Passages North is a journal of fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. Published every spring by the Northern Michigan University, Passages North is one of few high-caliber literary journals with refreshingly specific submission guidelines.

Poetry Sought

"Work that lets the lyric quality or the story take center stage".

Quick Facts

  • Simultaneous submissions OK
  • Highly competitive market

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More About Passages North

No translations or "overly formatted or experimental poems." Rarely publishes regional or overtly political pieces. "We want opening lines that won’t allow us to stop moving and last lines that leave us in a place we’ve never been, a place of quiet epiphany."

Established 1979.

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