Jess K

Hi! I'm the digital director at Poets & Writers. I enjoy writing poems, personal essays, and short stories. My essays have been published in Black Renaissance Noire, Midwestern Gothic, and Vol. 1 Brooklyn, and forthcoming in PANK. My work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and my first short story was selected as an honorable mention for Glimmer Train's annual Family Matters contest. I'm currently at work on an essay collection. Always happy to meet new writer friends to discuss writing projects and goals.

Pronouns: 
She/Her
Location: 
Brooklyn, NY
United States
New York
Genres: 
Cross-genre
My publishing/workshop experience: 
Published in literary journal, Have workshop experience
How I choose to identify myself: 
Asian American
Languages I write or speak in: 
English
I’m looking for a group that:
Meets Online, Meets In Person.
has a maximum group size of 5.
meets for
Submissions, Encouragement, Accountability partners, Discussion.

meets
Monthly.

Francisco Marquez

Pronouns: 
He/Him
Location: 
Brooklyn, NY
United States
New York
Genres: 
Cross-genre, Poetry
My publishing/workshop experience: 
Attend(ed) an MFA program
Languages I write or speak in: 
English, Spanish
I’m looking for a group that:
Meets Online.

Flare Journal

Basic Information
6677 Camden Avenue
San Jose
California
United States
95120
Contact Information
Flare
Journal
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
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
Year Founded: 
2020
Distributors: 
Online
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
6% to 10%
Issues per Year: 
4
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Subscription Price: 
$0.00
Issue Price: 
$0.00
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
10-12

Flare is an international literary journal founded by a dedicated group of young writers, photographers, and artists to explore the complexity of the human experience. Our mission is to encourage artists and writers of all backgrounds to express themselves, and we strongly believe that sharing art lifts and connects, regardless of age or location. We hope that our journal is able to empower through that mission.

We applaud work that is loud, expressive, and sincere. We look for honest storytelling that explores the diversity of the human experience. Please keep in mind that our magazine caters to a wide range of ages, and adhere to all submission guidelines. 

Crisis Chronicles Press

Basic Information
3431 George Avenue
City: 
Parma
State: 
Ohio
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
44134
Contact Information
John
Burroughs
editor
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Chapbook
Short story collections
Memoir
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
E-book
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months

We're flexible and have broad taste. Though most of our books in print are poetry chapbooks, we remain open to publishing anything the editor loves.

Currently closed to unsolicited manuscripts.

Representative Authors: 

D.R. Wagner, Mary Weems, Jennifer MacBain-Stephens, Richard O'Donnell, Alinda Dickinson Wasner, Lana Bella, Austen Roye, Christopher Willard, Meg Harris, Carolyn Srygley-Moore, John Greiner, Kevin Ridgeway, Bradford Middleton, Esteban Colon, Susan Sheppard, Tracie Morell, John G. Hall, Michael Ceraolo, Elise Geither, Christian O'Keeffe, Robin Wyatt Dunn, Steve Brightman, Jonathon Thorn, David S. Pointer, Sarah Marcus, j/j hastain, Martin Willitts Jr., Alan Kleiman, Justin Hamm, Mary O'Malley, Kevin Reid, Jonathan Thorn, Jackie Koch, Jami Tillis, Martin Burke, Ryan Swofford, David Pointer, Leah Mueller, Sandy Sue Benitez, Ryn Cricket, John Thomas Allen, Ben Heins, John Dorsey, Frankie Metro, John Swain, Kathy Smith, Azriel Johnson, Lisa Cihlar, Yahia Lababidi, Jolynne Hudnell, David McCoy, Chansonette Buck, Dianne Borsenik, Bree, William Merricle, J.E. Stanley, Steven B. Smith, Heather Ann Schmidt, RA Washington, Jay Passer, Michael Bernstein, and Alex Gildzen. We also publish the annual Hessler Street Fair Poetry Anthology and have also published the compilations Fuck Poetry, Cheap and Easy Magazine, Oct Tongue -1, Songs in the Key of Cleveland: An Anthology of the 2013 Best Cleveland Poem Competition and #ThisIsCLE: An Anthology of the 2014 Best Cleveland Poem Competition.

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
It varies.
Titles per Year: 
6 to 10
Publishing type: 

BOMBFIRE

Basic Information
P.O. Box 25261
Albuquerque
New Mexico
United States
87125
Contact Information
Leann
Denman
Editor-in-Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
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: 
2020
Issues per Year: 
26

BOMBFIRE is an online literary magazine featuring visual art, poetry, and flash fiction. Our goal is to provide a platform for artists and writers to show off their work. Posts are updated biweekly every Saturday.

We are seeking weird, surreal, funny, spooky, beautiful, and dreamy. Blends of more than one of these are welcome here. Anyone is welcome to submit, from the new to the experienced.

Please read our submission guidelines.

The Gravity of the Thing

Basic Information
xxx xxx xxxx
Portland
Oregon
United States
97236
Contact Information
Thea
Prieto
Editor-in-Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Audio
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: 
2013
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Representative Authors: 
<p>Daneen Bergland, Tracy Daugherty, Janice Lee, Karen An-hwei Lee, Kristi Maxwell.</p>
Issues per Year: 
4
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Subscription Price: 
Starts at $1 a month
Issue Price: 
Free
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
4

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.

