Oxford American

The Southern Magazine of Good Writing


The Oxford American has been called "The New Yorker of the South," and the New York Times has called it "the liveliest literary magazine in America." The award-winning quarterly, published at the University of Central Arkansas, prints fiction, poetry and nonfiction alongside photography and art. John Grisham, John Updike, and Susan Sontag have appeared on its pages.

Poetry Sought

Poetry from or about the American South. "Please familiarize yourself with recent issues of the magazine before you submit."

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  • Pays cash
  • Simultaneous submissions OK
  • Highly competitive market
  • Reading fee charged

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The Oxford American is a national magazine with a circulation of over 55k.

Established 1992.

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