Issue Three Hundred Forty Four

John Blake Books: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

John Blake Books has been publishing bestselling books since 1991. They focus on non-fiction, particularly on mass-market autobiographies/memoirs. They also have a music imprint, a children’s Dinosuar imprint and an imprint dedicated to history, art, humor and gift books. They are a British publisher and an imprint of Bonnier that is open to direct submissions…

FOLDER: Now Seeking Submissions

FOLDER publishes a portfolio of one poet’s work each month. A well-established journal, they’ve showcased the work of over 100 poets both online and in their chapbook-style print magazine. They also occasionally print broadsides. Their attractive, minimalist online journal creates a quiet space for readers to focus on the featured poet. And, the print journal,…

The Importance of Writing and Exercise

Phillip Roth often said that he walked a mile for every page he wrote. He also wrote those pages standing up. Hemingway was also known for standing while he wrote, and many modern writers from John Green to Susan Orleans have been known to use a treadmill desk. The science fiction writer Kevin J. Anderson…