Issue Two Hundred Ninety Nine

aunt lute: Accepting Submissions

aunt lute is a multicultural women’s press. Their priority is to publish work by women, both transgender and cisgender, particularly women of color. They publish both fiction and nonfiction. They also publish poetry but only as part of an anthology or a larger prose work. They were founded in 1982. They are distributed by Small…

Storyscape: Now Seeking Submissions

An established online journal, Storyscape sorts all its stories into three categories: “Truth,” “Untruth,” and “We Don’t Know and They Won’t Tell Us.” They’re interested in stories of all kinds—from overheard snippets to carefully crafted masterworks—in all forms and styles. They especially like genre-bending work and stories that employ unexpected storytelling modalities, such as audio…

The Pros and Cons of Publishing with Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing

By Logan Stoves Recently, I just published my first book with Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) and I couldn’t be prouder of myself. After my experiences, I believe KDP is one of the easiest ways to publish your book if you’re looking to self-publish. However, I would recommend you do your research on Amazon while…