Autumn House Press

Basic Information
5530 Penn Avenue
City: 
PITTSBURGH
State: 
Pennsylvania
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
15206
Contact Information
Christine
Stroud
Editor in Chief
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Chapbook
Novella
Short story collections
Essay collections
Novel
Memoir
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
E-book
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 30
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months

Autumn House is a nonprofit, independent press which has the mission of publishing poetry and other fine literature. We are committed not just to publishing the prominent writers of our age, but also to publishing first books and lesser-known authors who will become the important voices of their generation. In the belief that a book is not only a readable text but also an object of art, the press is dedicated to producing beautifully designed books on acid-free paper, as well as electronic texts of comparable quality.

We ask that all submissions come through our annual contests or our open call period. We also suggest that anyone interested in submitting read an AHP title. 

Representative Authors: 

Ada Limon, Sarah Gerkensmeyer, Chana Bloch, Ed Ochester, Clifford Thompson, Jane Satterfield, Ellery Akers, Patricia Jabbeh Wesley, Brian Swann, Gerald Stern, Sharma Shields, Andrea Hollander, Philip Terman, Danusha Lameris, Steven Schwartz, Sue Ellen Thompson, Jill Kandel...

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
1 - 6
Titles per Year: 
6 to 10
Distributors: 
University of Chicago Press
Publishing type: 

Dan Kirschen

ICM Partners
65 East 55th Street
New York, NY 10022

Lanternfish Press

Basic Information
399 Market Street, Suite 360
c/o Indy Hall
City: 
Philadelphia
State: 
Pennsylvania
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
19106
Contact Information
Christine
Neulieb
Editorial Director
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Novella
Essay collections
Novel
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Aug 15 to Sep 30
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
  • Novel- and novella-length fiction. We look for work that has something of the "rare and strange" about it: the gothic or grotesque, the surreal or magical.
  • Short (20–40K words) hybrid works: fictional or quasi-fictional encyclopedias, collections, catalogs, bestiaries, dictionaries.

We accept submissions through Submittable. Do not email us your submission; it will not be considered. Please NO short story collections, poetry, romance, YA, or inspirational.

Ice Cube Press, LLC

Basic Information
205 Front
City: 
North Liberty
State: 
Iowa
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
52317
Contact Information
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
No
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months

We explore the pulse and voice of the Heartland through the use of the literary arts. How can we best live in Midwest. From fiction and fact, to journalism to poetry.

We are currently taking submissions for our Prairie Seed Poetry Prize through our submittable site. Also taking submissions for Fracture, writings on fracking. Check out website out for upcoming books and the poetry prize

Representative Authors: 

J. Harley McIlrath, Morgan Grayce Willow, Andrew Driscoll, Sal Marici, Larry Baker, Mary Swander, Jeanette Hopkins, Scott Cawelti, Patrick Irelan, Zachary Michael Jack, Robert Gish, Ethel Barker, Marc Nieson

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
2
Publishing type: 

Jaded Ibis Press

Basic Information
4392 Trias Street
City: 
San Diego
State: 
California
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
92103
Contact Information
Elizabeth
Earley
Co-Owner
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Book Types: 
Short story collections
Novel
Memoir
Formats: 
Paperback
Hardcover
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31

We are a feminist press committed to publishing socially engaged literature with an emphasis on the voices of people of color.

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
1-3
Publishing type: 

Impossible Task

Basic Information
2207 W Walton St
Chicago
Illinois
United States
60622
Contact Information
Bill
Ripley
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Year Founded: 
2019
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
emilie kneifel, Irene Han, Frank G. Karioris, Ingrid M. Calderon-Collins, v.f. thompson, Liana Kapelke-Dale, Rachel Tanner, Neha Maqsood, Rick Henry, Paulette Guerin, Robyn Detterline, Steph Castor, Michael Akuchie, Kayla King, Jay Besemer, Tom Snarsky, Kristin Garth, Howie Good, Annabel Mahoney, Tucker Lieberman, Benjamin Niespodziany, Grace Covill-Grennan, Karissa Lang
Issues per Year: 
Another New Calligraphy hopes to produce Impossible Task on a quarterly to bimonthly basis.
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
Varies

Another New Calligraphy's online journal publishes short works connected in its exploration of conflict, a term open to interpretation though ever present in these increasingly challenging times.

As in ANC's other endeavors, Impossible Task is always on the lookout for further opportunities to broaden the inclusivity of its community. Marginalized creators are highly encouraged to consider Another New Calligraphy and Impossible Task as a home for their work.

Another New Calligraphy seeks work exploring the human experience, our internal worlds, and life among others; these complex systems are often clearest in our slightest moments.

Another New Calligraphy has published printed works since 2009. Commonalities include mental health, identity, culture, ecology, and personal reflection. Please familiarize yourself with recent projects for a general sense of these themes and their past expression.

Lucy Carson

Friedrich Agency
19 West 21st Street, Suite 201
New York, NY 10010

Museum of Americana

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Contact Information
Please see our submissions page
for contact information of each department editor.
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Audio
Reading Period: 
Dec 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
2012
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
6% to 10%
Representative Authors: 
Tony Barnstone, Cornelius Eady, Tabitha Blankenbiller, Alison Stine, Karen Llagas, Ace Boggess, Todd Kaneko, Octavio Quintanilla, Amorak Huey, Grant Clauser, Olga Zilberbourg, Christopher Merkner, Peg Alford Pursell, Jon Tribble, James Tate Hill.
Issues per Year: 
3-4
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Subscription Price: 
Free
Issue Price: 
Free
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
Varies

The Museum of Americana is an online literary review dedicated to fiction, poetry, nonfiction, photography, music, and artwork that revives or repurposes the old, the dying, the forgotten, or the almost entirely unknown aspects of Americana. It is published purely out of fascination with the big, weird, wildly contradictory collage that is our nation’s cultural history. Issues appear three times a year, in the winter, summer, and fall.

We seek work that engages or repurposes America's complex cultural history—original & unpublished fiction, nonfiction, poetry, book/chapbook reviews, interviews, music, photography, & art. Give us fiction that dramatizes old folk songs or steals their characters. Give us love poetry with language cribbed from The Federalist Papers. Recent features: fiction on the 2008 financial crisis via Bartleby the Scrivener; essay on the family legacy of tomato-growing.

What Are Birds?

Basic Information
Richmond
Virginia
United States
Contact Information
Bennett
Nieberg
Co-Founding Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Print
Reading Period: 
Dec 1 to Feb 1
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
2018
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
11% to 25%
Issues per Year: 
4

What Are Birds? is a literary journal looking for work that enthralls us. We are especially excited about hybrid work that crosses genre boundaries or exists outside of genre altogether. We understand the dire need for representation and diversity and strive to be changing the trends in publishing. We strongly encourage queer, trans, nonbinary, POC, femme, neurodivergent, disabled, (and any other writers who lack representation) to submit to our journal.

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