Issue Two Hundred Ninety Six

Waywiser: Accepting Queries

Waywiser is a small independent press based in the UK.  They host a yearly contest called The Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize, but they charge a fee for that. They seem to focus on literary prose and poetry. They publish fiction and nonfiction, including essay collections. Unfortunately the only way to submit poetry manuscripts to them…

Asheville Poetry Review: Now Seeking Submissions

An established and respected print journal of poems, essays, translations, interviews, book reviews, and historical perspectives, Asheville Poetry Review garners an international audience. Widely distributed in the United States, Canada, and Europe, this roughly 200-page poetry journal is well-known and well-loved. Since 1994 Asheville Poetry Review has published over 1,700 emerging and established authors from…

Four Letterpress Chapbook Publishers

Stephanie Katz Old-fashioned letterpress chapbooks are making a comeback as writers and readers appreciate handmade books as true pieces of art. Many famous poets, such as Walt Whitman and Edgar Allan Poe, self-published letterpress chapbooks. Though many letterpress companies will print self-published chapbooks for a fee, the list of letterpresses below are actual publishers that…

Avon Impulse: Now Accepting Book Manuscript Submissions

Updated January 20, 2019: Avon UK has also put out a call for digital first submissions via an email address. You can learn more about their call here.  Currently the submission manager is closed, but the UK imprint remains open to submissions. Avon Romance is a romance imprint of HarperCollins. Avon Impulse is their digital…