Literary journals open doors for writers and readers. Within their pages, famous and little-known authors showcase some of their most creative and daring works. Journals have sprouted up across the Web, providing authors with additional venues and readers with criticism, commentary, original works and more.
Web Del Sol is a great
place to start. The site
has a little bit of everything -- an online
publisher, a writer's community
site and a portal for links to other online and
print journals. Extensive news and resources make it
The E-Zine List
searchable collection of online literary journals -- of all genres and sizes -- with complete descriptions of each.
Poetry Daily brings
readers a new poem from books,
magazines and journals each day, along with
information about featured poets
and news from the poetry world.
Most established print journals have an online
presence. Many offer
additional online-only content, and some offer
the full text of current and
The online home of the Atlantic Monthly. This
attractive site has some great
reading, including articles from the print magazine and
The North American Review
One of America's oldest literary magazines. Its
current focus is on poems
and short stories, covering a broad view of
current North American issues.
A relatively new journal on the literary scene.
Each eclectic issue features
poetry, fiction, essays, art and interviews from
both established and
unknown writers. The site offers highlights of
the print issues as well as
The Kenyon Review
Provides a nice introduction to this publication.
The site currently only
has samples from the magazine, but full text will
be available soon.