March 29, 2018

Nelson: Now Accepting Submissions

Cengage Learning was a huge publishing company with a number of divisions and imprints. Although I cannot find out information about what happened, they appear to either have bought out, or be renamed within the last few months. The main branch, Cengage Learning, has been renamed Nelson and is now based out of Toronto, Ont….

The Pangolin Review: Now Seeking Submissions

The Pangolin Review is a new online poetry journal based in Mauritius and edited by Amit Parmessur, a poet who (of course) loves poetry. Their first issue was released this year on January 8th, and they plan to release a new issue every other month on the 8th, totaling six issues a year. The most…

March 26, 2018

30 Children’s Book Publishers Seeking Picture Books

All the publishers on this list focus primarily on publishing picture books. There are a lot of myths about publishing picture books, and one of them is that you have to supply your own illustrations. This is generally not the case. Most picture book publishers will match your work with an illustrator for you, some…

March 22, 2018

The Experiment: Accepting Submissions

The Experiment was an independent publisher launched in 2008. Since 2011 they have been an imprint of Workman Publishing.  They publish a range of nonfiction, focusing on practical things such as food (one of the bestsellers they have published is the Forks over Knives Cookbook), health and fitness, psychology and personal development, parenting, relationships, sexuality,…

Taxicab Magazine: Now Seeking Submissions

Born out of a craving for more literature to love, Taxicab Magazine was, according to its makers, “thrown into a frying pan with the hesitancy of all great things.” It’s an American venture by creed, pioneering and accepting all corners of our shared and partitioned selves. They like novelties, shake-ups, and progress. They believe in…

March 19, 2018

18 Themed Calls for Submissions

These are themed calls for fiction, nonfiction and poetry. Themes include shared-universe dinosaur stories, Halloween, crackers (not just the Christmas kind), the future of the internet and artificial intelligence, retellings of classic folklore, heirs and spares, dirty money, the looking glass, Galileo’s theme park, LGBTQIA-inclusive writing for children, romance of various shades (including romance adventure),…

March 14, 2018

Soho Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Soho Press is an established and respected literary independent publisher based out of New York. They also have two imprints, Soho Crime and Soho Teen, neither of which are open to un-agented submissions at this time. Soho Press is open to unsolicited submissions of literary fiction. They focus on publishing bold voices and original perspectives….

Kingdoms in the Wild: Now Seeking Submissions

Kingdoms in the Wild, an online literary magazine launched in 2016, is seeking poetry and fiction that moves readers beyond popular issues to the underlying heart of communication, which mends all fractures. They want to showcase writing that represents the broad spectrum of our meaning-making systems, writing from all of our vast human fields: histories,…

How to Manage the Tone Of Your Author’s Page

— Lizbeth Meredith Glimpse my social media and you’ll notice my posts mimic those braggadocio holiday newsletters I’ve come to loathe. The newsletters that incessantly boast things like My daughter won the lead in the Christmas play! My son is an Olympic gold medalist! Our family went on three exotic vacations this year, and they…

March 12, 2018

28 Publishers Seeking Young Adult Manuscripts

Updated April 20, 2018 Young adult is one of my favorite genres to read, even though when I was a young adult I struggled to find good YA books. These days the young adult genre is profitable, diverse, and covers a wide variety of genres, from science fiction to romance and everything in between. A…