January 29, 2018

18 Literary Magazines That Publish Book Reviews

This is a list of literary magazines accepting book reviews. They review fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translated works and children’s books. Some of them are keen to review works that are not current, or do not receive attention from the national press. Several of these magazines also accept fiction, nonfiction, translations and poetry submissions. Not all…

January 25, 2018

Clean Teen Publishing: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Clean Teen Publishing is a small publisher started a number of years ago. They publish print and electronic versions of books. All of the books they publish are aimed at teens. Their selling point, and the reason they are named what they are, is that all books come with a really clear rating system, that…

Elm Leaves Journal: Now Seeking Submissions

A well-established print publication, Elm Leaves Journal has been produced by the students at SUNY Buffalo State College since 1948. In 2013, the journal was born anew with a contemporary heartbeat and a body of writing contributed by authors from all around the United States. Edited by Pushcart Prize winner Kim Chinquee, the journal boasts…

How to Craft a Killer Short Story — and How to Get It Published

If you’re looking to become a successful author, getting your short stories published in literary magazines can be an incredibly valuable plume in your cap. It builds your writer’s resume, it allows you to reach an audience, and there is of course the potential benefit of getting paid for your writing — or winning prizes…

January 22, 2018

New Mexico Review: Now Seeking Submissions

Published by New Mexico Highlands University since 2015, New Mexico Review is an online journal of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and photography. Like the landscape it hails from, the journal showcases literature that’s as untamable as it is untouched. It boldly pioneers new pathways, while it honors the history indivisible from the land it treads. Great…

72 Poetry Manuscript Publishers Who Do Not Charge Reading Fees

Most traditional poetry manuscript publishers charge their readers a fee to submit. You can read about why that is the case here. This article focuses on a number of poetry manuscript publishers who do not charge submission fees to writers, which is good news for poets. This is the longest and most accurate list of…

January 18, 2018

Carina Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Carina Press is Harlequin’s digital-first adult fiction imprint, publishing first in digital, and then depending on the numbers releasing audio and print versions as well. Unlike most of Harlequin’s imprints they don’t just focus on romance, although they are open to all subgenres of romance, including contemporary, paranormal, LGBTQ+, and science fiction. They also publish…

Longleaf Review: Now Seeking Submissions

A new online journal, Longleaf Review, just released their first publication of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. They take their name and inspiration from Zora Neale Hurston’s work gathering the stories of the women and men who lived and worked in the longleaf pine forests of Florida in the 1930’s. The turpentine camps of the…

Seven Flash Fiction Markets that Pay Writers

By Alex J Coyne Flash fiction is really short fiction, sometimes 1, 000 words and under, though usually 500 words and less. Do you think you could tell a story with punch in a few hundred words? Then check out some of these markets that accept flash fiction. All of these publishers pay, although one…

January 15, 2018

20 Themed Calls for Submissions (Fiction, Essays, Poetry, & Plays)

These are themed calls for writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and plays. Themes include an unimagined world, romance, unthemed mysteries, mysteries involving libraries and librarians and magical crime scene investigation, Florida crime stories, science fiction and fantasy, sanctuary, works centered around Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s The Little Prince, and inspired by a Bosch triptych, Christmas and…