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Literary Periodicals in Print at the Bird Library: Nonfiction

Use this guide to locate current magazines and journals featuring poetry, fiction, literary nonfiction, and criticism that you can actually hold in your hand to read.

Finding Specific Issues

The most recent issues of these publications can be found on the 2nd floor of ES Bird Library. Older issues are available at the locations listed below the titles.

Literary Periodicals featuring Literary Nonfiction, Essays, and Memoirs

    • Another Chicago Magazine
      Fiction, poetry, & non–fiction; supported by a grant from the NEA, among other Illinois state and national organizations.
      PS580 .A53
    • Antioch Review
      Fiction, poetry, & essays from both emerging as well as established authors; will continue depite the dissolution of Antioch College.
      AP2 .A632
      Visit the Antioch Review website

    • Epoch
      Fiction, poetry, essays, art, & screenplays; published by Cornell University.
      AP2 .E64



    • Lit
      Fiction, poetry, & nonfiction; published by the New School MFA Creative Writing Program.
      PS501 .L57
      Visit the Lit website

    • MidAmerican Review
      Fiction, poetry, nonfiction, & reviews; published by Bowling Green State University in Ohio.
      PS501 .M53