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ENGL 253: Intro to Creative Writing

Compilation of different literary magazines for your ENGL 253 Assignment

Print Magazines Available on the Library's Main Level

Print literary magazines available for checkout, located in Current Periodicals section on Main Level, alphabetically by title: 

  • BWR/Black Warrior Review: Oldest continuously-run literary journal produced by grad students, publishing fiction, nonfiction, poetry, comics, and art. 
  • Creative Nonfiction: Contains short stories, essays, prose, interviews with writers and editors, pieces on creative nonfiction, etc. 
  • DRAFT: the Journal of Process: Stories, first drafts, interviews with authors. Interested in techniques, approaches, and "everything that goes into crafting a great piece of creative writing." 
  • Granta: Showcases "the world's best writers on to one aspect of the way we live now." 
  • Ninth Letter: From  U. Illinois Urbana-Champagin. Work published in Ninth Letter frequently selected for awards (Pushcart Prize, Best American Nonrequired Reading, etc.).
  • Poetry: Poetry, commentary news notes, and lists of recently published books published by the Modern Poetry Association. 
  • Rattle: Poetry and interviews with contemporary poets. 
  • Yellow Medicine Review: Stories, essays, poems, scholarly articles, reviews, short plays, novel excepts, letters, and more related to Indigenous Literature, Art, and Thought. 


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