Looking for inspiration and motivation in my writing. I want to converse with other writers for feedback.
Welter is an annual print literary magazine--originated in 1965--now produced by the MFA program at the University of Baltimore. Additional content is published online. As our name implies, we are looking for work that is provocative, exciting, relevant and full of heat. We accept fiction, poetry, and varieties of nonfiction from seasoned and emerging writers. Submit to our 55th anniverary issue by March 2 via welter2017.submittable.com.
Send us your best work--we're looking for writing that honors craft while bringing the news.
Founded in 1998, Meridian has featured the works of numerous Pulitzer Prize Winners, National Book Award Winners, and established writers. However, as a magazine edited by young writers, we value nothing more than showcasing tomorrow's talent, often publishing a new author's first story or poem.
Like most literary magazines, we recommend reading our journal before submitting. To read the latest issue online, click here. Our editors are MFA students, emerging authors who aspire to create tomorrow's literary fiction and poetry, and that should tell you something about the kind of work we're looking for: fresh, new writing. We're not hugely experimental (publishing mostly realist fiction and lyric/narrative free verse) but we're open to works that play with form and reader expectations, as long as the work is serious in its efforts and treats our readers with the respect they deserve. Literary nonfiction is welcomed.
I am the author of the memoir The View From Breast Pocket Mountain. Winner of the SPR Book Awards GOLD PRIZE and the Book Readers Appreciation Group Medallion.
For 15 years I wrote the column "Crossing Cultures" for The Japan Times (Japan's oldest and largest English-language newspaper) and the column "Another Look" for Chunichi Shimbun, a Japanese daily.
I am originally from NYC and have lived in rural Japan since 1975. I'd welcome interacting with a group interested in and/or writing memoir and creative non-fiction.
Writing is my true voice. What I can't seem to say aloud, I write.
The Gravity of the Thing is an independent literary magazine dedicated to the publication of innovative and defamiliarized writing. We publish work that is aware of its literary form, writing that defamiliarizes in craft or content for an enhanced rendering of reality.
Please visit thegravityofthething.com/about before submitting, as your writing should reflect our desired criteria. For more information about defamiliarized writing and our publishing practices, please visit our Baring the Device column at thegravityofthething.com/catalog/baring-the-device.
Founded in 2009, Lowestoft Chronicle is an online literary magazine, published quarterly, accepting flash fiction, short stories, poetry, interviews, and creative non-fiction. Preference is given to humorous submissions with an emphasis on travel. An anthology of the best work is published annually.
Read our submission guidelines for details. Email submissions only. Does not accept previously published work.
I've always loved to write, and have recently been exploring more genres than ever before, mostly due to encouraging professors. Poetry was an early love, and last year I challenged myself to write one each day. I'm currently in college, and wanting to gain more experience with writing, as it's something I'll probably go into in some form career-wise. Memoirs are interesting to me, as well as creative nonfiction and journalistic pieces. I've never had a real writing group, and would love the chance to connect with people who share my interests. I'm an insatiable reader, and am excited to see what others have been writing as well!