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
Year Founded: 
2018
Distributors: 
Lulu.com (print), Payhip.com (digital)
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.

Destroyer

Basic Information
Los Angeles
California
United States
90068
Contact Information
Drew
Krewer
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Audio
Video
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
Representative Authors: 
Amaranth Borsuk, Kate Durbin, Brian Foley, Monica McClure, Christie Ann Reynolds, Joshua Marie Wilkinson
Issues per Year: 
2
Issue Price: 
Free

The Destroyer is a biannual online publication of text, art, and cultural commentary. We seek poetry, prose, texts with no determinate genre, video, audio, short films, and new media. We believe in an infinite universe, not in limited real estate.

Please, no cover letters or bios. Also, please wait six months from the date of our response before submitting again.

Deadly Writers Patrol

Basic Information
Madison
Wisconsin
United States
Contact Information
Bruce
Meredith
Managing Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Print
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
Payment: 
Contributor copies only
Year Founded: 
2006
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
11% to 25%
Representative Authors: 
<p>W.D. Ehrhart, Roberta Hill, Doug Bradley, Craig Werner, John Balaban, Susan O'Neill, Maurice Decaul, Gerald McCarthy, Randy Brown a.k.a. "Charlie Sherpa", Lisa Stice, Eric Chandler, Sylvia Bowersox, Barbara Zimmerman</p>
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
$25 annual (includes postage)
Issue Price: 
$10 per issue, plus postage
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
5

The Deadly Writers Patrol seeks writing by veterans and others affected by war that addresses the challenges of understanding, witnessing, and homecoming. We believe writing can be a mirror reflecting the deepest corners of our spirits and psyches, express the reality of suffering, explore the possibility of healing, help us resolve problems, and achieve a deeper understanding of our common humanity. It also can bring us face to face with the parts of life that always will remain a mystery.

The Deadly Writers Patrol (DWP) has published fiction, poetry, and memoir by and about veterans for over a decade. We look for writers with all ranges of publication experience, including previously unpublished writers and those who have not been affiliated with an MFA program. DWP is open to writing by veterans on any topic, but we are also open to writing by non-veterans that is directly concerned with issues related to war, survival, and healing.

Asian American Literary Review

Basic Information
9903 Traverse Way
Fort Washington
Maryland
United States
20744
Contact Information
Lawrence-Minh
Davis
editor-in-chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Print
Reading Period: 
Jun 1 to Aug 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
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
6% to 10%
Representative Authors: 
<p>Chang-rae Lee, Maxine Hong Kingston, Joy Kogawa, Karen Tei Yamashita, Cathy Song, Kimiko Hahn, David Mura, Pico Iyer, Rishi Reddi, Eric Gamalinda, Miguel Syjuco, Hiromi Ito, Ru Freeman, Alexander Chee, David Woo, Hasanthika Sirisena.</p>
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000

The Asian American Literary Review is a space for those who consider the designation "Asian American" a fruitful starting point for artistic vision and community. In showcasing the work of established and emerging writers, the journal aims to incubate dialogues and, just as importantly, open those dialogues to regional, national, and international audiences of all constituencies. Published biannually, AALR features fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, translations, comic art, interviews, and book reviews.

Simultaneous submissions are okay, but please indicate if you are submitting the same work elsewhere, and please notify us immediately if you place it elsewhere. Please submit work as a Microsoft Word compatible document attachment. Title the document in the following fashion: last name, first name, genre, title (e.g. Far.SuiSin.Fiction.IntheLandoftheFree). Include a brief biographical note with your query letter. Previously unpublished material only. Standard response time is 4-6 weeks, but please bear with us if we take longer to reply. Please limit submissions to 1 per calendar year.

Adroit Journal

Basic Information
Contact Information
Peter
LaBerge
Founder & Editor-in-Chief
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Reading Period: 
Jun 1 to Apr 1
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: 
2010
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Representative Authors: 
Terrance Hayes, Franny Choi, Alex Dimitrov, Lydia Millet, Shane Jones, NoViolet Bulawayo, Ocean Vuong, Ned Vizzini, Fatimah Asghar, and Danez Smith.
Issues per Year: 
5 (January, March, May, August, October)
Subscription Price: 
Free
Issue Price: 
Free
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
0-3

We’re looking for work that’s bizarre, authentic, subtle, outrageous, indefinable, raw, paradoxical. We’ve got our eyes on the horizon. Send us writing that lives just between the land and the sky.

Please note that we accept simultaneous submissions (and appreciate acknowledgement of such submissions), but do not accept reprints/previously published work. Please include a third-person bio in your cover letter. For examples of the work we tend to publish, please consult our current issue and online archives. 

