Review Outlets

Book reviews can be an indispensable asset to writers and their careers. Our Book Review Outlets database is an excellent platform for authors—from self-published independents to household names—to research and discover a spectrum of book review options.

  • The Los Angeles Review of Books is a nonprofit, multimedia literary and cultural arts magazine that combines traditional reviews of serious books and literature with evolving online and digital technologies. With a ...

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    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • Founded in 1881, the Los Angeles Times is the largest metropolitan daily newspaper in the United States with a daily readership of 1.4 million and 2.4 million on Sunday, more than 39 million unique latimes.com visitors monthly and a...

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    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • NetGalley, part of Firebrand Technologies, is an online service that connects books with influential readers who provide professional feedback. Members of NetGalley request early digital access to titles before they are published, which enables...

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    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: Yes
  • New Delta Review is a literary journal produced by graduate students in the MFA program in creative writing at Louisiana State University. Since 1984, the NDR has focused on publishing and advancing the careers of both new and...

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    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • The New Orleans Review, a journal of contemporary literature and culture, is a publication of the Department of English at Loyola University New Orleans.

    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • The Nation is the oldest continuously published weekly magazine in the United States and features the latest developments in news, politics, and the literary world.

    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • With a worldwide circulation of more than one hundred thirty-five thousand, the New York Review of Books offers its readers a variety of featured articles, book reviews, literary commentary, and other discussions and insights about books...

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    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • Continuously published in New York City since 1851, the New York Times has won more Pulitzer Prizes than any other news organization for its coverage of news, politics, business, and culture. Its online presence, nytimes.com, receives...

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    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • Founded in 1925, the New Yorker is a prominent publication known for its iconic magazine covers and its news reportage, literary analysis, cultural essays, fiction, political commentary, satire, unique cartoons, and...

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    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • The Rumpus features essays, reviews, interviews, comics, short fiction, music, film, and poetry. The Rumpus encourages its writers to be themselves through their writing and tell their stories or speak...

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    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • The American Book Review is an internationally distributed publication that publishes six times a year. It specializes in reviews of frequently neglected works of fiction, poetry, and literary and cultural criticism...

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    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • Winner of nine Pulitzer Prizes, the Seattle Times is the largest daily newspaper in the state of Washington and offers reviews, analysis, and insights on books and the literary world.

    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • Founded in 1877, the Washington Post—known for its Washington, D.C. location and proximity to national politics—has a long history of serving the literary community and providing news, reviews, and commentary on books and publishing....

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    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • The Valparaiso Poetry Review presents new, emerging, and well-known voices in contemporary poetry alongside one another. This literary journal also offers the opportunity for more readers to discover young or established poets whose...

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    Genres Reviewed: Poetry
    Fee: No
  • The Village Voice is a free weekly tabloid-format newspaper and news and features website in New York City that features investigative articles, analysis of current affairs and culture, arts and music coverage, and events listings for...

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    Genres Reviewed: Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • West Branch is a magazine of poetry, fiction, essays, and reviews. Founded in 1977 and housed at the Stadler Center for Poetry at Bucknell University, West Branch publishes a fall, winter, and spring/summer issue each year.

    Genres Reviewed: Poetry
    Fee: No
  • Founded by literary agent Patty Moosbrugger and book review editor Patti Thorn, the BlueInk Review specializes in reviewing self-published work. The publication offers a user-friendly online experience with the aim of increasing...

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    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: Yes
  • Founded in 1996, the Book Reporter offers readers a resource to discover, assess, and discuss a spectrum of books from a variety of genres. In addition to book reviews, the Book Reporter features in-depth author...

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    Genres Reviewed: Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • Booklist is a book-review magazine that has been published by the American Library Association for more than one hundred years, and is widely viewed as offering the most reliable reviews to help libraries decide what to buy and to help...

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    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • NewPages is a portal that offers news, information, and guides to independent bookstores, publishers, literary magazines, alternative periodicals, record labels, newsweeklies, and more.

    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • NPR Books is specifically designed to help a busy audience find great reads. The site combines the best of National Public Radio’s on-air interviews and news with original web reviews, recommendations, and lists.

    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • Based at Texas A&M University, Callaloo is a quarterly journal that publishes poetry, fiction, nonfiction, visual art, interviews, and critical texts about literature and culture of the African Diaspora. Founded by current editor...

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    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • Every month, Publishers Weekly publishes PW Select, a supplement dedicated to covering the self-publishing industry. PW Select features everything from book announcements, interviews with authors, features, news, and...

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    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: Yes
  • The Chicago Sun-Times is a daily newspaper published in Chicago, Illinois. It is the flagship paper of the Sun-Times Media Group, and dates back to 1844. The Chicago Sun-Times covers news, politics, business, and the arts—which...

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    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No
  • Printers Row is a weekly book supplement published by the Chicago Tribune, and covers book reviews, book news, best-sellers, Chicago book clubs, and author profiles.

    Genres Reviewed: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
    Fee: No

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