Regional Publications

It’s our belief that writers and translators should be submitting their work regularly to literary journals and publishers. There are plenty out there – we offer some of our regional favorites, and a tip.


Alluvium – the online literary journal of Literary Shanghai. For submissions guidelines, click here.

A Shanghai Poetry Zine Publishes quarterly. To submit, email

Asia Literary Review

Chinese Arts & Letters, a literary and academic journal, solicits English-language contributions. Texts not exceeding 10,000 words will be considered, consisting of translations of contemporary Chinese-language literature in any genre, essays on the Chinese arts and letters of any era, and creative writing in any genre about China. Translated texts or inquiries for translations must also submit the original Chinese text, and all translations will be reviewed for accuracy and style. Payment for contributions is RMB .80 per word (contributions) or per Chinese character (translations) before tax. Email or with submissions or inquiries.

Cha: An Asian Literary Journal

Eunoia Review

Quarterly Literary Review Singapore

Shanghai Literary Review


Duotrope is a great resource for writers (fiction, nonfiction, poetry) with up-to-date listings of journals, publishers, and literary agents. Check it out!