Provocative reading. Literary, engaged, independent, forward-leaning. Exceptional fiction. Unexpected essays. Voices to be reckoned with... Our fiction belongs to a broad range of traditions. Our non-fiction explores the different ways we engage our culture and ourselves.
We publish bold stories by bold voices.
Please follow the guidelines laid forth on the website and allow us time to assess your manuscript. We try our best to follow up with all manuscripts but due to the amount of submissions, this might not always be possible.
BOA Editions publishes within four distinct series: The American Poets Continuum Series (previously published poets); The Lannan Translations Selection Series (poets around the world); The New Poets of America series (first-book poets via The A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize); The American Reader Series (literary short fiction).
We accept submissions for our four different series at various times throughout the year. Consult our website (www.boaeditions.org) for submission guidelines and reading periods. Familiarize yourself with our press and different publication series, so you are familiar with our aesthetic and can present yourself and your work favorably.
Publication of chapbook occurs in Spring. Award includes $200 and 25 author copies. All manuscripts must be received by January 1, 2017. All submissions require a $17 entry fee and must be entered to NDR through Submittable. Manuscripts should be 20-45 pages in length and should include a title page with contact information.Multiple submissions require separate entry fees, and simultaneous submissions are welcome on the condition that writers notify NDR of another acceptance as soon as possible.
Red Hen Press is committed to publishing work of literary excellence, supporting diversity, and promoting literacy in our local schools. We seek a community of readers and writers who are actively engaged in the essential human practice known as literature.
At this time we are especially interested in considering new novels and narrative-driven nonfiction.
Mayapple Press is a small literary press founded in 1978 by poet and editor Judith Kerman. We focus on literature not often celebrated by either the mainstream or the avant-garde. This includes poetry which is both challenging and accessible; women’s writing; Great Lakes/Northeast literature; the immigrant experience; science fiction poetry; Jewish literature; and poetry in translation.
We ONLY accept unsolicited submissions during our open periods, which are generally in summer but not every year. Please watch our Submissions page for open periods, and then submit using Submishmash, our online submissions program. Please do not submit except during open periods.
We do not accept hard-copy or email submissions, although email queries are fine.
We publish risky fiction and edgy poetry which means we're not afraid of excellent writing that is political, controversial, irreverent, subversive, satirical, or simply smart.
Please take a look at our website to get a feel for what we publish.
Mixed Genre or Poetry Collection: 50-120 pages.
For poetry, we lean toward the lyrical, eccentric, ambivalent and wildly imaginative. For mixed genre work, your manuscript may be a novella of poetic fictions, or a mix of flash fiction/prose and poetry.
Established in 2012, we are an indie press with the goal of providing high-quality, low-cost, highly accessible electronic and print books for anyone interested in science, mathematics, and the lives of scientists. We are currently focusing on science fiction and "science in fiction," but will eventually bring you a wide range of quality non-fiction and textbooks.
Please submit a detailed cover letter describing yourself and your project, along with approximately 50 pages of the completed manuscript (fiction) or one chapter plus an outline (non-fiction). Electronic submissions only. Please no phone calls or snail mail.
The Wilderness House Literary Review is a publication devoted to excellence in literature and the arts.
Send simple unformatted manuscripts. It's the words that count.