This journal began in 2003 and since then has managed to place stories or poems in virtually every award anthology. In 2010 a story appeared in the 2010 BASS and a poem appeared in the 2011 Pushcart Prize XXXV.
They have a hip website design with an informative blog that keeps readers aware of journal aesthetics, past contributor news and feature interviews leave a strong impression on would-be submitters.
The Cincinnati Review is a journal to check out. One thing holding back some potential submitters might be that they do not take online submissions.
New Pages Review: 2008