Acentos Review

Basic Information
Post Mail Room Box 3088
1928 Saint Mary's Road
Moraga
California
United States
94575
Contact Information
Raina
Leon
Founding Co-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
Payment: 
No payment
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
11% to 25%
Representative Authors: 
<p>Glendaliz Camacho, Arturo Desimone, Shokry Eldaly, Ray Gonzalez, Martha Luege, Rachel McKibbens, Marie-Elizabeth Mali, Urayoán Noel, Christina Olivares, Sharif El Gammal Ortiz, Craig Santos Perez, ire’ne lara silva</p>
Issues per Year: 
4

The Acentos Review publishes poetry, fiction, memoir, interviews, translations and artwork by emerging and established Latin@ writers four times a year. We welcome submissions in English, Spanish, Spanglish, Portuguese, and indigenous languages. Reviews, interviews and translations are the only areas in which we publish those who do not identify as Latin@ themselves.

Read the submission guidelines closely.  All those who submit are required to answer the prompt: "Being Latin@ means ..." Submissions without these statements must be declined.

The Acentos Review offers opportunities for feedback on every submission, whether through written feedback from the editors or an opportunity to talk with the co-founding editor herself during designated times on Google Hangout or Skype in response to specific questions about the work. Authors and artists must have addressed and fit the guidelines.

Woven Tale Press

Basic Information
22 Huyler Road
Setauket
New York
United States
11733
Contact Information
Sandra
Tyler
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Print
Audio
Video
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
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
26% to 50%
Issues per Year: 
10
Circulation: 
2,500 to 5,000
Subscription Price: 
free online
Issue Price: 
$22 print
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
6-7

The Woven Tale Press is a fine arts and literary magazine that welcomes unsolicited submissions. We focus on contributors with a web presence (blog or website). You may send us new or previously published material, as long as you still have the rights. We will link back to your blog or website (or both). Follow the submission guidelines at the link provided in this listing. Include a brief bio (25-75 words).

Please have a website (social media are good, but Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, etc., are not sufficient—we want your blog or your website). We pride ourselves on being eclectic and publishing quality works. Send a link to art if you have it. We like writing that takes us someplace “other.” Audio should be clear (SoundCloud works), video should be visually interesting. If you illustrate your work, send a link. 

Stoneslide

Basic Information
4 Elm Street
Guilford
Connecticut
United States
06437
Contact Information
Christopher
Wachlin
Co-Publisher, Co-Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Print
Audio
Video
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
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Issues per Year: 
6
Subscription Price: 
via email
Issue Price: 
Free
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
1

We’ll look at any genre. We like serious, comic, lighthearted, dark, emotional, and acerbic. The important factor for us is that the work use story, characters, emotions, and other fundamental elements of storytelling to think, to ask questions, to move the mind forward.

Read the stories we've published. Don't include your name within the body of your manuscript.

Song Cave

Basic Information
56 4th Place #2
City: 
Brooklyn
State: 
New York
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
11231
Contact Information
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Book Types: 
Chapbook
Novella
Essay collections
Novel
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
Oct 1 to Oct 31
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months

The Song Cave is dedicated to recovering a lost sensibility and creating a new one by publishing books of poetry, translations, art criticism, and making art prints and other related materials.

We only accept manuscripts during our open reading period. If you'd like to receive announcements about upcoming open reading periods, please join our mailing list. 

Representative Authors: 

Hannah Brooks-Motl, Jae Choi, Kenward Elmslie, Jane Gregory, Alfred Starr Hamilton, Emily Hunt, Thomas Meyer, Sara Nicholson, and many more.

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
5
Titles per Year: 
6 to 10
Distributors: 
Small Press Distribution
Publishing type: 

Operating System

Basic Information
141 Spencer Street #203
City: 
Brooklyn
State: 
New York
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
11205
Contact Information
Lynne
DeSilva-Johnson
Managing Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
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

The OS is most interested in supporting those who are interested in supporting each other and the community: we care less about your pedigree and more about your energy. We care that your voice is uniquely yours and will never publish derivative, trendy work—we’d rather take a risk on an unknown than publish more of the same from a star. Ideally, you are already engaged in your work in a way that understands this—or you’d like to be.

Please do be familiar with the Operating System's mission and previous works! Check out our online platform, poke around our community, read and explore. Submissions that work best for us are from people who specifically seek the sort of press we are—not those mass submitting to a huge number of presses. That said, if you feel you're a fit, and the OS speaks to you, we'll find a way to make it work—even if it means working together on your manuscript for a year or more. We love big here—we want you to feel supported and empowered. But you've got to really show up. Consider publishing online via our platform / in one of our ongoing series as well!

Representative Authors: 

JP Howard, Amanda Ngoho Reavey, Davy Knittle, Maryam Parhizkar, Peter Milne Greiner, Gregory Crosby, Sparrow, Joseph Cuillier, Alaina Ferris, Jerome Rothenberg, Anton Yakovlev, Peter Longofono, Stanford Cheung, Ariel Resnikoff, Alexis Quinlan, Anurak Saelow, Judith Goldman, Caits Meissner

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
3-5

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