Illuminated Press

Basic Information
6011 Sirrine Road
City: 
Trumansburg
State: 
New York
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
14886
Contact Information
Laura
Rowley
Publisher
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Chapbook
Novella
Short story collections
Essay collections
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
Hardcover
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 May 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months

Illuminated Press is interested in amplifying unheard voices through publishing. Writers of any age and experience whose work explores social, political, and/or economic topics are encouraged to submit.

We are interested in a wide range of genres including experimental and artist book. We consider text, image, materials, and book structure as integral elements. Books feature letterpress printed covers on handmade paper and hand binding.

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

After Dinner Conversation: Philosophy | Ethics Short Story Magazine

Basic Information
2516 S. Jentilly Lane
Tempe
Arizona
United States
85282
Contact Information
Kolby
Granville
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
E-publication
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: 
Cash
Year Founded: 
2019
Distributors: 
Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Apple Books, Google Books, Readly, Magzter, Zinio, Flipster, Hoopla, Philosophy Documentation Center
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
6% to 10%
Representative Authors: 
David Shultz, Michael Rook, Shikhandin, Ana Carolina Pereira, Dean Gessie, Tyler W. Kurt, André Lopes, Frances Howard-Snyder.
Issues per Year: 
12
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Subscription Price: 
19.95
Issue Price: 
2.95
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
6

After Dinner Conversation publishes short stories (1,500-8,000 words), of any genre, that ask interesting ethical and/or philosphical questions in a narrative format.  Basically, we are looking for The Trolley Problem written as a piece of compelling short story fiction.

It is strongly suggested you read our submission guidelines first.  Our guidelines contain information that keep your submission from being being automatically deleted.  Even though we accept any genre, there is a very specific niche we are looking for.

Fugue

Basic Information
200 Brink Hall
University of Idaho
Moscow
Idaho
United States
83844-1102
Contact Information
Alexandra
Teague
Faculty Advisor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Print
Reading Period: 
Sep 1 to Apr 30
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
6% to 10%
Representative Authors: 
<p>Since 1990, Fugue has been promoting diverse literary voices of new and established writers. Past contributors have included Steve Almond, Charles Baxter, Stephen Dobyns, Denise Duhamel, Stephen Dunn, Michael Martone, Campbell McGrath, W.S. Merwin, Sharon Olds, Jim Shepard, David Shields, Pete Fromm, Natasha Trethewey, Rick Bass, Robert Wrigley, Dean Young, and B.H. Fairchild.</p>
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000

Fugue is a journal of new literature edited by graduate students within the University of Idaho’s English and Creative Writing Programs. Fugue publishes fiction, nonfiction, poetry and experiment pieces. We look for writing that incorporates new ideas, themes, and structures. Fugue awards cash prizes and publication for prose and poetry in our annual spring contest. Past judges include Mark Doty, BH Fairchild, Jo Ann Beard, Ilya Kaminsky, Patricia Hampl, and Tony Hoagland.

Poetry, nonfiction, and Experiment submissions are accepted September 1 through May 1; fiction is accepted September 1 through March 1 (Online submissions only). All material received outside of this period will be unread. Please mark your submission with the appropriate genre & submit using Submishmash. All contributors receive payment and two complimentary copies of the journal. Please send no more than five poems, two short-shorts, one story, or one essay at a time. Submissions in more than one genre should be submitted separately. We will consider simultaneous submissions, but we will not consider multiple submissions.

Stoneboat Literary Journal

Basic Information
Contact Information
Katie
Amundsen
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Year Founded: 
2010
Representative Authors: 
<p>Robert Vivian, Philip Dacey, Mariko Nagai, Simon Perchik, Joyce Dyer, Karl Elder, James Grabill</p>
Issues per Year: 
2

Stoneboat is an online, independent journal of literature and arts dedicated to publishing quality fiction, nonfiction, memoir, poetry, artwork, and graphic literature. We strive to showcase outstanding and diverse work from both emerging and established artists.

The New Guard

Basic Information
PO Box 472
Brunswick
Maine
United States
04011
Contact Information
Shanna
McNair
Founding Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Print
Reading Period: 
Mar 1 to Jan 11
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
No
Payment: 
Cash
Year Founded: 
2009
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Representative Authors: 
Ralph Ellison, Charles Simic, Richard Blanco, Elizabeth Hand, Mark Doty, Tim Seibles, Rick Moody, Joe Wenderoth, Sharon Olds, Stephen Dunn, Patricia Smith, David Plante, Joe Wenderoth, Chris Abani, John Callahan, Thomas Lynch, Josip Novakovich, Sven Birkerts, Donald Hall, Barbara Hurd, Sarah Braunstein, Jaed Coffin, Adam Braver, Scott Wolven, Shanna McNair, Debra Spark, Dan Marmor, Erin Belieu, John Goldbach, Fred Marchant, Theodore Deppe, Cortright McMeel, Marge Piercy, Maxine Kumin, Madeleine Blais, Tess Gerritsen, Baron Wormser, James Patrick Kelly, Tod Goldberg, Mike Heppner, Michael Kimball and many more.
Issues per Year: 
One
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Issue Price: 
Varies
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
35+

We host writing contests in fiction and poetry and welcome international submissions. We juxtapose tradition with experiment, the up-and-comer with the established writer, and create a new dialogue.

