April 17, 2015

Duke University Press: Open To Submissions

Duke University Press is a respected academic press. Like most academic presses, they publish well researched books on a wide variety of subjects. The list of subjects they publish book on include: Latin American Studies, Social Movements, Gender Environmental Studies, Anthropology, Postcolonial Theory, Lesbian and Gay Studies, Construction of Race, Gender and National Identity, Social…

Edge: Now Accepting Accepting Submissions

Edge is an established and well respected Canadian publisher of Science Fiction and Fantasy. They have great distribution within Canada, and good distribution within North America. They are open to authors regardless of nationality. Their website is a little outdated, there is a mention of floppy disks in their submission guidelines, but it is functional…

April 16, 2015

Acidic Fiction: Speculative Fiction Submissions Wanted

Acidic Fiction, founded and published by Steve x Davis, is an online magazine for contemporary speculative fiction that publishes every Monday and Friday. Stories generally take place roughly 100 years in the past or 10 years in the future. Davis writes that Acidic Fiction hopes “to draw on ideas from speculative fiction to explore everyday…

Cohesion Press: Now Accepting Book Submissions

UPDATED February 2016 Cohesion Press is a small press publishes novels in the sub genres of military horror, military sci-fi, and creature-based thrillers. They have only been around for a few years but they have already published 19 books, although many are part of the same series. They offer 50% of gross income on all…

April 13, 2015

Publication Announcements from Our Readers

Today we are trying out a new feature. It might be something that that we publish every month in the future. However, this is the first trial run. In this article we are going to feature two writers who found publishers for their manuscript through reviews in Authors Publish Magazine. In the future we hope…

Three Line Poetry: Accepting Submissions

Founded in 2011 by Glenn Lyvers, Three Line Poetry publishes just that—three line poems in all their forms. With a mission to “make the arts available to everyone, regardless of income,” they publish free online issues and accompanying paperback issues. Each submission period, a poet may submit up to three poems of three lines. Poets may…

April 8, 2015

Memes: A Novel Way to Market Your Novel

All authors, especially Independent Authors (Indie Authors), seek to promote their work for maximum exposure. They have mastered the craft of writing, but they are not confident in their marketing. Budgets for new writers are dismal; they do not lend themselves to aggressive advertising. Traditionally, Indie Authors rely on word-of mouth, which is still the…

The Wardrobe: Open to Submissions

The Wardrobe is an online journal based out of the UK. They publish writers of all nationalities. However, the work they publish focuses on a very specific subject: clothes. You can choose to interpret this theme in any number of ways, but to ignore it completely is to ensure rejection. This is how the journals…

Bold Strokes Books: Looking for LGBTQ Manuscripts

Bold Strokes Books publishes only LGBTQ books. Which means that its books feature characters that are Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Trans, and Queer. They publish general and genre fiction. They offer advances to their authors. LGBTQ books are a niche market but Bold Strokes is interested in publishing books that fall under the LGBTQ umbrella including…

April 2, 2015

5 Literary Journals that Publish Longer Fiction

Most literary journals are only intrusted in publishing short stories that are up to 3,000 words in length.  So it can be harder for someone who wrote a longer short story to place it in a good home, unless they are publishing a collection of short stories. The following literary journals are all open to…