Brown Orient

Basic Information
Block 10 Lot 62 Eagle St. Camella Homes Woodhills
San Pedro, Laguna
Philippines
4023
Contact Information
Elizabeth Ruth
Deyro
Founding Editor-in-Chief & Creative Director
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Print
Reading Period: 
Jan 15 to Aug 30
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
Distributors: 
Lulu.com (print), Payhip.com (digital)
Year Founded: 
2018
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
Nizwa Knox-Jones, Archana Sridhar, Irteqa Khan, Leigh Dispo, Anuja Ghimire, Isabel Theodore, Divya Iyer, Andrea Salvador, Barbara Jane Reyes, Leena Aboutaleb, Kaya Lattimore, Kailee Haong, Charita Gil, Ruchira Khanna, Janelle Marie Salanga, Samannaz Rohanimanesh, Areeba Nasir, Elise Ofilada, Anna Vangala Jones, Anita Goveas, Christina Yoseph, Sweta Vikram, Zarine Mohideen, Gita Ralleigh, Synequeen Alasa-as, Saquina Karla C. Guiam, Ankita Podder, Hema Nataraju, Umang Kalra, Namrata, Elle Blue, Iris Orpi, Arian Farhat, Faiza Bokhari, Rimsha N. Syed
Issues per Year: 
2 (starting in 2019)
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
None
Issue Price: 
Online version - free; digital copy - $2.00; print copy - TBA
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
20-25

The Brown Orient exclusively publishes women and LGBTQ+ writers and artists from local and diasporic South Asia, Southeast Asia, Southwest Asia, and Central Asia.

We believe that what you create reveals so much about your soul, may it be weaved from figments or based on fragments of real experiences. Give us stories that give us a glimpse of your world, poems that speak your truth.

Foundlings Press

Basic Information
14 Fairfield St
Suite 2
City: 
Buffalo
State: 
New York
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
14216
Contact Information
Aidan
Ryan
Managing Editor
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: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months

We seek to publish—in paper and ink—the best writing. We take our ethic and aesthetic from the Canon Law of the Roman Catholic Church. Not all of it; just Canon 1115, which closes with the provoking observation that "Foundlings are presumed to be legitimate until the contrary is proved." 

We also take direction from Coco Chanel, who observed that “style is all that endures.”

Foundlings Press is a highly selective publisher of full-length works of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and certain other uncategorizable material. Under our imprint The Public Books we publish full-length nonfiction works of historical, political, cultural, economic, and often local interest. The Press also produces a biannual print poetry magazine. We will accept unsolicited submissions during two four-week periods each year. Foundlings hosts an annual artist residency and poetry chapbook publication contest, which pairs a winning poet with a pre-selected guest book artist.

Representative Authors: 

Lytton Smith, Gerry Crinnin, Peter Temes, Don Berger, Jason Irwin, Bruce Fisher, Terrance Hayes, Forrest Gander, C.D. Wright, Leon Stokesbury, Noah Falck, Ada Limon, Ralph Adamo, Chet Weise, R.S. Gwynn, Canese Jarboe, Jody Stewart, Anya Groner, Brad Trumpfheller, Sophie Klahr, Adam Clay

Titles per Year: 
6 to 10
Publishing type: 

Akinoga Press

Basic Information
440 E Oliver ST
UNIT 3G
City: 
Baltimore
State: 
Maryland
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
21202
Contact Information
mychael
zulauf
founder/everything else
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Chapbook
Short story collections
Essay collections
Memoir
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
No
Reading Period: 
Aug 27 to Oct 31
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months

Akinoga Press is a Baltimore-based micro-press that specialzes in hand-bound chapbooks of a spacious/minimalist/austere flavor, though we're on the lookout for anything small, quiet, odd, and easily-missed.

