COG

Basic Information
Cogswell College
191 Baypointe Parkway
San Jose
California
United States
95134
Contact Information
Soma Mei Sheng
Frazier
Founding Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Print
Audio
Video
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
2015
Distributors: 
Cogswell College
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Representative Authors: 
COG has published authors and interviewees including Opal Palmer Adisa, Dave Eggers, George Saunders, Jane Wong, Cyrus Armajani, TC Boyle, Lydia Conklin, Amit Majmudar, Tomas Moniz, Jasminne Mendez, Duy Doan, Joel Dias-Porter, Steven Markow and many more.
Issues per Year: 
4
Subscription Price: 
COG has multiple print issue subscription options, in addition to the free online issues.
Issue Price: 
COG has multiple print issue subscription options, in addition to the free online issues.

Each issue of COG is a curiously constructed curation offered up by the students of Cogswell College. COG's writers thrill with skillfully wrought and cohesive narratives; insight and intensity; imagery and attitude - alternating nimbly between closely examined moments, characters or nuances and larger human themes. COG is not a venue for student work; rather, as of March 2018, COG had received submissions from writers working in 24 countries beyond the U.S.

In addition to publishing traditional text-based work, check out Cogitate - our audio broadcast - and the video series. We consider submissions in both categories, as well as cover art submissions.

Sooth Swarm Journal

Basic Information
127 Summer House Lane
York
Pennsylvania
United States
17408
Contact Information
Erin
O'Malley
Co-Founder
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
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
2016
Distributors: 
N/A
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
11% to 25%
Representative Authors: 
Christina Im, Ethan Chua, C. H. Burgess
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
Free
Issue Price: 
Free
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
8-20

Sooth: noun, archaic. Meaning truth. Truth: synonyms: fact, verity, certainty, certitude. This definition falls far from its mark when it shouldn't be aiming for a specific target altogether. We want poetry that examines your uncertain truths and truths that are unafraid to redefine themselves. We want words that live outside the fear of being the wrong ones.

Read some of the work from our previous issues to get a feel for what we're looking for.

Battery Pack

Basic Information
Contact Information
Krishan
Coupland
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
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: 
Cash
Year Founded: 
2014
Distributors: 
Distributed for free in several independent bookstores in the UK
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Issues per Year: 
One
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000
Subscription Price: 
Free
Issue Price: 
Free
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
Six

Battery Pack only publishes stories up to seventy words in length. We prefer fast-paced, complete stories with a beginning, middle and end. We have a tendency to lean towards horror, but are happy to read in any genre.

Your title isn't part of your wordcount, so make the most of it to add to the story!

eLectio Publishing

Basic Information
2725 Enchanted Eve Dr.
City: 
Little Elm
State: 
Texas
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
75068
Contact Information
Jesse
Greever
Chief Executive Officer
Contact E-mail: 
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: 
3 to 6 months

We are first and foremost a Christian publisher. However, we do not necessarily limit our submissions to non-fiction theologically-centered works. We are looking for anything that is generally wholesome in nature, whether it is fiction or non-fiction. Our general guidelines are as follows. Please look at our genre-specific guidelines for additional information. Shorter works will be published electronically, with print an option for longer works.

Do not submit works that are rife with profanity or obscenities, and similarly do not submit anything that is counter to a Christian outlook on life. Though eLectio publishing does not limit itself to just 'worship writing' or Bible devotionals, and does like to push the boundaries of what it means to be a good Christian, it is a Christian publisher. Please keep that in mind.

Representative Authors: 

Amber Koneval, Chad Thomas Johnston, Joanna Kurowska, Amanda Romine Lynch, Ethan D. Bryan, Tony Turner, Elizabeth Rose

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
4-5

Divertir Publishing

Basic Information
PO Box 232
City: 
North Salem
State: 
New Hampshire
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
03073
Contact Information
Kenneth
Tupper
Publisher
Details
Genres Published: 
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: 
3 to 6 months

Divertir Publishing is an independent publisher located in Salem, NH. Our goal is to provide interesting and entertaining books to the world, as well as to offer new and exciting voices in the writing community the opportunity to publish their work.

Divertir Publishing is open to queries from authors. Please do not send your manuscript without first sending a query. We do not accept queries for incomplete manuscripts or novellas. In addition, we only accept submissions for short stories or poetry if they are targeted towards an upcoming collection. Finally, we do not accept submissions for erotica.

