September 30, 2019

21 Themed Submissions Calls for October, 2019

There are 21 themed submissions calls in the 15 markets listed here for writers of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Some of the themes are: creativity and D&D, clockwork dragons, pulp horror phobias, dark divinations, winter stories, ancient civilizations, journeys, romantic ghost stories, borderlessness, seasons of rot, and monsters, movies, & mayhem. All of these pay…

September 26, 2019

New Harbinger: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

New Harbinger is an established publisher of self-help books that focus on psychology, health, and personal growth. The books they publish are grounded in science, research, and clinical practice. They have been around for over 35 years. They publish self help books, psychology workbooks, professional books, memoirs, and gift books, all focused on mental health….

Semicolon: Now Seeking Submissions

Semicolon is an online journal artfully exploring the intricacies of mental health and illness. Publishing fiction, nonfiction, and poetry by both neurodivergent and neurotypical authors—both new and established from around the world—Semicolon aims to provide a safe space to examine the bright and dark days, along with the grey ones in between. Semicolon has published…

Eight New and Emerging Literary Journals

By Alex J. Coyne There’s no lack of literary journals when you’re a writer who has work to submit, but writers sometimes forget to look beyond the already-established journals. There are even more literary journals that have just sprung up, or have only been in existence for a few years so far – these unexplored…

September 23, 2019

10 Literary Markets Paying for Artwork

Literary and other magazines can be a nice source of additional income for artists, illustrators, and photographers. Having work published here can also make a great addition to an artist’s CV. The guidelines for artists/illustrators are usually found under the ‘Submission’ or ‘Contributor’ guidelines tab (sometimes these are under ‘Contact us’ tab, or ‘About us’…

September 19, 2019

The Permanent Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

The Permanent Press is an established small press. They only publish adult fiction with a focus on mystery and general/literary fiction. They have published a number of successful, ongoing mystery series. They are run by a husband and wife team, Judith & Martin Shepard. The covers of the work they publish range from good to…

Camas: Now Seeking Submissions

A well-established print and digital journal rooted in the American West, Camas is seeking fiction, nonfiction, and poetry from both emerging and established authors. Camas was founded in 1992 by Environmental Studies graduate students at the University of Montana. They seek to cultivate an ever-broadening perspective of the land and literary traditions of the American…

Five Markets for Screenplays & Scripts

By Alex J. Coyne Scripts and screenplays aren’t just for performing. There’s a certain charm in reading them on the page, where imagination takes the place of actors. There are many magazines and literary journals who are willing to publish scripts (and some even dialogues) in written form. Not all of these markets are currently…

September 16, 2019

18 Literary Markets Accepting Reprints Now – September 2019

These are publishers of short fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. They are open for reprints now, and many of them pay writers. Details about payment are added where relevant. None of them charge a submission fee. Here they are, in no particular order. All are currently open for submissions, although a few might close soon. Best…

September 12, 2019

Enclave Publishing: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Enclave was formerly known Marcher Lord Press, which was founded by Jeff Gerke in 2008. Enclave was bought and rebranded by a Christian Fiction agent named Steve Laube in 2014. It was sold to the newly-formed Gilead in 2016 but Steve Laube continues to be the publisher. There is a conflict of interest when an…