Nightjar is a literary magazine
that publishes speculative prose and poetry from young writers.
- Contemplating the UnidentifiableWeather is nonexistent, and the sagging arms of a question that is more like a plea to another nonexistent entity distances me from my abyss. … Read more
- BecomingThe high school disco hall falls dim again. Throngs of dancing teenagers—clad in leather, denim, sequins—groan. Some switch on their phones while the rest lean … Read more
- CottagecoreBy a crystal creek in the grassy wood, A sun-warmed cabin nestles among lilac and daisy. Gingham flutters under sighing wisteria And wicker cradles forget-me-not … Read more
- The God of Lossi wanted to know what the gods were made of. i placed my fist next to wide open eye, skin bending to bones just underneath, knuckles like mountains just under sky. i stuffed my mouth with dirt rage dressed in teeth & spit
Nightjar is open for submissions
of speculative prose and poetry.