April 16, 2019

UNO Press: Now Accepting Book Proposals

UNO (the University of New Orleans) Press publishes fiction, nonfiction, and academic work that focuses on, but is not limited to, the southeastern region of the United States. It is easy to get a feel for what they publish by visiting their store. I do not know who their distributor is, but most university presses…

Selcouth Station: Now Seeking Submissions

An online platform and creative community featuring artistic work of all kinds, Selcouth Station is a friendly, approachable publisher. They aim to support and promote creativity with a welcoming, inspiring vibe, and they warmly invite beginners to share and collaborate with the community. Since 2017, Selcouth Station has been publishing new online content regularly. They…

How To Write (And Edit) Nonfiction That People Want To Read

Katie Lawrence Many a writer has sat down, written a fairly decent piece, and was left without a clue of what to do next. This occurs particularly often in the realm and genre of narrative nonfiction. Naturally, we have our applications set up to check for grammar mistakes, and we ensure that our message has…

April 15, 2019

24 Publishers of Literary Fiction that Accept Submissions Without an Agent

Literary fiction is one of the harder genres to get published in without an agent. There are smaller presses that specialize in it, but unfortunately more and more of those presses are now charging reading fees. However, there are still good options of authors who are unagented and are averse to paying reading fees. The…

April 11, 2019

Text Publishing: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Text Publishing in an Australian press that has published a wide variety of best sellers. They have won the small publisher of the year award three times. You can get a feel for what they publish here. One of their biggest hits in recent years is the internationally bestselling novel The Rosie Project, by Graeme…

Clementine Unbound: Always Seeking Poetry and Prose

An online poetry journal established in 2015, Clementine Unbound is seeking, “fresh and tangy poems.” The attractive, minimalist journal is published weekly by retired writer and editor G.F. Boyer. She likes skillfully honed, musical poems that demonstrate keen awareness of language. She publishes all styles—formal, free verse, experimental, and prose poetry. She also accepts essays…

Amazon and Authors: A Symbiotic or Parasitic Relationship?

By Antaeus When it comes to books, Amazon is king. It is the place where authors go to publish their books, and where readers go to browse and buy. Without Amazon, authors would be hard-pressed to publish their work. Without authors, Amazon would not be what it is today. I’ve been self-publishing on Amazon for…

April 8, 2019

25 Poetry Markets Seeking Submissions During Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month. To celebrate, here is a list of 25 poetry markets that accept poetry submissions in April 2019. They do not charge a fee to publish, or they have fee-free options (like free mailed submissions, or free online submissions during certain periods), and many of them pay writers. Several magazines and…

April 4, 2019

Transmundane Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Transmundane Press is a small press that is always open to submissions and publishes print and electronic books. They don’t say a lot about the genre they publish on their site, but based on browsing their back catalog I would say they publish largely genre (paranormal/horror) romance aimed at young adults and adults. I was…

5 Paying Literary Magazines to Submit to in April 2019

These literary magazines and journals are open during April 2019. They are a mix of literary and genre markets, and not all of them are open for the entire month. All of these magazines pay writers. Translunar Travelers Lounge The editors of this speculative fiction magazine want stories that are “fun”. Their guidelines say, “A…