Creative Writing Journals & Small Presses

At Black Rock & Sage, we don’t just publish great writing and art. We are also consumers. Here are some of our favorite journals and presses where great contemporary writers are being published (No, we’re not being paid to endorse these presses. We’re actually doing this because we like them.):

Prompt Press


Western Humanities Review


Ninth Letter



Quarterly West


Ninebark Press

New England Review

Bellingham Review

Working for a literary magazine is a great experience, and all of us here at Black Rock & Sage love what we do. Here is a great article by Julia Dunn about some of the benefits of working as an editor for a literary magazine.