Issue Three Hundred Forty Nine

Familius: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Familius is a newer publisher, established in the last few years, but the head editor is established and has a good track record of working at other publishing companies. They were also recently acquired by the established publisher Workman, which already has a number of other imprints in this market. Workman has excellent distribution. Familius…

Minding Nature: Now Seeking Submissions

A beautifully executed electronic journal with stunning visuals published by The Center for Humans and Nature, Minding Nature is seeking essays, poems, and artwork exploring ecological conservation. They are looking for creative work that deepens the worldwide discussion of our relationship with our environment and “the whole community of life.” They are especially interested in…

The Sea of Tranquility: A Self-Publishing Success Story

The Sea of Tranquility was initially self-published by Katja Millay in 2012. Within only three weeks of being self-published, the novel was picked up by Atria Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster. It went on to win the American Library Association’s Alex Award and A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year. She…