We're also dedicated to creating a space for voices that need to be heard and works that 100% need to be read.

akinoga press' reading period is open!

please visit akinogapress.com/submissions for submission guidelines/details

Representative Authors: 

Anothny Moll, Dayana Stecto, Tracy Dimond, Alyse Richmond, Stanford Cheung, Jack Slocomb

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
1-2
Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Publishing type: 

Levee Magazine

Basic Information
Sacramento
California
United States
95816
Contact Information
Samantha
Daniels
Editorial Director
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
E-publication
Print
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Contributor copies only
Distributors: 
Blurb
Year Founded: 
2018
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
All of our representative authors are listed here: https://www.leveemag.com/issues.html
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
N/A
Issue Price: 
Varies depending on the size of the magazine.
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
5

We at Levee aim to physically publish quality fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry from both emerging and established authors. We ask for First North American Serial Rights upon acceptance, but after that the rights revert back to you. Please send prose pieces (fiction and nonfiction) up to 8,000 words, and up to 5 poems at a time. Overall, we won't know what we'll love or hate until we see it, so show us what you got!

WE ENJOY:

  • Poems written in meter
  • Literary Fiction
  • Surrealism
  • Magical Realism
  • Lyric Essays
  • Braided Essays
  • Experimental works
  • Contemporary takes on traditional poetic forms
  • Environmental Writing
  • Prose Poetry
  • Flash Fiction

WE SKIM:

  • Poems that are centered on the page
  • Shape Poetry
  • Genre Fiction
  • YA Fiction
  • Academic Essays
  • Stories that spell out the moral
  • Abundant similes
  • "Ode for ____" when it is not actually in ode form

If your piece is something not listed on either of these lists, it’s fair game.

Running Wild Press

Basic Information
2200 Oak St
City: 
Los Angeles
State: 
California
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
90007
Contact Information
Lisa
Kastner
CEE and Founder
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Novella
Short story collections
Essay collections
Novel
Memoir
Formats: 
Paperback
E-book
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
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months

Stories that don't fit neatly in a box ... no matter the genre or form.

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
5-10
Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Distributors: 
Ingram Book Group Adlibris Agapea Amazon.co.uk Aphrohead Bertrams Blackwell Book Depository Ltd Books Express Coutts Information Services Ltd Designarta Books Eden Interactive Ltd Foyles Gardners Trust Media Distribution (formerly STL) Mallory International Paperback Shop Ltd Superbookdeals The Book Community Ltd Waterstones Wrap Distribution Australia & New Zealand Booktopia Fishpond The Nile James Bennett ALS Peter Pal University Co-operative Bookshop 24Symbols 7Switch Amazon* Apple** Baker & Taylor Blio Barnes & Noble BookShout (Rethink Books) Bookmate EBSCO Follett Gardners Glose Hummingbird DM Inktera Kobo PaperC Redshelf Rockstand (RockASAP) Sainsbury Txtr Wook Zola A Book Company All Romance eBooks Artech House Asia Books BOL.com Bookshop Krisostomus Booktopia Campus eBooks Cokesbury.com Completebook.com Covenant DMC ebook.de Internet GmbH eBookMall eBookShop FeedBooks Five Senses Education Pty ltd Global Reward Systems Hastings Infibeam Inkterra lwemi.com KIOWPPE Juke Entertainment GmbH Libstor Lybrary.com Majesty Media Group Mediander, LLC Mintbook.com MPH Online My Learning Hub Online Book Place Pocketbook PubFront APS Saraiva e Siciliano Sarajoben Enterprises US SBS Special Book Services Slicebooks Spotlink Digital Takealot Textbooks.comMBS Tradebit UAB VIPSupply Wisepress LTD UK XAMOnline
Publishing type: 

Collective Unrest

Basic Information
San Diego
California
United States
Contact Information
Marisa
Crane
Editor
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
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
2018

Collective Unrest is an underground resistance magazine. The art, writings, stories, reports, and illustrations contained herein are meant to produce a feeling of humanity, social unity, unrest, and urgency. This space exists as a sounding board, driven to better the existence of all humans.

