American and Canadian magazines that publish short stories

This list comes mostly from the 2020 The Best American Short Stories collection – I added a few to theirs. It might help you find a place for your own work or as reader, you’ll find more journals to check out.

  • African American Review
  • Agni
  • Alaska Quarterly Review
  • American Short Fiction
  • Another Chicago Magazine
  • The Antioch Review
  • The Arkansas International
  • Ascent
  • The Atlantic
  • The Bare Life Review
  • Black Warrior Review
  • BOMB
  • Booth
  • Boulevard
  • The Briar Cliff Review
  • Callaloo
  • Carve
  • Catamaran
  • Cherry Tree
  • Chicago Quarterly Review
  • Cincinatti Review
  • Colorado Review
  • Conjunctions
  • Copper Nickel
  • Crazyhorse
  • Denver Quarterly
  • Ecotone
  • Epiphany
  • Event
  • Fairy Tale Review
  • Fantasy and Science Fiction
  • Fiction
  • The Fiddlehead
  • Foglifter
  • Fourteen Hills
  • Friction
  • The Georgia Review
  • Gettysburg Review
  • GlimmerTrain (now closed)
  • Guernica
  • Granta
  • Grist
  • Harper’s Magazine
  • Harpur Palate
  • Harvard Review
  • Hopkins Review
  • Hudson Review
  • Hunger Mountain Review
  • Image
  • Indiana Review
  • Into the Void
  • Iowa Review
  • Iron Horse
  • Jabberwock Review
  • Joyland
  • Kenyon Review
  • Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet
  • Lake Effect
  • Lalitamba
  • Literary Review
  • Manoa
  • McSweeney’s
  • Meridian
  • Michigan Quarterly Review
  • Missouri Review
  • Montana Quarterly
  • Nelle
  • New England Review
  • New Letters
  • The New Yorker
  • Ninth Letter
  • Noon
  • The Normal School
  • North American Review
  • North Dakota Review
  • One Story
  • Orca
  • Orion
  • Oxford American
  • The Paris Review
  • Passages North
  • Pembroke Magazine
  • Playboy
  • Ploughshares
  • Patomac Review
  • Prairie Schooner
  • Pulp Literature
  • Raritan
  • Room
  • Ruminate
  • Salamander
  • Salamagundi
  • The Sewanee Review
  • Southampton Review
  • Southern Humanities Review
  • Southern Indiana Review
  • Southern Review
  • Story
  • Subtropics
  • The Sun
  • Tahoma Literary Review
  • Throughtprints
  • Threepenny Review
  • Tinhouse
  • Trajectory
  • Upstreet
  • Virginia Quarterly Review
  • Wanderlust Literary Travel Journal
  • Washington Square Review
  • West Branch
  • Western Humanities Review
  • Wildness
  • Willowsprings
  • Witness
  • X-R-A-Y
  • Yellow Medicine Review
  • Zoetrope
  • ZYZZYVA

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