I can’t hold you anymore
as the sun is a kidnapper,
a tormentor, who tears you apart
SPARKS is a collection of best love poems written in 2016 by modern, talented poets from around the world.
The NY Literary Magazine publishes a distinguished selection of outstanding, contemporary poetry and short stories. We’re currently accepting poetry submissions
I wanted to capture a moment of our time together,
Maybe a faint chuckle of yours,
Or a single teardrop that traced your cheek when
You said you must go home now
And I must seek a new adventure,
We are excited to present you with the latest poetry anthology by the NY Literary Magazine.
Our “SPARKS” poetry magazine features a selection of outstanding, heartfelt love poems and sad, heartbreak poetry by talented poets of all ages. Enjoy reading passionate, steamy love poems; a gay poem about an impossible love; sad heartbreak poems about lost love; and an inspirational
We thank everyone for their poetry submissions to our “FLAMES” erotic poetry contest! This international poetry competition is now closed. We received 749 sexy poem submissions which our Editors now are eagerly reading through.
Winners will be announced on June 1st and published in our FLAMES poetry magazine on August 1st.
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We are excited to announce the publication of our latest poetry magazine! The NY Literary Magazine’s “AWAKE” anthology contains a selection of outstanding, modern poetry by both emerging and award-winning poets from around the world. Enjoy reading deep meaningful poems, poetic thoughts and memories, sad poems about
Enter your dark and sad poetry into our free-to-enter international poetry competition!
Poets of any age and nationality are welcome to submit their deep, dark poems to the NY Literary Magazine’s contest.
We’re searching for outstanding dark poems including sad poems about death; mournful, deep poems about loss; depressing poems on any subject; sad poems about memories, experiences, lost loved ones; and general emotional, stirring sad poetry.
Read for free our poetry magazines to understand what style poetry we like best and publish.
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We thank everyone for their poetry submissions to the NY Literary Magazine! Here are the winners of the “AWAKE” Best Poetry Contest.
Winners of the Sad, Dark Poetry Category
We thank all the talented poets who submitted their lovely poetry to the NY Literary Magazine! Our Editors enjoyed reading through the several hundred submissions, and are excited to present you with the winners of our Best Poetry Contest of September!
Winners of the Dark, Sad Poetry Contest Category
1st place winner:
We thank everyone for their love poetry submissions! Our Editors are thrilled to announce the gifted poets who have won the SPARKS Best Love Poetry contest with their outstanding heartfelt love and heartbreak poems!
Winners of the SPARKS Love Poetry Competition:
We are thrilled to present you with this year’s Pushcart nominees! The NY Literary Magazine has nominated the following poems for the prestigious Pushcart prize:
The NY Literary Magazine thanks all the talented poets for submitting their poems to us! After reading through hundreds of poetry submissions, we have published a selection of the finest contemporary poems in our latest poetry anthology titled “Echoes”.
“Echoes” is a poetry collection featuring today’s most remarkable, modern poetry by both new and award-winning poets of all ages and nationalities.
In this poetry magazine, you’ll find deep meaningful poems about life and living, sincere poems about thoughts and feelings, dark & sad poetry, as well as an inspirational poem; along with complimentary striking paintings.
This poetry book is available as a print magazine and as a free-to-read digital magazine. Download and read for free
Do you love writing steamy, erotic poems? Join the NY Literary Magazine’s Hottest Erotic Poetry of the Year contest!
Feel free to write about sexual experiences and wild fantasies without inhibitions. You may describe your fantasies as explicitly as your sexy mind desires, or hint at lovemaking using beautiful metaphors.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transexual poems are welcome as well.
The sexiest, the naughtiest, and the most creative poems will win an award and be published in our upcoming “FLAMES” anthology!
This is a free-to-enter international poetry competition open to
Have you written an exceptional short story? The NY Literary Magazine is now accepting unsolicited flash fiction, fiction, and non-fiction short story submissions. We invite both new, emerging writers and established international writers of all ages to submit their short stories to our literary magazine.
The NY Literary Magazine is searching for creative writers with a fresh, distinctive voice and a unique, captivating writing style. We seek remarkable stories that stand out from the rest and are enjoyable to read and memorable. Whether your short story is sad, touching, funny, or aimed at children, it must have a strong hook and a good story line.
Each writer may submit up to 5 short stories for free.
We are accepting short stories in the following genres:
We thank everyone for their poetry submissions!
The NY Literary Magazine’s “Winds of Time” poetry Anthology is now available in print, and as a free digital magazine on Amazon Kindle, Scribd, Issuu etc.
The “Winds of Time” Anthology features a selection of outstanding, modern poems by both emerging and internationally recognized, remarkable, award-winning poets from around the world.
In this poetry magazine you’ll find expressive love poems; a delightfully explicit
Congratulations to the talented poets who won the NY Literary Magazine’s August 2016 Poetry Contest!
These poems have also been published in the NY Literary Magazine’s “Winds of Time” Anthology (poetry collection). Visit this page to read our digital poetry magazine for free or buy the print magazine.
We thank everyone for their poetry submissions and are excited to announce the winners!
In the past month and a half, our Editors have read through hundreds of poetry and short story submissions, most of which have been declined. In this article, our Editor Sandra Reynolds shares the 9 worst mistakes that will immediately get your poetry/ short story submission trashed by any literary magazine to submit to.
We thank everyone for their poetry submissions and are proud to present you with our new print and digital poetry magazine!
The NY Literary Magazine’s “WHISPERS” Anthology features a selection of outstanding poetry by international poets of all ages and nationalities.
In this Issue you’ll find heartfelt love poems; passionate erotic poems; poems about life, living and death; poems about
Congratulations to the gifted poets who won the NY Literary Magazine’s July 2016 Poetry Contest!
We thank everyone for their submissions and are excited to present you the talented winners!
Some of these poems have also been published in the August 2016 poetry Anthology along with a small selection of remarkable poetry we received.
You can read the for free our August 2016 digital poetry magazine, or buy the print magazine.
We thank everyone for their poetry submissions!
The NY Literary Magazine’s “UNSPOKEN” poetry Anthology is now available as a free-to-read digital magazine and in print.
Read the digital edition for free here, read the Kindle magazine here, or buy the print edition here.
In this poetry collection you’ll find a selection of the finest contemporary poetry from international poets. The “UNSPOKEN” Anthology contains heartfelt, passionate love and heartbreak poems