiction, non-fiction, art, and media works by contributors 13-22 years old. Their focus is on real world social issues that demonstrate an awareness of the world from a variety of youth perspectives – bold, raw, and unafraid.

SUGAR RASCALS
A bi-annual, Canada-based teen literary magazine with its first issue set to publish July 2016. Sugar Rascals accepts poetry, short stories, and art from young authors 13-19 years old.

SUN AND SANDSTONE
Sun & Sandstone is a national and local annual print literary journal for undergraduate students run by undergraduate students at Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Montana. We are looking for works of Poetry, Short Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, and One Act Plays. Seventy percent of Sun & Sandstone will be national; we will accept entries from any undergraduate student in the U.S. The other 30 percent will be selected from Rocky Mountain College undergraduate submissions.

SUSQUENNAH REVIEW
Susquehanna Review is an annual international undergraduate journal run by students at Susquehanna University. We feature work in fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and visual art. Our mission is to share writing that is innovative and brave, full of fresh language that excites us as readers and as writers, honed in on the depth and variety of human experience. We want to showcase the talent and maturity of today’s undergraduate student writers and artists.

TEENAGE WASTELAND REVIEW
Poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction by and for teens ages 13-19 years. All submissions are considered for the Muriel Avellaneda Prize for Young Writers, which awards $100 in addition to publication.

THERE’S ROOSTER/ Assumption College
Submission Deadline:November 1; Call for Papers: Thoreau’s Rooster welcomes all papers written by undergraduate writers as long as they are works of creative non-fiction. All papers must be submitted on the Rooster’s website by November 1, 2013. Submission Guidelines:All submissions must be written by an undergraduate writer and be in the genre of creative non-fiction; For More Information:Email Daniel Murphy, murphy@assumption.edu

THROUGH THE THIRD EYE
A non-profit poetry website out of Grand Rapids, MI operating on a volunteer basis and featuring reviews of published poetry, interviews with established Michigan poets, and poetry by up-and-coming Michigan poets. Accepts submissions of poetry by young people aged 8-25 who live in Michigan. (On hiatus; hopes to be back February 2016.)

WIRE TAP
Publishes news reports, features, investigative stories, personal voices, op-eds, reviews and interviews by all ages with priority given to 16- to 28-year-old youth and young adult writers.

ZAUM
A literary and art magazine providing college students a venue for publishing their poetry, prose, fiction and visual artwork. The magazine is distributed and produced by students at Sonoma State University in California.