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  • Webzine founded in 1993.
  • "The Antigonish Review is a quarterly literary journal published by St. Francis Xavier University. The Review features poetry, fiction, reviews and critical articles from all parts of Canada, the US and overseas, using original graphics to enliven the format."
  • Each issue features poetry, short fiction, and essays.
  • Includes an online archive dating back to November 1995.
  • International Journal of contemporary fiction.
  • Blackbird is a well-designed, high quality journal publishing a diverse and highly accomplished collection of writers.
  • scholarly journal from Lehman College about the literatures of Spain and Latin America in Spanish and English.
  • From Purdue University Press. Since 1999 it has published quarterly scholarship, book reviews, bibliographies and thematic issues, in the widest definition of the discipline of comparative literature and culture. It combines traditional comparative literature with comparative culturalstudies. Each article is preceded by an abstract.
  • Established in 1997, this online journal includes poetry, fiction, essays, and reviews Audio is provided for all poetry and fiction in real audio format. Audio is also occasionally provided for interviews and other special projects.
  • Conceived as an online venue for French and American poetry and poetic culture.
  • "Eurozine is a network of European cultural journals, linking up more than 50 partner journals and just as many associated magazines and institutions from nearly all European countries. Eurozine is also a netmagazine which publishes outstanding articles from its partner journals with additional translations into one of the major European languages."
  • Site revives the magazine in electronic form from issue 100 (Summer/Fall 1998.
  • An online quarterly that publishes original works of fiction, poetry and art.
  • First published in 1866, this is the oldest college literary journal in the United States. The online version features fiction, poetry, art, and criticism.
  • This site is a joint project by the Universities of Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester, and Oxford, conducted under the auspices of the eLib (Electronic Libraries)Programme. Its' aim is to digitize substantial runs of 18th and 19th century journals. The core collection for the project are runs of at least 20 consecutive years of: Gentleman's Magazine, The Annual Register, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Notes and Queries, The Builder, Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine.
  • A quarterly review from Australia of new writing, with poetry, creative prose, interviews, reviews, and informative feature articles.
  • Michigan Quarterly Review, founded in 1962, is the University of Michigan's flagship journal, publishing each season a collection of essays, interviews, memoirs, fiction, poetry, and book reviews.
  • "Mississippi Review is a national literary magazine published twice yearly in print, and quarterly on the web. Among the writers MR has published in recent years are Jamaica Kinkaid, Derek Wolcott, Tom Drury, John Barth, Rick Bass, Padgett Powell,Barry Hannah, Martin Amis, Roddy Doyle, Will Self, Margaret Atwood, Robert Olen Butler, Susan Minot, Thom Jones, Paul Auster, Kazuo Ishiguro, Tomaz Salamun, William Gibson, and hundreds of others."
  • Full-text electronic journal of poetry from the University of North Florida. Complete archive.
  • Online fiction, nonfiction, and interviews. Requires free subscription.
  • Quarterly journal of fiction and poetry, begun in 1994. Contains links to academic and independent literary websites.
  • An online literary magazine dedicated to exploring place through fiction, poetry, and images.
  • A peer-reviewed, archived journal focused on psychological studies of the arts: literature, film, visual arts, ormusic. From the University of Florida, 1997 to the present.
  • An electronic journal of poetry and reviews. Published three times a year.
  • Quarterly online journal of criticism, interviews, and poetry from around the world.
  • Features fiction, poetry, interviews, reviews, art and photography.
  • Sponsered by Rutgers University, this site offers searchable transcribed texts of the March-August 1711 issues off the famous magazine of Addison and Steele.
  • Quarterly online literary journal of short stories and essays, based in New York.
  • An electronic publication of independent, underground, and experimental language-centered arts.
  • Offshoot of McSweeney's, the quarterly print publication. Browsable archive going back to 1998.
  • A quasi-monthly electronic publication of poetry and poetics, literature, art, and criticism.
  • "A national journal of literature and discussion." More than a decade of back issues available free online.
  • Contemporary literary arts site containing selections from chapbooks and literary journals.
  • Tne online magazine for international literature.