Into the Void

Basic Information
382 Skeena Street
Vancouver
British Columbia
Canada
V5K 0E5
Contact Information
Philip
Elliott
Editor-in-Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
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: 
Cash
Year Founded: 
2016
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
Greater than 50
Issues per Year: 
4
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Subscription Price: 
50% Discount: CA$7 per issue + shipping
Issue Price: 
CA$14

Into the Void is an award-winning print and online literary magazine dedicated to providing a platform for world-class fiction, flash, creative nonfiction, poetry, and visual art from people of all kinds all over the world. Into the Void strives to be a home where diversity is valued and art is treasured. We accept work of all styles and publish that which we feel is honest, heartfelt, and screaming to be seen. We are committed to giving writers and artists of all experience levels an opportunity.

SORTES

Basic Information
735 North 26th Street
Apt 1R
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
United States
19130
Contact Information
Jeremy
Tenenbaum
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: 
2020
Distributors: 
SORTES
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
11% to 25%
Representative Authors: 
Lee Klein, Rachel Sandell, Royce Drake, Kylie Westerbeck, Betsy Herbert, Sebastian Castillo, Patrick Blagrave, Drew Rhys White
Issues per Year: 
4
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
0
Issue Price: 
0
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
7-9

SORTES publishes whatever makes us shiver, plotz, turn on, and/or freak out. We've published what might be called magical realism, dirty surrealism, fantastical biography, experimental poetry, tender balladeering, elusive allusive elliptical poetry, and sweet old grainy photography.

SORTES considers unsolicited submissions of poetry, prose, illustration, music, videos, and anything else you think may fit our format and feel—and very often material that doesn't. Feel free to poke at us: we’d love to find a way to publish dance, sculpture, puzzles, and other unliterary modalities.

Santa Fe Literary Review (SFLR)

Basic Information
SFLR, 6401 Richards Avenue
Department of English
Santa Fe
New Mexico
United States
87508
Contact Information
Kate
McCahill
SFLR Managing Editor and Faculty Advisor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Print
Reading Period: 
Jun 1 to Nov 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: 
2004
Distributors: 
Santa Fe Community College
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Representative Authors: 
<p>Tommy Orange, Layli Long Soldier, Manny Loley, Miriam Sagan, Tony Luebberman, Richard Hartshorn, Kate Braverman, David Wagoner, John Brandi, Joan Logghe, Caitlin Downey, Margaret Randall, Emily Brisse, Robin MacArthur</p>
Issues per Year: 
1
Circulation: 
2,500 to 5,000
Subscription Price: 
By donation only
Issue Price: 
By donation only
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
50 percent

An in-print and online literary journal, SFLR features work by local, national, and international writers and artists. Each issue of SFLR has a suggested theme; the 2020-2021 SFLR theme is "Tapestry: Diversity, Culture, and Common Ground." SFLR is committed to promoting a diverse range of writers and artists from New Mexico and beyond.

The Santa Fe Literary Review invites emailed and mailed submissions of dramatic writing/screenplay excerpts, creative nonfiction, fiction, and poetry. This year’s theme is “Tapestry: Diversity, Culture, and Common Ground.” Submit typed, double-spaced submissions of 2000 words or less + SASE. Email to sflrfiction@gmail.com, sflrpoetry@gmail.com, or sflrcnf@gmail.com. No attachments, please; paste submission in body of email, with bio at bottom. Or, mail to SFLR, 6401 Richards Avenue, Santa Fe, NM 87508 between June 1 and November 1, 2020.

Levitate Magazine

Basic Information
The Chicago High School for the Arts
2714 W. Augusta
Chicago
Illinois
United States
60622
Contact Information
Susanna
Lang
Managing Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
E-publication
Reading Period: 
Nov 1 to Feb 28
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Contributor copies only
Year Founded: 
2016
Distributors: 
Available online through Square at https://checkout.square.site/buy/IAATCFSNPIPABFYMREIW3L5Thttps://checkout.square.site/buy/IAATCFSNPIPABFYMREIW3L5Thttps://checkout.square.site/buy/IAATCFSNPIPABFYMREIW3L5T
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
6% to 10%
Representative Authors: 
Arielle Schussler, Zach Murphy, Curtis L. Crisler, Pablo Otavalo, James Penha, Tim Hunt, Tori Morrow, Gail Goepfert, Dawn Wilson
Issues per Year: 
1
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
$14.00
Issue Price: 
$14.00
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
5-10

We strive to assemble a collection of literature and art designed and written with purpose and demonstrating passion for the work. We are open to unconventional work, while still appreciating the traditional. We are committed to publishing literature and art that is inclusive of diverse identities, perspectives, and crafts. We encourage new voices, but accept work from established artists and writers as well.

Read the guidelines carefully, and follow them. For issue #5, we are capping submissions so get your work in early! Also, we will include a themed dossier, Alone and Together. Beginning last March, we have learned to live as never before in our lives. We feel isolated emotionally and socially; maybe we already felt that way before the pandemic. At the same time, we are waking up to so many things, though our awakening is long overdue: the corrupt justice system, the need for police reform, and for reform across our government. Respond to the theme in any way that makes sense to you, but identify the genre of your submission and follow the guidelines for that genre though you submit your work in this category.

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