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This guide is not meant to detail ways of finding research about specific works of short fiction. Rather, it is meant to be a starting point for those who might want to find some good stories, whether for class or simple diversion. Fiction, after all, is what makes us human.
The Antioch Review, founded in 1941, is one of the oldest, continuously publishing literary magazines in America. Focus is on fiction, essays, and poetry from both emerging as well as established authors.
CALYX Journal publishes fine art & literature, art, and book reviews by developing and emerging women authors and artists.
Founded at the University of Georgia in 1947 and published there ever since, The Georgia Review has become one of America’s most highly regarded journals of arts and letters. Each quarterly issue offers a diverse, thoughtfully orchestrated gathering of short stories, general-interest essays, poems, reviews, and visual art.
Literary journal produced at Kenyon College since 1939.
New Letters quarterly and its audio companion, New Letters on the Air, are part of a national literary tradition that serves readers and writers across the world.
Produced by Northern Michigan University since 1979.
The Southern Review publishes fiction, poetry, critical essays, interviews, book reviews, and excerpts from novels in progress, with emphasis on contemporary literature in the United States and abroad.
Founded in 1995 by graduate students of the Western Michigan University English department, Third Coast is one of the nation’s premier literary magazines—and one of only a handful of nationally distributed literary magazines to regularly include four genres.
You can find even more e-Journals in our collection by browsing the "Journals" tab on the library's homepage.