All work must somehow relate to our message of political resistance, unrest, and unity. Share your human experience. Don’t filter yourself, but we also don’t want vitriolic and hateful submissions. Hate is the reason we are here, the very force we’re fighting against.

Midwest Review

Basic Information
Division of Continuing Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
21 N. Park St, Suite 7101
Madison
Wisconsin
United States
53715
Contact Information
Christopher
Chambers
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Print
Reading Period: 
Apr 15 to Dec 1
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Contributor copies only
Year Founded: 
2013
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
6% to 10%
Representative Authors: 
Bonnie Jo Campbell, Nicholas Gulig, Robert Hedin, Jayson Iwen, George Kalamaras, Dylan Krieger, Michael Martone, Agate Nesaule, Rita Mae Reese, Catie Rosemurgy, Sam Savage, Vincent Wixon
Issues per Year: 
1
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
$20
Issue Price: 
$20
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
5-6

We look for well-crafted, thoughtful, and thought-provoking writing and visual art that examines, interprets, and redefines the full spectrum of life, past and present, in the Midwest. The Midwest is the region of the north central United States that includes the Great Lakes area and the upper Mississippi River valley (according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Midwest is comprised of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Kansas, and Missouri). Of course, the Midwest is also a state of mind.

Revise your work, proofread, and be professional, patient, and persistent.

Gemini Magazine

Basic Information
P.O. Box 1485
Onset
Massachusetts
United States
02558
Contact Information
David
Bright
Editor
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: 
No
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Cash
Year Founded: 
2009
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Representative Authors: 
Seamus Scanlon, Rafaella Del Bourgo, Diana Woods, Michael Shorb, Beverly Akerman, Aurora M. Lewis, Ben Brooks, Smokey Miles, Karl Marlantes, Allison Whittenberg, Kim Trevathan, Laura Lovic-Lindsay, Gene Fendt, Anne Bower, John Brantingham.
Issues per Year: 
4-6
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Subscription Price: 
none
Issue Price: 
none
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
8

We publish the best fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry and art we can find. We hold three annual contests for flash fiction, poetry and short stories, each with a $1,000 top prize.

Scoundrel Time

Basic Information
Scoundrel Time
P.O. Box 396
Glen Echo
Maryland
United States
20812
Contact Information
Paula
Whyman
Founder & Editor
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
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
January 2017
Distributors: 
(online)
Representative Authors: 
Our contributors include emerging and established artists from around the world. Some authors we've published include Reginald Dwayne Betts, Cynthia Dewi Oka, Eleanor Wilner, Alissa Quart, Tony Hoagland, Fady Joudah, Rachel Hadas, Dana Sachs, Donna Hemans, W. Ralph Eubanks, Elizabeth Rosner, Paul Lisicky, Carolyn Ferrell, David Ulin, Matthew Olzmann, Peg Alford Pursell, Jennifer Sears, Joan Silber, Tracy O'Neill, and Maria Saba.
Issues per Year: 
We publish new work weekly.
Subscription Price: 
Online/free. Can sign up for weekly email updates to be informed of new work we're publishing.
Issue Price: 
Online/Free

Scoundrel Time is a nonprofit online literary journal launched in response to the 2016 U.S. presidential election. We publish creative works--fiction, essays, poetry, humor, music, and visual art -- that respond to the threats against freedom and democracy, people and cultures, posed by the current world/political situation. We believe stories told in any form can remind us of our humanity, encourage understanding, embrace empathy, and reject hate.

Please take a look at our site, and read what we've published so far. Note that we are not looking for venting or diatribes. We're interested in works that tell stories, in whatever form. Please see additional guidelines on our site from our fiction editor, Karen Bender, and our poetry editor, Daisy Fried. Fiction and poetry can be submitted via Submittable. All other genres (creative nonfiction, humor, music, and art) should be queried first by email.

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