Magpie Messenger

literary magazine | Regular issues | solstices & equinoxes

The Magpie Messenger by Curious Corvid Publishing is the ultimate literary magazine made for, made by, and made with the works of indie writers. You'll find original poetry and prose from indie authors in your community, informative articles that help you navigate the world of publishing, and exclusive sneak peeks of upcoming content.

Are you interested in seeing your work published in a literary magazine? Visit our Submissions Page to learn how you can submit to the Messenger. If accepted, you'll be compensated for our pleasure of using your work—we never ask you to pay us.

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Each issue of the Magpie Messenger has a theme that is suggested but not required. However, staying on-theme increases the likelihood that your work will be accepted.