A Roster of L.A. Poetry Magazines (1948-2023)

Literary Magazines in Los Angeles or adjacent counties (1948-2023)

Line (three issues published in the late 1940s)
Variegation (Grover Jacoby, Jr.)
Recurrence (Grover Jacoby, Jr.)
California Quarterly (Tom McGrath)
Coastlines (Gene Frumkin; Mel Weisburd; Alexandra Garrett)
Trace (James Boyer May)
Ante (1964-1968)
Nomad (Don Factor; Anthony Link)
Beyond Baroque (New; Newletters; Magazine) — George Drury Smith, et al. (James Krusoe; Lynn Shoemaker)
Laugh Literary (Charles Bukowski)
Invisible City (Paul Vangelisti;John McBride)
Sunset Palms Hotel (Michael C. Ford)
Bachy (John Harris; Leland Hickman)
Momentum (Bill Mohr)
Intermedia (Harley W. LOND)
Electrum (Roger Suva)
Third Rail (Uri Hertz; Doren Robbins)
Rara Avis (Aleida Rodriguez; Jacqueline De Angelis)
NeWorld (Inner City Cultural Center)
Chrysalis (Woman’s Building)
CQ: California State Poetry Quarterly. 1972 – 2020. Between 1976-1980, edited in Los Angeles by Kenneth Atchity)
Nausea/Maelstrom Review (Leo Mailman)
Urthkin (Larry Ziman)
Con Safos ( https://repository.library.csuci.edu/handle/10139/2523 )
ChismeArte (Manazar Gamboa; Guillermo Bejarano)
Little Caesar (Dennis Cooper)
Barney (Jack Skelley)
Snap (Amy Gerstler and Lori Cohen)
Asylum (Greg Boyd)
Marilyn (Peter Schneidre)
Pearl (Joan Jobe Smith; Barbara Hauk; Marilyn Johnson)
Boxcar (Leland Hickman; Paul Vangelisti)
Sulfur (Clayton Eshleman)
Temblor (Leland Hickman)
The Human Review (Rick Bursky, editor; Will Slattery, contributing editor)
Santa Monica Review (James Krusoe; founding editor; Anthony Tonkovich)
Bakunin (Jordan Jones)
Blue Satellite (Amelie Frank and Matthew Niblock)
Tsunami (Lee Rossi)
Saturday Afternoon Journal
Blue Window
Poetry L.A. (Helen Friedland)
ONTHEBUS (Jack Grapes, Michael Andrews)
Arshile (Mark Salerno)
Caffeine (Rob Cohen)
Ribot (Paul Vangelisti)
New Review of Literature (Paul Vangelisti)
OR (Paul Vangelisiti; Otis College of Art and Design)
Parrot (Matthew Timmons)
Shattersheet (April and Jim Burns)
The Moment (S.A. Griffin)
Sic (Vice and Verse) — (S.A. Griffin; R.J. Alvarado)
Spillway (Marsha de la O; Phil Taggart)
Lummox (R.D. Armstrong)
Lana Turner (Cal Bedient and David Lau)
The Los Angeles Review (Kate Gale, Founding Editor)
Pool (Patty Seyburn; Judith Taylor)
Caliban (on-line) (Lawrence R. Smith)
Los Angeles Review (Red Hen Press; Kate Gale)
sin cesar (drylands) — (founded, 2015)
Website: https://drylandla.wordpress.com/
Cultural Weekly; Cultural Daily (Alexis Rhone Fancher, Poetry Editor)
Rattle (Timothy Green)

HINCHAS DE POESIA — Website: http://www.hinchasdepoesia.com/wp/

There have been other poetry editors at work, of course. Deborah Drooz was the poetry editor at the L.A. Weekly in the late 1980s, for instance.

It should also be noted that there were other editors working on magazines published outside of Los Angeles. Jean Burgen, for instance, editoed Yankee magazine for several decades.

Finally, many colleges in Southern California have published on a regular basis a literary magazine. CSU Long Beach (RipRap); Cal State L.A. (Statement); UCLA (Jacaranda Review); CUC Irvine (Faultline); etc.

Aya Tarlow was the editor, I believe, of Matrix: For She of the New Aeon.

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