Literary Wanderlust

Basic Information
City: 
Aurora
State: 
Colorado
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
80014
Contact Information
Susan
Brooks
Editor-in-Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Short story collections
Novel
Formats: 
Paperback
E-book
Audio
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 coalition of editors and publishing professionals working together to make our authors successful, and our goal is to grow slowly but steadily by publishing books we love.

We support our authors with quality editing and commercial covers, and partner with them to market their books. We work to bridge the gap between traditional and self-publishing by publishing our authors in both digital and print simultaneously while offering higher royalties than the Big 5. We truly believe in a publisher / author partnership. Our authors’ successes are our successes.

Publishing type: 

New Texas: A Journal of Literature and Culture

Basic Information
East Hwy 90
Alpine, TX 79832
Alpine
Texas
United States
79830
Contact Information
Dr. Francine K.
Richter
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Print
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to May 1
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Contributor copies only
Year Founded: 
1996
Distributors: 
Sul Ross State University
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
We have hosted important writers such as National Book Award finalist, Dennis Covington and Jill Patterson, editor or the national literary journal, Iron Horse Literary Review, for readings, which give students, faculty, and area residents an opportunity to meet and enjoy nationally recognized and award-winning writers in classrooms and lecture venues.
Issues per Year: 
One
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
eight-ten

New Texas seeks to feature the voices of those questing, questioning, and envisioning the possibilities of and coming from Texas in fiction, poetry, critical and creative non-fiction, photography and multi-media.

Written submissions should generally range from 1000 to 5000 words and be double-spaced. Use MLA style.

The Wax Paper

Basic Information
856 N. Marshfield Ave.
Chicago
Illinois
United States
60622
Contact Information
Hans
Hetrick
Editor-in-Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Print
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Greater than 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Contributor copies only
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
Studs Terkel Charles Rafferty Nick Healy
Issues per Year: 
3-4
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Subscription Price: 
$25
Issue Price: 
N/A
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
1-5

The Wax Paper is a broadsheet publication open to all forms of written word, imagery and collected conversation. The first priority of The Wax Paper is to expand our understanding of the people we share the world with, and in doing so, expand our understanding of ourselves. Pieces will be selected on their ability to illuminate the humanity and significance of the subjects that inhabit the work. The Wax Paper is inspired by the life of Louis “Studs” Terkel. 

Please read our mission statement and send work that corresponds with our mission

Thriller Magazine

Basic Information
LAKE JACKSON
Texas
United States
77566
Contact Information
Ammar
Habib
Editor-In-Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Formats: 
E-publication
Reading Period: 
Jan 15 to May 1
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Contributor copies only
Year Founded: 
2018
Distributors: 
PayHip
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
6% to 10%
Representative Authors: 
Some authors published in the first 2 issues include: Andrew Bourelle, Amy Grech, Chris Fortunato, Michael Bracken, & Michael Mallory.
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Issue Price: 
$4.99
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
5-8

Our publication centers around thrillers (whether it be action thrillers, horror thrillers, crime thrillers, etc). As long as the work somehow connects to the thriller genre, authors are more than welcome to submit it. We aim to publish a mix of short stories, flash fiction, poetry, book reviews, and artwork in each issue.

Here are a few tips for submissions:

  • Please include a short author bio no longer than 75 words
  • You may include your story as a Microsoft Word attachment
  • One note regarding submissions is that fully edited work has a much higher chance of acceptance
Subgenres: 

Unfit Magazine

Basic Information
1455 Larkspur Ave
Eugene
Oregon
United States
97401
Contact Information
Longshot Press
Details
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Print
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Cash
Year Founded: 
2018
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Representative Authors: 
David Brin, Robert Silverberg, Jerry Oltion, David R. Grigg, Emily Devenport, Eric Del Carlo, Bruce Golden, Cat Rambo, Ken Liu
Issues per Year: 
2
Subgenres: 

Taylor Haggerty

Root Literary
617 South Olive Street
Suite 1207
Los Angeles, CA 90014

Filles Vertes Publishing

Basic Information
P.O. Box 1075
City: 
Coeur d'Alene
State: 
Idaho
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
83814
Contact Information
Milly
Thiringer
Acquisitions Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
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

Submissions not conforming to our guidelines will be deleted without a response. Please read our submissions page.

Representative Authors: 

Janis Lasky Couvreux, Brandy Woods Snow, K.M. Pohlkamp, Chris Barnham

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
about five
Titles per Year: 
6 to 10
Distributors: 
Small Press United for the US and Canada, working on distribution to the UK and Australia
Publishing type: 

Holly Root

Root Literary
617 South Olive Street
Suite 1207
Los Angeles, CA 90014

Fantastic Books Publishing

Basic Information
Lilac Tree Farm
Elstronwick
City: 
East Yorkshire
Country: 
England
Zip / Postal Code: 
HU12 9BP
Contact Information
Anne-Marie
Strand
Head of Publicity & Marketing
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Novella
Novel
Memoir
Formats: 
Paperback
Hardcover
E-book
Audio
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 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months

We are especially interested in Sci-Fi and fantasy, but will consider most genres. We recommend looking at our website to get an idea of the range that we publish.

Read the guidelines before you submit. Keep your manuscript as free of errors as you can. Our editors recommend How to be a Fantastic Writer by Reah & Grubb for writers of commercial fiction.

Representative Authors: 

Drew Wagar; Kate Russell; Stuart Aken; Alan Wakeman; Penny Grubb; Alex Janaway; Simon Fisher-Becker; Danuta Reah; Walt Pilcher

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
Varies. Usually between 1 and 3
Titles per Year: 
6 to 10
Distributors: 
FantasticBooksStore.com Amazon Apple Googlebooks
Publishing type: 

Ellen Geiger

Frances Goldin Literary Agency, Inc.
214 West 29th Street
Suite 410
New York, NY 10001

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