Representative Authors: 

A.J. Capper, Chris Rakunas, Darren Simon, Elizabeth Young, Jenna-Lynne Duncan, Luke Reynolds, Phil Canalin, Sarah Welsh, Suzanne van Rooyen, Tony Russo

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
3-10

Coffee House Press

Basic Information
79 13th Ave. NE
Ste. 110
City: 
Minneapolis
State: 
Minnesota
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
55413
Contact Information
Molly
Fuller
Production 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: 
Mar 1 to Mar 30
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months

We fulfill our mission by publishing books that advance the craft of writing; books that present the dreams and ambitions of peoples who have been under-represented in published literature; books that help establish a new common ground for all Americans.

Please no phone calls, e-mails, or faxes.

Please note: Coffee House Press will only accept submissions during two annual reading periods: March 1 – March 30 and September 1 – September 30. Submissions sent outside of these two reading periods will not be considered or returned.

In addition, until further notice, Coffee House Press will not accept unsolicited poetry submissions. Please check the web page periodically for future updates to this policy.

Representative Authors: 

Valeria Luiselli, Ben Lerner, Norah Labiner, Laird Hunt, Brian Evenson, Karen Yamashita, Anne Waldman, Ron Padgett, Wang Ping, Elaine Equi, Patricia Smith, Selah Saterstrom, Kirstin Allio, Lawson Inada, Quincy Troupe, Victor Cruz

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
3-4

Split Rock Review

Basic Information
Washburn
Wisconsin
United States
54891
Contact Information
Crystal
Gibbins
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
E-publication
Print
Audio
Reading Period: 
May 1 to Jul 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
Year Founded: 
2012
Percentage of Unsolicited Submissions Published: 
1% to 5%
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Subscription Price: 
Free
Issue Price: 
Free
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
18-22

Split Rock Review publishes innovative place-based and environmental poetry, creative nonfiction, graphic narratives, comics, and art. We also host an annual poetry chapbook contest and publish themed anthologies. 

We only accept submissions via Submittable. We do not accept previously published works; however, simultaneous submissions are fine.

We strongly encourage you to read past issues to get a better sense of the work we publish. 

OpPRESS

Basic Information
Contact Information
Mike
Castro
Publisher
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Book Types: 
Chapbook
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: 
No
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Greater than 6 months

Currently closed to submissions. Working on backlog.

Representative Authors: 

AD Hitchin, Neila Mezynski, Kenneth Trimble, Puma Perl, Ron Androla, Ben John Smith, Reuben Woolley, Linda Subraman, Len Kuntz, Nick Hranilovich, Andrew Darlington, Haze McElhenny

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
0
Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Distributors: 
Amazon
Publishing type: 

Alternative Book Press

Basic Information
2 Timber Lane Suite 301
City: 
Marlboro
State: 
New Jersey
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
07746
Contact Information
Nelson
Lowhim
Editor
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Book Types: 
Novella
Short story collections
Essay collections
Novel
Memoir
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
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: 
Greater than 6 months

Alternative Book Press is a new publishing company established in October 2012 by Columbia University and Cornell University graduates with the following aim in view: To identify and publish genuine, pathbreaking works reflecting alternative viewpoints far away from the huge volumes of matter in publishing today. Works that stand out. Works that are not written primarily from the point of view of sales, but rather works that will be seen 50 or 100 years from now as of lasting import.

400 word synopsis and no more than 5 pages of manuscript

Representative Authors: 

Prasanna Chandrasekhar, Aaron Grunn, AR Shane, Frank Rushton, Fanto Frunze, Alex Moty, Elizabeth Moore, R Dean Johnson, Robert K Gardner, Jim Dietz, Kathleen Xue, David Grother, Tanya Nichols, James Williams, Jude Ezeilo, Steve Romagnoli

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
7
Titles per Year: 
6 to 10
Distributors: 
ABA, Ingrams
Publishing type: 

Ahsahta Press

Basic Information
MFA Program in Creative Writing
Boise State University
City: 
Boise
State: 
Idaho
Country: 
United States
Zip / Postal Code: 
83725-1525
Contact Information
Janet
Holmes
Director
Contact E-mail: 
Details
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Reading Period: 
May 1 to May 31
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months

Ahsahta Press champions and promotes surprising, relevant, and accessible experimental poetry that more commercially minded small presses avoid; in making it widely available, we aim to increase its readership.

Surprise us.

Representative Authors: 

Anne Boyer, Michelle Detorie, Emily Abendroth, Cody-Rose Clevidence, TC Tolbert, Brian Teare, Kate Greenstreet, Julie Carr, Noah Eli Gordon, Lucy Ives, Susan Tichy, Stephanie Strickland, Dan Beachy-Quick, Paige Ackerson-Kiely, David Mutschlecner

How many authors debut in each issue?: 
1-3

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