**The Writer’s Hotel NYC Writer’s Conference is the editorial arm of the New Guard. More info at www.writershotel.com and www.writershotelweekends.com. We support writers in practice and in print. Write better, publish smarter. Get inspired. 

The New Guard Vol. X contest judges TNG Editors Shanna McNair and Scott Wolven, judging both contests. Contest rules: Machigonne Fiction Contest: 5,000 words max, any genre. Knightville Poetry Contest: 150 lines max, any form. Winners in Poetry and Fiction each get a $1,500 prize and publication. Finalists are also published. Final judging is blind. We pay strict attention to word and line count. Unpublished work only. Simultaneous submissions accepted. Fee is $22 per entry.  Deadline is January 11, 2021. Our online segment, BANG! is open for submissions year-round. BANG! is a showcase for very short work. Submit: www.newguardreview.com/bang. All other material is published in print, only in The New Guard.

Thrice Fiction

Basic Information
PO Box 725114
Roselle
Illinois
United States
60172
Contact Information
RW
Spryszak
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Print
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: 
Contributor copies only
Year Founded: 
2010
Distributors: 
Lulu Ingram
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Representative Authors: 
Ann Bogle Eckhard Gerdes John M Bennett
Issues per Year: 
Irregular
Circulation: 
2,500 to 5,000
Issue Price: 
$12

One featured writer per issue by invitation. Supporting cast (1-3 other writers) are 100% unsolicited. We have changed formats from years past. We have also added 1 topical essay per issue - our subject call.

Submission calls are announced on our website and at limited other social media outlets. Our publishing schedule is "irregular." Get an issue and see what we do before sending anything. Artists may also be wanted - contact us. Submissions by email only.

Temenos Journal

Basic Information
1103 Robert Street
1103 Robert Street
Mount Pleasant
Michigan
United States
48858
Contact Information
James
Champion
Editor-in-Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Print
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Feb 28
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
Year Founded: 
2000
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
11% to 25%
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000

We seek to publish the very best new fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and literary essays by established and emerging writers. All manuscripts are given full consideration. We suggest you first familiarize yourself with Temenos before you submit.

Only previously unpublished work will be considered. We do accept simultaneous submissions, but ask that you inform us immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere. Please read the submission guidelines carefully.

Send Submissions via our submissions management system (Submittable) Please include a brief cover letter, contact information, and a brief third person bio. All documents must be submitted as .doc or .rtf attachments (not .docx). Include a brief cover letter, contact information, and a brief third person bio. Please send all documents as .doc or .rtf attachments (not .docx), and all images as .jpg files.

If a piece is accepted, Temenos retains first publishing rights, as well as the right to reprint the piece in any “Best of” editions of the magazine. After publication, all rights revert back to the author.

Assure Press

Basic Information
1034 Hollow Creek Dr.
City: 
Cedar Hill (Dallas-Ft. Worth area)
State: 
Texas
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
75104
Contact Information
Aerial
Hobson
Acquisitions 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
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

Assure Press connects authors and artists with the world through inspirational and enlightening poetry, non-fiction, motivational, and educational literature that is mostly, but not only, in the English language.

  • We seek original ideas.
  • The work does not have to be entirely in English
  • Simultaneous submissions are encouraged. If the work is accepted elsewhere, just add a note through Submittable. Please withdraw your work if it is accepted elsewhere. In the case of poetry, if part of your submission has been accepted by another publication, please notify us at ahobson@assurepress.org
Representative Authors: 

Ann Howells, Zoë Luh, Kenneth Pobo, Darius Frasure, Talia Ann Green

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
3-5
Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Distributors: 
Lightning Source, ingramspark (Print and Electronic)
Publishing type: 

J snow

Location: 
United States
Genres: 
Autobiography/Memoir, Cross-genre, Fiction, Flash Fiction, Poetry
My publishing/workshop experience: 
Published in literary journal, Published a book, Have workshop experience
How I choose to identify myself: 
American
Languages I write or speak in: 
English
I’m looking for a group that:
Meets Online.
meets for
Submissions.

meets
Bi-weekly.

Lanternfish Press

Basic Information
399 Market Street, Suite 360
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
Memoir
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: 
Apr 15 to May 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months

Lanternfish Press, founded in Philadelphia in 2013, publishes literature of the rare and strange: fiction that crosses the boundary between literary and speculative; real or imagined tales of characters at the margins of history; essays rooted in a strong sense of place; a cabinet of curious Victorian reprints. We seek the grotesque, the alien made familiar, the "I don’t know what this is—but I love it."

We are open for submissions twice a year, in the spring and fall. View active calls for submissions at lanternfishpress.submittable.com. View general submissions guidelines at lanternfishpress.com/submissions. Manuscripts sent via email will not be considered. Please note that we do not publish short story collections.

Representative Authors: 

Jayinee Basu, Andrew Katz, Carmen Maria Machado, Vikram Paralkar, Anca Szilagyi

 

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
4
Titles per Year: 
6 to 10
Distributors: 
Ingram and Baker & Taylor via Pathway Book Service

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