Literary Magazines : Pennsylvania Literary Journal

Pennsylvania Literary Journal

Pennsylvania Literary Journal
Stone Mountain, GA

Circulation: 300
Issues Per Year: 3
Manuscripts Per Issue: 10
New Writers Per Year: 20
Payment Type: Some free contributor copies


Pennsylvania Literary Journal (ISSN#: 2151-3066) is a printed peer-reviewed journal that publishes critical essays, book-reviews, short stories, interviews, photographs, art, and poetry. PLJ is available through the EBSCO Academic Complete and ProQuest databases in full-text. It is also on sale as single issues on Amazon, Barnes and Noble and most other online bookstores. It is cataloged in the MLA International Bibliography, the MLA Directory of Periodicals, Genamics JournalSeek, and Duotrope’s Digest. PLJ has published works by and interviews with New York Times bestselling writers like Larry Niven and Cinda Williams Chima. Dr. R. Joseph Rodríguez received the 2015 CCCC Lavender Rhetorics Award for Excellence in Queer Scholarship’s Article Award for his article, “There Are Many Rooms” which appeared in Volume VI, Issue 1 of the Pennsylvania Literary Journal (El Paso Inc).

Subscription: To subscribe to 3 annual issues for $45 (includes shipping), email Director Anna Faktorovich at with your payment preference.

Submission Information

  • Article On Writing
  • Arts
  • Biography & Memoir
  • Business
  • Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Contemporary Literature
  • Crime & Investigative
  • Current Affairs
  • Essays
  • Experimental
  • Fantasy
  • Fiction
  • Historical Fiction
  • History (Nonfiction)
  • Horror
  • How-To
  • Humor & Satire
  • Journal
  • Literary Fiction
  • Military & War
  • Mystery, Suspense & Thriller
  • Nature & Environment
  • Nonfiction
  • Philosophy
  • Picture Books
  • Poetry
  • Political
  • Pop Culture
  • Postmodern
  • Prose Poems
  • Regional
  • Romance
  • Science Fiction
  • Sonnet
  • Supernatural & Occult
  • Travel
  • Western
  • Women's & Feminist

Submission Methods
  • Accepts Simultaneous Queries
  • Accepts Multiple Queries
  • Accepts Email Queries

Average Story Length: 4000
Story Length Limit: 10000

  • Cover Letter

Response Times
Queries: 1 day
Manuscripts: 1 day

Additional Information
Only emailed submissions are accepted. Email the piece you'd like to submit with your third-person 1-paragraph bio, and an abstract or a summary, if you'd like to include it with the project in the journal.

Contact Information

Anna Faktorovich

1803 Treehills Parkway
Stone Mountain, GA 30088

Phone: 470-289-6395